Indian Journal of Victimology (Inaugural Issue): Call for Papers
The Indian Journal of Victimology hereby invites scholarly writings including articles, notes and comments from academicians, victim service providers, policy makers, scholars and students.
About The Journal:
The Journal is the flagship journal of the Indian Society of Victimology (ISV). The Journal will include Articles, Notes and Comments from eminent jurists, academicians, victim service providers, policy makers, scholars and students. Focusing both on critical leadership and practical development, the articles will reflect victimological perspectives from a broad range of disciplines and contribute to a greater understanding of victims, victimization, victim-offender relations, institutional functioning and allied issues. The journal will deploy the insights and methodologies of all relevant disciplines including psychology, psychiatry, sociology, social work, economics, history as well as law and legal and political theory to further the interests of victims all across the world.
The Journal will be a peer-reviewed journal with two issues published annually.
- Articles: 8000 - 10,000 words
- Short Articles: 5000 - 8000 words
- Notes: 1000 - 3000 words
- Case Comments: 1000 - 3000 words
In exceptional cases, shorter or longer pieces of writing may be considered.
- Manuscripts should be written in British English. Spelling should be consistent throughout.n
- Articles must be typed, double-spaced throughout on A4 paper in Times Roman font, allowing good margins.n
- On the first page of the manuscript after the title and Author's name and affiliation, articles should include a short Abstract, consisting of only one paragraph (100 - 150 words) as well as 3 - 10 keywords.n
- All headings should be flush left and should be numbered:n
- 1 First Level Headings are in Boldn
- 1.1 Second Level Headings are Bold Italicn
- 1.1.1 Third Level Headings are Roman
- Always use single quotation marks ('') for relatively short direct quotations. Longer quotations should be presented as a separate block of text, indented on the left, preceded and followed by a blank line, and printed in characters of normal size; such longer quotations are not enclosed in quotation marks.
- Double quotation marks ("") are reserved for single words, concepts or short phrases that are not a quotation. Quotation marks should always precede punctuation marks.
- Manuscripts should be prepared following the APA (American Psychological Association) 6th Edition format only; any other style will not be entertained.
- All manuscripts must be sent in doc. format through email to firstname.lastname@example.org. It must be accompanied by a cover letter mentioning the name of Author, designation, institutional / contact details, theme of the paper etc.
All manuscripts must reach the editor on or before 12th May, 2017.
Dr. Dipa Dube
Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law,
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Dr. Debarati Halder
Research Officer & Faculty,
United World School of Law,
Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat
Dr. Syed Umarhathab
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice,
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University,
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu