Guidelines

Prior to manuscript submission, please read and follow these instructions carefully.

General
Manuscripts submitted to
Indigeneity & Critical Theorizing must be written in English. Papers accepted for publication vary from 5 to 20 double-spaced pages, 1-inch margins, Times New Roman font. The main text can be divided into separated sections, organized by Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion.

Paper Title
The title needs to be no more than 15 words, and should be brief, informative and as specific as possible.

Author Details
Full name for all authors need to be given. Separate the names of multiple authors with a comma. Provide the full affiliation for each author including academic affiliation (or postal address), city, postal code, country, and e-mail (optional). If multiple authors have contributed to the article, details of the corresponding author should be clear. The e-mail address or the corresponding author is necessary.

Abstract
The abstract should concisely state the purpose of the investigation and summarize the important conclusions. It should be a single paragraph of no more than 200 words.

Keywords
Include 3–8 keywords for indexing.

Body of Submission

All submissions must follow APA 6 guidelines. Articles that are submitted in any form other than APA 6 guidelines will be summarily rejected and will not be acknowledged.

Manuscript Review
Initial Screening
Submitted manuscripts are first screened by the editorial staff for completeness and to determine if the manuscript meets the general criteria for the journal. The editor or managing editor will decide to: (a) send the manuscript out for double blind review, (b) request initial revisions prior to the double blind review process, or (c) reject the manuscript.

Peer-Review
Each manuscript passing initial screening will be subjected to rigorous and anonymous peer-review by a minimum of 2 peer reviewers. Referees who review a manuscript remain anonymous. Manuscripts assigned to reviewers lack of any information concerning authorship and affiliation. The journal’s acceptance of a submission is based entirely on merit. Reviewers send the editor/managing editor a detailed report based upon the journals manuscript review matrix. Authors receive reviewers’ recommendation by the editorial staff only. Reviewers have to complete their reviews within 3-4 weeks. Pertaining to papers that require revision, the editor or managing editor will make sure that the quality of the revised paper is acceptable.

Licence and Permission
The corresponding author is required to grant an exclusive licence to JCharlton Publishing Ltd on behalf of all authors.

Once the submitted paper is accepted for publication, authors will be invited to fill in a copyright transfer form. If the form hasn’t been received along with the final revised manuscript, the publication of the manuscript will be postponed.


Work submitted for publication must be original, previously unpublished, and not under consideration for publication elsewhere. If previously published materials written by others have to be used, the copyright owner’s permission must be obtained prior to submission. The corresponding author takes the responsibility for checking whether material submitted is subject to copyright or ownership rights.

Proof Reading
Electronic proofs will be sent to the corresponding author by email. Page proofs are considered to be the final version of the manuscript. With the exception of typographical or minor clerical errors, no changes will be made in the manuscript at the proof stage. Authors receive only one set of proofs for corrections and will be responsible for the expense of making excessive alterations of the original manuscripts during the proofreading. Proofs should be checked and returned within 5 business days.

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Manuscript Submission
Indigeneity & Critical Theorizing accepts manuscripts prepared Microsoft Word (.docx) format only. Manuscripts need to be submitted to: ict.editor@jcharltonpublishing.com

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