Case 80. Selection of Reviewers -- Competing approaches in a field
Vern Baron, an editor, receives a paper in a sub-field that is divided into competing approaches. Followers of a given approach rarely cite work using the other and vice versa, and if they do, it is to dispute its validity.
1. What is Baron's responsibility in selecting
reviewers? Should he select only reviewers whose approaches are
compatible with that of a paper in one or another of these competing