Please take the Statement of Policy into account when submitting papers.

  1. Scholarly articles should be no more than 5,000 words in length double spaced including references.
  2. Due to limitations of space, we regret footnotes and endnotes cannot be accepted.SDI follows the use of nonsexist language. Any material deviating significantly will be returned to the author for revision.
  3. An abstract of 150 words or less
  4. All citations must be included in the text and listed alphabetically at the end of the article in the References section. Use APA (2001 6th ed.) publication guidelines available from: Order Department, American Psychological Association, P.O. Box 2710, Hyattsville, MD 20784, (703) 247-7705. Online information is available at: http://www.apastyle.org/

SDI Journal is in the process of moving to an online manuscript submission system, effective September 1, 2017.  Detailed manuscript submission instructions for the new system will be available on this page shortly.  In the meantime, please contact us via e-mail with any questions regarding manuscripts or general questions about the journal. 

Vijayan K. Pillai, Ph.D.
Editor – Social Development Issues
E-mail: drpillai17@gmail.com

Colleen M. Fisher, Ph.D.
Chair, SDI Board of Managers
E-mail: cfisher@umn.edu





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