a quarterly trade journal and book review for educators and
librarians at all levels. In addition to regular columns,
announcements, and news, MultiCultural Review
contains five or six feature articles in each issue. These
feature articles may be one of the following types: 1) discussions
of current issues related to multiculturalism in the United
States; 2) bibliographic essays or bibliographies on current
issues related to multiculturalism; 3) ethnographic articles
on specific groups; 4) bibliographic articles on specific
groups, highlighting children's and/or adult books; 5) articles
on non-profit resources (audio, video, software, online sources)
that present diverse cultures; and 6) practical articles on
multicultural pedagogy or librarianship. Article queries,
with proposal, contents, and writing samples, are strongly
encouraged. All inquiries regarding writing assignments (features
and reviews) should include a résumé and writing
should be no more than 6,000 words in length. The minimum
preferred length for a feature article is 2,000 words. If
appropriate, provide illustrative material (photographs, line
art, charts, or graphs). DO NOT submit irreplaceable items!
No remuneration, however, is offered for expenses incurred
in the production of such elements. Work should be submitted
in disk form (3½" disk; either Mac or PC format
is fine), with one paper copy of the manuscript, double-spaced.
Remuneration is by agreement between the editor-in-chief and
are responsible for obtaining any necessary permission from
the copyright owners for publication of copyrighted work.
In the case of photographs, permission must be obtained from
any individuals featured or from the copyright owner of any
works depicted. Copies of such permissions must be supplied
with the final submission of the work. All writers are required
to sign a Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc. release form upon
acceptance of work for publication. Reviewers are required
to sign an annual release form for all publisher reviews.
Writers are expected to follow traditional standards of scholarly/professional
writing and reviewing. (The Chicago Manual of Style
and Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary are the
style preferences, but other commonly accepted references
may be used.)
feature submissions are subject to peer review. Please provide
complete name, title, affiliation, address, and telephone
number (include FAX number, if available) when submitting
materials for consideration. Articles must be timely and geared
specifically to the issues relative to or impacted by multiculturalism.
The primary focus of the journal is on the United States,
though articles that present comparative perspectives or focus
on the roots of American ethnic, racial, or religious groups
are also welcomed. Perspectives and opinions should demonstrate
knowledge of and sensitivity to diversity. Alternative viewpoints,
though, are encouraged, and articles featuring a dialogue
of such perspectives will receive particular attention.
allow at least four to six weeks for a response to submitted
manuscripts. Submission of time-sensitive news or features
should be made at least three to four months in advance of
reviewers in all subject areas are always wanted and needed.
Include detailed information concerning areas of interest,
specific formats (books, audio, video, or software) expertise,
special preferences, and schedule requirements. Reviews should
be limited to 200 words. Two or more works can be included
in a single review, but approval for such reviews must be
obtained from the editor-in-chief. Please do not submit unsolicited
all correspondence to Lyn Miller-Lachmann, Editor-in Chief,
MultiCultural Review, 6 Birch Hill Rd., Ballston
Lake, NY 12019.