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1. (Education) the evaluation by fellow specialists of research that someone has done in order to assess its suitability for publication or further development
2. (Journalism & Publishing) the evaluation by fellow specialists of research that someone has done in order to assess its suitability for publication or further development
ˌpeer-reˈviewed adj
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Verb1.peer review - evaluate professionally a colleague's work
critique, review - appraise critically; "She reviews books for the New York Times"; "Please critique this performance"
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Critique: True to its title, Independent Assessment of Science and Technology for the Department of Energy's Defense Environmental Cleanup Program is a scholarly review of the Department of Energy's efforts to identify and select technologies to develop for use in environmental cleanup programs.
It had survived for sixty years after the author was deported to Auschwitz, but despite the renewed attention to the nearly-lost manuscript, the extent of her works was never fully analyzed and many were condemned as being anti-Semitic as critics billed her a "self-hating Jew." This sympathetic, scholarly review of Nemirovsky's fiction also considers her life, how her experiences were reflected in her writings, and the social and political facets they contained.
It includes a concise biographical essay by Catherine McIlwaine, of the Bodleian's Department of Special Collections, and a small selection of scholarly review essays by major scholars: on the Inklings by John Garth; on the concept of Faerie by Verlyn Flieger; on Tolkien's languages by Carl Hostetter; on his Northern European influences by Tom Shippey; and on his visual art by Wayne G.
It is a mesmerizing scholarly review of the roots of the Constitutional provisions on the equal protection of the laws and the resulting Philippine, American and Canadian jurisprudence on this subject matter.
However, unlike a formal scholarly review, Duneier's portrayal of the scholars' lives, goals and struggles gives his book an engaging narrative arc.
The key outcome will be a scholarly review and analysis of why and how the EAP field has evolved to this point, with a special emphasis on how cultural and other differences among countries affect EAP development and effectiveness.
That said, Molkentin provides a comprehensive and scholarly review of how the Australian public and military became interested in aviation for defensive purposes (e.g., concern over Japanese hostilities) and offers details about initial grassroots efforts to develop and organize aviation and flying schools in Australia during the war.
An incisive character study, as well as a breathtaking, real-life thriller, The Billion Dollar Spy bestows surprising insights into the Cold War and predigital-age espionage, but readers can be assured by the critics' frequent references to John le Carre that this is a gripping page-turner rather than a scholarly review. Scrupulously reported and superbly written, this electrifying tale is "a must-read for historians and buffs of that era, as well as aficionados of espionage" (Christian Science Monitor).
The text varies from the less formal subjective, to the scholarly review of classic texts.
Throughout Part II, Mayor creates a new perspective on the traditional approaches to scholarship and evidentiary scholarly review of primary sources on the Amazons.
And that is why it might be unnecessaril harsh to subject Thpre Was a Fire to a scholarly review. Sidran seems well intentioned, and his book can be an entertaining read when not placed under SMICILIV (the appreciative attendees from his Skirball Cultitral Center lecture offer a good model).
Relevant to a global audience, The Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies provides a scholarly review of the major research areas associated with the field and sets the agenda for future study in this important and fast-growing discipline.

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