Following the Money Across the Landscape of Sociology Journals

@article{Best2016FollowingTM,
  title={Following the Money Across the Landscape of Sociology Journals},
  author={Joel Best},
  journal={The American Sociologist},
  year={2016},
  volume={47},
  pages={158-173}
}
  • J. Best
  • Published 1 September 2016
  • Sociology
  • The American Sociologist
Sociology journals reflect the larger environment for scholarly publishing. Over the past half century, titles have proliferated, with a growing proportion published by large commercial publishers. While the rise of the Internet has made journal publishing more efficient, rising costs have led to a crisis in libraries. Currently, advocates promote open access as a solution to these problems, but it is not clear whether this will work to sociology’s benefit. 
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