The International Journal of Urban Labour and Leisure - Submission Guidelines.
 

 

Authors wishing to submit manuscripts to The International Journal of Urban Labour and Leisure should adhere to the following guidelines. Please note that all correspondence and submissions to The International Journal of Urban Labour and Leisure should be conducted via e-mail.

Manuscripts

Should be sent as an e-mail attachment in either Word for Windows (any version) or in Rich Text Format (RTF), with an e-mail cover note. In special circumstances you may send your contribution on floppy disk in either of the above formats, but you must contact the editor prior to dispatch.

Correspondence

Submissions to : the editor

Correspondence and general enquiries to :
Steve Jones

If You have any questions regarding the submission of your article, please contact the secretary E. Jones

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Format and referencing

Manuscripts must be in English, typewritten in double spacing, following the style guidelines below.

Main articles should be at least 5,000 words, with student articles and commentaries at least 2,500 words. However, the nature of this medium means The International Journal of Urban Labour and Leisure is not limited to maximum word lmits.

A bibliography should appear at the end of the manuscript.

Tables and figures (colour figures are welcome) should be clearly labelled and at least A4 size in the original document. Symbols and abbreviations in tables should be defined immediately below the table. Tables should each be presented on a separate page in the document.

The text should be structured by the inclusion of short subheadings, which should be as informative as possible and should indicate the paper's logical flow, avoiding numerical values abbreviations and punctuation.

Manuscripts should be preceded by an abstract of between 75-125 words.

References should be cited as follows:


Articles: Author A, Author B (Year of Publication) Title of Article. Name of Journal, Issue:Page - Page.

E.G.: Redmayne, M. (1998) 'The DNA Database : Civil Liberty and Evidentiary Issues', Criminal Law Review, 14(1):437-454

Books: Author A, Author B (Year of Publication) Title. Publisher : City.

E.G.: Ballinero, C., Wilk, R., Stoeltje, B. (eds.) (1995) Beauty Queens on the Global Stage : Gender, Contests and Power. London : Routledge.

Web Sources: Author A, Author B (Year of Publication) Article Title, Title of Web Site, Issue/Volume Number, Web address.

E.g.: D. James (1999) 'Getting to Grips With the Web', The Journal of Urban Labour and Leisure, 1(1):<http://www.jull.clara.net/vol1/3/00008.htm>


Footnotes should be placed at the end of the manuscript before the bibliography.

Acknowledgements must be brief and appear after the reference list

Articles should contain a statement at the end of the text: "Correspondence and requests for materials to xxxxx", with an e-mail address.

Authors should also provide a brief biography that will be placed at the end of the article. This may include a hyperlink email address and a snail-mail address (optional).

Any article appearing in these sections of the journal will be fully refereed.

 

Cover sheet

The first page of the manuscript should contain the full title of the manuscript, name(s) of the author(s), institutional affiliation(s), date of submission, up to six keywords for indexing (important if you wish your article to be found through search engines) and the conventional and email address of the author responsible for correspondence (neither will be made available to the public unless specified by the author).
 

Title page

The title page should omit the name(s), institutiuonal affiliation(s), address and email of the author(s), and therefore should only include the title and date of submission.
 

Student Submissions

All student submissions should be co-authored by a supervisor; e-mail address and contact details of all authors should appear on submission.
 

Preparing Articles for Submission to The International Journal of Urban Labour and Leisure

Authors should note that The International Journal of Urban Labour and Leisure only publishes refereed articles.

Articles submitted should conform to The International Journal of Urban Labour and Leisure house style.

As is normal with the internet, the format of the journal will evolve over time given the nature of the quality and innovation of submissions. Nevertheless, an issue will normally consist of

  1. full-length articles,
  2. shorter commentaries,
  3. call for papers, conference announcements and hosted email discussions.

If you wish to submit an article, The International Journal of Urban Labour and Leisure expects authors to abide by the British Sociological Association Guidelines on Language Use with regard to gender, 'race' and disability. If you are unsure of how this will affect your submission follow this link to the BSA hompages.

The International Journal of Urban Labour and Leisure encourages innovative authors to make full use of the electronic media the journal publishes in. This includes images, web sites of further interest, any visual material (including Java).

The International Journal of Urban Labour and Leisure publishes articles which haven't been published elsewhere yet. Articles are reports of original research:

  • They report novel conclusions of broad social scientific interest.


Copyright.

On acceptance of an article for publication, The International Journal of Urban Labour and Leisure will ask the author to read and accept the copyright notice to protect the both parties.

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