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Focus and Scope

Publica: Journal of Public Administration is an open access scholarly peer-reviewed journal written in either Indonesia or English which invariably publishes twice a year in January and September. Publica encourages academicians, researchers, professionals and practitioners to share and publish their genuine ideas, empirical studies, and valid research results so that it is expected to give useful and applicable solutions for public administration challanges in context of national and international issues. Publica is open to articles that employ various research methods and theoretical approaches.

The journal scope contains many topics associated with public administration and beyond that, such as, public policy, bureaucracy, civil service, public service, collaborative governance, dynamic governance, digital governance, corporate governance, public-private partnership, administrative reform, e-government, local government, organizational development, organizational behaviour, knowledge management, human resource development, leadership, performance management.



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Peer Review Process

In terms of maintaining the quality of journal, all of submissions have to meet particular standards which will be subjected to peer-review process.

Manuscripts submitted into this jornal will be examined and criticized at least by two blind reviewers. The editor chief has a privilege to select which manuscripts will be accepted in accordance with the result of review by the reviewers.

Manuscripts are peer-reviewed and will be given to authors roughly 21 days after submission process. 


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.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...



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