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INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS

 

1. SUBMISSION

 

CLASSIFICATION OF ARTICLE. Categorization of scientific papers establishing the following categories on the procedure of by the reviewers.

a) Original scientifi c paper is one in which the work was fi rst published article on the results of the research generated by applying scientifi c methods. The text should allow recovery of research and that the facts can be verifi ed. Working as a rule should be organized according to the scheme IMRAD (Introduction, Methods, Research and Discussion).

b) Review article makes a synthesis of views arising from recent works about a particular subject area, developed as compression, analysis, synthesis and evaluation in order to show the regularity, regulation, trend, or the causal relationship in connection with the phenomena studied - work that has genuine detailed and critical review of the research problem or area in which the author made a contribution.

c) Short or preliminary announcement is an original scientifi c paper but a full format of the preliminary small-scale or character in which some elements IMRAD and can be omitted - it is a concise presentation of results of completed original research work or work which ismstill in progress.

d) Scientifi c criticism / debate / review is a discussion on a particular scientifi c topic based solely on scientifi c arguments, in which the author proves the validity of certain criteria / opinion, that confi rms or refutes the fi ndings of other authors.

In scientific work, there must be more than 50% references in English, German and French languages. In scientific work, there must be more than 60% references from scientific journals indexed in the Web of Science, Scopus, Journal Citation Reports.

 

FITTING THE ARTICLE. Scientific papers should  be designed and  equipped as follows.

a) The manuscript should be prepared computer in a newspaper an item spacing - Line Spacing (1). Font should be Times New Roman in Latin encoding. The font size of text and font size 12 abstract and key words 11 italic.

b) The scope of work should be up to 8 000 words, including abstract, tables, notes and references.

c) The text should be prepared in reading (lecturerly) and technical.

d) Please citate this must be unique. All authors are required to use the numerical guidance system of references - footnotes subsystem. Citation system should be according to the Chicago style.

 

Examples in Chicago Style: in footnote - Martin Segalan, Sociology of the family, Belgrade: Clio, 2009, p. 10.; Michael Woolcock and Deepa Narayan, “Social Capital: Implications for Development Theory, Research, and Policy”, World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 15(2), 2000. p.3.: in Literature - Segalan, Martin. Sociology of the Family. Belgrade: Clio. 2009.; Woolcock, Michael & Deepa Narayan. “Social Capital: Implications for Development Theory, Research, and Policy”. World Bank Research Observer.  2000. Vol. 15(2).

 

 2. PEER-REVIEW PROCESS   

 

Papers will only be sent to review if the Editor-in-Chief determines that the paper meets the appropriate quality and relevance requirements. Only the work which in the process of reviewing wins two positive reviews (double-blind peer review process), will be considered scientific and classified according to the instruction of the reviewers. The acceptance criteria for all papers are the quality and originality of the research and its significance to our readership. Final acceptance or rejection rests with the Editorial Board, who reserve the right to refuse any material for publication. The authors will be kept informed about the position/status of their submission and the need to supplement their paper according to the requirements of the reviewers.

3. PUBLICATION ETHICS        

 

Each author gives a statement that their paper has not been published or filed for publication in another journal.

Authors should put in the note all collaborators who contributed to the research but are not included in the co-operation team. Also, authors should point out sources of funding research if needed.

Submission of manuscripts by the author confirms that he agrees with the transfer of copyright to the Sociological Discourse.

Sociological Discourse requires that all authors disclose any potential sources of conflict of interest. Any interest or relationship, financial or otherwise that might be perceived as influencing an author's objectivity is considered a potential source of conflict of interest.

The paper that has already been published in Sociological discourse, cannot be re-published (reprint), or under similar title or in altered form in any another journal. Responsibility in this regard shall be borne by the author of the article, the irregularities resulting from a violation of this rule will be publicly presented in the next issue.

4. ARCHIVING 

 

All papers published in the Sociological Discourse will be preserved in electronic form in the archive basis of the Scientific Association Sociological Discourse available on our website, as well as in the printed form of the journal.