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Re: [jox] research threads instead of special issues

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I very much like Toni's proposal as well. The discussion the would be what
research threads we need to have. I would certainly be up for the following:

Leadership, governance, conflict in peer production
Political economy issues in peer prodction
Intercultural problems in pd
The history of pd
Geographical development of pd
Network theory and pd


I am off to Europe for a meeting, so will not be able to participate readily
the next few days, so apologies in advance


On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 10:11 AM, Stefan Merten <smerten> wrote:

Hi Toni and all!

Last week (8 days ago) Toni Prug wrote:
I don't believe that special issues, as a form, are suitable any more
for the best possible production of knowledge.

I think special issues are a form which is necessary for paper
publications. They are less necessary for digital publications.

Instead, i propose a model of _research threads_, with two distinct

+1 - though I don't see a contradiction here really. A special issue
could be the starting point for a research thread which then



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