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Call for Papers/Guidelines

The Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences (JSBS) seeks manuscripts of creative thought in the social and behavioral sciences. The JSBS was founded in 1935 by the Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists. It is a referred Journal published by the Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists, Inc.

Three copies of the manuscript should be submitted with a separate cover page listing the (a) author(s) and their titles; (b) institutional affiliation; (c) the individual to whom all correspondence should be directed (the contact person) and his/her complete mailing address and telephone and fax numbers; and (d) the paper title. A 50-word abstract should be submitted which presents the principal or theoretical points of the manuscript. All manuscripts are reviewed anonymously by at least three referees from the Publisher's Committee. The paper must not be submitted elsewhere while under review by the Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

For questions regarding JSBS, contact Dr. Gail Fulgham at rhona.g.fulgham@jsums.edu.

SUBMISSION FEES

 

When submitting manuscript for review, please send three copies along with a $50 submission fee. Checks should be made payable to the Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists. A decision will be made on manuscript acceptance not more than four (4) weeks from the date received (unless received during the summer session).

2019 JSBS Paper Development Workshop

The first annual Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences Paper Development Workshop (JSBS-PDW) will be held Wednesday March 6, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Organized by Dr. David Ford (University of Texas at Dallas) and Dr. Doreen B. Hilton (Fayetteville State University), the 2019 JSBS-PDW will be facilitated by JSBS editors, editors of other scholarly journals, editorial board members, and other experienced scholars.


The purpose of the JSBS-PDW is to provide scholars with developmental feedback on their current research projects to enhance the potential of the manuscripts for publication in JSBS.

MANUSCRIPT GUIDELINES

  • All manuscripts should be styled according to the Chicago Manual of Style 16th edition (Chicago:  University Press, 2010).

  • All manuscripts accepted should be submitted in MS Word (Version 7.0 or higher.) Manuscript should include:

  • Text and quotations must be neatly typed on one side and single spaced on 8 ½ x 11 inches (including tables, charts, graphs, etc.);

  • Margins should be at least one inch on each side;

  • Manuscript should be typed using the Times New Roman font (12 point for main text, 14 point for major headings;

  • Footnotes must be neatly typed, single spaced and at the bottom of the page using the Times New Roman font (8 point);

  • A clean, original copy of tables, charts, figures, or graphs should be placed near the text materials and numbered; and

  • Manuscripts must not exceed 15 double-spaced typewritten pages of 8 1/2 x 11 inches (including tables, charts, graphs, etc.).

Send all manuscripts and applicable submission fee(s) to:

Gail G.  Fulgham, Editor/Cathy Turner, Editorial Coordinator (rhona.g.fulgham@jsums.edu)

Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Economics, Finance and General Business

Jackson State University * P.O. Box 17760

Jackson, MS 39217