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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.
  • The submission is not before another journal for consideration (or if untrue, an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font (Times New Roman); 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

The International Journal of Illich Studies accepts original manuscripts for publication. Manuscripts must follow the guidelines established in either the Chicago Manual of Style (17th edition) or the publication manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) (7th edition). Files are to be in Word format (.doc, .docx), and named in the following manner: author's last name (underscore) date of submission (separated in dashes)  Hayes_02-16-2014.doc

The following types of manuscripts are acceptable:

Featured Articles: Featured articles are essays and extended analyses of ideas related to the work of Ivan Illich. Manuscripts will be a maximum of 8,000 words.

Book Reviews: Reviews of contemporary books related to the writings or ideas of Ivan Illich will be accepted for publication. Book reviews should be a maximum of 1,000 words. Books chosen for review should have been published in the last five years.

Editorials: Editorials are essays using the ideas and writings of Ivan Illich to discuss and analyze current issues in culture, arts, science & technology, politics and education. Manuscripts are to be a maximum of 1,500 words.

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