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Submission Preparation Checklist

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 is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in  Microsoft Word document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines which is shown below.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

The Canadian Journal of Urban Research (CJUR) is a multidisciplinary, scholarly journal dedicated to publishing articles that address a wide range of issues relevant to the field of Canadian urban studies. CJUR welcomes papers focussing on urban theory and methodology, empirical research, problem and policy-oriented analyses, and cross-national comparative studies. Manuscripts either in English or French are considered for publication. All manuscripts must be original works not previously published elsewhere in any format including electronic production nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere. CJUR does not publish reprints, or articles containing large passages of material published elsewhere.

CJUR is a small but vibrant journal that has upwards of 100,000 articles downloaded annually and is read by a global audience. Since becoming open access, CJUR has broadened its impact in terms of knowledge mobilization. CJUR has been supported by the Institute of Urban Studies, University of Winnipeg since 1992. CJUR remains one of the few independent Canadian journals focused on urban issues. Your support as authors and readers ensures our success will continue.

For manuscript preparation style and submission guidelines go to:

  Also, authors are welcome to email and request a copy of the author guidelines.

Canadian Journal of Urban Research (CJUR) est une revue académique multidisciplinaire qui publie des textes dans le domaine des études urbaines à partir d’un éventail très large. CJUR accepte des textes qui mettent l’accent aussi bien sur la théorie et la méthodologie des questions urbaines, la recherche empirique, les analyses en termes de problèmes ou d’énoncé de politiques que sur des études comparatives entre les nations. Les manuscrits peuvent être rédigés soit en anglais ou soit en français. Les auteurs doivent faire parvenir quatre copies de leurs manuscrits à: Michelle Swanson, Canadian Journal of Urban Research - Institute of Urban Studies, c/o 515 Portage Avenue Winnipeg Manitoba R3B 2E9 Canada.

Pour la présentation des manuscrits et les normes d'édition,voir la page suivante. Les manuscrits qui ne correspondent pas aux normes d'édition seront renvoyé a l'auteur.


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