Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics

1.Journal Editors

Publication Decision : IJSASR accepts only manuscripts which have never been published elsewhere before (except in the form of an abstract) or are being considered for publication by another journal. The editorial team is responsible for deciding which of the manuscripts submitted to the journal should be published. The editor is guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Confidentiality: The editor and editorial staff must ensure the confidentiality of the submitted manuscripts until they are published, except only in the case of suspicion of double submission or the manuscripts that have been under revision or have been published elsewhere. Privileged information or ideas obtained through the peer review process must be kept confidential and are not allowed to be used for personal advantage.

Plagiarism: Plagiarism is strictly prohibited. Editors must try to examine whether the submitted manuscript is absent from plagiarism. All submissions will be examined by the editorial staff in terms of plagiarism by using plagiarism detecting software.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: All funding sources must be disclosed in the acknowledgement and any conflicts of interest must be stated. All submissions must include disclosure of any relationship that could be viewed as a potential conflict of interest such as funding organizations, affiliations of all the authors, advisors of the research project, etc.  The corresponding author must confirm that he/she had the final responsibility for the decision to submit and had full access to all the data involved in the study. 

Duties of Editors

  1. Journal editors are responsible for reviewing the format, completeness, and quality of articles before beginning the peer reviewer evaluation process for publication in the journal they are responsible for.
  2. The editor will not disclose any information during the article evaluation period and publication of that journal to any person unrelated, whether it is the author's information or the article reviewer.
  3. Editors will be the preliminary assessors in the decision to select articles for the publishing process and consider publishing articles that have passed the article evaluation process by considering the results of the peer reviewer's assessment of importance, newness, clarity, and the consistency of the content and the policy of the journal is important.
  4. Editors will not publish articles that have been published elsewhere either in the form of journals or articles after their presentation at a full academic conference (Proceeding).
  5. Editors will not reject the publication of articles that do not meet the requirements until there is evidence to prove those suspicions.
  6. The editors will not have any conflicts of interest with the authors, the evaluators, and the management team.
  7. Editors check for plagiarism in their articles using a reliable program. If there is clear evidence or confirmation that the work of others is plagiarized, the editor will contact the main author for clarification and if there is no clarification on academic basis, the editor will refuse to publish the article.




Authorship: All authors must have agreed to the submission and to the order of their names on the title page. They must also have agreed that the corresponding author may act on their behalf throughout the editorial review and publication process.

Originality and Plagiarism: Manuscripts of research articles submitted to IJSASR must not been published previously and not be under consideration for publication elsewhere. The author(s) must ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the author(s) have used the work and/or words of others, this must be appropriately cited or quoted and listed in the references. Any attempt of plagiarism, data fabrication/falsification, or citation manipulation will result in the rejection of the submitted manuscript.  IJSASR reserves the right to use plagiarism detecting software to screen submitted papers.

Human Subjects: If the research work involves the use of human participants/volunteers, the author(s) should ensure that all procedures were performed in compliance with relevant laws and institutional guidelines. Authors must include a statement in the manuscript that approval from an ethics committee was obtained for any experiments/clinical trials involving human subjects. Authors must state the approval code in the manuscript.

Disclosure and Conflicts of interest: All funding sources must be disclosed in the acknowledgments and any conflicts of interest must be stated. All submissions must include disclosure of any relationship that could be viewed as a potential conflict of interest. 

Duties of Authors

  1. The article submission must be certified by the author as new work and has never been presented in a proceeding and published form anywhere else.
  2. Articles submitted for publication, the authors must present reports of true information arising from research without distorting information or providing false information.
  3. If someone else's work is used in the author's work, the author's work must be referenced and appear in the reference list at the end of the article.
  4. Articles submitted for publication must be following the format specified in the recommendations of the original thesis submission of the journal, otherwise, the editors will not accept such articles.
  5. An article whose author's name appears must be a person who takes part in the actual research and the editors will consider the feasibility of the article.
  6. The article must include the source of funding supporting this research in the acknowledgment (if any).
  7. The authors must specify conflicts of interest (if any).



Contribution to Editorial Decisions: Peer reviewers assist the editors in making a decision to publish a manuscript and also assist the author(s) in improving the quality of the manuscript.

Confidentiality: Reviewers have to respect the confidentiality of the review process. They must not discuss aspects of the work under review with other researchers until such time as the article is published. Unpublished material disclosed in a manuscript under review must not be quoted or referenced by a reviewer without the express written consent of the author(s), requested through the editorial team. Information or ideas obtained through peer reviews must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage.

Standards of Objectivity: All manuscripts must be reviewed objectively in the context of the reviewer's expertise in the field. Personal opinions without backing evidence must not be used as criteria for review decisions.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: The reviewers must not use any information obtained through the peer review process for personal advantage. The reviewers must not accept to review if they have a conflict of interest with the author(s), companies, or institutions affiliated to the manuscripts. 

Duties of Reviewers

  1. The article reviewer will not disclose the information of the article and author to other unrelated persons throughout the evaluation period (Confidentiality).
  2. The article evaluator must not have conflicts of interest with the author, such as being a co-author or others that will prevent the assessor from assessing and giving recommendations independently.
  3. Article assessors will assess articles in their area of ​​expertise based on their content and assess articles based on their importance, recency, clarity, and consistency, without using personal opinions that do not have technical information. Academic support came as a criterion for judging articles.
  4. The evaluator can suggest important research findings that are consistent with the article in case the author does not refer to the article evaluation.
  5. If the assessor finds that the article is similar or plagiarism to the work of others with clear evidence, the assessor can reject the publication and notify the editor.


Copyright Notice

The views and opinions appearing in the articles published in the International Journal of Sociologies and Anthropologies Science Reviews is the sole responsibility of the author of the article, not the viewpoint of the editors, and no copyright is reserved, but all references are made to the source.