Today, The Annex discusses an exchange in Contexts between Northwestern law professor Steven Lubet and UC Berkeley sociologist Michael Burawoy on the need to fact-check ethnography and the legality of studying violent crimes in progress.
Read the pieces:
- “Accuracy in Ethnography: Narratives, Documents, and Circumstances” by Lubet.
- “Empricism and Its Fallacies” by Burawoy.
Jean Beaman is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Purdue University. Jean wrote Citizen Outsider: Children of North African Immigrants in France( (University of California Press). Twitter: @jean23bean