Moizer P. Publishing in accounting journals: a fair game? Accounting, organizations and society 2009; 34(2):285-304
In social sciences authors, reviewers and editors adopted the criterion that a quality researcher publishes in quality journals. This paper considers what is the purpose of publishing in academic journals and what are the motivations of the above mentioned parties. It includes a survey of the suggestions that have been made to improve the publishing process considering that purpose of publishing is above all that of communicating important results to inform public debate on major issues.