Guidelines For Author

Mode of Communication of Conference

The official language for conference is English. Authors are required to write and present their paper
in English.
We at HRDF believe in highest quality of research being submitted by the authors.We expect that the authors must submit rigorous well justified, planned and appropriately designed papers.The conference paper should be submitted by using the HRDF system or as an email attachment.

Instruction for Abstract/Full Paper Submission:

The authors should format their conference papers according to following guidelines.

  1. Articles must be clearly written in concise and unambiguous English and must be logically organized
  2. The papers must be sent in MS WORD (doc/dox.) format
  3. The first page should contain title of the research author(s) name(s) affiliation and email address
  4. The name and email address of the corresponding author should be mentioned clearly
  5. The title of the paper should be precise and meaningful
  6. The second page of the paper should contain abstract of maximum 250-300 words
  7. The abstract must mention purpose and significance of the research, method (if any) and major finding/outcome followed by five (5) keywords
  8. The complete paper should contain the sections like introduction, review of literature, method (if any) results and discussion, conclusion, direction for future research and references
  9. The paper should be formatted using single space Cambria, font size 10
  10. In text citations should be listed in the reference section
  11. Caption of the table should be given properly
  12. The table should be placed within text
  13. For mathematical equations specific editor should be preferred. Avoid equation image
  14. Avoid non standard abbreviations
  15. The author(s) should follow APA referencing style
  16. Arrange references alphabetical in the end

Pearl River Delta Social Research Center, Department of Sociology, The chinese University of HongKong