Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
Indonesian Journal of Sociology and Education Policy
Indonesian Journal of Sociology and Education Policy is a peer-reviewed journal that appears three times annually every February, June, and October. We welcome all social scientists, researchers, academics, and social activists to contribute to this journal. Paper submitted in this journal should reflects author(s)’ own views based on empirical or theoretical research. The manuscript should also clearly states the arguments that reflect the novelty based on critical review of existing literatures.
Submission . All authors should affirm that the article must be original and exclusively submitted to the journal. The article should be research based, either empirically or theoretically and deal with broader issues of social, educational, cultural, historical, political sociology, and educational policies. One book review will also be published per edition. The article and book review can be written both in English and Bahasa.
Article . Articles submitted should be 5000 to 8000 words length. It excludes the bibliography and endnotes. They should be 12-point Times New Roman and 1.5 spaced on A4 paper size. Authors should submit two forms of manuscript. First document completed with identities for the editors, while other should be without any proof of identities for blind reviewers.
Abstract . The articles should be accompanied by around 200 words abstract in English and Bahasa. They should be 11-point Times New Roman and single spaced italic on A4 paper size.
Book Review . Book reviews should be around 1500 words, excluded bibliography and footnotes. The books that will be reviewed should be published no more than five years old. The author, book title, publisher, and year should be listed at the top of the first-page article.
Style . All authors should carefully ensure their manuscripts to follow the IJSEP styles. The article style can be found here, while the reference style can be found here.
Spelling . Use American English for English manuscript and use Ejaan Yang Disempurnakan (EYD) guidance for Bahasa manuscript (here).
Use endnotes rather than footnotes for additional information of the body paragraph. It should be 10-point Times New Roman and single spaced. Arrange the endnotes sequentially by number and include references if necessary.
At the end of the article, the authors should include all references that are used in the body text in the bibliography sections.
All manuscripts should be submitted online via Open Journal System (www.i-sep.pub). Authors need to register online to create an account prior to login and submit their papers.
The authors should agree that the copyrights of the published articles are owned by the IJSEP. If the authors want to republish the article, permission from IJSEP should be acquired.
Indonesian Journal of Sociology and Education Policy
Initial Caps of Main Words, bolted, centered, and 14-point Times New Roman, no more than 10 words
The title should reflects the case or problems discussed in the article, and/or the argument stated by the author
Caps, center, can be initials or full name without titles
Department, University, town/state, country
Authors’ email address
Around 200 words, in English and Bahasa, 11-point Times New Roman, justified, italics, without references
The abstract should briefly explains the main parts of the article: problem statements, arguments, and the literature reviews. The problem statement should briefly state problems that are discussed in the whole article or research questions that are answered in the article. The arguments should briefly state the answer of the research questions or the problem statements. They should also reflect conceptual/theoretical position of the author(s) among other explanations to the problems that become a foundation of paper’s novelty. The literature reviews should briefly describe existing explanation or arguments or answers to the research questions of problems statements identified in the paper.
5 words or phrases that identify topic, problems, argument or any relevant identity of the article for online searching, without caps and separated by comma
The keywords should identify the main words or phrases that can describe the topic, problems, or arguments of the paper
Heading 1: Bold, Initial Caps of Main Words, ranged left, space above and below
Heading 2: Italics, Initial Caps of Main Words, ranged left, space above and below
Heading 3: Italics, initial cap only, ranged left, space above and below
Use heading ‘Introduction’, follow heading 1 style, no more than five paragraphs
Similar with the abstract, the introduction should explains much longer the main parts of the article: problem statements, arguments, and the literature reviews. The problem statement should briefly state problems that are discussed in the whole article or research questions that are answered in the article. The arguments should briefly state the answer of the research questions or the problem statements. They should also reflect conceptual/theoretical position of the author(s) among other explanations to the problems that become a foundation of paper’s novelty. The literature reviews should briefly describe existing explanation or arguments or answers to the research questions of problems statements identified in the paper.
