The Establishment of an African Journal on Youth Studies. AFRICAN JOURNAL ON YOUTH STUDIES [AJOYS].
Guidelines for Authors:
The African Journal on Youth Studies is a biennial journal established to:
provide researchers, agencies and others related to youth development in Africa and elsewhere the opportunity to report their findings, and exchange ideas among themselves. -
To showcase youth contributions to development. –
To provide an avenue for youths to express their view on issues affecting them and development –
To empower youths in Africa for greater national development –
Submission of Manuscripts:
Please make sure your contact address information is clearly visible on the outside of all packages you are sending to Editors. Papers accepted become the copyright of the Journal, unless otherwise specifically agreed. Contributors should bear in mind that they are addressing an international audience. Manuscripts that do not conform to the requirements listed below will not be considered for publication or returned to their authors. Manuscripts of not less than 10 pages [tables, figures, references etc. included] in Times New Roman letter size and printed on A4 size white paper in laser quality should be sent to:
African Journal on Youth Studies
Central Educational Service
Alagomeji, Sabo,Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria.
Manuscripts can also be submitted electronically.
Articles can only be considered if three complete copies of each manuscript are submitted on or before August 31st, 2006. They should be typed on one side of the paper, double spaced, with ample margins, and bear the title of the contribution, name(s) of the author(s) and the address where the work was carried out. Each article should be accompanied by an abstract of 100-150 words on a separate sheet, and a short note of biographical details including institutional affiliations [if any] The full postal address, telephone, fax and email address. Authors will be required to pay a publication charge of US$50.00 to defray the high cost of publication. Footnotes to the text should be avoided All tables and figures should be properly captioned and well displayed. Preference should be given to figures in illustrating results involving a large set of data. The approximate position of tables and figures should be indicated in the manuscript. Captions should include keys to symbols. Titles of Journal and names of publishers should not be abbreviated. Acronyms for the names of organisations, Institutions, etc. should be preceded by the title in full. All pages should be numbered. References should be indicated in the typescript by giving the author's name, with the year of publication in parentheses. If several papers by the same author and from the same year are cited, a, b, c, etc. should be put after the year of publication.
The references should be listed in full at the end of the paper in the following standard form: For books:
SHANTZ, C.U & HARTUP, W.W (1995) Conflict in Child and Adolescent Development, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
Khan,Imran. (2003) Making an Impact, Index on Censorship, 4, pp. 62-66.
For chapters within books:
BABAWALE, T (2003) The Youth, Democracy and National Development in Nigeria: Limitations and Possibilities, in: AOK. Noah & A. Ayodele (Eds.) Youth Management in Nigeria [pp.1-10] Lagos, Central Educational Service.
Proofs will be sent to authors if there is sufficient time to do so. They should be corrected and returned to the Editor within five days. Major alterations to the text cannot be accepted. A copy of the journal will be sent by post to all corresponding authors after publication. Copyright: It is a condition of publication that authors vest copyright in their articles, including abstracts, in Central Educational Service. This ensures that both the publishers and the authors are protected from misuse of copyright materials. Authors may, of course, use the article elsewhere after publication without prior permission from Central Educational Service, provided that acknowledgement is given to the Journal as the original source of publication.
Authors are themselves responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyright material from other sources. Complimentary Copy of AJOYS. All contributors will receive a complimentary copy of AJOYS in which their articles has been published. In case of joint or multiple authors copies will be sent to the principal author.
Tola Olujuwon, African Journal on Youth Studies, Central Educational Service, 374,Bornu Way, Alagomeji, Sabo,Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://none
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