The True Value of "Peer-Reviewed" Journals


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Three scholars have recently exposed what appears to be a severe lack of integrity, critical examination and self-reflection in the most prominent sociological journals in academia. They made 20 fabricated papers with ludicrous and obviously-satirical claims about society and oppression at large, marketing them to recent, emerging disciplines as queer studies and fat studies. Their findings are the culmination of a year-long effort to raise awareness of the lack of verifiability in so-called scientific journals, even supposedly reputable ones. Become a supporter of this podcast:

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