Dog Park Sex and the Bankruptcy of “Refereed versus Non-Refereed” for Measuring Value

In my previous post, I argued that “refereed” publications do not necessarily signal scholarly value, nor “non-refereed” publications a lack of value—despite the pervasive structural bias in academia based on the assumption that they do. Rather the distinction “refereed or not” is an independent variable that has an approximately random correlation—at least in the networks … Continue reading Dog Park Sex and the Bankruptcy of “Refereed versus Non-Refereed” for Measuring Value