Sociologica

Sociologica – International Journal for Sociological Debate – ISSN 1971-8853 is a peer-reviewed journal published three times a year. The journal publishes theoretical, methodological and empirical articles providing original and rigorous contributions to the sociological current debate. Founded in 2007, Sociologica is one of the first international journals of sociology published solely online.


Sociologica – International Journal for Sociological Debate is a peer-reviewed journal published three times a year. The journal publishes theoretical, methodological and empirical articles providing original and rigorous contributions to the sociological current debate.

Founded in 2007, Sociologica is one of the first international journals of sociology published solely online.

ISSN 1971-8853


Vol 12, No 1 (2018)

Table of Contents

From the Editors: Next Steps for Sociologica
Elena Esposito, Marco Santoro, David Stark
I-II

Symposium (invited articles)

Introduction to the Symposium, Heuristics of Discovery
Elena Esposito, Marco Santoro, David Stark
1
The Art of Recognizing What You Ought to Have Wanted to Look For
Andrew Abbott
3-4
Keeping One’s Distance: Truth and Ambiguity in Social Research
Delia Baldassarri
5-11
Notes for “Heuristics of Discovery”
Peter Bearman
13-19
Michela Betta, Richard Swedberg
21-25
Curiosity Didn't Kill the Cat
Barbara Czarniawska
27-28
Four Mechanisms for Finding (and Being Found by) Research Problems
Paul DiMaggio
29-36
The Education of a Sociologist
Marion Fourcade
37-40
When a Dissertation Chooses You
Eric Klinenberg
41-43
Heuristics for Discovery
John Levi Martin
45-52
Niklas Luhmann’s Card Index: The Fabrication of Serendipity
Johannes F.K. Schmidt
53-60
Openings
Lucy Suchman
61-64

Essays

Elizabeth Anne Watkins, David Stark
65-80
Pascal Goeke, Evelyn Moser
81-99

Comments on Essays

Patrik Aspers
101-104
Niccolò Casnici
105-111
Dissonant vs. Complemental Thoughts? A Reply to Comments
Pascal Goeke, Evelyn Moser
113-116

Flashback (invited articles)

Paul du Gay, José Ossandón
117-124
Keith Tribe
125-136
Ian Hunter
137-153
Paul du Gay
155-159