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- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word file format.
- Where available, DOIs for the references have been provided.
- The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point Times New Roman font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
- All authors have reviewed publication agreement.
- The text is no more than 8000 words including footnotes (no endnotes) and uses 17th edition Chicago Style citations and bibliographic references. Slightly longer submissions will be considered in special cases but it is not recommended to submit like that initially.
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