The "Small Circles" Problem

TitleThe "Small Circles" Problem
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsAmerican Sociological Association,
PublisherAmerican Sociological Association
AbstractAn editor of a journal has received a paper that deals with an extremely specialized area of sociology. She knows a number of researchers working in that area, but is concerned with the small pool of potential reviewers. Because everyone knows everyone else, blind reviewing is almost impossible. How might the reviewer resolve this problem? Includes expert commentary
OEC Unique IdentifierAmerican Sociological Association, Teaching Ethics Throughout the Curriculum
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