ERIC Number: EJ528529
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: Dorothy Swaine Thomas and the "Thomas Theorem."
Smith, R. S.
American Sociologist, v26 n4 p9-28 Win 1995
Utilizes citation analysis to examine issues of author attribution in academic scholarship. Although widely credited to W. I. Thomas, the "Thomas Theorem" appears in a book written in collaboration with Dorothy Swaine Thomas. Citations routinely ignored Dorothy Thomas's contribution until the 1970s, when gender issues became prevalent. (MJP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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