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Author Guidelines

Papers submitted for publication must conform to the following guidelines:

·        Papers should discuss about the mayor themes of Law, Education, Economics and Islamic Thought, written either in Indonesis, English or Arabic;
  • Papers must be typed in one-half spaced on 16x24 cm paper size;
  • Papers’ length is about 6000-10,000 words including text, all tables and figures, notes, references, and appendices intended for publication.
  • All submission must include a 150-200 word abstract and 5 keywords.
  • Full name(s) of the author(s) must be stated, along with his/her/their institution and complete address;
  • All submission should be in Doc file format;
  • Arabic words should be transliterated according to the style of Library of Congres;
  • Bibliographical reference must be noted in footnote and bibliography according to Chichago Manual of style 16th Edition.
  • When a source is cited for the first time, full information is provided: full name(s) of author(s), title of the source in italic, place of publication, publishing company, date of publication, and the precise page that is cited. For the following citations of the same source, list the author’s last name, two or three words of the title, and the specific page number(s). The word ibid. may be used, but op.cit., and loc.cit. are not.
  • Example in footnotes:

1 Mircea Eliade (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Religion, vol. 8 (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1995), p. 18.

2 Norman Daniel, Islam and the West (Oxford: One World Publications, l99l), p. 190.

3 Eliade (ed.), The Encyclopedia…, pp. 119-30.

  • Example in bibliography:

Eliade, Mircea (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Religion, vol. 8, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1995.

Daniel, Norman, Islam and the West, Oxford: One World Publications, 1991.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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