Journal is published bi-annually in January
and July by Islamabad Policy Research Institute. Contributions may be submitted
to the Editor, IPRI Journal, by October 15 for the Winter issue and April 15 for
the Summer issue, with a brief introduction of the author.
Submission: The research articles of about 6,000 - 8,000
words may be sent via e-mail or on a floppy disk to the editor, by the
Footnotes: Paper should include footnotes in Chicago Manual
The cited books should be quoted by giving the
name of the author(s), the title of the book, the place, the name of the
publisher, the year of publication and the relevant page number(s). For
· S.M. Burke, Pakistan’s
Foreign Policy An Historical Analysis (Karachi:
Oxford University Press, 1988), p.118.
journal articles should be quoted by giving the author(s) name, the title of the
article, the full title of the journal, the volume number, the month and year of
publication, and the relevant page number (s). For instance:
· Dr. Maqbool Ahmed Bhatty, “Globalization and South
Asia,” IPRI Journal. Vol. II, No. 1, Winter 2002, p.
newspaper articles should follow format of journal articles, but listing of
pages is not required. However, for reference to a news item from a newspaper,
only the name of the newspaper and the date would be required. For instance:
Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema, “Vajpayee’s annual
advise,” The News (Islamabad), January 5, 2003.
Dawn (Karachi), December 5, 2002.
citing an Internet source, direct the readers as closely as possible to the
information being cited and it would be preferred if the date of retrieval of
the relevant article or news item is also mentioned.
Hussain, “Tale of a Love Affair that Never Was: United States-Pakistan Defence
Relations,” Defence Journal,
In case of reference
to a source already cited in full form, ibid (for reference to source
immediately preceding) and op. cit (for a source already cited but not
immediately preceding), should be used. For instance:
Hafeez Malik, (ed.), Pakistan Founder’s Aspirations and
Today’s Realities, (Karachi:
Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 289-295.
Ibid, p. 305.
Hafeez Malik, op.
All abbreviations must
be given in full at their first use for example Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). Also
write per cent, not % or percent.
Short and crisp
sentences are advised.
Use British spellings.
Write numbers in words
till number nine and then in numerals (e.g. two, three, 10,11).
Dates should be
written as October 7, 2002.