A record 76 academics — four of them alumni of the Social Science Bites podcast series here at Social Science Space — have been elected as fellows of the British Academy in recognition of their achievements in the humanities and social sciences.
New Video highlighting the July 19th session held at the Brookings Institution on the new 2018 volume of The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Featuring Sen. Todd Young (R) & Sen. Tom Carper (D), assessing how ‘evidence in public policy is faring, currently, in the Trump administration.
The recent brouhaha involving the BBC and the singer points out something the journalists and qualitative researchers share: the need to develop a common approach to the ethics of interviewing.
Academia has become increasingly reliant on third-party tools and technologies to carry out research processes. Andy Tattersall suggests a series of straightforward questions researchers should ask themselves before choosing a new technology for use in their research.
The managerialist logic that has permeated universities has had a clear impact on academic work. To Senia Kalfa, Adrian Wilkinson and Paul J. Gollan, academia has become like a game, with academics competing with each other for a handful of permanent positions & focused completely on accumulating the capital needed to secure one.
When Robert Dingwall was younger, sociology departments routinely taught a course on ‘industry,’, ‘work’ or ‘economic life.’ “Most of this turf has now been abandoned to business schools in the form of organization studies, where it increasingly struggles to resist the expansion of finance and accounting studies,” he says, and to our detriment.