Call for Papers 2011

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Canadian Journal of Poverty Law
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The Canadian Journal of Poverty Law ( is seeking scholarly manuscripts in relation to poverty law. The Journal publishes articles, case comments and book reviews on social justice, landlord/tenant law, human rights, the intersection of law and policy, and other related areas of interest to scholars and legal practitioners.

The Journal welcomes topics of international, Canadian, provincial and local interest. No submission is guaranteed publication, including those that have been revised and resubmitted.

The Journal does not consider manuscripts that are under consideration for publication elsewhere. Submitting authors must indicate that the manuscript is submitted for the exclusive consideration of the Journal .

Articles should not exceed 15,000 words including footnotes. Longer articles of exceptional quality may be considered.

Case comments should not exceed 10,000 words including footnotes.

Book reviews should not exceed 500 words.

Text and footnotes should be double spaced. The Journal prefers manuscripts that conform to the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation (the McGill Guide); however, the Journal will consider manuscripts that comply with the MLA, APA or other recognized scholarly citation guidelines.

To submit your manuscript, please e-mail an electronic copy in Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx) to:

Heather Campbell

The Journal reserves the right to make editorial changes to manuscripts accepted for publication. Changes may include revisions or additions to ensure correctness of grammar, spelling and citations, clarification of ambiguities, and conformity to the Journal's style.

Copyright in all manuscripts is held by the Journal, except when otherwise expressly indicated. For permission to reprint a manuscript or any portion thereof, please contact the Editor-in-Chief.