Submissions should be scholarly pieces of original work germane to the journal’s current theme. All works should adhere to proper grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure.
Accepted File Types:
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1” Margins top, bottom, right, left
1-3 Pages for a Blog
6-40 Pages for a Journal Entry
In-Text References (examples):
(Michalski, 2006: 2).
References at the End of the Article – Alphabetized (examples):
Articles in journals:
Smith, Charles Anthony and Heather M Smith. 2011. “Human Trafficking: The unintended effects of
United Nations intervention.” International Political Science Review 32(2): 125–146.
Bartolini, Stefano and Peter Mair. 1990. Identity, Competition, and Electoral Availability: The Stabilisation
of European Electorates 1885-1985. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Chapters in books:
Lawson, Kay. 1988. When Linkage Fails. In Kay Lawson and Peter H Merkl (eds) When Parties Fail:
Emerging Alternative Organizations. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 13–38.
MacDermott, Kathy. 2008. Marketing Government: The public service and the permanent campaign.
Canberra: Democratic Audit of Australia, available at: http://democraticaudit.org.au/wp-content/
Bardi, Luciano (1992) The Empirical Study of Party Membership Change, Mimeo, Università di Bologna.
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