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Journal of Liberty and International Affairs
Journal of Liberty and International Affairs

Publishing House: Institute for Research and European Studies
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, History, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Economy, Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence
Frequency: irregular and other
ISSN: 1857-9760
Status: Active

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Short Description

Journal of Liberty and International Affairs is a triannual (3 issues per year), open-access and internationally peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of liberty and international affairs, published by the Institute for Research and European Studies - Bitola. A group of scholars are responsible for the launching of this journal. The primary intention is to offer academic and public debate on liberty and international affairs in all their aspects, taking into account the following topics: Individual liberty; Libertarianism; Classical / Neoclassical liberalism; Objectivism; Social liberalism; Coercion; Statism; Anarchism; Minarchism; Democracy; Political anthropology; International relations and diplomacy; Public and private international law; Geopolitics; Nationalism; Multilateralism; Security and freedom; Ideology; Politics and religion; Neo-Ottomanism; Neo-Sovietism; Yugosphere; Propaganda; Regional cooperation; European federalism; EU law and politics; European economic governance; EU foreign and security policy; Competitive federalism; Comparative constitutional law; Human rights and freedoms; Gender studies; Emerging powers (BRICS; Russia; China; India etc.); Transatlantic relations and other related topics, that contribute to the understanding of liberty and international affairs from different angles. It is important to emphasize, that this journal devotes special attention to Europe / EU as a crucial factor in the contemporary international affairs. Also, the journal editorial team encourages the submissions that treat Balkan issues, especially the attitude of the Balkan countries towards the European integration, and their place within the new international context.

 

Journal of Liberty and International Affairs is identified by an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) and each its article carries a Universal Decimal Classification number (UDC), which serves as a unique article identifier. The publisher and the journal have registered deposit policy with SHERPA/RoMEO. All the articles are freely available online upon publication. They are published under the liberal Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY). Each article is archived in SSOAR with assigned URN (Unique Resource Name), which is a persistent identifier (PID) that enables unequivocal and permanent access to the publication and its scientific citation. The author holds the copyright and retains publishing rights without restrictions. Articles that have been accepted, will be published on the website of the journal, and may be distributed to other online repositories, such as ISSUU.com and Scribd.com, or the author’s pages on Academia.edu. In order to provide visibility of the published work, the journal is indexed and abstracted in multiple academic repositories and search engines. The journal editors share announcements, news and related articles about the topic of the journal on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

 

Journal of Liberty and International Affairs is a peer-reviewed journal, all articles being examined by researchers with credentials in the article's field of study before they are published. Articles are subjects to initial editorial screening and anonymous peer-review by two reviewers who will be selected by the editors. This journal operates a closed peer-review process, meaning that reviewers will not know author details and will themselves remain anonymous to the author. Journal of Liberty and International Affairs follows double-blind peer-review policy strictly.

 

The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. All articles will be checked by PlagScan before being sent to the reviewers. If the case of plagiarism or duplication is detected, the article will be immediately rejected. If plagiarism or duplication is detected after publication of the article, the journal editors have the right to issue a correction or retract the published article. Any attempts for plagiarism will be strictly sanctioned by the journal editors.

 

Journal of Liberty and International Affairs is a fully open access journal, which means that all articles are freely available, ensuring maximum, worldwide dissemination of content, in exchange for an article publication fee. The journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Published material can be re-used without obtaining permission as long as a correct citation to the original publication is given.

 

Indexing information

Journal of Liberty and International Affairs is covered by the following services:

EBSCO, DOAJ, CEEOL, SSOAR, ERIHPLUS, International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA), European Sources Online (ESO), CiteFactor, SHERPA/RoMEO, HARVARD Library (HOLLIS+), SUNCAT, Eurasian Scientific Journal Index, WorldCat, JournalTOCs, Scholar Steer, Bielefeld Academic Search Engine, Open Academic Journals Index ...

For more, please visit: http://e-jlia.com/indexing

 

Submission guidelines

The authors are strongly encouraged to read the peer-review process section and the Article Guidelines carefully before preparing an article for submission, and also to check the article for conformance before submitting it for publication.

Important

  • Articles may come from any country but must be written in English.
  • Only by exception, articles in the Macedonian, German or French language will be accepted, while the abstracts have to be in English.
  • Articles are considered on the basis of scientific validity and technical quality, not perceived impact.
  • The journal editors reserve the right to return to authors, without peer-review, improperly formatted articles.
  • Authors are discouraged from using figures. (If there is sufficient cause to include figures, authors must submit original electronic copies in PNG, TIF, or high-resolution JPG format). If tables are included, they must be created in Word, not Excel.
  • The journal editors do not insist on a particular variant of English language for the articles, but the grammar must be at a publishable level upon receipt. If the article is not written in the author’s mother tongue, the authors are encouraged to enlist the help of a native speaker, or a professional proofreader before submitting the article.
  • The published articles are hierarchically numbered. They are published under the liberal CC Attribution License (CC-BY 3.0). The author holds the copyright and retains publishing rights without restrictions.
  • One author cannot send more than two articles (first author of one article, and co-author of another one). The author declares that any person named as co-author of the article is aware of the fact and has agreed to being so named.
  • The article text should not include any information that identifies the authors, or any other collaborators in the work. The managing editor will remove personal details from the articles, prior to their sending to reviewers.
  • Each author needs to submit a short biography (max. 150 words). If the authors submit their articles via Email (contact@e-jlia.com), the short biography should be submitted in a separate file.
  • The articles should be submitted in a Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx).
  • The journal uses the plagiarism screening tool PlagScan.
  • Consent from the authors affirming that the article is their original work should accompany the article submission via online submission form. If the authors submit their articles via Email (contact@e-jlia.com), they should attach signed and scanned JLIA Declaration of originality.

