Truisms About the Australian Publishing Climate for Law Journal Articles, and Some Strategies to Cope; or ‘A Feminist Perspective on the Human Rights of Vegetarian Child-Soldiers in Outer Space’
27 Pages Posted: 4 May 2011
Date Written: May 2, 2011
The Australian Research Council’s controversial ranking of journals has provided a tool to decide where an author should publish her/his journal article. This article aims to provide some further, more balanced, guidance on journal article publishing for Australian authors.
The articles can be divided into two parts. First, I highlight some truisms on matters to be considered in the context of legal writing and publishing of journal articles. I then present some findings from my research into the consequences of the ARC’s ranking system and related matters.
Keywords: Publishing, Legal research, Journal ranking
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