Nicole Holzhauser

Nicole Holzhauser is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Sociology at the Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany. She is of the History of Sociology section of the German Sociological Association. Her main research interests are sociological theory and methodology, as well as social science studies. In recent years, she has focused on quantitative analyses of social science communities as exemplars of social fields in the development of sciences.

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Who Gets to Be Part of the Social Science Canon?

Drawing on a quantitative study of sociologists in the 20th century, Nicole Holzhauser argues that not only the content of scientific work, but also social capital has historically played a significant role in allocating recognition and power.

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