Reflections on enhancing accountability in the peer-review process.

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Mark Fine, Professor and Chair (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Having served as an editor of a peer-reviewed journal ( Family Relations) over the last four years, I read Epstein's (October 1995) comment with great interest. Among a number of thought-provoking suggestions, he recommended that two changes should immediately be made in the editorial review process: (a) Reviewers should sign their reviews, and (b) authors should be provided with the opportunity to evaluate the quality of each of the reviews on their manuscript. Although I disagree with the first recommendation, I agree in principle with the second.

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Language: English
Date: 1996
psychology, peer-review process, accountability, publishing

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