What are we to do with feral publishers?

David Harvie, Geoff Lightfoot, Simon Lilley, Kenneth Weir

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This article examines the profits and practices of commercial journal publishers and argues for an appropriate response from the academic community.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)905-914
Number of pages10
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012


  • Academic publishing
  • excess profit
  • exploitation
  • Informa plc
  • tax avoidance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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