Jindal Journal of Public Policy : Call for papers (Submission deadline 15.08.2021)
The Jindal Journal of Public Policy (JJPP) is the flagship academic publication of the Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP). JJPP is one of the crucial arms of JSGP aspiring to publish and disseminate rigorous theoretical, applied and empirical research that augments our existing understanding of public policies and their impact. It welcomes original and unpublished essays from all social science disciplines and all shades of intellectual persuasions. All essays published in the Journal are subjected to rigorous peer review, based on initial editors’ screening and double-blind referring by independent experts.
Submission deadline: Though this is an ongoing submission process, if one is able to submit by 15.08.2021 we would be able to consider the piece for the upcoming volume to be published in the next volume
The main areas covered by the Journal are as follows:
- Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of public policy
- Comparative study of public policy
- Economic Policies
- Diversity, equity, inclusion and public policy
- Gender and social exclusions
- Life and Livelihoods in the time of the pandemic
- Democracy, citizenship, electoral politics and public policy
- Political Economy of public policy
- Public institutions, and models of governance
- Law, economics and public policy
- Science, technology, and sustainability
- Human Development, capabilities and freedom
- Quantitative analysis and evaluation of development policies
- Health, education, nutrition, water supply and sanitation
- Environment, climate change and energy
Manuscripts should be sent in electronic format (word document) and addressed to the Executive Editors at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submission could be of three kinds:
- Original research articles (7000-8000 words, excluding references and appendix, but inclusive of tables and figures),
- Perspectives (4000-6000 words)
- Commentaries (2500-3000 words)
Your paper your way: You may choose to submit your manuscript as a single word document for the first process of refereeing. Please follow the broad instructions provided below for the same. At the stage of revision, you will be requested to follow the style sheet used by Routledge India. Please refer to our current issue for writing and referencing style: https://jgu.edu.in/jsgp/research/jindal-journal-public-policy/. All primary research based submissions need to have internal ethical clearance from the Ethics Review Committee/Board of their respective institutions.
Guidelines for initial submission:
- The title page should include
- Title, authors’ name and contact information
- Keywords and JEL codes
- Abstract (200 words)
- The manuscript should include
- Keywords and JEL codes
- Abstract (200 words)
- All figures (include relevant captions)
- All tables (include titles, description, and footnotes)
- Ensure all figure and table citations in the text match the files provided
- Supplemental files (wherever applicable): this would include the clean coded primary data. The data would be published on the website. If you do not want to send the data, valid explanation is needed
- Further considerations:
- Submission in form of word docs with 12-point Times New Roman, double spaced
- Manuscript has been ‘spell checked’ and ‘grammar checked’
- All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text, and vice versa
- A competing interests statement is provided, even if the authors have no competing interests to declare
- Ethical clearance: provide the necessary documents related to ethical clearance whenever primary data collection is involved
- Permission has been obtained for use of copyrighted material from other sources (including the Internet)
- One author has been designated as the corresponding author with contact details (address and email id)
- Undergraduate and post-graduate students should submit their papers along with a recommendation letter from a faculty who has supervised the process of writing the paper.
- Please ensure use of inclusive language (acknowledging diversity, promoting equal opportunities, and sensitivity to differences).
- The review process is a blind review process with four stages.
- If a paper is summarily rejected, the result would be made known within the first 3 weeks of submission.
- The author would be required to submit the full revised paper in the specific format within 30 days of receiving reviewer’s comments. Please note that mere incorporation of suggested changes do not guarantee acceptance or publication.
- The revised paper would be sent back to the reviewer for further scrutiny and authors may be asked to make further changes.
- Final decision to publish rests on the editorial team, in consultation with the reviewer.
- The editorial team do not undertake language editing. The authors might be required to take editorial assistance.
- Students are requested to send paper through faculties with their recommendation.