Submission Guidelines

Submissions fall under three categories: a journal-length article or literature review, a book review, and short essay. Submissions are due by June 1, 2014 for the Volume VII, Winter 2015 issue.

Journal-length Article or Literature Reviews:

  • Articles and Literature Reviews need to include a one paragraph abstract
  • We encourage the use of photos, maps, and other multimedia formats
  • No longer than 30 pages

Book Review:

  • Should provide title, author, and full citation above first paragraph
  • No longer than 5 pages


  • An essay submission can review a research trend, pose a research question/propose a research agenda, review a theoretical framework, or offer a short commentary on an urban-related topic
  • No longer than 5 pages


  • Submit electronic file as Word document
  • Double-spaced
  • 12 pt. font
  • Left-aligned margins and no columns
  • One inch margins
  • Style conventions should be appropriate to the discipline the author writes in


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