Crafting Papers for Publication: Novelty and Convention in Academic Writing

Volume: 54, Issue: 5, Pages: 747 - 759
Published: Jun 5, 2017
Abstract
In this article, I discuss how different social actors and established conventions intervene in the construction of academic articles. I first provide a ‘backstage’ overview of the review process at JMS, with a focus on how editors and reviewers influence the development of a manuscript. I then discuss the use of conventions as a powerful tool for communicating a message and conveying it to an audience. Next, I consider how authors use...
Paper Details
Title
Crafting Papers for Publication: Novelty and Convention in Academic Writing
Published Date
Jun 5, 2017
Volume
54
Issue
5
Pages
747 - 759
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