Author Guidelines

Submission to Journal of Aesthetics & Culture is taken to imply that the same manuscript is not under consideration by another journal. If the manuscript forms part of a book currently in press, the authors should specify details of the publisher and expected date of publication.

Please note that the submitting author will be the principal contact for editorial correspondence, throughout the peer review and proofreading process, if applicable.

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Language All articles should be written in English - British or American as long as consistency is observed. SI units should be used. Please subject the manuscript to professional language editing before submitting the final version if you are not a native speaker. A list of services can be found here.

Publication fee See here.

WAIVER POLICY - please see here.

WITHDRAWAL OF MANUSCRIPT If you withdraw your manuscript after it has been peer reviewed, or after it has been typeset (but not yet published) you will be charged according to the following:

For peer review: EUR 225/USD 240 per article
For peer review and typesetting: EUR 395/USD 425 per article

Title The title should be informative and accurate and at the same time trigger the interest of the reader. A short running head will be derived from the title to appear on each page of the paper.

Title page Organize the title page in the following way: 1) title of manuscript, 2) name of author(s), 3) name of department(s) and institution(s), and 4) name and full postal address of the corresponding author who also acts as 'Guarantor' for all parts of the paper.

Figures Upon acceptance please supply figures/graphics/images in at least 300 dpi. For further information please see Guidelines.

If the figures/graphics/images have been taken from sources not copyrighted by the author, it is the author’s sole responsibility to secure the rights from the copyright holder to reproduce those figures/graphs/images for both worldwide print and web publication. All reproduction costs charged by the copyright holder must be borne by the author.

When figures/graphics/images are reproduced, a parenthesis should be added to the figure legend thus: (Reproduced with permission from xxx.)

Abstract Articles must include an abstract of up to 300 words. The abstract should stand alone, enabling a reader to decide whether or not to proceed to the full text of the article.

If and when the paper is accepted, please provide a photo and a short biography (50-75 words) of each author to follow the final manuscript file.

Keywords After the abstract, please give 5-10 key words for readers looking for material by key word searching on Internet. Avoid using the same words as in the title.

Biographical details Include full name(s), current professional affiliation, and an email address for correspondence. If more than one author, please indicate who the corresponding author is.

Section headings Please do not number section headings. Use a maximum of three levels of headings made clear by orthographic indicators, i.e. capitals, italics, bold etc.

Quotations Please use double quotation marks. Quotations longer than 40 words should appear in a separate paragraph, indented by tapping a ca 1cm right margin, without quotation marks.

Notes The journal presents bibliographic information in notes only (no bibliography). Notes should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they first appear in the text and collected together at the end of the manuscript in that order, with all bibliographic information (see examples below).

Use the N style of the Chicago Manual of Style. Check for full details here

Books and journals

Follow the styles as exemplified below. Use Ibid. to refer to the immediate prior full reference, thus:

5. Brian Barry, Justice as Impartiality (Oxford: Clarendon, 1995), 31-39, 46-51.
6. Ibid., 51.
7. Ibid., 224-28.

For a later reference to an already mentioned source, follow this style:

42. Jürgen Habermas, The Inclusion of the Other, ed. Ciaran Cronin and Pablo De Greiff (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1998), 42.
47. Habermas, The Inclusion of the Other, 43.

Journals

  1. John Maynard Smith, “The Origin of Altruism,” Nature 393 (1998): 639.
  2. Ayelet Shachar and Ran Hirschl, “Citizenship as Inherited Property,” Political Science 35 (2007): 253.
  3. Jes Anderson et al., “Globalisation,” The New Journal 1 (2007): 23.

Popular magazine

  1. Steve Martin, “Sports-Interview Shocker,” New Yorker, May 6, 2002, 84.

Newspaper article

  1. William S. Niederkorn, “A Scholar Recants on His ‘Shakespeare’ Discovery,” New York Times, June 20, 2002, Arts section, Midwest edition.

Books

One author

  1. Wendy Doniger, Splitting the Difference (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999), 65.

 

Two authors

  1. Guy Cowlishaw and Robin Dunbar, Primate Conservation Biology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000), 104–7.

 

Four or more authors

  1. Edward O. Laumann et al., The Social Organization of Sexuality: Sexual Practices in the United States (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994), 262.

 

Some sources and documents are available in print, but also reproduced electronically for wide dissemination—government publications are an obvious example. If you use the electronic version of such a document, please give the URL and date on which you last accessed the electronic file to the citation.