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Executive Editor, JIWS
Department of Anthropology
Bridgewater State College
Bridgewater, MA 02135
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Abstracts and key words should be included in the same file as the article.
Authors should include a key word or phrase about their research methodology.
The maximum length of any contribution should be 7,500 words, inclusive of notes and bibliography.
Contributions should be double-spaced, including all notes and references. Page numbers should be placed in the upper-right corner, paragraphs should be indented, and all illustrations and tables should be labeled and captioned accurately. Use Times New Roman, 12 point font, left-justified text, and bold-faced headings. Follow APA or MLA citation styles.
All submissions should include an abstract of 300 words or less and three key words suitable for indexing and abstracting services.
Final submissions following revisions should be single spaced; right justified; bold headings with no space between heading and paragraph including title and abstract; the phrase key words should be italicized; references/bibliographies should be single spaced with hanging paragraphs. Authors should consult recent editions for guidelines and send inquiries to the editor.
In the interests of double-blind reviewing, only the title of the paper should appear on the first page. Authors should include their name and affiliation and any acknowledgements on a separate page.
A brief biographical note of not more than 80 words about each author should be supplied on a separate page.
Contributors should bear in mind the international nature of the journal's audience. Endnote explanations are necessary for all political & geographic references, popular culture references, as well as academic references. Please do not assume that scholars who are famous in one country bear similar prestige elsewhere.
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