Most scholarly journals use peer review to evaluate an article manuscript. Experts or "referees" from the same discipline or profession as the author judge the article's quality, suitability, and readiness for publication.
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what role does gender play in bullying
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gender AND bullying
(gender OR human sex differences) AND (bullying OR cyberbullying OR harass*)
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Byrne, H., Dooley, B., Fitzgerald, A., & Dolphin, L. (2016). Adolescents' definitions of bullying: The contribution of age, gender, and experience of bullying. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 31, 403-418. doi:10.1007/s10212-015-0271-8
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(3:15) Explains the academic publishing process for research articles and scholarly journals, including the quality control process of peer review. North Carolina State Univ. Libraries
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