Use heading conclusion, follow heading 1 style
The conclusion should restate the author(s)’s main arguments in answering the problems or the questions mentioned at the beginning of the article. It emphasizes the conceptual/theoretical position of the author(s) responding the existing literatures. By this, it will reflects the novelty of the article.
Follow the heading style for each sections
The sections or sub-sections should be made only to provide explanations, examples, and evidences of the arguments. The structures should be logically coherent
Use indent in all paragraphs, except for every first paragraph after heading
11-point Times New Roman, centered, use numbering format of table sequentially with brief title at the top of the table and provide source at the bottom. Draw only horizontal line for the first heading of the table and at the bottom line of the table. See example below
Table 1. Title for Examples
Source: author/institution, year
11-point Times New Roman, centered, use numbering format of table sequentially with brief title at the top of the table and provide source at the bottom.
After conclusion, follow heading 1 style, 10-point Times New Roman
Acknowledge parties who considerably have given significant helps and contributions in constructing the manuscripts.
Writes after acknowledgement , funding agency, grant number, year
Describe any sponsors that have supported the data collection and/or the writing process
Use endnotes only, 10-point Times New Roman, single spaced, arrange sequentially, and use reference if necessary. Cite data interview at the endnotes, provide basic information of name or initials, affiliation, and interview date
Use American English for English manuscript, use Ejaan Yang Disempurnakan (EYD) guidance for Bahasa manuscript
Use Chicago Manual Style of Author-Date System
Indonesian Journal of Sociology and Education Policy Reference Style
Indonesian Journal of Sociology and Education Policy uses the Chicago Manual Style of Author-Date system ( http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html ). The guidance for in-text citation and bibliography are as follow.
Pollan, Michael. 2006. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin.
(Pollan 2006, 99–100)
Two or more authors
Ward, Geoffrey C., and Ken Burns. 2007. The War: An Intimate History, 1941–1945. New York: Knopf.
(Ward and Burns 2007, 52)
For four or more authors, list all of the authors in the reference list; in the text, list only the first author, followed by et al. (“and others”):
(Barnes et al. 2010)
Editor, translator, or compiler instead of author
Lattimore, Richmond, trans. 1951. The Iliad of Homer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
(Lattimore 1951, 91–92)
Editor, translator, or compiler in addition to author
García Márquez, Gabriel. 1988. Love in the Time of Cholera. Translated by Edith Grossman. London: Cape.
(García Márquez 1988, 242–55)
Chapter or other part of a book
Kelly, John D. 2010. “Seeing Red: Mao Fetishism, Pax Americana, and the Moral Economy of War.” In Anthropology and Global Counterinsurgency, edited by John D. Kelly, Beatrice Jauregui, Sean T. Mitchell, and Jeremy Walton, 67–83. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
(Kelly 2010, 77)
Chapter of an edited volume originally published elsewhere (as in primary sources)
Cicero, Quintus Tullius. 1986. “Handbook on Canvassing for the Consulship.” In Rome: Late Republic and Principate, edited by Walter Emil Kaegi Jr. and Peter White. Vol. 2 of University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, edited by John Boyer and Julius Kirshner, 33–46. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Originally published in Evelyn S. Shuckburgh, trans., The Letters of Cicero, vol. 1 (London: George Bell & Sons, 1908).
(Cicero 1986, 35)
Preface, foreword, introduction, or similar part of a book
Rieger, James. 1982. Introduction to Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, xi–xxxvii. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
(Rieger 1982, xx–xxi)
Book published electronically
If a book is available in more than one format, cite the version you consulted. For books consulted online, list a URL; include an access date only if one is required by your publisher or discipline. If no fixed page numbers are available, you can include a section title or a chapter or other number.
Austen, Jane. 2007. Pride and Prejudice. New York: Penguin Classics. Kindle edition.
Kurland, Philip B., and Ralph Lerner, eds. 1987. The Founders’ Constitution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/.
