I. General Rules
1. The Journal of the Faculty of Political Science, which has been published regularly since 1943 and has been a refereed journal since 1999, is published quarterly (in March, June, September, December).
2. . Manuscripts submitted to the Journal of the Faculty of Political Science should not have been previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere. The total length of any manuscript submitted should be between 5,000 and 15,000 words in terms of the journal’s publication format. After manuscripts are accepted for publication, all copyright belongs to the Journal of the Faculty of Political Science. Board of Editors reserves the rights for the final decision about both the content and format of the paper.
3. Authors must provide their affiliation, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address and ORCID number.
4. The manuscripts should be pared according to the general rules of the journal in order to be sent to the referees. Otherwise the manuscript could be rejected. After the initial review of the editorial board, all manuscripts submitted to the journal are sent to two referees. According to the reviews sent by the referees, manuscripts may be accepted for publication, corrections may be requested, manuscripts may be rejected, or may be sent to third referee.
5. If corrections are requested, after having been corrected, the corrected manuscripts must be returned to the editorial board within two months at the latest.
6. Although the primary language of the journal is Turkish, articles written in other languages such as English, German and French can also be published. All manuscripts should contain abstract in Turkish and in the original language of the manuscript. The abstract should be between 150 and 200 words, and placed before the Introduction section of the manuscript. Similarly, the title of the manuscript and 5 keywords should be written both in Turkish and in the original language of the manuscript.
7. The journal may also give place to “book reviews” and notes under the name of “Chronicle” which examine contemporary events (facts).
8. It is assumed that a final spelling check of manuscripts submitted to the journal has been made and that the manuscript submitted via e-mail is in a state ready to be published. After manuscripts have been submitted, they will not be sent back to the author for editorial corrections. Hence, a greater than usual number of spelling mistakes may lead to the manuscript’s being rejected.
9. The authors are not paid royalties.
10. Manuscripts should be sent as .doc files to “sbfdergi@politics.ankara.edu.tr”.
11. One copy of the issue in which the accepted manuscript appears will be sent free to the author(s).

II. Writing Format
1. Manuscripts should be submitted as a Word file. Line spacing should be set to 1.5 spacing and the font size should be 12 in the body text and 10 in footnotes, abstract, references and tables. All text should be in Times New Roman font only.
2. The introduction and the conclusion sections should not be numbered. For the titles of following sections, only the initial letters should be capitalised.

III. Citations, Footnotes, and References
Citations within the text should be written in parentheses and References should also be arranged by using this citation system. Examples below are given to show how different sources should be written:

a) Books and articles with a single author

Citation in the text (book):
(Said, 2002: 35).

If there is more than one publication of an author in the same year:
(Said, 2002a:35); (Said, 2002b:40).

Citation in the references:
Said, Edward W. (1978), Orientalism (London: Pantheon Books).

Citation in the text (article):
(Waterbury, 1991: 15).

Citation in the references:
Waterbury, John (1991), “Twilight of State Bourgeoisie”, International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 23 (1): 1-17.

b) Books and articles with two authors

Citation in the text (book):
(Balibar and  Wallerstein, 2000: 67).

Citation in the references:
Balibar, Etienne and Immanuel Wallerstein (1991), Race, Nation, Class, (London: Verso).

Citation in the text (article):
(Buğra and Keyder, 2006: 219).

Citation in the references:
Buğra, Ayşe and Çağlar Keyder (2006), “The Turkish Welfare Regime in Transformation”, Journal of European Social Policy, 16 (3): 211-228.

c) Books and Articles with more than two authors:

Citation in the text (book):
(Atkinson, et.al., 1996: 45).

Citation in the references:
Atkinson, Anthony, Joseph Stiglitz and Alan Auerbach (1996), Handbook of Public Economics (London: Cambridge University Press).

Citation in the text (article):
(Davies, et.al., 1996: 45).

Citation in the references:
Davies, James, France St-Hilaire and John Whalley (1984), “Some Calculations of Lifetime Tax Incidence”, The American Economic Review, 74 (4): 103-117.

d) Articles in edited publications:

Citation in the text:
(Riddell, 1994: 53).

Citation in the references:
Riddell, Peter (1994), “Major and Parliament” , Kavanagh, Dennis and Anthony Seldon (Ed.), The Major Effect (London: Macmillan): 46-63.

e) Institutional publications or publications without an author:

Citation in the text:
(OECD, 2010: 145).

Citation in the references:
OECD (2010), World Development Report, 2009 (Paris).

f) Internet Sources:

Citation in the text:
(Sattar, 2018).

Citation in the references:
Sattar, Omar (2018), “Why Massoud Barzani returned to Baghdad”, Al Monitor, 01.12.2018, https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2018/11/barzani-iraq-kurdistan-baghdad-najaf.html (Last Accessed: 15.07.2019).

Citation in the text:
(U.S. Department of State, 2019).

Citation in the references:
U.S. Department of State (2019), “About the U.S. Department of State”, https://www.state.gov/about/about-the-u-s-department-of-state/ (Last Accessed: 15.07.2019).

g) Furthermore abbreviations may be used in the citations to various official publications or legislation with long names within the text: for example, European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR).

h) Footnotes should be used for explanations not for citations.

IV. Contact Details
Mailing Address:
Ankara Üniversitesi, Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi Dergisi
Yayın Kurulu
06590, Cebeci, Ankara, Turkey

Tel : (+90-312) 595 12 92- 595 13 92
Fax  : (+90-312) 319 77 36
E-mail : sbfdergi@politics.ankara.edu.tr
Website : www.politics.ankara.edu.tr

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