Thursday, August 2, 2012

Call for Papers

January 1, 2013 will see the release of the inaugural issue of "Developments in Spontaneous Orders: A Journal of Diversity, Globalization, and Entrepreneurship," a peer-reviewed journal of the EDGE Center, a social science research center at UT-Dallas.

We are seeking papers for our inaugural issue on our journal's theme(s):
  • Spontaneous Orders
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Diversity
  • Globalization
  • Science and Technology
We encourage all scholars interested in exploring how the above themes can help us better understand our social world to consider submitting original academic papers. Acceptable papers can range from case studies to theoretical explorations.

Since this is an online journal, we are accepting papers year-round. Papers will be published two at a time throughout the year, with each issue consisting of a year's worth of papers. To have a paper considered for publication on the release date, please submit by Oct. 1, 2012

Manuscripts should be sent as Microsoft Word attachments via email to Manuscripts submitted to this journal should not have been published elsewhere and should not simultaneously be submitted to another journal.

Please be sure that the first page of your manuscript contains the title of the article, the names and affiliations of all authors, any notes or acknowledgments, as well as, the complete mailing addresses of all authors. The second page should contain no author information as well as an abstract of no more than 150 words and 5 to 7 keywords.

Manuscripts should be Times New Roman 12 font. We are an interdisciplinary journal, and the writing must be intelligible to the professional reader who is not a specialist in any particular field. Manuscripts that do not conform to these requirements and the following manuscript format may be returned to the author prior to review for correction.

Papers should be between 8,000 and 11,000 words in length. The entire manuscript should be double spaced.

I encouarge everyone to spread the word and to freely repost this call for papers.
Troy Camplin, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow, EDGE Center
Editor, Developments in Spontaneous Orders: A Journal of Diversity, Globalization, and Entrepreneurship

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