“Quiet is the New Loud”: The Biosociology Debate’s Absent Voices

  title={“Quiet is the New Loud”: The Biosociology Debate’s Absent Voices},
  author={Anja Maria Steinsland Ariansen},
  journal={The American Sociologist},
  pages={477 - 504}
In 2000, a controversial article about hormones and gender roles was published to stimulate debate about whether and how biological knowledge should be integrated in sociological research. Two decades later, this so-called biosociology debate is more relevant than ever, as biological knowledge has become widespread across societies and scientific disciplines. Hence, we as sociologists are regularly confronted with biological explanations that challenge our own explanations. Whether this happens… 

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