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2019 February Journal Club Show more

Hi scholars! Does anyone know of a relatively simple approach to measuring diversity in public discourse/debate? Diversity here means the number and breadth of alternative discourses. The opposite of diversity would be TINA ("there is no alternative").

Would be interesting to do some kind of comparisons about this, in different regions and possibly on different topics.

@jorge Mine are book reviews. I have a section called 'book reviews'.

@Ironpop I suppose there is a sense in which any view only looks bad because one rejects the premises that support it.

@WilliamConey @ibull When I published something in a Canadian journal they translated my abstract in to French. It never occurred to me that some francophones might be disappointed.

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Scholar Social

Federated microblogging for academics

Scholar Social is a microblogging platform for researchers, grad students, librarians, archivists, undergrads, academically inclined high schoolers, educators of all levels, journal editors, research assistants, professors, administrators—anyone involved in academia who is willing to engage with others respectfully.

We strive to be a safe space for queer people and other minorities, recognizing that there can only be academic freedom where the existence and validity of interlocutors' identities is taken as axiomatic.

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(Participation is, of course, optional)

Scholar Social features a monthly "official" journal club, in which we try to read and comment on a paper of interest.

Any user of Scholar Social can suggest an article by sending the DOI by direct message to @socrates@scholar.social and one will be chosen by random lottery on the last day of the month. We ask that you only submit articles that are from *outside* your own field of study to try to ensure that the papers we read are accessible and interesting to non-experts.

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