By Stephen McGinty
Publication is the coin of the world within the academy. Careers rely on a robust book list, and magazine editors occupy strong positions within the publishing strategy. This learn examines the careers of thirty-five scholarly magazine editors via in-depth interviews that conceal their upward thrust to positions of effect, their perspectives of the paintings of magazine publishing, their review of the digital revolution, and the position performed through own networks within the behavior in their tasks. alongside the way in which a few debatable concerns come up together with magazine proliferation, the padding of curriculum vitae, and the country of workmanship within the academy today.
The interviews are analyzed opposed to the backdrop of paradigms pioneered by means of social scientists, Kurt Lewin and Lewis Coser. Their versions of gatekeeping and social connections tell the research through the textual content. This e-book presents a revealing examine an important a part of educational life.