Collaborative Research in Sociology: Trends and Contributing Factors

@article{Hunter2008CollaborativeRI,
  title={Collaborative Research in Sociology: Trends and Contributing Factors},
  author={L. A. Hunter and E. Leahey},
  journal={The American Sociologist},
  year={2008},
  volume={39},
  pages={290-306}
}
  • L. A. Hunter, E. Leahey
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • The American Sociologist
  • To what extent do sociologists collaborate? Has this changed over time? What factors contribute to research collaboration among sociologists? To answer these questions, we examine trends in collaboration over a 70 year period and empirically test a variety of explanations for the increase in collaboration that we find. We analyze data collected from a stratified random sample of articles in two leading sociology journals between 1935 and 2005 (n = 1274). Most of our analyses are descriptive and… CONTINUE READING
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