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The Resource Getting into print : the decision-making process in scholarly publishing, Walter W. Powell

Getting into print : the decision-making process in scholarly publishing, Walter W. Powell

Label
Getting into print : the decision-making process in scholarly publishing
Title
Getting into print
Title remainder
the decision-making process in scholarly publishing
Statement of responsibility
Walter W. Powell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Powell, Walter W
Dewey number
070.5/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
Z479
LC item number
.P68 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scholarly publishing
  • Book industries and trade
  • Editing
  • Authors and publishers
  • Organization
  • Édition savante
  • Livres
  • Édition
  • Écrivains et éditeurs
  • Organisation
Label
Getting into print : the decision-making process in scholarly publishing, Walter W. Powell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 233-250
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The organization of American book publishing: Differentiation : a highly segmented industry. Expansion and modernization. Changes in the labor process. Transformation or transition? Major sectors of the industry -- 2. The setting: A short history of the two firms. Domain. The structure of the two houses. Interdepartmental relations and conflicts. Summary -- 3. The nature of editorial work: The formal process of contracting for a book. The process of deciding what to decide upon. The acquisition of manuscripts. Analysis of search behavior. Evaluating manuscripts and the use of outside reviewers. Saying no gracefully. The publishing of journals. Relations with authors. Summary -- 4. Discretionary power and unobtrusive controls: The case for editorial autonomy. Control over uncertain aspects of the work process. Craft and occupational control. The power of informal controls. Summary -- 5. Decision-making as a means for organizing obligations: Access and waiting : differential chances of being published. Other factors in the decision to publish : inventory considerations. The status of authors. Commercial concerns. Summary -- 6. Implications: The shortcomings of orthodoxy. The organization of environments. Access and networks -- Appendix. Manuscript acquisition code
Control code
11370233
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxxi, 260 pages
Isbn
9780226677040
Lccn
84023962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)750894
Label
Getting into print : the decision-making process in scholarly publishing, Walter W. Powell
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 233-250
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The organization of American book publishing: Differentiation : a highly segmented industry. Expansion and modernization. Changes in the labor process. Transformation or transition? Major sectors of the industry -- 2. The setting: A short history of the two firms. Domain. The structure of the two houses. Interdepartmental relations and conflicts. Summary -- 3. The nature of editorial work: The formal process of contracting for a book. The process of deciding what to decide upon. The acquisition of manuscripts. Analysis of search behavior. Evaluating manuscripts and the use of outside reviewers. Saying no gracefully. The publishing of journals. Relations with authors. Summary -- 4. Discretionary power and unobtrusive controls: The case for editorial autonomy. Control over uncertain aspects of the work process. Craft and occupational control. The power of informal controls. Summary -- 5. Decision-making as a means for organizing obligations: Access and waiting : differential chances of being published. Other factors in the decision to publish : inventory considerations. The status of authors. Commercial concerns. Summary -- 6. Implications: The shortcomings of orthodoxy. The organization of environments. Access and networks -- Appendix. Manuscript acquisition code
Control code
11370233
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxxi, 260 pages
Isbn
9780226677040
Lccn
84023962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)750894

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