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Writing Rules

General Rules

The articles submitted to Arete Political Philosophy Journal should be written in Times New Roman front with 1.5 line spacing and 12 points. The articles should be between 3000-10000 words. The studies apart from the article type can be between 1000-3000 words. The language of the articles should be Turkish or English.

The articles submitted to the Journal should be arranged according to the 6th edition of the APA (American Psychological Association) style.

Writing Rules

Title: It should reflect the main idea of the article and should be compatible with the content. The first letter of each word of the title, which should be written in bold letters, should be written in capital letters and 18 points.

Author’s Name: It should be written in 14 font size and under the title. Author’s institution and e-mail address should be added to the title with an asterisk and indicated as a footnote at the bottom of the first page.

Abstract: It should briefly state the discussion of the article and should be at the beginning of the article. It should contain between 150-300 words. The abstract should be written in 11 font size and single line spacing. The abstract’s languages should be Turkish and English. Five (5) keywords should be placed just below the Turkish and English abstract.

Main Text: The main text of the article should be written in Times New Roman, 12 points, and 1.5 line spacing.

Tables, Graphics, Pictures and Figures: Visuals used in the text should be numbered in formats such as Table 1, Table 2 or Graphic 1, Graphic 2 and used whereever necessary in the text.

Rules for Referencing in Text

-When referring to entire work: (Badiou, 2011)…

-When referring to one author: (Badiou, 2011, p. 102)

                             Two authors: (Dardot and Laval, 2018, p.95)

                             Three, four or five authors: For the first cite, all names should be listed.

                              Further cites can be shorted to the first author’s name followed by et al.

-Edited Books: (ed. Hazan, 2010)

-Secondary sources: According to Badiou (1985 )… (as cited in Bosteels, 2014).

-If you refer more than one source at the end of the sentence, those sources should be in alphabetical order and in paranthesis.

-Citing authors with multiple works from one year: (Nancy, 1993a)

                                                                             (Nancy, 1993b)

-If the author or editor is unknown, the title of the work should be used instead of author’s name. If it is the title of a book or periodical it should be italicized: (Fragments, 2006).

-If the date is unkown: (Seyhan, n.d. p. 45)

-If you refer a film: (Down by Law, 1986).

Reference List

The reference list should also be ordered according to the APA 6th style. It should be ordered alphabetically by author and then chronologically by year of publication. Examples:

Hewlett, N. (2007). Badiou, Balibar, Ranciere: Rethinking Emancipation. London: Continuum.

Guattari, F. (1984). Molecular Revolution: Psychiatry and Politics. Rosemary Sheed (Trans.). Harmondsworth: Penguin.

Davis, O. (Ed.) (2013). Ranciere Now. Cambridge: Polity.

Nancy, J.L. (2003). “The Confronted Community” Postcolonial Studies, 6(1), 23-36.

Jarmusch, (Director). Down By Law (film). USA: Polygram.



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