GUIDELINES FOR AUTHORS
To be considered for publication in the journal, only research papers which have never been
published before are accepted. The article should be devoted to the relevant subjects, present
the results of a thorough study, be characterized by innovations and scientific conclusions in
accordance with article’s goals (specified tasks).
The length of accepted manuscripts should be 17–20 pages (including references and extended summaries) of A4 format, 1.5 spacing. All margins – 2 cm, indent – 1.27 cm, font: Times New Roman 14 pt saved in Word for Windows (*.dîñ, *. docx). To create formulas, tables and charts, special functions of the Word for Windows should be used. The articles should be provided in two copies, in printed and electronic variants (by e-mail or on a flash drive). Articles are accepted in Ukrainian, Russian or English languages. There are should not be any divisions of words.
Postgraduate students and competitors for PhD should provide a letter of reference from their supervisors. Supervisor’s signature should be verified with a stamp of institutions, while the author’s signature should be put at the last page.
However, the articles author presents EULA to use the work (article). Sample EULA is located on the magazine’s website.
Every manuscript should have UDC code (on its upper left, over author’s name). Over the basic text, on the left side – initials, last name (capitals, font bold), academic degree and rank, position, and affiliations (plain font). Below, the full postal address of author’s institution (with index) and e-mail should be written – font 14.
Below, the publication’s title in capitals should be placed (Times New Roman 14 pt. bold, left alignment).
Below, the fuoll postal address of author’s institution (with index) and e-mail should be written – font 14.
Below the article’s title a summary should be written in the article’s language within 150–250 words (not less than 12–15 lines) with a brief description of the findings and key words (5–10 words, font – 12, italics, interval – 1.5).
Then the same text should be duplicated in Russian and English (font – 12, interval – 1.5): name and surname, scientific degree, position, author’s affiliation institution, postal and electronic addresses; article’s title, summaries (each within 150–250 words) and key words (font – 12).
Mandatory guidelines for summaries:
- informing character (no general words);
- well-developed structure (successive logic of description of the article’s findings should be assured);
- relevant (description of article’s main contents; define the study’s main tasks; summarize the key findings and their importance);
- detailed definition of the author’s contribution (which positions are developed, proposed, defined, justified, made, revealed, etc.);
- compact character (within 150–250 words).
Author’s summary should:
- explain the study’s approaches, but without methodological details;
- provide no references and abbreviations.
A manuscript should contain such necessary elements as the problem statement, the topicality,
the review of last scientific progress and publications, the purpose and problem of research, the
exposition of basic matter and finding of research, the conclusion, and the prospective of further
research in this field, References (an example can be obtained from the web-site).
All graphic materials (figures, illustrations, schemes, charts, etc.) should be clear and expressive; the lines in charts and diagrams as well as all symbols should be clear. The title of a figure should be placed below (left alignment). The word «Fig. N __» should be given in italics, while the title of the figure – in bold (straight). Below the title, a source should be given. Tables should be compact and provided with a title, while their headlines should respond to the contents, with no empty cells. The word «Table N ___» should be placed with left alignment, in italics. In the same line, the title of a table should be placed in bold standard font (as well as headlines). Source of information should be specified below a table. It is not recommended to place materials illustrated (Fig., Tables, Ñharts) on the page before and after the conclusion of the article.
Attention! Due to inclusion of the journal into some international bibliography and reference databases, the References of publications should be prepared in two blocks: LITRATURE and REFERENCES (this requirement is also eligible for publications in English):
1) LITRATURE – sources of reference in Ukrainian, prepared in accordance with the Ukrainian standard of bibliography description (Form # 23, approved by the Decree of the State Certification Committee of Ukraine from March 3, 2008 ¹147).
With VAK.in.ua (http://vak.in.ua) You can quickly, easily and automatically place your « LITERATURE» according to the requirements of the Higher Attestation Commission (HAC) of Ukraine and draw reference to the scientific sources in Ukraine clear and unified. This portal facilitated procedures for issuing scientific sources and transmission Control of norms while writing your papers, theses and other scientific works. 2) REFERENCES – the same list of references transliterated* into English. (guidelines of international bibliographic standard APA-2010, guidelines of transliterated references at http//www.dse.org.ua, section for authors). Words «Ë³òåðàòóðà» and «References» should be written in standard capitals. Surnames of authors in the references should be standard italics. The titles of periodic journals in Ukrainian and Russian languages (journals, collections, etc.) are given in transliterated form (guidelines of Ukrainian transliteration: decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine from 27 of January, 2010 ¹55, The Government Courier from 10.02. 2010 ¹5), while they should be accompanied with English translation in brackets. http://www. slovnyk.ua/services/translit.php
References to the used sources, statistics and data are mandatory and should be specified in chronologic order within the text (a number in brackets), the list of references should be placed in the end of publication. References to works of foreign authors are mandatory in the section «Analysis of recent studies and publications» and through the text (their names are given in the language of origin – Ukrainian, Russian, and in English in italics in brackets). The titles of works (no more than 15) in the list of references are mentioned in accordance with order of citing in the text. Instead of short summaries in Ukrainian and English, the text of publication should be supplied with reference description of basic ideas of publications (abstracts of 1-1.5 A4 pages each, 12 font) in English and Russian in the end. Above the abstracts, author’s surname and name are placed (standard italics), below – scientific degree, academic rank, position where the author ( authors) of the article, the full post address (with postal code) organization where the author (authors) in Russian and English respectively. Next – the title of publication (in Russian and English) and text of abstracts. Below the abstracts, the key words are placed in Russian and English respectively (standard italics).
