Contributions and editorial correspondence should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Manuscripts must be in English, Turkish or Arabic and should be approximately between 6,000-8,000 words. Authors should not submit manuscripts that are under consideration for publication elsewhere. All typescripts will be assessed by academic referees. Authors are free to submit contributions electronically as email attachments or on filling the submission form on Submission system at JISPOL website.
Please provide a title page indicating the article title, author's full name (in the form preferred for publication), and author's affiliation (including mailing address and email address). Manuscript pages should be numbered consecutively. Spelling, capitalization, and punctuation must be consistent within each article.
Manuscripts should include an abstract with the length of maxiumum 200 words and it must contain no references and followed by maximum 5 keywords. Abstract should set out briefly and clearly the main objectives and results/conclusions of the work, and it should give a clear idea of what has been achieved.
Authors are recommended to follow Times New Roman, 12 punto and 1.5 lines in the main text. Titles must be 14 punto bold, sub-titles be 12 punto regular and third-sub-titles be in 12 punto italic. 9 punto should be followed in footnotes.
Page Layout must be 4 inches from top, 2,5 inches from right, left and bottom.
Abbreviations and capitalizations should be consistent throughout the text. The use of full stops in lower case abbreviations is necessary (et al., ibid., ed.). However please avoid using this type of punctuation in capitalized abbreviations (UN; Washington, DC), with the exception of the abbreviation for the United States of America, which must include points (U.S.).
Dates within the article to be given as follows: 1 June 2010, 1990s, 21st century, mid-18th century, 1991-2001.
Please use double quotation marks for all quotations; and single ones for concepts that are not directly quoted (eg. so-called ‘hard power’) as well as for quotes within quotes.
If the quoted sentence exceeds more than 30 words, you should omit the quotation marks, start the quote from a new line and indent the quote about 1cm from the left/right-hand margin of the page.
Pages should be numbered using digit numbers in the footer of each page.
ILLUSTRATIONS AND TABLES
Illustrations and tables should be submitted in a separate word document. But they aren’t submitted as original artwork. All illustrations must be submitted as in jpeg or pdf format. Tables should be comprehensible without reference to the text. Type each on a separate sheet and indicate the approximate position in the text with a marginal note.
PROOFS AND LOANWORDS AND FOREIGN WORDS
All articles accepted for publication will be copy-edited and proofread. Copy-edited typescripts of articles and reviews will be sent to authors; this represents the final opportunity for authors to make corrections or amendments to their work, as proofs are not circulated to authors.
Foreign words accepted in English usage should be spelled in accordance with the New Oxford Dictionary of English or the Concise Oxford Dictionary.
Article references and bibliographies should be followed American Psychological Association Style (APA) throughout the manuscript. The up-to-date APA rules can be found at https://apastyle.apa.org/ .