FOR THE ANNUAL OF THE INSTITUTE OF SOCIOLOGICAL, POLITICAL AND JURIDICAL
The Institute for Sociological, Political and Juridical Research at the
University "Ss. Cyril and Methodius” Skopje announces CALL for papers for
the first issue in 2017, for the international scientific journal “Annual
of ISPJR” with an international editorial board. The Annual is published
continuously since 1975. All articles are published online in accordance
with the concept of open access, twice a year.
The publication of the accepted papers is financed by the author and the
submission fee is 50 euros (in Macedonian denars counter value). The papers
should be written in English, and it is author’s responsibility to provide
a statement from a proof reader.
ANNUAL of ISPJR covers the social sciences and humanities.
Interdisciplinary research and cross-functional issues are particularly
ANNUAL of ISPJR publishes research papers, professional papers, book
reviews, research reports, scientific conferences proceedings etc. The
articles should be submitted in English. The journal uses double-blind peer
review from two experts.
The deadline for submission is *31.03.2017. *
The papers should be submitted at the following address:
Editorial Board of the ANNUAL of ISPJR
ANNUAL OF THE
INSTITUTE FOR SOCIOLOGICAL POLITICAL AND JURIDICAL RESERACH
INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS
The Editorial Board is accepting only unpublished articles. The article
should be in English language and should be proof readed. The Author is
obliged, together with the article to send a statement from the proof
Each article will be anonymised and will be double-blind peer reviewed from
two experts. The Editorial Board keeps the right based on the statement
from the experts, not to published some of the received articles.
The articles should be send only as electronic documents in word format,
with extensions: *.doc or *.docx.
On the first page of the paper should be written: title of the paper; name
of the author, including academic degree and status; the author’s address
for electronic mail and name and address of the institution where the
author is employed or affiliated. These information are followed by an
abstract, that should contain between 200 and 300 words. At the end of the
abstract should be given key words (3-6), to provide easier indexing and
classification of the paper.
The second page of the paper is starting point for anonymity. The text
starts on this page, with the title of the article, but without any
information regarding the author or affiliated institution. The length of
the paper is limited to 18.000 characters (without space), including
footnotes, graphs, tables, pictures, diagrams and other illustrations, but
also including bibliography, that should be placed at the end of the paper.
In exceptional cases, having on mind the suggestion from the reviewers the
Editorial Board keeps the right to publish papers that length exceeds the
specified limit of 18.000 characters.
Technical details of the document:
- Page format: A4
- Margins: 3 cm
- Font: Arial
- Font size: 14-title of the paper; 12-text and chapter
titles; 10-footnotes, titles of the graphs or tables and content (text and
numbers) of the tables.
- Line spacing: 1,5-for main text: 1-for footnotes
- Paragraph spacing: 6-after; 0-before
- Alignment: left
- The title of the paper and also the chapter titles or
subtitles within the text are with left alignment and without indentation
- Tables and graphs should be word generated and their size
and complexity should fit with the page format of the paper. Each table or
graph should be named with Arabic number and appropriate title. For
example: “T-1: Estimations of the role of the media …” Table or graph
should be position immediately after the paragraph where the table or the
graph is commented. At the end of such paragraph a note should be given,
for example: (see: T-1) or (see: G-1) depending if it is table or graph.
Technical details of the paper:
- Authors have to cite the sources not in the footnote, but in
the text (Harvard reference style). For example:
(i) (Robertson 1992) if it is general referencing and only one author
(ii) (Berger 1997: 24) if block quote is used page number should be given
if the reference, the quotation in the text should be in italic and and
idented from the left hand margin
(iii) (Turner 1981; Turner 1991) referencing includes different titles from
the same author
(iv) (Bergen и Jones 2000) if there are two authors
(v) (Jones at al., 2001) if there are three or more authors only the name
of the first is mentioned
- All references should be listed in the text. Also, when one
reference is used more than once, forms such as: “ibid” or “op cit.” should
not be used.
- It is expected that the authors will use the footnotes only
for commenting or supplementing the text.
- The list of references (bibliography of used literature)
will be listed at the end of the paper and should provide full details for
each source mentioned in the paper. The references are listed
alphabetically by authors and chronologically for the titles of the same
author. For example:
(i) book or monograph: Brubaker R (1992) Citizenship and Nationhood in
France and Germany. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
(ii) chapter or article in the book or paper in proceedings book: Habermas
J (1994) “A Citizenship and National Identity”. In: van Steenbergen B (ed.)
The Condition of Citizenship. New York: Sage Publications, pp.22-38.
(iii) paper or article in periodical: Rohrschneider R (2002) “The
Democratic Deficit and Mass Support for an EU-Wide Government”. American
Journal of Political Science 46(2): 463-475.
(iv) newspaper article: Mason P (2015) “The four questions we need to
answer before bombing Isis or Assad”, The Guardian, 21 September 2015
(v) Internet/Websites: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of
Macedonia. Diplomatic and consular representations -Tallinn. Available at:
http://www.missions.gov.mk/talinn/144/Bilateralni_odnosi.html (accessed 10
(vi) legislation: Law on audio and audiovisual media services. Official
Gazette of the Republic of Macedonia, No. 184/2013