Notes for Contributors

 Authors who wish to submit their manuscript to Atılım Social Sciences Journal should take into account the following:

  • The manuscript should be an original work not published elsewhere.
  • Manuscripts simultaneously submitted to other journals or publication outlets will not be considered.
  • The manuscript should be double-spaced throughout including footnotes, tables and references.
  • The first page of the manuscript should include
    • The title of the manuscript
    • The names of the author(s) and their affiliations
    • Contact information of the corresponding author
    • An abstract of not more than 200 words
    • Three to five keywords
  • Except for the first page, the manuscript should not contain any information that may reveal the identity of the author(s). Acknowledgements should also appear on the first page.
  • The manuscripts may be in Turkish or English (US spelling).
  • Manuscripts should be submitted electronically in MS-Word format to the following e-mail address:
  • Manuscripts should be between 3500-8000 words. Manuscripts that are outside these limits will not be considered. Book report length should be between 600-800 words.
  • All correspondence with the author(s) will be made by e-mail.
  • Manuscripts submitted to the journal are first evaluated in terms of their suitability for the journal and their compliance with the journal’s format requirements. Manuscripts meeting these criteria are sent to two referees for evaluation. Based on the recommendations of the referees, the manuscript may be accepted, accepted subject to minor revision, accepted subject to resubmission (requiring major revision and reevaluation by the referees) or not accepted. The editorial board makes the final decision on which issue accepted papers will appear in.


Referencing Examples

In-text referencing:
Single author: (Buğra 2000) 
Two authors: (Tuncay and Ekmekçi 2009) 
Three or more authors: (Köse, et al. 2003) 
Indicating page numbers: (Buğra 2000, 22-24)
Citing two works together: (Buğra 2000, 15; Köse, et al. 2003).
Citing two or more works by same author published in the same year: (Tansel 2002a; 2002b)
Translated work: (Ollmann 2001 [1979])
Newspaper: (New York Times 12 September 2004, 19-20) 
Citations in footnotes: see (Uygur 2001)
When author, newspaper or institution names are used in the text: 
According to Tuncay and Ekmekçi (2009, 53) ... 
New York Times (12 Sept. 2004, 19) reported …

References Section:

Book, Single Author
Gifis, Stephen H. 2008. Dictionary of Legal Terms. 4th ed. Hauppauge, NY: Barron’s Educational Series.

Book, Two Authors
Collins, Jane L. and Victoria Mayer. 2010. Both Hands Tied: Welfare Reform and the Race to the Bottom in the Low-Wage Labor Market. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Book, Three or More Authors, Edited
Kibritçioğlu, Aykut, Libby Rittenberg, and Faruk Selçuk. eds. 2002. Inflation and Disinflation in Turkey. Aldershot, UK & Burlington, VT: Ashgate.

Translated Book, Reprint Edition
Sümer, Faruk, Ahmet E. Uysal, and Warren S. Walker, ed. and trans. 1991. [1972] The Book of Dede Korkut: A Turkish Epic. Reprint, Lubbock: University of Texas Press.
Note: The original publication date of the translated book is given in square brackets.

Article in Book
Cantwell, John. 2006. Innovation and competitiveness. In The Oxford Handbook of Innovation. eds. Jan Fagerberg, David C. Mowery and Richard N. Nelson, 543-567. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Journal Article
Dankoff, Robert. 2005. The Seyahatname of Evliya Çelebi as a literary monument. Journal of Turkish Literature 1(1), 71-84. 
Note: The volume and issue numbers should be given in the following format volume(issue).

Electronic Documents, Working Paper
Acemoglu, Daron and Veronica Guerrieri. 2006. Capital deepening and non-balanced economic growth. NBER Working Papers No 12475. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research.
Note: For electronic materials that are frequently updated, the date of access should also be included in parantheses following the web link as follows (accessed 10 June 2007).

Unpublished Conference Paper
Kenter, Yıldız and Talat Halman. 2010. Turkish love: Love poetry of Anatolia. Paper presented at the fifth international IDEA conference: Studies in English, April 14-16, Atılım University, Ankara.

Unpublished Thesis
Hunter, Dale. 2003. The facilitation of sustainable co-operative processes in organisations. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Western Sydney.

Government or Other Organizational Document
SIS (State Institute of Statistics). 2002. Gross Domestic Product by Provinces, 2000. Ankara: SIS (in Turkish).
Note: The original language is given in parantheses at the end.