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The Academy is Broken Stories

The backward ways of academic book publishing -- and the leadership void

As an independent scholar who is often asked to contribute to anthologies of academic essays, I find the high price and Creative-Commons-hostile nature of academic books to be a serious deterrent to reaching my intended audiences -- or to even publishing with academic book publishers. Their books are priced between $100 and $150, for the library market. The publishers (Sage, Elsevier, Cambridge, etc.) reject or are ignorant... more »


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