Opening the Wrong Gate? The Academic Spring and Scholarly Publishing in the Humanities and Social Sciences

@article{Brienza2012OpeningTW,
  title={Opening the Wrong Gate? The Academic Spring and Scholarly Publishing in the Humanities and Social Sciences},
  author={Casey Brienza},
  journal={Publishing Research Quarterly},
  year={2012},
  volume={28},
  pages={159-171}
}
  • Casey Brienza
  • Published 21 June 2012
  • Sociology
  • Publishing Research Quarterly
In this paper, I explore the ways in which the 2012 Elsevier boycott and resultant call for open access scholarship known as the “academic spring” have been taken up by scholars in the humanities and social sciences. I begin by reviewing the current state of affairs with regards to publishing and the academy, explicating the movement’s reasons for demanding change. From this, I identify two moral principles which emerge from its critique, and then I show how implementing the recommendations… 
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