Research Highlights | 2019-08-11
Weekly Briefing of the Social Sciences (5-11 August 2019)
A major political science theory's racist foundations; making grad students replicate quantitative papers; and how blockchain technologies create "smart contracts".
Research Highlights | 2019-08-04
Eating Placenta; Geography's Volumetric Turn; and the Thai Army's Wealth
A weekly briefing of trending (and less trending) papers across the social sciences, 29 July - 4 August 2019.
Best of #AcademicTwitter | 2019-08-01
Journals' Acceptance and Submission Rates; and: Misunderstanding Pre-Prints
Tweets from the
Journal of Politics
American Sociology Review
shed light on editorial workload; and: how peer-reviewers may react if they find your pre-print.
Research Highlights | 2019-07-29
Experimenting with Radicalisation; LGBTQI+ Muslims Seeking Asylum; and African Peacocracies
Which research papers received much attention across the social sciences in the week 22-28 July 2019 ("trending papers"), and which did not, despite sounding interesting ("neglected papers")? We offer a brief compilation.
Research Highlights | 2019-07-22
Post-Dalai Lama; Airbnb Fuels Housing Crisis; and Mapping Epidemics in 1898 Indochina
Social science research highlights in the week from 15 July to 21 July 2019.
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