Call for Papers 2011-2012, Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law
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The Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law (IJHRL) is an annual, peer-reviewed, academic journal designed to address international human rights issues more broadly. The journal explores political, philosophical, and legal questions related to international human rights from diverse perspectives.
The journal invites quality submissions from scholars, jurists, and professionals in fields related to human rights. Occasionally, exceptional student work will be accepted. The IJHRL also welcomes review essays, book reviews, and comments/notes from the field. Manuscripts are accepted on a rolling basis, with preference given to submissions received before July 15, 2011 for the upcoming issue.
Manuscripts must be computer generated in MS Word and submitted electronically in .doc format via e-mail or Berkeley Electronic Pressís ExpressO submission service. Each submission should contain an abstract of no more than 150 words, a CV, appropriate contact information and a cover letter to the editor assuring that the manuscript has not been submitted or published elsewhere. Manuscripts should range from 3,000 to 10,000 words (approximately 15-25 pages) and be typed, double-spaced. Manuscripts exceeding the maximum length may not be considered. Notes from the field run at approximately 4,000-5,000 words. Book reviews may run from 1,000 to 2,500 words. Please cite sources in standard American legal format according to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, 19th Edition.
Submissions are subject to external, double-blind peer review. Additionally, authors are encouraged to seek comments on their manuscripts from colleagues within their discipline. Notification of acceptance, rejection or need for revision will be given within approximately 6-8 weeks of receipt of manuscript.
Submissions and other editorial correspondence should be addressed to email@example.com. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.americanstudents.us/journals/ijhrl/.
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