Instructions to Authors

1. The Journal of Urban and Regional Analysis seeks to redefine and revigorate the links between geography, sociology, planning, economy, political science. It aims to publish original academic research, critical studies and discussions of the highest scholar standard in the field of urban and regional development. Submitted papers will be evaluated on the basis of their creativity, academic quality and contributions to advancing understanding of the complex problems related to urban and regional development.

2. Submitted manuscripts must be original, unpublished contributions. They must not be submitted or accepted by any other publications. All articles submitted to the Journal will be available online, free of charge.

3. One electronic copy of the manuscript (sent by email in PDF format) should be submitted to either of the two Editors listed below.

Ioan IANOŞ

University of Bucharest - Interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Researches on Territorial Dynamics, 030018, Bucharest, Romania 4-12, Regina Elisabeta Blv.

E-mail: office@cicadit.ro

 

Ronan PADDISON

University of Glasgow - Department of Geographical and Earth Sciences East Quadragle

University Avenue, Glasgow

G12 8QQ UK

E-mail: Ronan.Paddison@ges.gla.ac.uk

4. Layout: Manuscripts should be written in English and contain no more than 8000 words. Page setup: A4 size, 3 cm. all margins; title: Arial Bold, 12 pts, all caps, centered.; 2 empty rows (same font); name of authors using Arial, 10 pts.: first name italic, last name upper-case, centered. Affiliation follows below, centered; 2 empty rows (same font). The abstract: start with the word "Abstract", followed by the text, not to exceed 150 words. Use Arial, 8 pts., justified alignment, indent 2 cm. left and right; 1 empty row, same font. Three or four keywords should start after the word "keywords", written using Arial, 8 pts., justified alignment, indent 2 cm. to the left. Keywords should be written using Arial Italic, 8 pts.; 2 empty rows, same font. The text uses Arial, 9 pts., Justify alignment. Headings use Arial Bold, 9 pts., centered. Research articles should use the following headings: Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusions, References. The text of tables uses Arial, 9 pts. Captions and tiles of tables are centered and use Arial Bold, 9 pts. Tables and figures should be centered and numbered consecutively throughout the manuscript and referred in the text using Arab numbering. Captions should use the word table/figure with italic characters followed by the title with bold font. Citations in the text should use the Harvard System of short references, for example, (Geyer 2002) followed by a, b,... when two or more references to works by one author are given for the same year, e.g. (Geyer 2002a, 2002b). Page numbers should be indicated for quotations. At the end of the article, a full listing of references in alphabetical order should be provided in the following style; use Arial, 9 pts, hang at 1cm:

GIDDENS, A. (1990), The Consequences of Modernity, Cambridge, Polity Press.

MARSHAL, R. (1995), The global job crisis, Foreign Policy, No.100: 50-68.

*** (1938-1941), General Romanian Population and Settlements Census on December the 29th 1930, I-X, ICS, Bucharest.

Images should be submitted in their final form, both as good quality hard copy and electronically.

Authors not proficient in English should have their manuscripts checked before submission by a competent English speaker. To edit your manuscript, use the template available at www.jurareview.ro.

 

5. Paper submissions must be printed on one side of A4 or US Letter-sized paper, double spaced (including footnotes and references) with a 1.5 inches margin and numbered pages. Submissions will not be normally returned to authors. Avoid excessive use of footnotes. Tables and figures should be attached on separate pages at the end of the manuscript and their approximate position indicated in the text .

6. Final versions of papers accepted for publishing should be submitted electronically in a MS Word compatible format suitable for editing.

7. The Journal of Urban and Regional Analysis also publishes reviews of selected books in the field of urban and regional development. Books should be sent for potential review by JURA to the University of Bucharest - Interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Researches on Territorial Dynamics, 030018, Bucharest, Romania, 4-12, Regina Elisabeta Blv .

 

Open-access journal

 

One electronic copy of the manuscript (sent by email in PDF format) should be submitted to either of the two Editors listed below.

 

Ioan IANOŞ
University of Bucharest -
Interdisciplinary Centre for Advanced Researches on Territorial Dynamics, 030018, Bucharest, Romania 4-12, Regina Elisabeta Blv.

E-mail: ianos50@yahoo.com

 

Ronan PADDISON

University of Glasgow – Department of Geographical and Earth Sciences East Quadragle University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ UK

E-mail:

Ronan.Paddison@ges.gla.ac.uk