If you have any well researched article on current theme which may not fall in line with them please mail them too. The length of the article should be between 4500-5000 words. It should reach the Editor at least three months before the month of publication in (Post & email) at the address below. Its publication depends on quality and availability of space.
SOCIAL ACTION is published on the 15th of January, April, July and October.
1. Styles of writing bibliography to be followed strictly by the authors:
BOOKS : (In alphabetical order)
Bailey, F.G. 1960 Tribe, Caste and Nation. Bombay: Oxford University Press
Bose, N.K. 1967 Problem of National Integration. Simla : Indian Institute of Advanced Studies
Articles from edited books:
Beteille, A. 1977 “The Definition of Tribe”, in Romesh Thapar (ed) Tribe, Caste and Religion. Meerut : Macmillan Co. of India. Pp. 7-14.
Articles from Journals and Periodicals :
Archer, Margaret S. 1985 “The Myth of Cultural Integration.” British Journal of Sociology, 36,no.3:333-353.
Bapat, Meera 1987 “ New Palliatives for Old: Interim Report of National Commission on Urbanization.” Economic and Political Weekly XXII, no.16 : 689-691
Unpublished Dissertations and Theses :
Ekka, Philip 1960 The Mundas and Oraons of Chota Nagapur. Unpublished B.Litt. Thesis, Oxford University.
Documents, Census Records and Reports :
Hunter, W.W. 1877 Statistical Account of Bengal, Vol. XVI, District of Hazaribagh and Lohardaga. London : Trubner and Co.
Census of India, 1981 Series – I, India, Part X-A(i). Town Directory.
Ministry of Labour, 1969 Occupational Pattern in India (Pvt. Sect.) Part I 1969. N. Delhi : Government of India.
2. Quotations should be placed in double quotation marks, reserving single quotation marks for a quote within a quote. Long quotes (i.e. 45 words or more) should be indented to set them apart from the text. No quote marks are required around indented quotes.
3. British spellings to be used rather than American. Thus, ‘programe’ not ‘program’.
4. Headings within an article should be short and limited to two or, at most three levels.
5.Figures between one and ninety-nine should be spelt out, 100 and above should remain in figures. However, exact measurements and percentages are always expressed in figures - for example, ‘3 per cent’; ‘6 km’.