Legislative Studies Quarterly
© Comparative Legislative Research Center of The University of Iowa
Edited By: Christopher Kam, Frances E. Lee, Peverill Squire
Impact Factor: 0.738
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 80/161 (Political Science)
Online ISSN: 1939-9162
Instructions to Contributors
Manuscripts on the U.S. Congress should be submitted to Frances E. Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Department of Government, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA. Manuscripts on state and local legislatures should be submitted to Peverill Squire <email@example.com>, Department of Political Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211-6030, USA. Manuscripts dealing with non-U.S. topics should be submitted to Christopher Kam <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Department of Political Science, C-410 Buchanan Bldg., 1866 Main Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z1.
Manuscripts may be submitted in one of two forms: 1) electronically as two Adobe Acrobat PDF files, one of them with all author self-identification information removed, or 2) as hard copies in quadruplicate (three of them with all author self-identification information removed).
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• The manuscript (including tables, figures, notes, references, and appendices) should not exceed 40 standard pages, double spaced.
• Include a 100-word abstract.
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• Use a typeface of at least 12 pt. The manuscript should be left justified with margins of at least 1 inch.
• Notes should appear as endnotes.
• References should appear at the end of the manuscript and should conform to APSA style. All works cited in the text must be fully referenced at the end of the manuscript.
• Tables/Figures should have indicators within the text but should appear on separate pages at the end.
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