Centre for Policy Analysis and Research on Turkey (ResearchTurkey) invites all wanting contributors to publish: Academic Articles, Interview Transcripts, Opinion Piece, Policy Papers, and Research/Working papers for our global network. Everyone from all disciplines who would like to be part of an intellectual experience that involves a refereed editorial process and professional publication are welcome to summit their work for consideration.
ResearchTurkey encourages authors to write in a clear and intelligible language for a wider and general audience. Please read below to further understand the type of publication for clarity in explaining your theoretical concepts and develop your argument that is supported by evidence. At ResearchTurkey, we encourage and host a public conversation on contemporary Turkish politics as long as it is not hateful, sexist or discriminatory. If a paper is polemical, the criticized authors are invited to respond to enable a fruitful and productive discussion.
Submissions can include political, economic and social analyses of contemporary Turkey and the global world. Although our primary focus is on Turkey and Turkish politics, we also encourage articles and scholarship that pertain to other countries or general commentary on issues related to: forging affairs, the global perspectives on politics and economy, society, and culture as well as memoirs and essays.” Along with your publication please also attach a brief CV of yourself.
The following types of publications are as follow:
- Academic Articles
Academic articles are the most rigorous type of publications that the Centre for Policy Analysis and Research on Turkey publishes. Academic Articles should answer a line of inquiry with a clear research question, which is systemically tested through a meticulous methodological approach and vast scholastic research. Academic articles are generally considered to intellectually contribute to a body of literature (topic/subject) by addressing fundamental framing questions, critiquing previous academic work, or to hold a discussion within said body of literature. At Research Turkey, academic articles are in-between 3,000 and 12,000 words (Times New Roman, font size 12 in the main text, 10 in the footnotes or endnotes, Harvard Style Referencing).
- Interview Transcripts
Interview Transcripts are a written record of a discussion between the interviewer and the interviewee on a particular subject or issue that the interviewee is an expert or has credibility on. Interviews should focus on a line of inquiry or subject that can offer insights to our readers. At Research Turkey, Interview Transcripts have no particular length, but should have verbatim transcripts that are organized for publication.
- Opinion Piece
Opinion pieces are written on either a subject-matter or issue that the author wants to present the reader with his or hers unique perspective. Opinion pieces are generally a short essay that expresses the opinion of the author. At Research Turkey, Opinion piece are in-between 600 and 2,000 words (Times New Roman, font size 12 in the main text, 10 in the footnotes or endnotes, Harvard Style Referencing).
- Policy Papers
Policy Papers address an issue in contemporary politics or a paper that critiques a current policy that is clearly discernible. A good policy paper should provide clear alternatives to the current policy and should make have sufficient data or research presented to provide the target audience (i.e. the decision-maker) with information to make a decision on the policy proposal. At Research Turkey, policy papers are in-between 2,000 and 6,000 words.
- Research/Working Papers
Research or Working Papers, are semi-academic papers written with the objective of becoming full academic works at a later date. Research or Working papers should present an introductory hypothesis, an empirical puzzle and/or a theoretical debate on a selected topic, and should discuss it with a clear argument and contextual framework. Research and Working papers are meant to incur critical feedback that assists authors in crafting their project. At Research Turkey, Research or Working Papers, are in-between 3,000 and 10,000 words (Times New Roman, font size 12 in the main text, 10 in the footnotes or endnotes, Harvard Style Referencing).
If you would like to send a document to be considered for publication, you may send it directly to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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