Inequality is increasingly at the core of the ASA.
These are the datasets of our lives (43 of them, anyway)
43 current or ongoing surveys, with microdata from individual/household/family units of analysis, with US samples, publicly available data (some with permission required). More or less.
2021 content creation report
One of us spent their time shredding up cardboard, eating green leaves, and pooping in a box -- and the other one just sat around. Somehow, content was created.
Why I’m leaving the American Sociological Association
Maybe people declining to fund ASA's dysfunction with their membership dues -- while taking our efforts to develop and promote sociology outside the association -- is the best we can do.
Sociologists: Don’t embargo your dissertation
Are you in this to advance knowledge? If so, don't embargo your dissertation.
The American Sociological Association is collapsing and its organization is a perpetual stagnation machine
I was elected to improve ASA and I failed.
Policy implications are discussed (often to poor effect, in sociology journals)
What's wrong with the way sociology journals do "policy implications." With data, examples, and recommendations.
Don’t both-sides the war on truth
The know-nothing movement that Trump now leads obviously creates direct challenges that the forces of truth must rise to meet, but we're not responsible for the war on truth.
Data analysis shows Journal Impact Factors in sociology are pretty worthless
You absolutely should not just skim the CV and assume the AJS article is or will be more influential based on the journal title alone.
Sociologist, scientist? Toward transparency, accountability, and a sharing culture
Whether or not sociology is science, we should have transparency, accountability, and a sharing culture in our work. This makes our work better, and also maybe increases our legitimacy in public.