n Africa Insight - Unequal Peers : The Politics of Discourse Management in the Social Science, Mpilo P. Sithole : book review

Volume 39, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-2804


In , Dr Mpilo Pearl Sithole deals with the contribution of African intellectuals to global knowledge creation. She raises concerns regarding the manner in which straightjacket-type criteria, not based on a set of transparent and uniformly applied factors but rather on the reviewer's subjective ideas of what is acceptable and not acceptable, are applied regarding what can and what cannot be published. Institutionalised, independent and public intellectuals are measured on the basis of their publications record.

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