The Annex Sociology Podcast examines an article in the New York Times Upshot’ discussing a high intensity parenting style.
Kristina Scharp is an Assistant Professor of Communications at the University of Washington. Her forthcoming articles include "Making Meaning of the Parent-Child Relationship: A Dialogic Analysis of Parent-Initiated Estrangement Narratives" in the Journal of Family Communication, and "'You're Not Welcome Here': A Grounded Theory of Family Distancing" in Communication Research.
Joseph Nathan Cohen co-hosts The Annex and directs the Sociocast Project. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College. He wrote Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses That Bankrupt the Middle Class (2017, Praeger) and co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (2010, Polity). Twitter: @jncohen
Leslie Hinkson co-hosts The Annex. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Georgetown University. Her recent book is Subprime Health: Debt and Race in U.S. Medicine(2017 University of Minnesota Press).
Gabriel Rossman co-hosts The Annex. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He wrote Climbing the Charts: What Radio Airplay Tells Us about the Diffusion of Innovation(2015, Princeton) Twitter: @GabrielRossman
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We discuss a recent paper from Samuel Jellison and colleagues in BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine, "Evaluation of Spin in Abstracts of Papers in Psychiatry and Psychology Journals", which found that published research in their field routinely use rhetorical tactics to magnify the purported strengths and impact of one's findings. We discuss whether the practice is common in sociology, and whether it is a problem. Photo Credit By Mykl Roventine - https://www.flickr.com/photos/myklroventine/3405291415/, CC BY 2.0, Link ...
Joe, Leslie and Gabriel interview Brian McCabe (Georgetown University) about his book, No Place Like Home: Wealth Community and the Politics of Homeownership (2016, Oxford University Press). We discuss homeownership policy in the United States. ...
We discuss the case of Lawrence Rosen, who sparked controversy by using N-word in a class on hate speech. Photo Credit. By Internet Archive Book Images – https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/14785007033/Source book page: https://archive.org/stream/physiologyhygien00heiz/physiologyhygien00heiz#page/n131/mode/1up, No restrictions, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=43372572 ...