Getting Into Print: The Decision-Making Process in Scholarly Publishing

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Based on extensive fieldwork at two well-known commercial publishers of scholarly books, Walter W. Powell details the different ways in which both internal politics and external networks influence decisions about what should be published. Powell focuses on the work of acquisitions editors: how they decide which few manuscripts, out of hundreds, to sponsor for publication; how editorial autonomy is shaped, but never fully curbed, by unobtrusive controls; and how the search process fits into the social structure of the ...

Getting Into Print: The Decision-Making Process in Scholarly Publishing 1988, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226677057

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Getting Into Print: The Decision-Making Process in Scholarly Publishing 1986, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226677040

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