I. Two independent reviewers are appointed to review every publication submitted.

II. Submissions are evaluated by means of a double-blind review process. (The author and the reviewer are anonymous to each other.)

III. The names of the reviewers of particular submissions are not disclosed. The journal publishes a list of reviewers once a year.

IV. The criteria by which submissions are evaluated, and consequently accepted or rejected, include the following.

1. The value of the investigation to the field

2. The originality of the content

3. The relevance to existing research in the area

4. The coverage of theoretical background

5. The relevance of sources cited

6. The clarity of the argument

7. The propriety of the research methodology

8. The effectiveness of the presentation of data

9. The prudence of the overall structure

10. The appropriateness of the language style