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For Contributors


For Hard copies –
Authors should submits three copies of their manuscripts to:
Prof. Park, Keong-Suk,
Development and Society, Institute for Social Development and Policy Research, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, Korea

For Electronic copies –
All contributions must NOT have been published elsewhere and be under consideration for publication in other journals or books.

Format Requirements

  • Manuscripts should be double-spaced and typed in English . Development and Society does not have strict word-count limits, but 5,000-8,000 words are considered to be appropriate. Title Page should present each author’s full name and address for correspondence, including, telephone and facsimile numbers and e-mail address.
  • Abstract should be no more than 150 words in length, including the purpose, results and conclusions of the paper and development of your arguments in conciseness.
  • Keywords: Authors should list 4-6 keywords or phrases in order of importance.
  • Citations and References: Development and Society uses author/date reference style, in which the citations in the text include the author and year of publication, and the full reference appears at the end of the paper (in alphabetical order). All quotations should be referenced in the text and reference section.

    Examples of the citations in the text are:
    - One Author/Editor: Lee (1963); Lee (1963, pp. 22-3); (Lee 1963, pp. 22-3).
    - One Author’s several articles: Lee (1963, 1973).
    - Four or More Authors: Lee et al. (2008); Lee et al. (2008, pp. 29-30); (Lee et al. 2008).

    References are:
    - Book
    Geertz, C. 1973. The Interpretation of Cultures. New York: Basic Books.
    - Journal
    Kim, Sung Chull. 2002. “Dynamism of Politics and Status of Intellectuals in North Korea.” Development and Society 31(1):79-106. Lee, Keun, Byung-Kook Kim, Chung-Hoon Lee, and Jaeyeol Yee. 2008. “Visible Success and Invisible Failure in Post-Crisis Economic Reform in Korea: Interplay of the Global Standards, Agents and Local Specificity.” Development and Society 37(1):23-53.
    - A Chapter in an Edited Book
    Stepan, Alfred. 1985. “State Power and the Strength of Civil Society in the Southern Cone of Latin America.” Pp. 317-43, in Bringing the State Back In, edited by Peter B. Evans, Dietrich Rueschmeyer, and Theda Skocpol. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Tables and Figures: All tables and figures should be prepared on separate sheets and attached at the end of the paper. Authors should indicate clearly in the text where tables and figures are to be inserted.
  • Biographical Sketch: All contributors should provide a biographical sketch in 80 words or less.
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