Shit headline notwithstanding, a valuable inquiry into accusations of fabrication in sociology. I read and enjoyed On the Run. Its data and conclusions have shaped my worldview to a fairly significant extent, especially with respect to a few specific issues, so I'm somewhat relieved to see that claims of fabrication on Goffman's part are largely, well, fabricated.


I'm curious as to the motivation of her critics, especially the anonymous one.

posted by galen: 1457 days ago