Less Theory. More Description.

Max Besbris, Shamus Khan

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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Sociology must worry less about theoretical innovation and more about empirical description.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-153
Number of pages7
JournalSociological Theory
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Sociology and Political Science


  • cultural capital
  • empirical description
  • science
  • theoretical concepts

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