Editorial Policies

Peer Review and Research Transparency Policies

This section provides a comprehensive overview of IAPSS Politikon's peer review process and research transparency policies. It outlines the rigorous double-blind peer review employed by the journal to ensure the quality and integrity of published research. The section describes the initial screening process, the role of independent reviewers, and the expectations for reviewers to provide unbiased, constructive, and timely feedback. It also explains the editorial team's decision-making process and the opportunity for authors to revise their manuscripts based on reviewers' comments.

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

The Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement section describes the ethical standards and guidelines that the journal adheres to throughout the publication process. It sets clear expectations for authors, reviewers, editors, and other stakeholders involved in the publishing process and provides a framework for addressing ethical issues and maintaining high standards of scholarly publishing.

Open Access Policy, Archiving and Publishing License

This section explains that IAPSS Politikon is an open access journal, meaning that all its content is freely available online immediately upon publication. It also states that the journal is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, which allows authors to distribute their published manuscripts with no restrictions, provided that proper attribution is given and academic standards of reproduction are upheld.

No fees or charges are required for manuscript processing and/or publishing any materials.