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Print ISSN: 1823-7746

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SARJANA, the journal of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, is a multi-disciplinary journal published twice a year in June and December by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Contributions of articles based on original research are invited from scholars working in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Articles should be between 6,000 to 8,000 words.
EDITORIAL INFORMATION:

Editor-in-Chief : Associate Professor Dr. Joseph M. Fernando

Editorial Board :

Editors:

Associate Professor Dr Carol Leon

Associate Professor Dr Shakila Parween Yacob

Dr Zulkanain Abdul Rahman

Editorial Board:

Professor Leonard Y. Andaya (University of Hawaii)

Professor Nicholas Tarling (Universityof Auckland)

Professor Jasodhara Bagchi (University of Jadavpur, India)

Professor Mohamad Abu Bakar (University of Malaya, Malaysia)

Professor N. Rajendran (Bharathidasan University, India)

Professor Jamilah Mohamed (University of Malaya, Malaysia)

Assoc. Prof Dr Albert Lau (National University of Singapore)

Assoc. Prof Dr Viren Swami (University of Westminster, Britain)

 

 




SUBMISSION GUIDELINES :

NOTES FOR CONTRIBUTORS SARJANA, the journal of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, is a peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary journal published twice a year in June and December. Contributions of articles based on original research are invited from scholars working in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Manuscripts Three paper copies of each manuscript should be sent to the Chief Editor, SARJANA, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Lembah Pantai, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Those who wish to submit their articles online need to register first at: http://umrefjournal.um.edu.my, login and then upload their articles on to the website. Alternatively, articles can be sent via email to jmfernando@um.edu.my Articles are accepted for consideration for publication on the understanding that they are not under review for possible publication elsewhere. Manuscripts will not be returned to the authors. Articles which do not conform to the format described below will not be considered for publication. Responsibility for opinions expressed and the accuracy of the facts in the articles published rest solely with the author(s). Typescript: Articles should be typed double-spaced on one side of an A4-sized paper with 2.5cm margin on all sides. The text of the article should be in Times Roman, 12 points. The article should be preceded by a title page containing the author’s name(s), affiliation, phone and fax numbers, e-mail address, and the title of the paper. Language: Articles submitted to the journal may be written in either the English Language or Bahasa Melayu. Length: Articles should generally be between 6,000 and 8,000 words, including notes and references. Abstract: Each article should be accompanied by an abstract in English of not more than 200 words. Please also indicate a few keywords. Paragraphing and Headings: An excessive number of paragraphs should be avoided. The convention adopted for headings is as follows: THIS IS A FIRST LEVEL HEADING First level headings should be typed in capitals and in bold print. First level headings should be aligned left on a separate line. The first text line that follows should also be aligned left. This is a second level heading. Second level headings are aligned left in a separate line. Only the first letter and proper nouns should be in capital letters. The first text line that follows should also be aligned left. This is a third level heading. Third level headings should be in italics and aligned left. The text follows on the same line. ENDNOTES AND REFERENCES Endnotes and references should use the Harvard Referencing System as detailed below. Endnotes are preferred in this journal to footnotes. 1. ENDNOTES: The endnotes system in which the superscript numbers are inserted in the text and referred to in numerical order at the end of the article under the heading Endnotes should be used, if necessary. Examples: Book: G.P. Means, 1970. Malaysian Politics. 2nd ed. London: Hodder and Stoughouton. pp. 10-15. E-book: G. Brown, 1984. Modern management. [e-book] London: Redfern Press. Available through: Anglia Ruskin University Library http://libweb.anglia.ac.uk [Accessed 23 July 2011]. Chapter in Book: J.M. Gullick, 2006. An Amateur Historian. In: Nicholas Tarling (ed), 2006. Historians and Their Discipline. