Authorship, Collaboration, and Gender: Fifteen Years of Publication Productivity in Selected Geography Journals

  title={Authorship, Collaboration, and Gender: Fifteen Years of Publication Productivity in Selected Geography Journals},
  author={Lesley S. Rigg and Shannon R. McCarragher and Andrew J. Krmenec},
  journal={The Professional Geographer},
  pages={491 - 502}
In academia, publication productivity, defined as the number of peer-reviewed articles published and the frequency of citations, is a primary factor in the assessment of tenure and promotion. One of the most cited gender differences in academia is the “productivity puzzle,” which suggests that women publish less than men, thereby affecting every aspect of a woman's academic career. Peer-reviewed articles published in the Annals of the Association of American Geographers (Annals) and The… 

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