A Proposal for a New Editorial Policy in the Social Sciences

  title={A Proposal for a New Editorial Policy in the Social Sciences},
  author={G. Walster and T. Cleary},
  journal={The American Statistician},
  • G. Walster, T. Cleary
  • Published 1970
  • Mathematics
  • The American Statistician
  • Abstract “… there's this desert prison, see, with an old prisoner, resigned to his life, and a young one just arrived. The young one talks constantly of escape, and, after a few months, he makes a break. He's gone a week, and then he's brought back by the guards. He's half dead, crazy with hunger and thirst. He describes how awful it was to the old prisoner. The endless stretches of sand, no oasis, no signs of life anywhere. The old prisoner listens for a while, then says, ‘Yep. I know. I tried… CONTINUE READING

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