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Thursday, August 05, 2010

The Continung Collapse of Academic Authority

Brendan O'Neill, writing over at Spiked, takes on the peer-review process. Once the mechanism supposedly served to guarantee a high level of competence in academic publications. Now it has been thoroughly politicized and serves to enforce a party-line.

Read it here.

1 comment:

REK said...

Sigh ... sadly, some in academia are following the precedence set by what used to be called journalism: party line trumps independent inquiry.