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  • Academics Citing “Experts”/Selves

    04/01/2014 6:21:16 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 9 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | March 31, 2014 | Spencer Irvine
    Female academics and professors are worried that they are being left behind by their male colleagues, not in funding, but in self-citations. Their main concern is that men are more likely to self-cite than women and that leads to a significant disadvantage for women trying to get jobs as tenured professors. The higher education newspaper, The Chronicle, published an article by Robin Wilson that details the struggle of female academics and self-citation. Self-citation occurs when professors cite their own previous work in an academic paper or study. The study, conducted by University of Washington researchers, found that men are 56%...
  • Primary Sources

    09/08/2003 7:09:15 AM PDT · by Valin
    Primary Sources Selections from reports, studies, and other documents. This month: Osama bin Laden and Jacques Chirac voted able "to do the right thing"; the coming suburban ghetto?; why the Vikings would have liked global warming ..... Foreign Affairs The Osama and Jacques Show What do Osama bin Laden and Jacques Chirac have in common? In a recent Pew Research Center sampling of post-Iraq War attitudes around the world, a majority of Jordanians expressed confidence in both men's ability "to do the right thing." And it wasn't just Jordan: bin Laden inspired the faith of majorities in Indonesia and the...