We discuss whether social scientists do enough to communicate the limits of their knowledge in public debate.
This week, The Annex sits down with Daniel Laurison of Swarthmore. Along with his co-author Sam Friedman, wrote The Class Ceiling: Why It Pays to be Privileged (Policy Press). We also discuss the Oscars, mesearch and autoethnography, and scholars’ obligation to teach the public about science’s limits.
A discussion of political cartoons in the SSS 2018 Annual Meeting program.
National Geographic has a special issue on race that’s getting a lot of groans.
We discuss a recent argument between the Washington Post’s Robert Samuel and sociologist David Brady.
Pat Reilly discusses his research on the career trajectories and early career challenges of comedians.