Public Policy Journal: Open Call For Papers

Public Policy: Journal of Interdisciplinary Development Perspectives (PPJ), a peer-reviewed journal published biannually by the UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UPCIDS), welcomes submissions in the form of full-length manuscripts and book reviews. PPJ provides a multidisciplinary forum for examining contemporary social, cultural, economic and political issues in the Philippines and elsewhere.

There is no deadline for submissions. Interested authors may submit all-year round. Guidelines for submission are outlined in the section below.

All inquiries concerning the submission of articles should be addressed to:

The Editor
Public Policy Journal
UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies
Lower Ground Floor, Bahay ng Alumni
Magsaysay Ave., UP Diliman
Quezon City 1101 Philippines
Tel. No. 981-8500 loc. 4266 and 4268
E-mail: [email protected]

Submission Guidelines for Public Policy Journal (PPJ) manuscripts:

  1. Authors should submit an electronic copy (in MS Word format) to the Editor at [email protected] with the subject “PPJ Submission – [Author’s Last Name]”.
  2. Manuscripts submitted must be original, unpublished work not under consideration for publication elsewhere. By submitting a manuscript, the authors agree that the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article have been given to the UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS).
  3. The text should be double-spaced with a 12-point font and employ 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.
  4. The manuscript should comprise between 6000 to 10000 words, inclusive of references and bibliography
  5. The manuscript must include an abstract of 250 to 300 words. A list of strictly 6 keywords; suitable for indexing, abstracting services and on-line searching purposes must also be provided.
  6. PPJ uses the author-date system of the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) for citations. A complete list of references cited should be provided at the end of the text. Notes, if any, must be kept to a minimum and placed at the end of the article before the list of references.
  7. The author should provide a brief biographical note on a separate sheet. This sheet must include the author’s full postal and e-mail addresses as well as telephone and/or fax numbers.
  8. As PPJ undertakes a double-blind peer review process, authors should be prepared to rewrite their articles in accordance with the comments and suggestions of referees.

Submission Guidelines for Public Policy Journal (PPJ) book reviews:

  1. Authors should submit an electronic copy (in MS Word format) to the Editor at [email protected] with the subject “PPJ Submission – [Author’s Last Name]”.
  2. Book reviews submitted must be original, unpublished work not under consideration for publication elsewhere. By submitting a book review, the authors agree that the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article have been given to the UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS).
  3. The text should be double-spaced with a 12-point font and employ italics rather than underlining (except with URL addresses). The book review must not exceed 1000 words.
  4. PPJ uses the author-date system of the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) for citations. Complete details of the book being reviewed by the author must be provided at the beginning of the text. A complete list of references cited aside from the book being reviewed, if any, should be provided at the end of the text as well.
  5. The author should provide a brief biographical note on a separate sheet. This sheet must include the author’s full postal and e-mail addresses as well as telephone and/or fax numbers.