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, pp. 41-44. Journal Article: Fauza Ab. Ghaffar, 2000. The Urban Society in Malaysia: Poverty Amidst Plenty. Sarjana 17(1), pp. 50-56. Electronic journal: K. Cass, 2003. Management theories. Management Quarterly, [e-journal] 78(9), Available through: Blackwell Periodicals database (Accessed 23 July 2011). Website: Business forum, 2011. Getting the facts on Stakeholders Analysis. [online] Available at: www.businessforum_123/london [Accessed 12 July 2011]. Thesis: Margaret Roff, 1964. The Malayan Alliance and its Accommodation of Communal Pressures, 1952-1962. M.A. thesis, University of Malaya. Conference Paper: S. Thambiah, 2002. Women, Families and Economic Restructuring in Malaysia and Singapore: Reflections on Two Gendered Societies. Ninth Malaysia-Singapore Forum, 28-30 October 2002, National University of Singapore, Singapore. Government Publications: Government of Malaysia 1991. The Second Outline Perspective Plan 1991-2000. Government Printers, Kuala Lumpur. Newspapers: G. Slapper, 2005. Corporate manslaughter: new issues for lawyers. The Times, 3 Sep. p.4b. Personal Communication: D. Wong, 2008. pers. comm., 7 Aug. If in-text reference, it should appear as: (D. Wong. 2008. pers. comm., 7 Aug) British Colonial Office Documents: MacGillivray to Secretary of State, 1 May 1955, CO 1030/211 (12). 2. CITATION IN THE TEXT: References in the text should use the Harvard Referencing System (name of author, date and page). Example: (Means 1970, p. 10) or (Means 1970) 3. REFERENCES: A full list of references used should be listed at the end of the article in alphabetical order. Journal titles should not be abbreviated. Examples: Book: Means, G.P., 1970. Malaysian Politics. 2nd ed. London: Hodder and Stoughouton. E-book: Brown, G., 1984. Modern management. [e-book] London: Redfern Press. Available through: Anglia Ruskin University Library http://libweb.anglia.ac.uk [Accessed 9 July 2011]. Chapter in Book: Gullick, J.M., 2006. An Amateur Historian. In: Tarling, N. (ed). Historians and Their Discipline. Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, Kuala Lumpur. Journal Article: Fauza Ab. Ghaffar, 2000. The Urban Society in Malaysia: Poverty Amidst Plenty. Sarjana 17(1). Perry, C., 2001. What health care assistants know about clean hands. Nursing Times. 24 May, 97(22). E. Journal: Cass, K., 2003. Management theories. Management Quarterly, [e-journal] 78(9), Available through: Blackwell Periodicals database [Accessed 23 July 2011]. Website: Business forum, 2011. Getting the facts on Stakeholders Analysis. [online] Available at: www.businessforum_123/london [Accessed 12 July 2011]. Thesis: Roff, M., 1964. The Malayan Alliance and its Accommodation of Communal Pressures, 1952-1962. M.A. thesis, University of Malaya. Conference Paper: Thambiah, S., 2002. Women, Families and Economic Restructuring in Malaysia and Singapore: Reflections on Two Gendered Societies. Ninth Malaysia-Singapore Forum, 28-30 October 2002, National University of Singapore, Singapore. Government Publications: Government of Malaysia 1991. The Second Outline Perspective Plan 1991-2000. Government Printers, Kuala Lumpur. If in doubt, include all bibliographic details. TABLES AND ILLUSTRATIONS Tables and illustrations should appear separately from the text and should conform to page size. Tables should be numbered in sequence with Arabic numerals and contain explanatory captions, each on a separation sheet. Figures, diagrams and maps should be included in a single numbered series and designated ‘Figures’. Captions to illustrations should be grouped on one sheet. Each figure should be submitted on a separate sheet. Original illustrations in publishable form should be submitted. The approximate position of tables and figures should be indicated in the text. Sources of tables and figures should be cited. OFFPRINTS Each contributor will receive two complimentary copies of the issue in which his/her article appears. BOOK REVIEW Books for review should be sent to the Chief Editor, SARJANA, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Lembah Pantai, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. COPYRIGHT © Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya All rights reserved. Requests for permission to reprint articles should be directed to the Chief Editor, SARJANA, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, Lembah Pantai, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia or jmfernando@um.edu.my.

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