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Submission Guidelines

Footnotes is ASA's member newsletter. All issues are posted online (since 1999) and mailed to all currect members. Please send inquiries to footnotes@asanet.org.


Article Submissions are limited to 1,100 words and must have journalistic value (e.g., timeliness, significant impact, general interest) rather than be research-oriented or scholarly in nature. Submissions are reviewed by the editorial board for possible publication. Footnotes staff recomend sending proposed article ideas for review before sending full articles.

ASA Forum. This includes letters to the editor and opinion pieces - 400-600-word limit.

Obituaries - 700-word limit.

Announcements - 150-word limit.

All submissions should include a contact name and an email address. ASA reserves the right to edit for style and length all material published.

Deadline for all materials is the first of the month preceding publication (e.g., February 1 for March issue).

Send communications on materials, subscriptions, and advertising to:

American Sociological Association
1430 K Street, NW - Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005-4701
(202) 247-9873
footnotes@asanet.org