Submission Preparation Checklist
Before submitting the article, author(s) should check the following list:

  • Article has been made in the light of journal’s author guidelines.
  • The article has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  • The article file is in Microsoft Word file, or is sent via online submission form.
  • Author(s) did not mention his or her name and affiliation in the main text.
  • Author(s) has read all the terms and conditions of the journal.
  • Corresponding author has prepared for submission JLIA Declaration of originality.
  • Author(s) is/are aware of the publication fee of the journal.

 

ARTICLE GUIDELINES


Article title: Times New Roman; 14 pt; bold; alignment centered; single-line spacing; All Caps (max. 100 characters with spaces).

Author name and title: Times New Roman; bold; 14 pt; single-line spacing; alignment centered.

Affiliation and E-mail address: Times New Roman; italic; 12 pt; single-line spacing; alignment centered.

Abstract and keywords: Between 100 and 150 words (5-7 keywords); Times New Roman; 12 pt; single-line spacing; justify.

Article text: Times New Roman; 12 pt; justify; 1.5 line spacing; margins: Top: 2,5 cm; Bottom: 2,5 cm; Left: 3 cm; Right: 3 cm. The scope of submitted text should not exceed more than 30.000 characters (with spaces) including references. Text should be written in neuter gender, concisely and in correct orthography. Latin phrases should be set in italics.

Quotations: If they are brief (3 lines or fewer), quotations should be run on with the text. Longer quotations should be indented, without quotation marks. All indented quotations should be typed single-spaced.

Citation style: The author should follow Chicago Style (author-date system) for referencing, for example: (Dahl 1989, 45); (Geddes 1999, 134-43); (Linz 1975). All references should be given in full at first mention. Subsequent citations can be abbreviated. Footnotes should be kept to a minimum.

Headings and subheadings: Times New Roman; 12 pt; bold.

Table: Times New Roman; bold; size 10; align heading left; single line spacing. Tables must be created in Word, not Excel. Table heading is situated above the table.

Figures: Times New Roman; bold; size 10; alignment centered; single line spacing. The authors must submit original electronic copies of the figures applied in the article in TIFF, JPG or PNG format. Figure heading is situated under the figure. Consider to align tables and figures at the centre.

Dates: Dates should be given in the form: 30 December 2013.

 

Editorial board


Editor-in-Chief
Goran Ilik, PhD


Managing Editor
Mladen Karadjoski, PhD


Associate Editors
Dijana Stojanovic - Djordjevic, PhD
Keti Arsovska - Nestorovska, PhD
Elena Temelkovska - Anevska, PhD
Angelina Stanojoska, PhD


Editorial Assistants
Milka Dimitrovska, LLM
Nikola G. Petrovski, MA
Nikola Lj. Ilievski, MA


Technical Editor and IT Consultant
Aleksandar Kotevski, MA


PR Consultant
Aleksandar Georgiev, MA


Language Redaction
Bojan Gruevski, MA
Vesna Skrchevska


INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Tara Smith, PhD, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Zhiqun Zhu, PhD, Bucknell University, USA
Hans-Juergen Zahorka, Assessor iuris, LIBERTAS - European Institute GmbH, Germany
Ilija Todorovski, PhD, St. Clement of Ohrid University in Bitola, Macedonia
Vladimir Ortakovski, PhD, St. Clement of Ohrid University in Bitola, Macedonia
Artur Adamczyk, PhD, Centre for Europe, University of Warsaw, Poland
Inan Ruma, PhD, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
Gordana Dobrijevic, PhD, Singidunum University in Belgrade, Serbia
Ofelya Sargsyan, MA, LIBERTAS - European Institute GmbH, Armenia
Cristina-Maria Dogot, PhD, University of Oradea, Romania
Goran Bandov, PhD, Dag Hammarskjold University, Croatia
Oxana Karnaukhova, PhD, Southern Federal University, Russian Federation
Ana Stojanova, PhD, Independent Researcher, Bulgaria
Muhamed Ali, PhD, International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Marija Kostic, PhD, Singidunum University in Belgrade, Serbia
Isabel David, PhD, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Remenyi Peter, PhD, University of Pecs, Hungary
Slavejko Sasajkovski, PhD, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia
Przemyslaw Biskup, PhD, Institute of European Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
Hitesh Gupta, PhD, SPEAK Foundation, India
Skip Worden, PhD, Independent Researcher, USA
Mehmet Sahin, PhD, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey
Christian Ruggiero, PhD, Department of Communication and Social Research in Sapienza University, Italy
Emel Elif Tugdar, PhD, University of Kurdistan Hawler, Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraq
Zoran Lutovac, PhD, Institute of Social Sciences, Serbia
Marko Babic, PhD, Institute of European Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
Gloria Esteban de la Rosa, PhD, University of Jaen, Spain
Habib Kazzi, PhD, Lebanese University, Lebanon
Sergii Burlutskyi, PhD, Donbass State Machine-building University, Ukraine
Valeri Modebadze, PhD, Caucasus International University, Georgia
Eloi Martins Senhoras, PhD, Federal University of Roraima (UFRR), Brazil
Bhoj Raj Poudel, MA, National College, Kathmandu University, Nepal
Aslam Khan, PhD, Department of Political Science, Yobe State University, Nigeria
Anmol Mukhia, PhD Research Scholar, Jilin University, PR China
Rajeev Ranjan Chaturvedy, M.Phil, Research Associate, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Pramod Jaiswal, PhD, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi, India
Polonca Kovac, PhD, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Russell Foster, PhD, European Studies at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, PhD, The University of South Florida St. Petersburg, USA