International Journal of Comparative Sociology

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Disciplines: Sociology

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Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 3.8 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 8.7 mnths compare →
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Average number of review reports 4.0 compare →
Average number of review rounds 1.7 compare →
Quality of review reports 4.0 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 5.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 4.0 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 9.7 weeks. Overall rating: 5 (excellent). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
My coauthor and I felt stuck with this project so we sent it off to get some critical feedback. I was worried about a desk reject but the editor sent it out to external reviewers. There were two reviewers who suggested a denial and the other two suggested an R&R with major revisions. The feedback included suggestions for additional data and clarifying theoretical frameworks. The editor was an expert on the topic I was writing on, so he gave us a thorough feedback in his letter too. He suggested a denial, but I was not surprised by the result.