Welcome to the Journal of Political Administrative and Local Studies (JPAL).
JPAL is a peer-reviewed international academic journal publishing academic studies on various subjects of social science such as Political Science, Management Science, