The poverty of journal publishing

  title={The poverty of journal publishing},
  author={A. Beverungen and S. Boehm and C. Land},
  pages={929 - 938}
  • A. Beverungen, S. Boehm, C. Land
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Organization
  • The article opens with a critical analysis of the dominant business model of for-profit, academic publishing, arguing that the extraordinarily high profits of the big publishers are dependent upon a double appropriation that exploits both academic labour and universities’ financial resources. Against this model, we outline four possible responses: the further development of open access repositories, a fair trade model of publishing regulation, a renaissance of the university presses, and… CONTINUE READING
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