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Author Guidelines

Please read and follow these instructions carefully. The Editor reserves the right to return manuscripts that are not prepared in accordance with these instructions.

Types of Paper Published

European Review of Applied Sociology publishes scientific articles, research reports, essays and book reviews.

  1. Articles or reports are original papers reporting cutting-edge research in the applied sociology topics. A standard research papers should not exceed 8000 words. The word count is inclusive of all parts of the paper: summary, main text, acknowledgements, references, tables and figure legends.
  2. Reviews or essays provide timely synthesis of topical themes in major areas of applied sociology. Reviews will be included an abstract, an introduction that outlines the main theme, brief subheadings, and an outline of important unresolved questions. They can be up to 6000 words and can include references and display items (figures and tables). Most Reviews are solicited by the editors, but unsolicited submissions may also be considered. Please contact the editor before preparing a Review.

Manuscript preparation

  1. The articles are published exclusively in English. Each article should be accompanied by an abstract of up to 250 words, 3-6 keywords suitable for indexing and on-line search purposes. The pages of the paper should be numbered.
  2. The text is double-spaced uses Font Times New Roman, 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end. Please note that images supplied in colour will be published in colour online and black and white in print (unless otherwise arranged). Therefore, it is important that you supply images that are comprehensible in black and white as well (i.e. by using colour with a distinctive pattern or dotted lines). The captions should reflect this by not using words indicating colour. All figures must be numbered in the order in which they appear in the paper (e.g. Figure 1, Figure 2).
  3. References will comply with APA system. (e.g. http://www.apastyle.org/learn/tutorials/basics-tutorial.aspx). References are included with the text, in brackets, such as (author, year, page). At the end of the article, full references are provided, titles of books and journals with Italic font, and titles of articles in journals and book chapters will have normal fonts.
  4. The journal use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors' identities remain anonymous.  The editorial team is undertaking the first selection of articles, before being sent to at least 2 referees. All submitted manuscripts will be checked for plagiarism. The manuscripts containing plagiarism, including self-plagiarism, and dishonesty are rejected. The outcomes of the review process could be accepted without necessary reviewing, accepted with mandatory reviewing or rejected. The rejected articles will not be returned to the authors.
  5. To ensure the integrity of the blind peer-review for submission to European Review of Applied Sociology, every effort should be made to prevent the identities of the authors. The authors must use supplemental file option to send a separate file with their name, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers. Do not insert this information in manuscript file (please see Ensuring a Blind Review).


 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
  3. A supplemental file has provided including title, name of author(s), institutional affiliation, corresponding address (full postal and e-mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers). In addition to this a brief biographical note should also be provided. 
  4. The author has followed the stylistic and bibliographic requirements indicated in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

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ISSN 2286–2102 (print) ISSN 2286–2552 (online)

ISSN-L 2286–2102