The following guidelines for prospective authors apply:
- Each manuscript should begin with a 150-word abstract of its content.
- Articles should be approximately 6000 words long; however, both shorter and longer manuscripts will be considered.
- Articles could be based on either conceptual or empirical research findings.
- Manuscripts should be submitted for consideration by email attachment; Microsoft Word is preferred.
- Notes should be numbered in the form of footnote.
- Unless otherwise indicated earlier, abbreviations should be avoided. Titles of journals should be written out in full.
- The reference follows this format: Author, Title (italic), Place, Publisher, Date. E.g.: (1) Footnote: John R. Bowen, Muslims through Discourse: Religion and Ritual in Gayo Society (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993), p. 25. (2) Bibliography: Bowen, John R. Muslims through Discourse: Religion and Ritual in Gayo Society. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993.
- All article manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by qualified academics in the field; this is a process that may take weeks or months.
- Manuscripts may be edited for style prior to publication.
- Authors should be willing to respond to questions from readers of their articles.
GUIDELINES FOR BOOK REVIEWS
- Please include, at the beginning of the review:
Author, Title, Place, Publisher, Date, number of pages, ISBN E.g., Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. Sixth edition. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1996. 308 + ix pp. ISBN: 0-226-81627-3.
2. The review should begin with a brief overall description of the book.
3. Matters that may be considered in the body of the review include:
4. The average review should be about 1500 words long. The name, affiliation and email address of the reviewer should appear at the end of the review.
- The strengths and weaknesses of the book.
- Comments on the author’s style and presentation.
- Whether or not the author’s aims have been met.
- Errors (typographical or other) and usefulness of indices.
- Who would the book be useful to?
- Would you recommend it for purchase?
5. The preferred format for submissions is MS-Word.