Instructions / Guidelines for the Author

Instructions for Author's

The aim of the journal is to provide readers and students of Social Sciences; articles, book reviews, review articles and policy papers on themes of contemporary domestic, regional and international issues with particular reference to Pakistan’s politics, society and culture

The documents should be typed in (MS Word) double space with wide margins. All tables and statistical data should be organized with consistent style so that it may easily be composed for the Journal.

Authors should submit abstracts of their articles 100-150 words along with three to five key words. The first page should include the title, author’s full name, designation, institutional affiliation, address and email address. The manuscript should be between 3000-5000 words.

The journal follows triple blind review policy. The articles will be sent to referees (national and international) for blind review. Contributors will be informed about comments of the referees and will be required to revise the article accordingly, if required

The Editor/Advisory Board reserves the right to make necessary editorial revisions. Opinions expressed in articles are those of the contributors and should not be attributed to the Department, the Editor or Editorial Board in any way

The contributors are advised to submit manuscript sent via email as an attachment (Ms Word). It is desirable that referencing be in APA citation style at the end of the documents,

APA Citation Guide

The American Psychological Association reference style uses the Author-Date format. Refer to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.) for more information. Check the Library Catalogue for call number and location(s). When quoting directly or indirectly from a source, the source must be acknowledged in the text by author name and year of publication. Authors should follow these instructions.

Citation Guide APA (6th Edition )