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.
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.
Are you in this to advance knowledge? If so, don't embargo your dissertation.
I was elected to improve ASA and I failed.
What's wrong with the way sociology journals do "policy implications." With data, examples, and recommendations.
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.
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.
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.
I recorded a new version of the lecture I created last spring: COVID-19 and Health Disparities. It defines health disparities, introduces the theory of fundamental causes, and then describes COVID-19 disparities by race/ethnicity and age with reference to education and occupational inequality. For intro sociology students. Using data from Bureau of Labor Statistics (inspired by…
I recorded a 25-minute lecture on the COVID-19 economic crisis, with emphasis on increasing inequalities, for my Social Problems class. The slides are posted here, CC-BY. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BRAV6Wl3RI