Instructions to Contributors

Just Labour's Editorial Committee encourages submissions from academics and researchers based outside academia.

* The submission deadline for Volume 22 is March 31st 2014 *

Articles

  1. Just Labour is an electronic transfer journal that aims to bring leading research in the area of labour studies to a broad audience. All articles should adhere to principles of clear, jargon-free language friendly to both academic and non-academic readers. Clear language does not oversimplify, or leave out essential information, but does make the contributions widely accessible.

  2. Just Labour recommends that submissions not exceed 5,000 words. Each article must be accompanied by a 150-word abstract. Contributors will kindly specify any personal information, such as professional designations or institutional affiliations, they wish to have included below their name, in the title frame.

  3. Just Labour is a formally refereed journal. All articles, both solicited and unsolicited, are subject to a review process by the Editorial Committee. The Committee may also edit submissions for length and writing style. All material will be submitted to the author for final approval before publication.

  4. The use of graphs, charts, photographs and subheadings, where appropriate, will be accommodated.

  5. Articles should not contain excessive endnotes. Authors may reference important materials in the text (e.g. Smith, 2001) which will be included in a brief bibliography at the end of the article. Endnote notation is the style employed by Just Labour.

  6. Stylistically, all submissions to Just Labour should be single spaced, with all margins set to 1.5 inches. Just Labour employs 11pt. Book Antiqua font for all text, with the exception of the article title which is set to 13pt. All title headings, as well as any sub-headings within the piece, should be CAPITALIZED, in accordance with Just Labour style.

  7. All bibliographic notions should follow Chicago style.

    For journal articles:
    Doe, J. 2004. "Article Title". Journal Name. Vol. X, No. X.,

    For books:
    Doe, J. 2004. Title. City: Publisher.

  8. All articles must be submitted electronically in a PC compatible format (MS-WORD) or WordPerfect) to julabour@yorku.ca.

Book Reviews

  1. Just Labour is an electronic transfer journal which aims to bring leading research in the area of labour studies to a broad audience. All book reviews should adhere to principles of clear, jargon free language friendly to both academic and non academic readers. Clear language does not oversimplify or leave out essential information, but does make the contributions widely accessible.

  2. Just Labour recommends that book reviews not exceed 1,000 words in length.

  3. All book reviews, solicited and unsolicited are subject to a collective review process by the Editorial Committee. The Committee may also edit submissions for length and writing style.

  4. All material will be submitted to the author for final approval before publication.

  5. Book reviews should not contain excessive footnotes or endnotes. Authors may reference crucial materials in the text (e.g. Smith, 2001) which may be included in a brief bibliography at the end of the article.

  6. Stylistically, all submissions to Just Labour should be single spaced, with all margins set to 1.5 inches. Just Labour employs 11 pt. Book Antiqua font for all text, with the exception of the article title which is set to 13pt. All title headings, as well as any sub-headings within the piece, should be CAPITALIZED, in accordance with Just Labour style.

  7. All articles must be submitted electronically in a PC compatible format (MS WORD or WordPerfect) to: julabour@yorku.ca.