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Call for Papers

Innovations is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal committed to publishing the finest student work in the field of political science. The Editorial Board is seeking contributions from graduate students for the next issue, which will be published in Summer, 2008.

Submission Guidelines

All submissions should be unpublished manuscripts or book reviews that address relevant topics in any of the sub-fields of political science:

  • Canadian / American Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Politics
  • Public Policy
  • Area Studies
  • Political Thought
  • Political Economy
Manuscripts should be between 4,000 and 5,000 words, and must include a cover page, abstract, and complete citations (footnotes preferred) formatted in Chicago style. Manuscripts should be submitted double-spaced with 1" margins and typed in 12-point font. Abstracts should be no more than 250 words. The cover page should include all author contact information. Please do not include author information in any part of the manuscript, except the cover page. Authors should submit an electronic copy in Microsoft Word format. Book reviews should follow the same basic formatting as the manuscripts but be between 800 and 1,200 words in length.

The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2008.

If you are interested in taking advantage of this exciting opportunity, please email your manuscript or book review to

Innovations: A Journal of Politics
Department of Political Science
University of Calgary
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Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

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