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Book Review Guidelines

  • Word count: approximately 1,500.
  • Double space everything.
  • In general, please adhere to the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Use as little formatting as possible. Details like page numbers, headers, footers, and columns will be added later. Use tabs instead of multiple spaces for indenting. Use italics instead of underlining. Use an “em dash” (—) instead of a double hyphen (--).
  • The header should include The Title of the Book.  Author or Editor.  Translator.  City: Publisher, year.  Pages. Price in U.S. Dollars. And ISBN #
  • Please include your name, institution, address, and email address at the end of the review. (This information is not included in the word count.)
  • Citations from the book being reviewed should be page numbers in parentheses.
  • If additional notes are used, please use endnotes instead of footnotes. 
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Journal for Peace and Justice Studies cover

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Individuals: $40/year

Subscription rates:

All subscriptions outside the US must add postage

  • $7/year for addresses in Canada or Mexico
  • $12/year for addresses in all other countries.

Single copies: $25
Second class postage will be paid at Villanova, PA.