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Public Opinion at the CPPS: Contributors Guidelines

Public Opinion at the CPPS: Contributors' Guidelines

  1. What we are looking for

    • Strong theoretical contribution on existing themes and discussions, with sound analysis

    • Submissions should address a contemporary, broadly policy relevant issue, puzzle, or problem and provide a new insight or argument

    • Constructive policy pieces, commenting on current issues or in response to articles or publications released by the CPPS

    • Not necessarily academic in nature

  2. Types of submissions allowed

    • Public Policy Theory

    • Policy Outcomes and Evaluation

    • Methodological Approaches to Policy Research

    Click here for an example piece.

  3. Length

    • Shorter pieces: 800 – 1000 words (articles and commentary)

    • Longer pieces: 1000 – 2500 words (analysis)

  4. Format

    • Word Document

    • Font type 12

    • Single Spaced

    • Graphs and Tables on separate pages

  5. Languages

    • English

    • Malay

    • Mandarin

    • Tamil

  6. Bibliography & citation/ references

    • Format: Footnotes are sufficient for articles and analysis

  7. Copyright

    • CPPS reserves intellectual property rights over article submitted

    • Not allowed to send article to other policy study institutes/ journals, etc.

    • Not previously published/ under review for publication

  8. Short info about author(s)

    • Send a 2-liner about yourself.

  9. Minimum age of contributor

    • There will be no minimum age for contributors

  10. Submission procedure

    • Send by email to khairiah@cpps.org.my

    • Deadline

      • Deadlines for submission are at noon every Monday. Selected articles will be published

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