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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor has been sent to another journal where it is being under the review process as of the moment of submitting it to WFES (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission has been prepared using a Word processing package (.doc or .rtf).
  • The text is written in British (UK) English. Authors for whom English is a second language are encouraged to have their manuscript professionally edited before submission or during the review process.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The length of the text should be at least 5,000 words but no more than 20,000 words.
  • The text is 1.5 spaced; Times New Roman; 12-point font (14 pt for the title); employs italics, rather than underlining. Illustrations and tables may be placed in the main body of text. They should be numbered in Arabic numerals. Margins: 2.5cm at all sides
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines , which is found in About the Journal (APA Style).
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
  • Abstract is structured. References are numbered (use the following sequential numbers: 1., 2., 3., etc.)
  • I (and all co-authors) agree to publish our names, bio statements, affiliations and email addresses with articles with the CC-BY license

How to publish a paper in Warsaw Forum of Economic Sociology:
1)   Your text should be saved as a Microsoft Word document and follow the APA citation
guidelines. IN OJS system do not include your name and surname to the text file to ensure
anonymity, crucial for double-blind peer reviews.
2)      At the same time you need to save your META DATA into the ojs system. These
include the following:
- name and surname
- e-mail address

- affiliation (the name, department and the address of your institution)
- your position (student, doctoral student, professor, lecturer, researcher, freelancer)
 details related to your article
- title
- abstract
- key words
- numbered references (use the following sequential numbers: 1., 2., 3., etc.)
- founding source (the name of the project, the number of the grant, etc.)
-  Academic discipline and sub-disciplines
-Geo-spatial coverage
- Chronological or historical coverage
- Research sample characteristics
- Type, method or approach
  you can also attach an additional Word document, including pictures, research tools
or other information
3)     Editorial Board pre-qualifies papers for reviews and appoints reviewers. Papers are sent
to reviewers who prepare DOUBLE-BLIND PEER REVIEWS.
4)      The standard time for preparing a review is four weeks following acceptance of the task
by the reviewer.
5)       Editors only accept for publication only articles which has received POSITIVE
6)      Reviews are prepared using a template provided by the Editors. The reviewer takes a
decision by choosing one of the following options: 1) accept the article without changes, 2)
accept the article after minor revisions (conditional acceptance), 3) accept the article with
after major revisions (conditional acceptance) or 4) rejection of the article. In case of
choosing option 3, the reviewer should request re-sending him/her the article for the second
stage review. The author re-sending the article may (do not have to) supply a letter with a
response to the reviewer. In the response, specific comments by the reviewer should be
addressed one by one. In case of choosing option 4, the reviewer should provide a detailed
explanation for his/her decision.
7)      Articles accepted for publication are sent to language and technical editors.

8)      Upon completing the editing process, the author is contacted by one of the editors and
requested to introduce necessary corrections.
9)   The author should correct his/ her paper following the reviewers’ and editors’ comments.
The time and scope of necessary corrections is agreed between the editor and the author.
10)   The articles undergo final editor’s revision.
11)   The papers are published in print and online in the ojs system.

Upon submitting a text to Warsaw Forum of Economic Sociology, the Author declares that
he/she is the holder of propriety copyright to the text and that the paper has not been
published elsewhere. By entering the paper into the system, the Author also agrees to make
it available under the CC_BY license.
An abstract should not be longer than 200 words and provide a comprehensive overview of
the content. Authors are urged to closely adhere to that rule and do not structure the abstract
as of it were an introduction.
Under the abstract keywords should be provided: no less than three, no more than six
 Under the keywords, relevant JEL and ORCID numbers should be placed
 References - general guidelines
Note: reference should always be retained in the language in which source actually
employed by the author has been published, for example:
Gardawski, J. (2009), ‘Od redaktora’, in: Gardawski, J. (ed.), Polacy pracujący. Warszawa:
Wydawnictwo Naukowe Scholar: 13-14.
One author
Ost, D. (2005) The Defeat of Solidarity. Anger and Politics in Postcommunist Europe. Ithaca:
Cornell University Press.
Two or more authors
Bohle, D. & Greskovits, B. (2012), Capitalist Diversity on Europe’s Periphery. Ithaca –
London: Cornell University Press.
No author

Dictionary, L. B. E. (2000). Harlow. Essex: Longman.
Edited book
Martin, A., Ross, G. (eds.) (1999). The Brave New World of European Labour: European
Trade Unions at the Millennium. New York: Berghahn Books
Chapter in a book
Nelson, J.M. (1992). ‘Poverty, Equity, and the Politics of Adjustment’. In S. Haggard and R.
Kaufman (eds.), The Politics of Economic Adjustment. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
Journal articles
One author
Wright, E.O. (2000) Working-Class Power, Capitalist-Class Interests, and Class
Compromise, American Journal of Sociology, 105 (4): 957-1002.
Two or more authors
Bechter B., Brandl B. and Meardi G. (2012) Sectors or countries? Typologies and levels of
analysis in comparative industrial relations, European Journal of Industrial Relations, 18(3),
Note: include DOI, if available
with author – with date
Mutikani. L. (2018), U.S. job growth slows in July, unemployment rate drops, 3 August,
retrieved 12 November 2018 from https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-job-
with date – no author
A big part of the world may stop ‘falling back’ to winter time (2018),
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/europe-may-stop-falling-back-to-winter-time-2018-08-31 ,
retrieved 5 November 2018
no author – no date
Poland, retrieved from: http://www.expatarrivals.com/europe/poland/pros-and-cons-moving-

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