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Where fairness fails: data, algorithms, and the limits of antidiscrimination discourse

Overview of attention for article published in Information, Communication & Society, May 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#11 of 1,250)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (96th percentile)

Mentioned by

policy
2 policy sources
twitter
241 tweeters

Citations

dimensions_citation
47 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
187 Mendeley
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Title
Where fairness fails: data, algorithms, and the limits of antidiscrimination discourse
Published in
Information, Communication & Society, May 2019
DOI 10.1080/1369118x.2019.1573912
Authors

Anna Lauren Hoffmann

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 187 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 187 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 50 27%
Student > Master 29 16%
Student > Bachelor 26 14%
Researcher 24 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 12 6%
Other 21 11%
Unknown 25 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 70 37%
Computer Science 28 15%
Arts and Humanities 16 9%
Business, Management and Accounting 12 6%
Engineering 7 4%
Other 20 11%
Unknown 34 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 173. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 January 2021.
All research outputs
#119,426
of 16,651,954 outputs
Outputs from Information, Communication & Society
#11
of 1,250 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,249
of 271,885 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Information, Communication & Society
#1
of 25 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,651,954 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,250 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 14.7. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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