Aims and scope


Cambridge Journal of China Studies (CJCS) is a quarterly academic publication with a focus on social sciences relating to China (ISSN: 2054-3719/ 2054-3727). It is currently published by the Association of Cambridge Studies, a scholarly society for China Studies at the University of Cambridge. Established in 2006 with a sole focus on educational research, CJCS has experienced fast developments during the past few years with coverage of research topics rapidly extending to other fields such as economics, law, political research, sociology and cultural studies.

The primary aim of Cambridge Journal of China Studies is to promote the understanding of China through the dissemination of high-impact research in relevant social science subject areas. Both contemporary and historical perspectives are considered important to CJCS. CJCS always encourages interdisciplinary studies and promotes talks between scholars from different geographical areas.

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  Manuscript Guidelines


Cambridge Journal of China Studies accepts manuscripts submission all year round. If your paper is accepted, it will be published in the most appropriate upcoming issue. To facilitate quick publications, authors are advised to format their manuscripts according to the guidelines outlined in this section. Manuscripts which are badly formatted with no consideration for the outlined guidelines might be rejected for reviewing.

We strongly recommend authors to draft their manuscripts using the word document template  (right click and choose 'save link as' from the drop-down menu).

 

  Electronic submission


Cambridge Journal of China Studies no longer accepts hardcopy manuscript submission from 2008. All submissions should be directed to the journal editorial team via email.

Please send your manuscript in Microsft Word format (as an attachement) to with "manuscript submission" in the subject line. Normally one of our editors will get in touch with you within five working days.

If you have any query about the submission, please contact the managing editors directly

 

  Open Access Option For Authors


Authors making submissions to CJCS have the option to publish their papers with open acces; whereby, for a charge, their paper will be made freely available online immediately upon acceptance. The corresponding author will be asked to indicate whether or not you wish to pay for open access. If you do not select the open access option, your paper will be published with standard subscription-based access and you will not be charged.

The open access charge is: £100

The hardcopy subscription fee for CJCS is as follows:

  Single issue One-year subscription
JCS (CJCS)2009 and after £50 £120
JCS 2006-2008 £40 £90

Publication and subscription fee should be paid by one of the following methods:

•  CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cheque payments must be in GBP (pounds sterling) and drawn on a UK bank. We regret that we are unable to accept cheque payments in any other currency. Please make your cheque payable to "JOURNAL OF CAMBRIDGE STUDIES" and send it to the following address:

Ms WU Rong
Churchill College, University of Cambridge
Storey's Way, Cambridge CB3 0DS

 

•  Online Bank Transfer

You can also make payments directly to our bank account through online banking.

Account name: The Association of Cambridge Studies
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•  OVERSEAS PAYMENTS

You can make a payment from overseas using the following details:

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If you have paid using either of the above mentioned methods, please inform sales@acs-cam.org.uk of the date when payment is dated. We will send you a confirmation of receipt of publication fee as soon as possible.

 

  Reviewing policy


Journal Cambridge Journal of China studies maintains an extensive pool of experts in the fields of economics, law, education, development studies, policy & strategies research and other related social sciences.
For all manuscript submissions, we will designate at least one senior editor (with professorship) to review your research. In addition, a junior editor may be allocated to assist in the process of manuscript corrections.
The final decision will be made by the editorial committee on the basis of the recommendations of the reviewing senior editor. If necessary, we will invite anonymous reviewers frow CJCS's external academic networks for additional reviewing.

 

  Citation information


The correct way of citing published papers from this Journal is given below.

Xiaoyang Wang, Fazal Rizvi, "WTO/GATS and Issues of Trade and Cooperation in Chinese Higher Education.", Journal of Cambridge Studies, 1-1 (2006), 3-13.

In places where the short form of the journal title is needed for brevity, please use J. of Cam. Stud.

Xiaoyang Wang, Fazal Rizvi, "WTO/GATS and Issues of Trade and Cooperation in Chinese Higher Education.", Cambridge Journal of China Studies, 1-1 (2014), 3-13.

In places where the short form of the journal title is needed for brevity, please use Cam. J. of Chi. Stud.

 

  Journal ISSN


Jounal of Cambridge Studies is a formal academic publication affiliated with the Association of Cambridge Studies, an academic society registered at the University of Cambridge. The journal was officially registered in 2005 and volume one started in 2006. The abbreviated title of Journal of Cambridge Studies is 'JCS'. The jounal's ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) information can be found below.

Print ISSN : 1747-5384
Online ISSN : 1747-5392.

From 2014 the title of Journal of Cambridge Studies will be changed to Cambridge Journal of China Studies. The abbreviated title of Cambridge Journal of China Studies is 'CJCS'. The jounal's ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) information can be found below.

Print ISSN : 2054-3719
Online ISSN : 2054-3727.