Alan Warde

Professor of Sociology and Editor of "Sociology"
School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester, UK
Member of the ESA Executive Committee 2019-2021
Doing Sociology – Funding, Teaching & Opportunities

Peer Reviewing for Journals: How to Do it Efficiently and Effectively

2018, issue 42, Alan Warde: Peer review is the foundation for the legitimacy of academic knowledge, a process without which modern science could not function. Yet, in my experience, no one is ever taught explicitly how to do it. It is one of the many aspects of professional practice which we pick up on the job, a product of tacit understanding and contingent exposure rather than focused learning.

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