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Submission Preparation Checklist

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, RTF, or WordPerfect 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, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

  1. The submission is a critical review, idea, or empirical research focusing on Muslim society, which covers: a) Economic, b) Education, c) Communication, d) Islamic institution, e) customs or tradition in Islam community, f) Sociology, and g) Humaniora.
  2. The submission has not been previously published in full text or apart of it.
  3. Articles should be original, research-based, unpublished and not under review for possible publication in other journals, neither a compilation nor a translation.
  4. Manuscript should be typed in MS document format with Times New Roman, size 12 pts, one and a half space, bodynote, and A4 paper roughly 17 to 25 pages.
  5. It must be typed in Microsoft Word with RTF (Rich Text Format) or Doc. (Word Document) and sent to the redaction
  6. Three exemplars of a journal and a single printing will be given to the journal writers.
  7. There will not be a returning unpublished subscription.
  8. Title: The title of the article describes exactly the problem of the research. It needs appropriate diction; contains the main points, and arouses the readers curiosity. The article should be a research product and the title should show the connection between a variable which is used in the research. It consists between 5 to 15 words.
  9. Writer’s name: The name should be without any academic or non-academic degree. It is followed by the institution and its address and it is ended by email address
  10. Abstract and keywords: Abstract contains the problem of the research or aims of the research, with essay formal (not enumerative). Abstract is written in one space typing and it is narrower than the main text. Abstract should be completed by 3-5 keywords, terms that represent ideas or the main concept. The keywords are normally basic words. Meanwhile or some cases it may use a compound word or two-word formation, for example children development, developing country, etc
  11. Introduction: Introduction contains the things that attract the reader and it gives context for the problem. The introduction part should be ended with a short formula (1-2 sentences) about the main points that is discussed and the aims of the discussion
  12. Method: This part contains the methods that are used in there search. Methods consist of the explanation about kinds of research, research approach, and location of there search (for field research), data collecting method, and data analysis. The description is in narration form
  13. Content: This part contains the description, analysis, argumentation, and the writer’s point of view about the problem. For detail understanding, this part could be divided into some subtitles
  14. Conclusion: The conclusion part consists of short explanation or systematic and short answers of the problems. Normally, it is ended by suggestions or further possible research that might be done
  15. References: The list of references consists of references that are mentioned in the body of the article. The bibliography could be textbooks, journal articles, papers, laws, and other important and accurate documents

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Ijtimā'iyya: Journal of Muslim Society Research is a peer-reviewed international journal, available in print and online and published two times a year. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the editorial board, the peer-reviewer­­­­­ and the publisher of Postgraduate, State Institute on Islamic Studies Purwokerto.