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Sociology (2020/21): What is Peer Review?

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Peer reviewed articles (or refereed articles) primarily appear in academic, scientific or other scholarly publications and are judged by an impartial panel of two or more experts in the field. The judgment criteria for any peer review article varies depending on the publication and subject matter, but peer reviewers (or referees) primarily focus on ensuring that an article is factually accurate, provides new information in a specified field and meets the proofreading and editorial guidelines of the publication.

Peer Reviewed Process

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