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Reader comment on item: Academic Malfeasance: The Case of Christopher Bail

Submitted by don (United States), Sep 11, 2016 at 20:13

The sociology of religion? Wrong category. Maybe the sociology of the absurd. Well I'm glad Christopher wasn't trying for a C Wright Mills award for the best ethnography: you generally have to hang out with your sub cultural subjects to get their stories straight, maybe. Margaret Mead did have some problems with the natives, the girls, telling their stories about growing up in Samoa.

Maybe he was relying on his Muslim undergraduate students to do the objective boots on the ground interview work among those dangerous natives running those think tanks and NGOs?


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