We discuss an exchange between Steven Lubet and Michael Burawoy on fact-checking ethnography.
We discuss whether social scientists do enough to communicate the limits of their knowledge in public debate.
“Mesearch” and “autoethnography”, and their legitimacy as a criticism of research.
How should qualitative researchers deal with questions about small Ns?
We interview Monica Prasad of Northwestern University about “problem-solving sociology”
We discuss Kieran Healy’s paper “Fuck Nuance” in Contemporary Sociology.
David Brady discusses the comparative study of policy and poverty, and the value of an international perspective in the study of poverty
The case of Nicolas Guéguen, a professor recently charged with data fabrication, leads to a broader discussion of data fabrication and research misconduct.
We discuss the case of Amy Cuddy, a researcher who rose to fame based on research that failed replication. She…
An interview with David Peterson about his work comparing social and natural science work.