Raw & Cooked: Do We Want/Need editing for Open-Access Presses?

Deterritorial Investigations

… given the state of higher education in the U.S., … there’s little reason not to experiment, because it’s only a minority of people who are making any sort of livelihood from this work, or who even have any hope of making a livelihood from it. American academia is a perfect embodiment of capitalism in the way that it wastes human beings: their knowledge, their potential, their good will.  … The rules are against us. Learning them is important, because we need to know the landscape, the architecture, the logic. But the rules do not like us, they do not want us, they do not have any use for us. Not breaking them is unconscionable…

check out the always worth a read Eileen A. Joy on the trials and travails of OA publishing:

http://www.inthemedievalmiddle.com/2015/06/not-breaking-rules-is-unconscionable.html

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