Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik (JISIP) focuses on an in-depth understanding of social and political sciences. Jurnal Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik (JISIP) explores the dynamics of social relations and political processes, contributing to academic literature related to social and political realities at local, national, and international levels, including but not limited to:

  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Public Service
  • Communication Science
  • Mass Media
  • Public Relations
  • Television, Film, and Radio
  • Political & Government
  • Gender & Identity
  • Democracy, etc


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Jurnal Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik (JISIP) follows a strict peer review policy to ensure published articles' quality and scientific integrity. At least two expert reviewers will thoroughly evaluate every manuscript in this journal.

These reviewers were selected based on expertise, academic credentials, and previous experience in academic and practice areas. Criteria for assessing submitted work include originality, methodological appropriateness, clarity of presentation, and contribution to advancing knowledge in social and political science.

Reviewers are asked to provide constructive feedback along with recommendations for improvement. The peer review process is completed within 4 to 8 weeks, based on consideration of needs and a thorough evaluation of the timeliness of publication. Jurnal Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik maintains transparency in its review process, ensuring anonymity for reviewers and authors.

Submission and Plagiarism Check

  • Authors send articles according to the focus, scope, and journal template.
  • The author ensures that the article is plagiarism-free by using software with a maximum limit of 20%.

Technical Review by Editor

  • The editor checks the technical suitability of the article with the journal's focus, scope, and template.
  • If inappropriate, the article is returned to the author for correction or rejection.
  • If appropriate, the editor continues the process to the next stage.

Blind Review by Reviewers

  • The editor forwards the article to two reviewers using a double-blind review system.
  • Reviewers do not have direct contact with the author.
  • Reviewers assess the quality, methodology, and relevance of the article.
  • Review results are sent by reviewers to the Open Journal Systems (OJS) system without revealing their identity.

Delivery of Review Results to the Author

  • The editor sends the review results to the author.
  • Review results include comments, suggestions, and evaluations from reviewers.
  • Authors are given time to make revisions according to input from reviewers.

Revision and Resubmission by Author

  • The author revised the article based on the review results.
  • The revised article is uploaded to the journal's OJS system.
  • This process can be repeated until the article is declared accepted or rejected.

Decision and Publication

  • The editor evaluates the author's revisions.
  • The article is accepted and prepared for publication if it meets the journal standards.
  • If an article does not meet standards, it may be rejected or given additional revision opportunities.

Final Publication

  • Accepted articles are published in the Jurnal Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik (JISIP)
  • Information about articles, including the author's identity, may be disclosed after the article is accepted and published.


Open Access Policy

Jurnal Ilmu Sosial dan Politik (JISIP) is committed to fostering global knowledge exchange and increasing accessibility to scientific research. This policy aims to ensure that valuable insights and findings in social and political science can be widely disseminated to benefit the academic community and the general public. Therefore, all articles published in the Jurnal Ilmu Sosial dan Politik (JISIP) can be accessed for free by the public immediately after publication. There are no subscription fees or access fees for readers.



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