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Rethinking bibliometric data concerning gender studies: A response to Söderlund and Madison
Linköping University, Department of Thematic Studies, The Department of Gender Studies. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-5895-1840
Linköping University, Department of Thematic Studies, The Department of Gender Studies. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-9360-0931
Linköping University, University Library.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1399-9872
2015 (English)In: Scientometrics, ISSN 0138-9130, E-ISSN 1588-2861, Vol. 105, no 3, 1389-1398 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Comment to the article ‘Characteristics of gender studies publications: Abibliometric analysis based on a Swedish population database’ by Therese So¨derlund andGuy Madison (Scientometrics, 2015). From the position of relevant expertise within genderstudies and bibliometrics, this text offers a critique of the present study and some suggestionsof alternative ways forward. It analyses (1) the object of study of the article (theterms used to denominate the field, keywords and methods to make sample selection), (2)technical issues and the question of language in relation to international citations andimpact factor, and (3) the views presented in the article regarding gender studies andpolitical ideology.

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2015. Vol. 105, no 3, 1389-1398 p.
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Gender studies, Knowledge production, Feminist theory, Intersectionality, Transdisciplinary
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Gender Studies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-121867DOI: 10.1007/s11192-015-1767-3ISI: 000365130100003OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-121867DiVA: diva2:860244
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Funding agencies: Swedish Research Council; Orebro University

Available from: 2015-10-12 Created: 2015-10-12 Last updated: 2016-08-18

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