Guidelines for Authors Policy Perspectives

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Guidelines for Authors

Contributions for Policy Perspectives

IPS welcomes policy–oriented contributions from interested scholars, academics, practitioners, faculty and students on issues of national and international significance. The contributions are accepted for publication after a thorough process of internal and Peer Review. We prefer that ideas/abstracts are shared before submitting the manuscript. While submitting a manuscript, contributors are requested to follow these guidelines:

  • The article is an original contribution; complying fully with the internationally followed copyright and ethical standards.
  • Manuscript is ideally around 5000 words.
  • An abstract of about 150 words is included.
  • The piece is written using the American English.
  • Chicago Manuel of Style (16th edition) is followed for citations and referencing.


The editors reserve the right to make modifications and editorial changes in the interest of space, brevity, comprehension and/or any other reasons deemed necessary. Peer Review may take 6 to 8 weeks.