Statement of Ethics and Publication Malpractice

Journal of Sociology is a peer-reviewed journal, published two months a year. It is available online as an open access source as well as in print. This statement describes the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing articles in this journal, including authors, editor-in-chief, editorial board, reviewers, and publishers. This Statement is based on the Code of Practice for Journal Editors.


Journal Publication Ethics Guidelines

The publication of articles in the Sociologia Journal, is an important foundation in the development of a coherent and respected knowledge network. This is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. Therefore, it is important to agree on standards of ethical behavior that are expected for all parties involved in the act of publishing: authors, editors, reviewers, publishers, and the public. As a Journal Manager, he carries out his duties to take care of all stages of publishing seriously and is aware of his ethical responsibilities and other responsibilities. For the Manager is committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue does not have an impact or influence on editorial decisions.


Publication Decision

The Sociology Journal Editor is responsible for deciding which articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers should always drive such decisions. Editors may be guided by the discretion of the journal's editorial board and limited by applicable legal requirements regarding defamation, copyright infringement, and plagiarism. Editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making decisions.


Plagiarism Screening

Basically it's the author's job to only submit manuscripts that are free from plagiarism and academic malpractice. The editor, however, will review all papers submitted through Turnitin.