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USING THE LITERATURE: REFERENCE NETWORKS, REFERENCE CONTEXTS, AND THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF SCHOLARSHIP
Networks of citations among the papers on a research topic reflect the structure of scholarship on that topic. Reference-network data for research areas from several disciplines show substantialExpand
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Knowledge and society : studies in the sociology of culture past and present : a research annual
Material culture, Shirley Gorenstein progress in separate spheres - selling 19th-century technologies, Pamela Walker Laird "excavating" the present - the computer as gendered material culture, MereteExpand
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An Examination of Recent Hypotheses About Institutional Inbreeding
Institutional inbreeding has traditionally been viewed as a manifestation of academic particularism and parochialism. More recently, McGee and Berelson have hypothesized that, under certainExpand
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Scholarly Consensus and Journal Rejection Rates.
Rejection rates for scholarly journals show substantial variation between disciplines. Explanations of this variation have focused on two possible sources: variation in consensus and in spaceExpand
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Are sociologists’ publications uncited? Citation rates of journal articles, chapters, and books
Critics argue that few sociological publications are cited in the subsequent literature and that this implies many are superfluous. Data on the number of citations to three kinds of sociologicalExpand
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Social network analysis and citation network analysis: Complementary approaches to the study of scientific communication. Sponsored by SIG MET
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Using citation network analysis and social network analysis to derive a comprehensive portrait of the diffusion of scientific knowledge. Expand
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Productivity and Reproductivity: Fertility and Professional Achievement among Research Scientists
Data for a group of research chemists are examined to test the hypothesis that marital fertility is associated with lower levels of research productivity and to assess the extent to which theExpand
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The Politics of the Professors: Self-Identifications, 1969–1984
This study uses datafrom the 1969, 1975, and 1984 Carnegie surveys offaculty at U.S. colleges and universities to show that the distribution of political orientations among the professoriate changedExpand
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The Group Structure of Cocitation Clusters: A Comparative Study
Using block modeling of data from a sociometric questionnaire, we analyze the patterns of social structure shown by authors of two highly cocited clusters of biological-science papers. Analyses ofExpand
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