False Notions of Objectivity?

October 04, 2017

We discuss ASA Presidential candidate Mary Romero’s platform statement, in which she calls for us to do away with “false notions of objectivity“.  The debate was recently discussed in Scatterplot.

Discussants

G. Cristina Mora is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. She wrote Making Hispanics: How Activists, Bureaucrats and Media Constructed a New American (2014, University of Chicago Press).

Joseph Nathan Cohen co-hosts The Annex and directs the Sociocast Project. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College. He wrote Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses That Bankrupt the Middle Class (2017, Praeger) and co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (2010, Polity). Twitter: @jncohen

Leslie Hinkson co-hosts The Annex. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. Her recent book is Subprime Health: Debt and Race in U.S. Medicine(2017 University of Minnesota Press).

Gabriel Rossman co-hosts The AnnexHe is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He wrote Climbing the Charts: What Radio Airplay Tells Us about the Diffusion of Innovation(2015, Princeton) Twitter: @GabrielRossman

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