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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.
  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

International Journal of Political, Law, and Social Science is receiving manuscripts in the fields of development science that have never been published and are not currently in the process of publication elsewhere. International Journal of Political, Law, and Social Science was published twice a year. The manuscript is written in English. All submitted manuscripts will be initially reviewed by the editorial board, and are then evaluated by two reviewers through the double-blind review process and carried out a plagiarism check. The manuscript file must be submitted in the form of Microsoft Word (.doc), The manuscripts submitted must be in the form of Microsoft Word, one column using A4 paper size, the margin for all sides is 2,54 cm (top, left, right, and bottom). The whole work must be written in Times New Roman, font size 11. The number of manuscripts is between 5-15 pages.

The manuscript must contain the following sections in order:

Title, Authors Name, and Affiliation

The title is written using Times New Roman with size 14 and a single space. The title must describe the main contents of the text, informative, concise, not wordy (5-15 words), do not contain formulas and symbols, and avoid writing the name of the research place. The author's name is written in full without a degree. Affiliation includes the name of the institution and address (including street, city, postcode, country, and email). If in one article there are several names of authors with the same affiliation, then the affiliation is only written once. Every author's email must be included in the manuscript and Open Journal System (OJS).


The abstract contains important research problems, aims, research methods, results, discussion, and conclusions. The abstract must be approximately 150-200 words. Abstract written single space using Times New Roman and font size 12. Below the abstract, 3-5 keywords must be written.


The introduction contains the problem (State of the Art), Gap analysis with existing research, and solutions (Novelty). Every statement written in the introduction must be supported by references (prioritizing the research results). The introduction must not be wordy and may not exceed two pages. Avoid writing one paragraph one sentence. The final part of the introduction must include the research aims.


The main materials of the research method include (1) research design, (2) population and samples; (3)  instruments; (4) procedures; and (5) data analysis. The research design includes the research methods and design used. The research design can be presented in a table or figure. The population and sample of research include the total population and samples as well as sampling techniques. Make sure the reason why using the sampling technique. The research instrument includes tools or devices used in research. The instrument used must be clear in terms of type, number, and indicator measured. It must be ensured that the instrument is suitable for use in research. The research procedures include all the steps carried out during the research. All research procedures are written in paragraphs, not in item list/numbering form. If there is a forced list/numbering item, but it is written in paragraph form. Data analysis techniques include all the analysis needed to address the problem or research aims.


The research results presented are findings from the research results and not raw data. Research results can be displayed in tables or figures and given information that is easy to understand. Avoid statements in sentences that show tables or figures using the word "below or above".


This section discusses all research findings supported by supporting references. References that support the discussion are suggested from the results of previous studies and should not be more than the last 10 years. The discussion section must contain elements (what else) to compare whether or not the results of the research are carried out with previous research or others. The discussion also includes an element (why) which shows the relationship between the results obtained and the basic concepts and or hypotheses.


Conclusions must answer the problem or research objectives, or can also produce a new theory or concept based on existing facts/analysis. Conclusions emphasize the novelty of the discovery or development carried out. Conclusions are written in one paragraph in a concise, concise, and clear manner and written in paragraph form, not in the form of item list/numbering. If you have suggestions from the research you can state them briefly and clearly.


Acknowledgments contain appreciation given by the authors to all those who have contributed to the research.


References come from primary sources (example: Journal, paper, thesis, dissertation) of at least 80% and secondary sources (example: books) a maximum of 20%. The minimum number of references is 20 references. Reference writing is recommended to use Mendeley, EndNote, Zotero, or other programs. Reference writing is written using  APA Style 6th Edition.


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