What Professors Are Writing… No One Is Reading

Western academics these days spend their time answering questions that nobody is asking on pages that nobody’s reading, says Daniel Lattier in his article. He suggests that articles that are published in academic journals are read by an average of ten people. There are several reasons for the issue, e.g. increased specialisation that alienates the subject matters between professors and the public and professors themselves.






Update: We took a look at the proportion of cited articles here.

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