D7
Reviewing reviews

Convenors:
Terry Barringer
Stream:
Anthropology, religion and conflict
Location:
G52
Start time:
13 September, 2006 at 9:00
Session slots:
1

Short abstract:

Who reviews which books, where and how in African studies? What is the role of book reviews in academic and publishing agendas? What impact do they have on sales and reputations? How do reviewers and reviewees, publishers and librarians see the process?

Long abstract:

Who reviews which books, where and how in African studies? What is the role of book reviews in academic and publishing agendas? What impact do they have on sales and reputations? How do reviewers and reviewees, publishers and librarians see the process?