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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Original Articles

Original articles should be substantive papers that contribute theoretically and empirically to the field of public administration and public management with a specific focus on the Scandinavian context. Initial submission should not exceed 8 000 words (excluding references) and abstracts should not exceed 200 words.

Book Reviews

Book reviews should concern publications that have specific interest for the field of public administration or public management from around the world. Reviews could also concern a cluster of different publications on a specific aspect of public administration or public management. Reviews should be around 1000 to 2000 words and abstracts (if any) should not exceed 200 words.

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