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Author Guidelines

1. References and notes
Cultural Studies Review uses the documentary-note form of referencing outlined below.
Please do not use the author–date form (the Harvard system). Notes must be presented as
endnotes, not footnotes. Use the insert footnote window in Word to select endnotes or to
convert footnotes to endnotes. Endnote reference numbers should appear at the end of a
quotation, and wherever possible at the end of a sentence to avoid interrupting the flow of
text. Numbers should fall after all punctuation marks. Avoid including endnotes in headings
and subheadings.
 
Books
Information should be given in this order: author; title (italicised); editor/translator; series
edition; number of volumes; publisher; place of publication; date of publication; volume
number; and page number/s.

Lynn Spiegel, Make Room for TV: Television and the Family Ideal in Postwar America,
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1992, p. 93.
Michel Foucault, The Birth of the Clinic: An Archaeology of Medical Perception, trans. AM
Sheridan, Tavistock, London, 1976, p. 24.
Karen Fog Olwig and Kirsten Hastrup (eds), Siting Culture: The Shifting Anthropological
Object
, Routledge, London, 1997, p. 233.
 
Articles in books
Information should be given in this order: author; title of article (in single quotation marks);
the word ‘in’ followed by details of the book as above; and then page number/s.

Elizabeth Jacka, ‘Film’, in Stuart Cunningham and Graeme Turner (eds), The Media in Australia: Industries, Texts, Audiences, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1993, p. 12. George Ritzer and Allan Liska, ‘“McDisneyization” and “Post-Tourism”: Complementary Perspectives on Contemporary Tourism’, in Chris Rojek and John Urry (eds), Touring Cultures: Transformations of Travel and Theory, Routledge, London, 1997, pp. 96–112.
 
Articles in journals

Information should be given in this order: author; title of article (in single quotation marks); title of journal (italicised); volume number; issue number or other identifier; and date of publication. If referring to the entire article, include first and last page numbers; if referring to specific sections, cite relevant page numbers.

Dipesh Chakrabarty, ‘Universalism and Belonging in the Logic of Capital’, Public Culture, vol. 12, no. 3, 2000, pp. 653–6.
 
Articles in newspapers and magazines
References require the date of issue (day, month, year) and the page number/s. If the reference is located in an independently numbered section of the newspaper, place the title of the section inside single quotation marks immediately before the page number/s.

Michael Schmidt, ‘Tragedy of Three Star-Crossed Lovers’, Daily Telegraph
1 February 1990, p. 14.
 
Theses and dissertations
Robert Ingram, ‘Historical Drama in Great Britain from 1935 to the Present’, PhD thesis, University of London, 1988, p. 17.
 
Later references
The first reference should be in full. Subsequent citations should be given as author, page number/s, i.e. Niall, pp. 36–7. If two or more works by the same author are referred to in the text, include short titles in subsequent citations. Do not use ‘ibid.’ or ‘op. cit.’ In reviews, references to the book/s under review should be made in the body of the text using parentheses and the page number (no use of p. or pp.):
‘After this occurred they planned to leave it for one day.’ (26–7)

 

Electronic material
For websites, information should be given in the following order: name of the source (if appropriate); and URL enclosed in angle brackets (<>). For documents within websites include: author; title of document in single quotation marks; title of document source in italics (if applicable), date of document; name of website source; and the URL in angle brackets. For emails include: author; the word ‘email’; date of email; and email address enclosed in angle brackets. Further information about citing electronic material can be found in the Style Manual for Authors, Editors and Printers, 6th edition.

We Are all Boat People, <http://www.boat-people.org>
WEB Du Bois, ‘Of the Dawn of Freedom’, in The Souls of Black Folk, 1903, Project
Bartleby, <http://www.bartleby.com/114>
Jane Snow, email, 5 May 2002, <jbsnow@unimelb.edu.au>
 
2. Spelling
Australian spelling as given in The Macquarie Dictionary 4th edition should be used. If not
found in The Macquarie Dictionary use the Australian Oxford Dictionary. For verbs ending 
in -ise or -ize, the -ise form is preferred. Since abbreviations increase the possibility of
confusion and misunderstanding, they should only be used with caution. In general, their
use should be confined to endnotes.
 
3. Quotations
Quotations of more than forty words should be indented. Indented quotes do not require opening and closing quotation marks, nor do they require extra line spaces above or below the set quotation. A quotation within an indented quote should be enclosed in single quotation arks; if further quotation occurs within that, use double quotation marks. Short quotations (not more than about forty words of prose or two complete lines of verse) should be enclosed in single quotation marks and may appear within the text. If no more than two complete lines of verse are quoted but the quotation includes a line division, this should be marked with a spaced upright stroke (|). For a quotation within a quotation, double quotation marks should be used: ‘It is only when she deploys the term “race” that this occurs.’
Quotation marks should go inside the final full point if there is any authorial comment within the sentence; that is, the full point belongs to the author as part of his/her sentence. If the quote begins within a sentence containing authorial comment but runs to more than one sentence, it is acceptable to place the closing quotation after the final full point. This is also the case when a sentence consists entirely of quoted material, as the full point belongs to the quotation.
 
4. Dates and numbers
Avoid any unnecessary punctuation:
 18 August 2002, not 18 August, 2001 or August 18th, 2001; 1990s, not 1990’s

Use numerals for dates: He enrolled at St Johns in 1912.

In references to centuries the ordinal should be spelled out: the sixteenth century, not the 16th century; and sixteenth-century drama.

Numbers up to ninety-nine, including ordinals, should be written in words when the context
is not statistical. Numbers at the beginning of sentences and approximate numbers should
be expressed in words, as should ‘hundred’, ‘thousand’, ‘million’, ‘billion’, etc., if they appear
as whole numbers: Two-and-a-half days went by; The fire destroyed about five thousand
books; Two hundred and forty-seven pages were written.

For spans of numbers use an en rule, not a hyphen (Mac keyboard command: option +
hyphen): 1990–92; 1902–3; (345–54); pp. 45–7.

 

5. Formatting

Use italics for all titles and emphases, not bold or underline:
This was the very first time it had occurred.
Use an un-spaced em rule for the dash—not hyphens. Close up the space on either side of
the em rule.
She went further than this—specifying that it was ...
Ellipsis points consist of three full stops only (...), even if they appear at the end of the
sentence. Leave one space before and after the ellipsis:
‘It wasn’t always the case ... and it was far more frequent than he had anticipated’.
 
6. Book reviews
For book reviews please provide the following information: your own short title for the piece; the title and author of the book being reviewed; publisher, place of publication, date of
publication; ISBN or ISSN and recommended retail price, indicating if the price is in a foreign currency, and whether the price refers to a hardback or paperback edition. 
 

7. Illustrations

Please check with the managing editor if you intend to include images with your submission. Every illustration must have a caption, which explains or gives more information about the
illustration, and identifies the source. All images should be clearly labelled and numbered
consecutively as they appear in the text. Proof of copyright clearance is necessary for
reproduction of copyrighted material. Any costs involved in obtaining images or permission to reproduce them is the responsibility of the author.

 

Other
For questions of style not covered in this document, please refer to the Style Manual for
Authors, Editors and Printers
, 6th edition, John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd, 2002.

 

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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. The length of the text is between 6000 and 9000 words, including references.
  7. The text provides all available DOIs (Digital Object Identifiers) to each source used as a reference. For assistance on locating the DOIs, please go to the free service http://www.crossref.org/SimpleTextQuery to retrieve all available DOIs to add to the references.
 

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