Contemporary Social Sciences


Social Sciences (General)

                                         Submissions Invited

Contemporary Social Sciences is a bimonthly English language periodical published by Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences.

Contemporary Social Sciences publishes outstanding research in the field of social sciences in China, promotes academic achievements supporting China’s going global and enhances China's international discourse in the field of social sciences. Our primary audiences are the scholars and students whose primary research interests include humanities and social sciences in contemporary China, both at home and abroad.

We welcome submissions regarding China's interactions and relationships with the nations of the world from all creditable experts in the field of humanities and social sciences, including political science, economics, literature, linguistics, journalism and communication, education, sociology, philosophy, history, law and interdisciplinary research.

Requirements for Submissions

Manuscripts must generally be prepared according to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Formatting instructions for tables, figures, references, metrics, and abstracts appear in the APA Manual. Guidance on APA Style is available on the APA Style website (

Include an abstract of no more than 250 words, typed on a separate page. After the abstract, please supply up to five keywords or brief phrases. Provide personal information for each author (name, position and title, degree, postal address including postcode, phone number and e-mail address).

Papers should be approximately 10,000 words including notes and references.

If you do not receive a notice of acceptance within three months after submission, feel free to submit your paper to other journals.

Our editorial department reserves the right to make corrections or deletions to manuscripts. Any such changes will be reported to you for your approval. If you do not agree with this policy, please clearly state so in your submission.

Please secure copyright independence for your submission and ensure there is no academic misconduct, like plagiarism, no dispute about the order of authors’ names, and be responsible for the content of your manuscript.


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Province, China.

Postcode: 610072


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Electronic Submissions to

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Manuscript Format


大写实词和四个字母以上的副词,居中,Times New Roman, 12磅 (12 pounds)。


Cultural Sharing, Connectivity and Road Expansion—Cultural Transformation and World Care from the

“Belt and Road” with Anthropology being Involved




Xing Ming, Institute of Jigou, Danwei University.

This article was supported by The National Social Science Fund of China “Contemporary Social

Sciences”(12XXX345). (if necessary)

Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Xing Ming, Institute of Jigou, Danwei

University, Chengdu.


各级标题用12磅Times New Roman (12 pounds)







Formats for Five Levels of Heading in APA Journal

Level of headings Format

1 Centered, Boldface, Uppercase and Lowercase Headings

2 Flush left, Boldface, Uppercase and Lowercase Heading

3 Indented, boldface, lowercase paragraph heading ending with a period.

4 Indented, boldface, italicized, lowercase paragraph heading ending with a period.

5 Indented, italicized, lowercase paragraph heading ending with a period.


One author:

A recent study found a possible genetic cause of alcoholism (Pauling, 2005).

Pauling (2005) discovered a possible genetic cause of alcoholism.

Two authors:

A recent study found a possible genetic cause of alcoholism (Pauling & Liu, 2005).

Pauling and Liu (2005) discovered a possible genetic cause of alcoholism.

Three to five authors:

First time:

A recent study found a possible genetic cause of alcoholism (Pauling, Liu & Guo, 2005, pp. 131-179).

Pauling, Liu, and Guo (2005) conducted a study that discovered a possible genetic cause of alcoholism.


Pauling et al. (2005) discovered a possible genetic cause of alcoholism.

A recent study found a possible genetic cause of alcoholism (Pauling et al., 2005, p.56).

Six or more authors:

Pauling et al. (2005) discovered a possible genetic cause of alcoholism.

Different sources, same author:

A recent study found a possible genetic cause of alcoholism (Pauling, 2004, 2005a, 2005b).

Pauling (2004, 2005a, 2005b) conducted a study that discovered a possible genetic cause of alcoholism

Multi sources, different authors:

A recent study found a possible genetic cause of alcoholism (Alford, 1995; Pauling 2004, 2005; Sirkis, 2003)

Direct quotation:

Max simply points out that “it is the reinforcement that ....” (Pauling, 2004, p. 69).


以脚注为主(Footnotes),脚注10磅 (10 pounds)。





(书名,斜体 只大写第一个单词首字母)

Book by one author:

Sheril, R. D. (1956). The terrifying future: Contemplating color television . San Diego: Halstead.

Dreyfus, H. (1989). What computers can’t do (2nd ed.) . New York: Harper & Row.

Book by two or more authors:

Smith, J., & Peter, Q. (1992). Hairball: An intensive peek behind the surface of an enigma . Hamilton, ON:

McMaster University Press.



Mcdonalds, A. (1993). Practical methods for the apprehension and sustained containment of supernatural

entities. In G. L. Yeager (Ed.), Paranormal and occult studies: Case studies in application (pp. 42–64).

London: Other World Books.

Nation, P., & Waring, R. (1997). Vocabulary size, text coverage and word lists. In N. Schmitt & M.

McCarthy (Eds), Vocabulary: Description, acquisition and pedagogy (pp.6–19). Cambridge, UK:

Cambridge University Press.


Laplace, P. S. (1951). A philosophical essay on probabilities. In F. W. Truscott & F. L. Emory (Trans.).

New York: Dover.


(顺序是:作者(姓, 名.)、年份、文章名、刊期号、页数)

(期刊名 大写实词首字母 斜体)

Crackton, P. (1987). The Loonie: God’s long-awaited gift to colourful pocket change? Canadian Change ,

64(7), 34–37.

Rottweiler, F. T., & Beauchemin, J. L. (1987). Detroit and Narnia: Two foes on the brink of destruction.

Canadian/American Studies Journal, 54, 66–146.

Henry, W. A. (1990, April 9). Making the grade in today’s schools. Time, 135, 28-31.


Wong, M. (2009, August 17). Misquotes are “Problematic” says Mayor. Toronto News . p. 4.


Marlowe, P., Spade, S., & Chan, C. (2001). Detective work and the benefits of colour versus black and

white [Electronic version]. Journal of Pointless Research , 11, 123–124.

Blofeld, E. S. (1994, March 1). Expressing oneself through Persian cats and modern architecture. Felines

& Felons , 4, Article 0046. Retrieved October 3, 1999, from



What I did today. Retrieved August 21, 2002, from


Jones, B. (1950). English Listening Comprehension: What ’s going on here? (PhD dissertation). Lancaster

University, UK.


Milton, C. L. (2009). Leadership and ethics in nurse-nurse relationships. Nursing Science Quarterly, 22(2),

116-119. doi:10.1177/0894318409332569