UPDATED: 24 Jun 2015
“Alice Goffman’s heralded book about inner-city life has come under fire for inconsistencies and inaccuracies. Is the author to blame—or does the fault lie with her field?” Alternatively is it a consequence of the requirement of IRBs/a necessary protection for participants?
Slate Magazine,. (2015). Yes, There Are Inaccuracies in Alice Goffman’s On the Run. She Put Them There. On Purpose. Retrieved 20 June 2015, from http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/crime/2015/06/alice_goffman…
The Internet Accused Alice Goffman of Faking Details In Her Study of a Black Neighborhood. I Went to Philadelphia to Check
By Jesse Singal