Manuscript Evaluation Form: Theoretical essay

Article Title

1. Writing*

The writing is clear, objective, and concise. The separation of the text into sections and subsections is pertinent and facilitates the reading process.

2. Argumentation*

The author(s)' argument is clear and cohesive, described in a robust manner and using clear and plausible connections between constructs, concepts and ideas.

3. Theoretical background*

The bibliography employed by the author(s) is extensive, comprehensive, and seamlessly integrated into the discussion in the manuscript. A balance is established between classic and contemporary references, with a clear and substantial connection between them.

4. Counterpoint*

The theoretical essay synthesizes, identifies, and then contrasts the prevailing theoretical framework in the field. It proposes theoretical or paradigmatic changes, establishes new or pioneering ideas, and offers a comprehensive analysis of the theoretical landscape.

5. Further Studies*

The theoretical essay contributes to the field of research by providing insights that can be applied by researchers in future research based on the reported discussion.

6. General Evaluation*

Please provide a qualitative assessment of the manuscript in the space below. It is recommended that comments be provided on each of the items evaluated above, and that they be as clear and specific as possible. This space is also intended for general comments that could lead to an improvement in the manuscript. Such comments may pertain to the structure of the manuscript (division of sections/subsections), the manner in which the results are presented (graphs, tables, etc.), or other useful comments for the authors.

7. Reviewer Conclusion* 


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