Congratulations to UBC Sociology Ph.D. student Ryan Stillwagon and Professor Amin Ghaziani, who have won the 2020 Distinguished Article Award (Honourable Mention) from the Sociology of Sexualities section of the American Sociological Association
An all-or-nothing approach to risk prevention will cause more harm than good.
Amin GhazianiGreat piece in @TheAtlantic that compares covid & HIV. It reconceptualizes risk (not a binary) & violations of protocols (harm reduction, not #pandemicshaming). For some, the low risk of transmission may outweigh intense loneliness, anxiety, & pleasure.
Editors and leaders of scholarly presses talk about the impact of Covid-19 on publishing in the months ahead.
Amin GhazianiShould you pitch a book proposal to an academic publisher on the current pandemic? What should you pitch? What do publishers want? Great piece in the Chronicle answers these and other questions.
As you know, governments and institutions around the world are grappling with the spread and impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. The situation continues to evolve and it has become an unprecedented scenario for the university. Today I am announcing...
The American gayborhood is not dead, but it is changing.
Amin GhazianiThe @MatadorNetwork writes, "@Amin_Ghaziani suggests that LGBTQ urbanites are foregoing the idea of a singular #gayborhood in exchange for cultural archipelagos: queer pockets throughout a city’s landscape that reflect a diverse expression of sexualities."
A business school professor who studied the benefits of diversity in the workplace and spoke to companies about it.
Amin GhazianiDevastated to learn about the passing of Prof. Kathy Phillips. I had the pleasure of meeting her, learning from her, and being inspired by her from my very first days of grad school. A formidable scholar and beautiful human.
You win or lose your readers with the introduction of your economics paper. Your title and your abstract should convince people to read your introduction. Research shows that economics papers with more readable introductions get cited more. The...
Amin GhazianiWhat is the anatomy of an effective introduction for an academic article? If research is a craft, then aspects of it must be structured, systematic, even formulaic. This post analyzes articles in Economics, but the wisdom is multi-disciplinary: cgdev.org/blog/how-write… #soctwitter