ERIC Number: EJ656058
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Reviewing Academic Books: Are There Ethical Issues?
Byrne, Edmund F.
Journal of Information Ethics, v11 n1 p57-65 Spr 2002
Discusses bias in academic book reviewing due to the hierarchy of perceived excellence promoted by the academic and publishing industries and that favors authors from the most prestigious universities. Focuses on pre-publication reviewing of philosophical work and considers anonymity in journal peer reviewing and transparency in academic book reviewing. (LRW)
Descriptors: Authors, Bias, Book Reviews, Ethics, Higher Education, Peer Evaluation, Philosophy, Publishing Industry, Scholarly Journals
McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, Box 611, Jefferson, NC 28640. ($38 subscription by volume only). Tel: 800-253-2187; Fax: 336-246-5018; Web site: http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A