Journal for Social Development: Call for Papers
The Journal for Social Development (ISSN 0975 - 0142) is a referred journal which uses a process of peer review prior to publishing an article, and all articles are sent to expert assessors, who evaluate each paper on several dimensions such as originality of work, scientific argument, method, language, format of paper, references, citation and finally they comment on suitability of article for journal. Prospective Authors are expected that before submitting any article for publication they should see that it fulfils these criteria. The medium of language is English and Hindi.
It should be short, accurate and related to central idea of paper and also provide short title, 2/3 words for use as running head of paper. Name of the Author(s) should follow the title and the institutional affiliation along with address should be provided on title sheet as footnote.
The abstract should be precise in about 150 - 200 words. The abstract is a summary of the main article.
Author(s) must give key words which can identify the most important subjects covered by the paper. They must be placed at the end of the abstract.
Not a long review of the subject area, it should pertain to specific area of study and cover only relevant researches. (Do not give introduction as heading)
(not methodology) this should cover Universe, Sample and Tools.
It should provide relevant facts only. Data may be given preferably in the form of tables or occasionally in figures / text. Don't include too many tables.
This is important part of paper, should be drafted carefully, stating what answers we got, then in individual paragraphs, discussing these in light of relevant past work and finally try to answer: what does it mean in the concluding part. In some situations section of results may be combined with discussion so as to avoid repetition.
Acknowledgement (if any):
This section can be kept at the end of the manuscript before reference section. This section can be used to acknowledge the help of those who do not qualify for authorship or to acknowledge funding, donated resources or significant contribution to the research.
Citation in the text and references must correspond to each other: do not over reference by giving the obvious, old classic studies or the irrelevant. Avoid giving references to abstract or unpublished papers. Give all journal titles in full and not in abbreviated form.
All Journal titles with volume number and all book titles should be given in italics.
Dr. Uday Narayan Singh
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Institute for Social Development & Research
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