Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal focus and scope of JGP  is  to publish research articles within the field of an advanced understanding of how politics and political management intersects with policy processes, program development and resource management in the public sector.  The scope research based paper on the interactions between

  • the individual
  • the state
  • government
  • public affairs
  • public policy

Publication Ethic

Ethical standards for publication exist to ensure high-quality research publications, public trust in research findings, and that people receive credit for their ideas.

Plagiarism

All journals published by APSPA (ASIA PACIFIC SOCIETY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS) are committed to publishing only original material, i.e. material that has neither been published elsewhere, nor is under review elsewhere. Manuscripts that are found to have been plagiarized from a manuscript by other authors, whether published or unpublished, will incur plagiarism sanctions.

Duplicate Submission

Manuscripts that are found to have been published elsewhere, or to be under review elsewhere, will incur duplicate submission/publication sanctions. If authors have used their own previously published work, or work that is currently under review, as the basis for a submitted manuscript, they are required to cite the previous work and indicate how their submitted manuscript offers novel contributions beyond those of the previous work.

Citation Manipulation

Submitted manuscripts that are found to include citations whose primary purpose is to increase the number of citations to a given author’s work, or to articles published in a particular journal, will incur citation manipulation sanctions.

Data Fabrication and Falsification

Submitted manuscripts that are found to have either fabricated or falsified experimental results, including the manipulation of images, will incur data fabrication and falsification sanctions.

Improper Author Contribution or Attribution

All listed authors must have made a significant research contribution to the research in the manuscript and approved all its claims. It is important to list everyone who made a significant research contribution, including students and laboratory technicians.

Redundant Publications

Redundant publications involve the inappropriate division of study outcomes into several articles.

Sanctions

In the event that there are documented violations of any of the above mentioned policies in any journal, regardless of whether or not the violations occurred in a journal published by ASIA PACIFIC  SOCIETY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS, the following sanctions will be applied:

Immediate rejection of the infringing manuscript.

That any information that may be the reason for the rejection of publication of a manuscript must be communicated to the Editor.

Plagiarism Policy

Regarding plagiarism all the authors submitting paper to JOURNAL OF GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS  should ensure that their paper is free from PLAGIARISM. The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool. All submissions will be checked by TURNITIN before being sent to reviewers.Editor will check all paper by using plagiarism tool http://smallseotools.com/plagiarism-checker.

Copyright Form

Submission of a paper in any journal of JGP will be taken to imply that it presents original unpublished work, not under consideration elsewhere. A copyright assignment form will be sent to the authors of accepted papers. This publishing agreement should be completed and returned to the editorial office.

 

Section Policies

Focus and Scope

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Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two external reviewers and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a manuscript. The review process may take 2 weeks.

 

Publication Frequency

Journal of Government and Politics will publish quaterly (in four issues) a year: February, May, August and November. 

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal uses Open Journal Systems 2.4.6.0, which is open source journal management and publishing software developed, supported, and freely distributed by the Public Knowledge Project under License Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License.

 

Open Access Policy

The Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) licence. Anyone may reproduce, distribute, translate and create derivative works of this article (for both commercial & non-commercial purposes), subject to full attribution to the original publication and authors. The full terms of this licence may be seen at http://creativecommons.org/licences/by/4.0