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Author Guidelines

  1. Manuscripts written for Jurnal Politik include research outcomes, field research or literary research, and articles reflecting sociopolitical phenomena.
  2. The manuscript is written in Bahasa Indonesia or English. The writing system for research outcome is the title, name of the author, abstract with keywords, preface, discussion or analysis, conclusion, and reference.
  3. The manuscript is typed using Microsoft Word program on A4 paper, around 6000-8000 words in Times New Roman size 12 pts and 1.5 space.
  4. Send your paper through:
  5. The title of the article cannot exceed 14 words in Bahasa Indonesia and 12 words in English. The title is typed in italic with centered capital letters in 14 pts.
  6. The name of the author is written without any academic degree, followed by the name of the author’s institution, located under the title of the article. If the manuscript is written by more than an author, the editor is only in contact with the main author or the first mentioned author. The main author must include his/her correspondence address or email.
  7. The abstract and keywords must be written in two languages (in Bahasa Indonesia and English). The length of each abstract is around 150 -200 words, while the limit of keywords is 3-5 words. The abstract, at the least, must contain the aim, method, and result(s) of the research.
  8. Tables and figures must have titles, clear numbers, and sources, and be typed in single space.  Pictures and figures are better in the black-and-white format. 
  9. The list of references only contains referred sources, and all referred sources must be mentioned on the list. Reference sources consist of, at the least, 80% printed literature published in the last ten years. The references are sources in the form of research articles in a journal or a research report (including undergraduate theses, postgraduate theses, dissertations, books, and other relevant publications). Articles published in Jurnal Politik are recommended to be used as references. 
  10. Referencing and citing techniques follow the reduced reference technique (last name, year). The inclusion of the source in a direct quotation is followed by information about the page number of the referred source. For example: (Laclau 1998, 81).
  11. Check each referred article for accuracy and make sure every quoted work in the article is written in the References. Works that are not cited but mentioned in the References will be omitted by the editor. 
  12. All the served data or quotes in the article taken from the other author articles should attach the reference sources. The writing format used in Jurnal Politik follows the format applied by American Political Science Review.
  13. The reference list is composed as follows and is alphabetically and chronologically ordered. 
  14. All manuscripts are anonymously studied by reviewers appointed by the editor according to their expertise. The author is given a chance to revise the manuscript based on the reviewers’ or the editor’s recommendation/advice. The decision of publication or rejection will be informed through the author’s email address.  
  15. The editor has the right to modify and correct the spelling, writing, and grammar of the published manuscript. 
  16. Everything related to citing permission or computer software usage in writing the manuscript or any other things related to copyright done by the author, along with all its legal consequences, becomes the author’s full responsibility. 
  17. The author whose manuscript is published will get 2 (two) copies of publishing proof. Unpublished manuscripts will not be returned, except upon the author’s request.
  18. The article templates can be found here (Indonesian) and here (English).



Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. The text is 1,5-spaced; uses a 12-point 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.
  4. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  5. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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