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Beyond the Great Paywall: A Lesson from the Cambridge University Press China Incident

Loubere, Nicholas; Franceschini, Ivan

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On 18 August it was revealed that Cambridge University Press had complied with the demands of Chinese government censors to block access on its website in China to hundreds of ‘politically sensitive’ articles published in its prestigious The China Quarterly journal. The ensuing debate has generally overlooked the problematic nature of the commercial academic publishing industry. Isn’t it time to take the profit motive out of the equation and to rediscover a certain measure of idealism...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/223257
Source: Made in China
DOI: 22459/MIC.02.03.2017
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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