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Author Guidelines

1.  The manuscript is written in English, including research outcomes, field research or literary research and articles reflecting sociopolitical phenomena. 
2.  The manuscript is typed using Microsoft Word program on A4 paper, around 6,000-7,000 words in Palatino Linotype size 11 pts and 1.5 space.
3.The writing system for research outcome consists of:
 a. Title
     The title should not exceed 14 words; it should be clear, concise, and informative. Abbreviations should be avoided.
 b. Name of the author
     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. In case manuscript written by a team, the editor is only in contact with the main author
     or the first mentioned. The main author must include his/her correspondence address or email.
 c. Abstract with keywords
      The length of the abstract is around 200-250 words, while the limit of keywords is 3-5 words. The abstract, at the least, 
       must contain the aim, methods, and results of the research.
 d. Introduction
     The introduction should contain (sequentially) the general background and research question or hypothesis. If there is
     literature review, it can be included in this chapter. The study objective should be written at the end of the
 e. Methods
     The research methods should elaborate on the method utilized in addressing the issues including the method of
     analysis. It should contain enough details allowing the reader to evaluate the appropriateness of methods as well as
     the reliability and validity of findings.
 f. Results
     The author should explain the results of the research (what was discovered) in detail.
 g. Discussion
     The research result and discussion section contain the results of the research finding and their ensuing discussions. The
     finding acquired from the results of the conducted research should be written with the supplementary support of
     adequate data. The research results and findings should be able to resolve or provide explanations to the question
     stated in the introduction.
 h. Conclusion
     The concluding statement should contain a summary and suggestion. The summary should exemplify the answers
     provided to the hypothesis and/or research objectives or acquired findings. The summary should not contain
     repetition of research results and discussions, and it should instead contain a summation of research results and
     findings as expected in the research objective or hypothesis. The suggestions should present matters that will
     subsequently, be conducted in relation to the research’s ensuing concepts.
 i. References
     All references cited in the text of the article should be written in the bibliography section. It should include references
     obtained from primary sources (consisting of scientific journals amounting to 80% of the entire bibliography) that
     have been published in the last 10 (ten) years. The remaining 20% may include research articles or research reports
     (thesis, books, and other relevant publications).
4.The manuscript is to be submitted directly to by creating user account as an author.
5.Tables and figures must have titles and have clear number and sources, and be typed in single space. The images, tables, charts or diagrams listed should be in black and white format.
6.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% literature published in the last ten years. The reference sources in the form of research articles in a journal or a research report (including undergraduate theses, master theses, dissertations, books, and other relevant publications).
7.    All references mentioned should be written down in reference using American Psychological Association (APA) style.
8.    Check each referred article for accuracy and make sure every quoted work in the article is written in References. Works that are not cited but mentioned in References will be omitted by the editor.
  The authors should check with this article for the article template example.
 Anderson, B. (1983). Imagined Communities. London: Verso.
 Book chapter
 Smith, F. M., & Jones, W. (2004). The college student. In C. Wood & M. Meyer (Eds.), Cross-cultural education (pp. 75-
          105). London, Canada: MacMillan.
 Journal Article
 Lee, K. (2004). Reading and learning strategies: Recommendations for the 21st century. Journal of Developmental 
          Education, 28(2), 2-15.
 Journal article with DOI
 Kusumaningrum, D. (2016). Interdependence versus truth and justice: lessons from reconciliation processes in Maluku  
         Jurnal Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik, 20(1), 15. doi: 10.22146/jsp.17998
 Smith, G. (2012). Barthes on Jamie: myth and the tv revolutionary. Journal of Media Practice, 13, 3-17.  
         doi: 10.1386/jmpr.13.1.3_1
 Journal article on website
 Austin, D. (2009). Fatty acids, breastfeeding and autism spectrum disorder. E-journal of Applied Psychology, 5(1), 
          49-52. Retrieved from http://ojs/
 Newspapers article
 Fung, M. (2006, December 12). Asthma rates increasing. Winnipeg Free Press, pp. C4.
 Newspaper article on website
 Harris, M. (2011, August 16). Grades improve if classes start later, studies find. The Calgary Herald.  
          Herald. Retrieved from
 Buzan, T. (2007). Mind maps. Retrieved September 3, 2009, from
 Website document
 TransCanada. (2006). Annual report. Retrieved from
 Book translation
 Mancusa, S., & Viola, A. (2015). Brilliant green: The surprising history and science of plant intelligence (J. Benham, 
          Trans.). Washington, DC: Island Press.
9.    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 reviewer’s or the editor’s recommendation/advice. The decision of publication or rejection will be informed through the author’s email address.
10.The editor has the right to modify and correct the spelling, writing, and grammar of the published manuscript.
11.    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.
12.  Unpublished manuscripts will not be returned.


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. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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