Author Guidelines

The following guidelines for prospective authors apply:

  1. Each manuscript should begin with a 150-word abstract of its content.
  2. Articles should be approximately 6000 words long; however, both shorter and longer manuscripts will be considered.
  3. Articles could be based on either conceptual or empirical research findings.
  4. Manuscripts should be submitted for consideration by email attachment; Microsoft Word is preferred.
  5. Notes should be numbered in the form of a footnote.
  6. Unless otherwise indicated earlier, abbreviations should be avoided. Titles of journals should be written out in full.
  7. The reference follows this format Turabian 8th (Full Note): 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.
  8. All article manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by qualified academics in the field; this is a process that may take weeks or months.
  9. Manuscripts may be edited for style prior to publication.
  10. Authors should be willing to respond to questions from readers of their articles.