(Kurland and Lerner, chap. 10, doc. 19)
Article in a print journal
In the text, list the specific page numbers consulted, if any. In the reference list entry, list the page range for the whole article.
Weinstein, Joshua I. 2009. “The Market in Plato’s Republic.” Classical Philology 104:439–58.
(Weinstein 2009, 440)
Article in an online journal
Include a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) if the journal lists one. A DOI is a permanent ID that, when appended to http://dx.doi.org/ in the address bar of an Internet browser, will lead to the source. If no DOI is available, list a URL. Include an access date only if one is required by your publisher or discipline.
Kossinets, Gueorgi, and Duncan J. Watts. 2009. “Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network.” American Journal of Sociology 115:405–50. Accessed February 28, 2010. doi:10.1086/599247.
(Kossinets and Watts 2009, 411)
Article in a newspaper or popular magazine
Newspaper and magazine articles may be cited in running text (“As Sheryl Stolberg and Robert Pear noted in a New York Times article on February 27, 2010, . . .”), and they are commonly omitted from a reference list. The following examples show the more formal versions of the citations. If you consulted the article online, include a URL; include an access date only if your publisher or discipline requires one. If no author is identified, begin the citation with the article title.
Mendelsohn, Daniel. 2010. “But Enough about Me.” New Yorker, January 25.
Stolberg, Sheryl Gay, and Robert Pear. 2010. “Wary Centrists Posing Challenge in Health Care Vote.” New York Times, February 27. Accessed February 28, 2010. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/28/us/politics/28health.html.
(Mendelsohn 2010, 68)
(Stolberg and Pear 2010)
Kamp, David. 2006. “Deconstructing Dinner.” Review of The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, by Michael Pollan. New York Times, April 23, Sunday Book Review. http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/23/books/review/23kamp.html.
Thesis or dissertation
Choi, Mihwa. 2008. “Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals during the Northern Song Dynasty.” PhD diss., University of Chicago.
Paper presented at a meeting or conference
Adelman, Rachel. 2009. “ ‘Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On’: God’s Footstool in the Aramaic Targumim and Midrashic Tradition.” Paper presented at the annual meeting for the Society of Biblical Literature, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 21–24.
A citation to website content can often be limited to a mention in the text (“As of July 19, 2008, the McDonald’s Corporation listed on its website . . .”). If a more formal citation is desired, it may be styled as in the examples below. Because such content is subject to change, include an access date or, if available, a date that the site was last modified. In the absence of a date of publication, use the access date or last-modified date as the basis of the citation.
McDonald’s Corporation. 2008. “McDonald’s Happy Meal Toy Safety Facts.” Accessed July 19. http://www.mcdonalds.com/corp/about/factsheets.html.
Blog entry or comment
Blog entries or comments may be cited in running text (“In a comment posted to The Becker-Posner Blog on February 23, 2010, . . .”), and they are commonly omitted from a reference list. If a reference list entry is needed, cite the blog post there but mention comments in the text only. (If an access date is required, add it before the URL; see examples elsewhere in this guide.)
Posner, Richard. 2010. “Double Exports in Five Years?” The Becker-Posner Blog, February 21. http://uchicagolaw.typepad.com/beckerposner/2010/02/double-exports-in-five-years-posner.html.
E-mail or text message
E-mail and text messages may be cited in running text (“In a text message to the author on March 1, 2010, John Doe revealed . . .”), and they are rarely listed in a reference list. In parenthetical citations, the term personal communication (or pers. comm.) can be used.
(John Doe, e-mail message to author, February 28, 2010)
(John Doe, pers. comm.)
Item in a commercial database
For items retrieved from a commercial database, add the name of the database and an accession number following the facts of publication. In this example, the dissertation cited above is shown as it would be cited if it were retrieved from ProQuest’s database for dissertations and theses.
Choi, Mihwa. 2008. “Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals during the Northern Song Dynasty.” PhD diss., University of Chicago. ProQuest (AAT 3300426).