Manuscript Submission Information
1. The journal
accepts only completed manuscripts and only those that are not concurrently
under review by another journal or other publication
2. All submissions
must be suitable for an interdisciplinary audience. As such, they
must be clear and jargon free while retaining their academic rigor.
3. All submissions
must be sent electronically. Papers must be Microsoft Word documents
and attached to an email sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Persons unable to submit manuscripts electronically should contact
Mark Moller, Managing Editor, WJS, Denison University, Granville,
OH 43023: 740-587-6430.
4. WJS prefers that
references to James's writings be to The Works of William James,
20 vols. (Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University
Press, 1975-1988) and The Correspondence of William James,
12 vols. (Charlottesville and London: The University of Virginia
Manuscripts should be double spaced and no longer than 8,000 words,
including references. On questions of style and documentation, each
manuscript must be consistent with either The Chicago Manual
of Style (fifteenth edition) or the Publication Manual of
the American Psychological Association (fifth edition).
manuscripts must be accompanied by an abstract (no longer than 150
7. Because unsolicited
manuscripts are blind reviewed, each must include a separate title
page listing the title of the paper, the author's name, institutional
affiliation, word count and current contact information (mailing
address, email address, and phone number). There should also be
no references in the paper, footnotes or endnotes that compromise
the anonymity of the author.
Although we try to provide a quick turnaround, authors can expect
a decision regarding their submission within four months.
9. WJS will consider
unsolicited book reviews of 800-1000 words on topics consistent
with the journal's Mission Statement. The Editors welcome suggestions
of books for review; prospective reviewers should indicate their
interest in being considered for review assignments.