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Author Guidelines

 Journal of Security Studies and Global Politics responds to a significant gap in the existing journals in both fields, security studies and in International politics. Areas of interest would include: Global politics, International Relations and Development, Public policy, Security issues, Global Economics, International Law and Terrorism.

Author Instruction

Informative tittle should get the attention of reader and tittle should be in capitals. Complete author name(s) with their postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses are required. The abstract should be printed after author name(s) and six key words are required at the end. Main headings (Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Acknowledgement(s), References) should be in capitals and placed by the left margin. All manuscripts must have a short title, up to six key words and an abstract (without writing the heading “Abstract” on it). Introduction should contain strictly pertinent references related to scientific work. Materials and Methods should be concise but allow confirmation of observations and repetition of the study. Results should be presented in a logical sequence with important observation along with tables and figures. In Discussion, the finding should be summarized without repeating the data in result and authors should relate the observation with relevant studies.    
References
Surnames along with year should be mention in txt section and references are listed alphabetically by surname in the references section. Benish (2015) has reported……., the observation are related according to recent study (Benish, 20015)…….”. Multiple references should be in ascending orders Benish et al., 1993; Benish et al., 1993a and 1994. The name of the first author should be invested, year of publication, title {lower case letters except for books, proceedings of international seminars/workshops and important research reports where capitals are used for first letters of various words), abbreviated name of periodicals, volume and number of first and last pages of the article. All reference entries must be cited in the body of the paper.

Some example references are:

  1. Article in journal, magazine and serial publication Benish, C., M., M.F. Abbas, N. Mehmood, A. Ghani and A. Qadir. 2015. Major diseases of Potato and their management in Pakistan. PP. J. Sci Plat. 1:401-405.
  2. Books (including bulletins, reports, multivolume works, series) Benish, C. and M.F. Abbas. 2015. Statistical Procedures: A biometrical approach. 3rd ed. McGraw Hill Book Co., New York.
  3. Chapter in a book Benish, C. 2015. Agriculture the major economy. p. 786-832. In: J. Ghani and A.S. Ahmed (ed.). Feedstuffs evaluation. Butterworths, London.
  4. Conference, symposium or workshop proceedings Benish, C. and M. F. Ghafoor. 2015. Mojor vegetables and their management. p. 124-134. In: A. Qadir and A. Ghani (ed.) Prospects for biosaline research. Proc. US-Pak. Biosaline Res. Workshop. 11-13 Mar. 2015. National Agricultural Research Centre, Islam bad Pakistan.
  5. Dissertation or thesis Abbas, M.F. 2015. Cloning and sequences of PVY coat protein gene from potato crop of Pakistan. Ph. D diss., Dept. Plant Pathol., Univ. Queensland, St Lucia, Australia.
  6. Website and Software Government of Pakistan. 2015. Economic survey of Pakistan. (online available at http://www.finance.gov.pk/survey_1415.html).
  7. Organization/ Govt. department documents Ministry of Finance. 2009. Economic Survey of Pakistan 2008-09. Finance and Economic Affairs Division, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Abbreviations and units should be as described in the international system unit. Editable pictures and tables should be provided in manuscript along with separate files.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

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