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How To Be a Peer Reviewer: A Guide for Recent and Soon-to-be PhDs

  • Beth Miller (a1), Jon Pevehouse (a2), Ron Rogowski (a3), Dustin Tingley (a4) and Rick Wilson (a5)...
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Peer review is central to political science. In this article we collect the ideas of journal editors in political science and several recent PhDs, who met as a panel at the 2011 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting to discuss the principles of the review process. This includes why reviewing is important to the development of one's own scholarship but also offers some nuts and bolts on reviewing.

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Dale J. Benos , Kevin L. Kirk, and John E. Hall. 2003. “How to Review a Paper.” Advances in Physiology Education 27: 4752.

Dennis Drotar . 2009. “Editorial: How to Write Effective Reviews for the Journal of Pediatric Psychology.” Journal of Pediatric Psychology 34 (2): 113–17.

Travis I. Lovejoy , Tracey A. Revenson, and Christopher R. France. 2011. “Reviewing Manuscripts for Peer-Review Journals: A Primer for Novice and Seasoned Reviewers.” Annals of Behavioral Medicine 42: 113.

Ushma S. Neill 2009. “How to Write an Effective Referee Report.” Journal of Clinical Investigation 119 (5): 1058–60.

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PS: Political Science & Politics
  • ISSN: 1049-0965
  • EISSN: 1537-5935
  • URL: /core/journals/ps-political-science-and-politics
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