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5.4.2 Problems with refereeing

The most rigorous model of peer review (or refereeing) is the so-called 'double-blind' peer review. Submitted articles are sent to two or more reviewers, and neither the reviewers or the author are aware of each other's identity. This is the traditional form of quality control in p-journals and provides a filtering/gatekeeping/censorship function, depending on one's perspective. There are a number of criticisms of this model:

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