Should Sociologists Stand Up for Science? Absolutely!

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Abstract

Standing up for science is part of sociology's mission as a social science. Standing up is also consistent with our field's ethical obligation to identify and avoid research compromised by conflict of interests.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-241
Number of pages3
JournalSociological Forum
Volume33
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Mar 2018

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Keywords

  • controversy
  • politics
  • power
  • public opinion
  • science
  • trust in science

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Should Sociologists Stand Up for Science? Absolutely! / Ruane, Janet.

In: Sociological Forum, Vol. 33, No. 1, 01.03.2018, p. 239-241.

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