Peripheral scholarship and the context of foreign paid publishing in Nigeria

@article{Omobowale2014PeripheralSA,
  title={Peripheral scholarship and the context of foreign paid publishing in Nigeria},
  author={A. O. Omobowale and Olayinka Akanle and Adebusuyi Isaac Adeniran and Kamorudeen Adegboyega},
  journal={Current Sociology},
  year={2014},
  volume={62},
  pages={666 - 684}
}
Lately, a phenomenal dimension of peripheral scholarship, compulsorily demanding the ‘foreign’, has evolved into the practice of paid publishing in ‘foreign’ journals among Nigerian academics. These ‘foreign’ journals afford speedy publishing at a fee with little or no peer review. This study is a descriptive research which collected qualitative data through 30 in-depth interviews conducted with academics in two federal universities in Nigeria. The findings established that though some… 

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