The visibility of scientific misconduct: A review of the literature on retracted journal articles

  title={The visibility of scientific misconduct: A review of the literature on retracted journal articles},
  author={Felicitas Hesselmann and V. Graf and M. Schmidt and M. Reinhart},
  journal={Current Sociology. La Sociologie Contemporaine},
  pages={814 - 845}
  • Felicitas Hesselmann, V. Graf, +1 author M. Reinhart
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Current Sociology. La Sociologie Contemporaine
  • Retractions of scientific articles are becoming the most relevant institution for making sense of scientific misconduct. An increasing number of retracted articles, mainly attributed to misconduct, is currently providing a new empirical basis for research about scientific misconduct. This article reviews the relevant research literature from an interdisciplinary context. Furthermore, the results from these studies are contextualized sociologically by asking how scientific misconduct is made… CONTINUE READING
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