By accepting publication in the Journal contributors grant the right to the editorial committee to publish contributions electronically and in hard copy. Contributors should bear in mind that they are addressing an international audience and so must avoid the use of jargon, acronyms without explanation or the use of specialist terms (especially in relation to grades, ages, phases of schooling). Please ensure that writing is, as far as possible, free from bias, for instance, by avoiding sexist and racist language. The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) should be used as a guide for spellings. Permissible alternative spellings should follow the OED, eg verbal forms which can end in -ize or -ise should be given the -ize form.

Contributions can only be considered if they can be read using Microsoft Word.


Articles submitted to Citizenship Teaching and Learning should be original and not under consideration by any other publication.  Contributions should be submitted electronically as an e-mail attachment in Microsoft Word format.  Books for review should be sent to the Reviews Editor, c/o Editorial Office.  Articles should be sent by e-mail attachment to Ian Davies ( The editor will send submitted articles for anonymous review. Two referees will review each submission. Should there be disagreement between the reviewers the editor will approach a third person for a judgement. 

Articles should be of between 4000 and 6000 words, double spaced with ample margins.  All material must be submitted as intended for publication. A document that provides detailed submission guidelines may be accessed here as well as from the Intellect Journals House Style here. 

Book Reviewers

Reviews should be sent by e- mail attachment to the reviews editor Mitsuharu Mizuyama (, who will read each review to check for relevance to the journal. Where revisions are required the administrator and reviews editor will coordinate necessary correspondence to ensure that the final version of the review has been formally accepted before publication occurs.

Book reviews should be between 400 and 600 words in length. Please enclose a note with your review, stating that the review has not been submitted or published elsewhere.