GUIDELINES FOR CONTRIBUTORS TO CULTURE AND ECUCATION
We invite researchers to contribute scientific articles and book reviews in the fields of social sciences and humanities. Submission of original articles is open to all researchers, irrespective of discipline and institutional allocation.
All manuscripts are reviewed initially by the Editors. Those papers that meet the editorial standards of the journal and fit within its aims and scope will be submitted for peer review through a blind reviewing process.
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSIONS
Manuscripts should be prepared by the author and send by email to the editorial team of Culture and Education at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each manuscript should contain:
- Name and surname of the Author (in the footnote there should be provide affiliation, country and email contact to the Author), full title and subtitle (if any) of the text.
- Abstract up to 250 words, their function is to show/present the goals, ways of analysis and main conclusions.
- Up to 8 key words.
- Articles in section Article-Studies should contain up to 40 000 characters (including the main text, abstracts, key words, tables and diagrams, footnotes and references), it should be divided into sections with not numbered internal titles.
- Reviews, commentary on reviews, reports should contain up to 20 000 characters. The title of the review should look as follows: Name and Surname of the Author of the review, (rev.), Name and Surname of the Author of the book, the title of the book in italics, Name of the Publishing House, place and year of publishing, pp. (the whole number of pages of the book).
(e.g. Emilia Żyłkiewicz-Płońska, (rev.) Mirosław Sobecki, Kultura symboliczna a tożsamość. Studium tożsamości kulturowej Polaków na Grodzieńszczyźnie z perspektywy edukacji międzykulturowej, Trans Humana Wydawnictwo Uniwersyteckie, Białystok 2007, pp. 436.
- Footnotes should be kept to a minimum and contain additional information, which the Author is willing to add to the main text.
- References in the text should follow APA Style and be cited as (Author’s Surname, Year, page) (Rutter, 2006, p. 8), (Walker & Salt, 2006, p. 27), (Elliott et al., 2006, p. 278) and an alphabetical references section follows the text.
- References should be written in alphabetical order.
- Titles of books and articles should be written in italics.
In case of books – Author’s Surname, the first letter of a Name. (publication year). Title of the book in italics, place of publishing: publisher.
Nikitorowicz, J. (2009). Edukacja regionalna i międzykulturowa. Warszawa: Wydawnictwa Akademickie i Profesjonalne.
In case of collective works – Author’s Surname, the first letter of a Name. (Ed.). (publication year). Title of the book in italics. place of publishing: publisher.
Combrinck-Graham, L. (Ed.). (1995). Children in Families at Risk. New York: Guilford.
Duncan, G. J., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (Eds.). (1994). Consequences of Growing Up Poor. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
In case of articles in collective works – Author’s Surname, the first letter of a Name. (publication year). Title of the article or chapter. In: the first letter of the Author’s Name. Surname (Ed.), Title of the book in italics (pp.). place of publishing: publisher.
Cross, T. L. (1998). Understanding family resiliency from a relational world view. In H. I. McCubbin, E. A. Thompson, A. I. Thompson, & J. E. Fromer (Eds.), Resiliency in Native American and immigrant families (pp.143–157). Thousand Oaks: Sage.
In case of an article in a journal – Author’s Surname, the first letter of a Name. (publication year). Article title, Journal title in italics, Volume (Issue), pp.
Savvides, N. (2006). Developing a European Identity: a Case Study of the European School at Culham, Comparative Education, 42(1), pp.113–129.
Internet sources – If the article has a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) number, it has to be added at the end of the reference. Author’s Surname, first letter of a Name. (publication year). Article title, Journal title in italics, Volume (Issue), pp. DOI: xxxxx.
Lipsitt, L. P., & Demick, J. (2011). Resilience Science Comes of Age: Old Age That Is. PsycCRITIQUES, 36(26), DOI:10.1037/a0023900.
- *.doc or *.docx format.
- 1,5 line spacing.
- Margins 2.5 cm.
- Font – Times New Roman.
- Justified text.
- Internal title (not enumerated).
Tables: The actual tables should be supplied either at the end of the text or in a separate file and their position is indicated by a note in the text as [Table 1 near here]. All tables should have short descriptive captions with footnotes and their source(s) typed below the tables. Tables should present new information rather than duplicating what is in the text. Readers should be able to interpret the table without reference to the text. Please supply editable files.
Illustrations: All diagrams and photographs are termed as 'Figures' and should be referred to as such in the manuscript. They should be numbered consecutively. Line diagrams should be presented in a form suitable for immediate reproduction (i.e. not requiring redrawing). They should be reproducible to a final printed text area of 190 mm x 120 mm. Figures should be high quality (1200 dpi for line art, 600 dpi for grayscale and 300 dpi for color, at the correct size). Figures should be saved as JPG.
Spellings: UK spellings may be used.
Punctuation: use single quotation marks with double quotes inside single quotes. Present dates in the form 1 May 1998. Do not use points in abbreviations, contractions or acronyms (e.g. AD, USA, Dr, PhD).
Funding details: Please supply all details required by your funding and grant-awarding bodies as follows: For single agency grants: This work was supported by the [Funding Agency] under Grant [number xxxx]. For multiple agency grants: This work was supported by the [funding Agency 1]; under Grant [number xxxx]; [Funding Agency 2] under Grant [number xxxx]; and [Funding Agency 3] under Grant [number xxxx].
Additionally we ask for:
- Originality statement.
- Statement saying that the article is not in any other publishing process.