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Journal of Peacebuilding and Development – Call for Papers – Vol.9, No.3

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indexDeadline – November 8, 2013 for consideration in Volume 9, Number 3. The Journal of Peacebuilding and Development is calling for papers for its forthcoming open issue Volume 9, Number 3, to be published December 2014. JPD foregrounds qualitative methodologies, especially empirically based case studies that facilitate grounded and fresh analysis to serve theory, policy and strategy development. JPD offers a space for scholars and practitioners to examine the logic and impacts of dominant policies and practices, and to cultivate visionary, holistic approaches striving to advance collaboration between the fields of peacebuilding and development. Our authors, advisors and editorial staff represent global scholarship, practice and activism.

Articles submitted to the Journal should be original contributions and are subject to peer review. With occasional exceptions, articles should be based on case studies. All submissions must link issues of peace and/or conflict with some aspect of development. Please indicate clearly if the article is under consideration by another publisher. Articles are read by the journal’s editors as well as by two to four outside reviewers (one or two for briefings). The following types of submissions will be considered: Full original articles: critical case studies and/or thematic discussion and analysis of topical peacebuilding and development themes, 7,000 word maximum, including references and endnotes; Briefings: discussions of 1) training, peacebuilding and intervention strategies and impact, 2) policy review/analysis, or 3) country briefings, 2,500 word maximum; Book reviews: 900 word maximum; Resources: notices of new books, reports, upcoming conferences, videos, e-communications and websites, 150 word maximum; Documents: declarations, communiqués, and other relevant NGO or multilateral organisation statements, 1,000 word maximum.

Please be advised that JPD has changed its submission procedures following its recent arrangement with Taylor & Francis. All submissions should be made electronically via the JPD site at ScholarOne, accessible at the following location: www.tandfonline.com/loi/rjpd20.  Copyright of articles published in the Journal rests with the publisher. For more information and Author Submission Guidelines please visit our website: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rjpd20/current.

Authors are advised to send abstracts for review first. Abstracts should be submitted in the following format, as an MS Word document containing: title; full author contact details (mailing, phone, email); a 50 word author biography; and a 250-500 word abstract. Abstracts should reach JPD by: November 8, 2013 for consideration in Volume 9, Number 3. Late submissions, including full manuscripts, will be considered pending space and may be referred to future issues. Authors who have difficulty accessing or submitting online are advised to contact the Managing Editor at jpd.production@gmail.com for assistance.

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