International Journal of Child Rights and Research (IJCRR)
About the Journal
IJCRR is an inter-disciplinary forum for child research and aims to publish papers on all aspects relating to child rights and research across geographical boundaries, disciplines, socio-economic-cultural contexts, and applied and basic research. It invites contribution that explores international and inter-disciplinary research committed to increasing understanding of child rights. It welcomes submission that explores the changing nature of child rights in developed and developing countries and socio-economic-cultural contexts and by illuminating the complex, globally articulated risks and possibilities that affect children today, which may include topics such as cultural values, ethics, conflicts, social policy, programme design, supervision, education, training etc.
IJCRR intends to publish papers on theoretical and empirical issues to promote increased awareness and understanding of research on child rights and culture, economics, language, health and social networks. It welcomes inter-interdisciplinary contributions focusing on the study of child rights including sociology, health studies, anthropology, cultural studies, social policy and welfare, history, economics, education, psychology and development studies. The papers on wide range of topics including the following aspects are welcomed:
1. Armed Conflicts
2. Child Labour
3. Children in Conflict with the Law
4. Children with Disability
8. HIV and AIDS
10. Poverty and Economics
11. Rights Based Programming
12. Sexual Exploitation
13. Children’s Participation
14. Situation of Migrants/Refugees’ Children
15. Child Abuse and Violence
16. Children in Residential Care
17. Children and Family
IJCRR contains book review section for wider dissemination of literatures to researchers and policy makers. The criteria for paper publication in IJCRR are: (a) research and theory should be of a high standard and be communicated in a reader-friendly manner; (b) policy issues should be substantive and addressed objectively; and (c) the work should clearly articulate the implications of the research, thereby clarifying policy problems and (ideally) illustrating solutions. Instructions for Contributors
1. The title page should contain the name(s) and institutional affiliation of the author(s), and their present addresses and e-mail addresses and acknowledgement(s) or credits, if any, followed by an abstract of the paper using not more than 100 words and a maximum of five key words. 2. Papers should not be more than 12000 words or twenty single space A4 pages in length including notes, references, figures and tables. Review articles should normally be between 800 and 1000 words. Authors should specify the exact length of their contribution. 3. The Background (no heading) should clearly state the objective(s) of the paper, give only strictly pertinent references, and not review the subject extensively. The Material, Methodology and Findings, must be presented in logical sequence in the text, with text and illustrations emphasizing only important observations. Authors are encouraged to focus on findings, discussion, implications and recommendations. While the authors' demonstration of knowledge of the literature is very important, it need not be unnecessarily expansive. The space available should be used to `advance' knowledge of the issue or subject. The Discussion should emphasize new and important observations of the study and conclusions therefrom. Do not repeat in detail data from
results. Include implications of the findings and their limitations, and relate observations to other relevant studies. All direct quotations of 25 words or more should be indented, but italiced. 4. Footnotes should be avoided and instead the use of end notes should be adopted. They should appear at the end of the main text, and should not include tables,...
References: b. Articles in edited works: Keen, D. (2000), Incentives and Disincentives for Violence, In M.
c. Books: Minturn, L. and Lambert, W.W. (1964), Mothers of Six Cultures, Wiley: New York.
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