Quality and Peer Review of Research: An Adjudicating Role for Editors

TitleQuality and Peer Review of Research: An Adjudicating Role for Editors
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsNewton, DP
JournalAccountability in Research: Policies & Quality Assurance
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number08989621
Accession Number50380380
KeywordsAUTHORS , editor , EDITORS , ethics , Peer , SOCIAL
AbstractThis study describes shortcomings of the peer review process and condenses them into an explanatory framework involving situational, personal, social, and ethical factors. the author ends by making some proposals to help potentially solve these issues, and suggests that editors who avoid mechanical approaches engage cautiously and critically with reviews and guard against bias, even in themselves, could make a significant difference.
NotesNewton, Douglas P. 1; Email Address: D.P.Newton@durham.ac.uk; Affiliations: 1: School of Education, Durham University, Durham, England, UK.; Issue Info: May2010, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p130; Thesaurus Term: EDITORS; Subject Term: SOCIAL factors; Subject Term: ETHICS; Subject Term: AUTHORS; Author-Supplied Keyword: editor engagement; Author-Supplied Keyword: peer review shortcomings; NAICS/Industry Codes: 711510 Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers; Number of Pages: 16p; Document Type: Article
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