The 60 Hour Workweek Needed to be a Sociologist?

February 07, 2018


Joe, Leslie, Gabriel and Aliza Luft (UCLA) discuss a tweet by Yale sociologist Nicholas Christakis, who argued that it takes a 60 hour work week to succeed in sociology.  The tweet drew criticism and evoked a discussion about work-life balance in sociology:

Aliza is an expert on genocide and extreme politics. She wrote “Toward a Dynamic Theory of Action at the Micro-Level of Genocide: Killing, Desistance, and Saving in 1994 Rwanda” in Sociological Theory.


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