A manuscript is a subject for an internal and external reviewing by the members of the Editorial Board, the specialists of respective research field. If review should be negative or contain substantial criticism, a manuscript should be declined or returned to its author for an improvement. The Editorial Board examines the manuscript, and the Academic Council of the Institute recommends it for publishing.
For the fair examination of scientific value of manuscript, it is possible to provide an independent blind review (without specification of names of authors and reviewers).
The author is responsible for adherence to the specifications. A manuscript that does not meet the specification should not be published.
The Editorial Board has a privilege to review, edit, abridge (not changing author’s opinion), and select the manuscripts. Declined manuscript should not be returned.
The author is responsible for authenticity of the information, data, references, names and translation.
The materials that are being published in the journal reflect the view of their authors, and not necessarily are agreeing with the position of Editorial Board.
«Demography and social economy» used double-blind reviewing procedure model, each article reviewed by two referees which may be members of the journal’s Editorial Board, outside experts, or both.
Deadline for submission of articles to the journal:
• the first number to 20 December (journal submission for publication in March of this year);
• the second number to 25 March (journal submission for publication in July of this year);
• the third number to 10 September (journal submission for publication in December).
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To a manuscript, should be necessarily attached as follows:
|Author’s reference (first name, last name)||
|Academic degree and rank||
|Affiliation – institution and position, full postal address (with index)|
|Postal address for sending the author’s issue and correspondence (index!)||
|Contact telephone numbers||
SCIENTIFIC FIELDS OF THE JOURNAL «DEMOGRAPHY AND SOCIAL ECONOMY»
• Theoretical issues of demography;
• Demographic processes: birth rate, mortality, marriage and family processes, migration.
• Socio-demographic structures and population quality;
• Human development;
• Formation of social capital;
• The level and quality of life;
• Poverty and social reproduction;
• The labour market;
• Socio-demographic policy;
• Social protection;
• Gender studies;
• Social infrastructure development;
• Socio-demographic forecasting;
• Quantitative methods in the social and demographic research;
• Information support for socio-economic and demographic research;
• Regional socio-demographic research;
• Socialization potential;
• Social responsibility.
Information about assigning the Journal «Demography and Social Economy» with DOI index
Journal «Demography and social economy» has been assigned with DOI index (digital object identifier (of an article)) for the next volumes: ¹ 1 (11) 2009; ¹ 2 (12) 2009; ¹ 1 (13) 2010; ¹ 2 (14) 2010; ¹ 1 (15) 2011; ¹ 2 (16) 2011; ¹ 1 (17) 2012; ¹ 2 (18) 2012; ¹ 1 (19) 2013; ¹ 2 (20) 2013; ¹ 1 (21) 2014; ¹ 2 (22) 2014; ¹ 1 (23) 2015; ¹ 2 (24) 2015.
The list of articles with DOI index for various volumes was downloaded online at the official web-site: http://www.dse.org.ua.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI) is a sustainable identifier, provided to electronic documents to allow their finding even in case of its URL change due to changes at the publisher’s website, etc. This identifier is similar to URN index (Uniform Resource Name) and does not dependent on the location of a document.
The authors of articles, who provide references to the Journal materials, should indicate the reference and put DOI index in the end of this article. For example:
8. Êàëàøíèêîâà Ò.Ì. Îáåñïå÷åíèå òåððèòîðèàëüíî ëîêàëèçîâàííûìè áëàãàìè â êîíòåêñòå ÷åëîâå÷åñêîãî ðàçâèòèÿ // Äåìîãðàôèÿ è ñîöèàëüíàÿ ýêîíîìèêà. – 2015. – ¹ 1 (23). – Ñ. 102 –112. – https://doi.org/10.15407/dse2015.01.102.
8. Kalashnikova, T.M. (2015). Zabezpechennia terytorial’no lokalizovanymy blahamy v konteksti liuds’koho rozvytku [Providing with Territorially Localized Benefits in the Context of Human Development]. Demohrafiia ta sotsialna ekonomika. - Demography and Social Economy, 1, 102-112. https://doi.org/10.15407/dse2015.01.102 [in Ukrainian].