In Slovak Journal of Political Sciences (SJPS) are published original papers written by political scientists in Slovakia and abroad, sociological essays from our social, economical, political and cultural life. It pays special attention to the problems of political system, political parties, civic society, regional communities, the dilemmas of unemployement youth, social structure and mobility. Papers about the history of Political Sciences, about theory and methodology, findings of sociological research and surveys of public opinion are also published.
The journal is indexing in ERIHPLUS, DOAJ, CEEOL, Celdes, CNPIEC, EBSCO (relevant databases), EBSCO Discovery Serivce, Google Shoclar, Index Copernicus, J-Gate, JournalITOCs, Naviga, Primo Central (ExLibris), ReadCube, Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest), TDOne (TDNet), WorldCat (OCLC), Microsoft Academic Search. For Contributors Please send the electronic version of your paper in the Rich Text Format (.rtf) or as a Word document (.doc, .docx) to the displayed contact addresses of editors (For the region of Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa is Ondřej Filipec responsible; for Western Europe, North and South America, Australia is Aaron Walter responsible).
The length of an article shall not normally exceed 9,000 words, which is roughly equal to 35 standard pages (or 63,000 characters including spaces), excluding the abstract, bibliography and appendices (if any). The minimum length of an article is 5400 words, which is roughly equal to 20 standard pages (36 000 characters including spaces). Book reviews shall not exceed 2,000 words (ca. 8 standard pages). At the SPR you are required to use the Harvard referencing system in the text and also in the reference list. An abstract of 150-200 words, as well as five to seven keywords shall be included under the title of the article and the name of the author. We ask authors to state concisely in the abstract the following points: What is the main issue they deal with, how they approach it, what are their findings and how these findings further or deepen the state of knowledge in the given discipline(s).
The first page of the paper shall contain, as a footnote, the author’s contact information: Name and postal address of his/her institution, academic position at his/her workplace, and an e–mail address. Please note that we accept only articles that we received in the journal official template.
Faculty of Social Sciences, UCM in Trnava