The concern of this paper is a systematic examination of one of the major social structures developed to foster the growth and regulation of the knowledge construction enterprise in social work-the professional journal. The foci of the analyses are: 1) the normative criteria of editorial board members, 2) the characteristics of the editorial judges, and 3) the factors which influence editorial decision making.
"The Operation of Professional Journals in Social Work,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 5
, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol5/iss2/9