A new viewpoint in EASE journal European Science Editing by Jaime Teixeira da Silva argues for an end to the use of the culturally insensitive, and geographically inaccurate term ‘global south’ when writing about research and academic publishing.
Read the article, titled Rethinking the use of the term ‘Global South’ in academic publishing, at our ARPHA site, now!
What are your thoughts on this topic? Is it geographically meaningless? Is it demeaning and discriminatory? Does it imply a sense of elitism?
We would love to hear your thoughts here, or the comments section of the article.
Teixeira da Silva JA (2021) Rethinking the use of the term “Global South” in academic publishing. European Science Editing 47: e67829. https://doi.org/10.3897/ese.2021.e67829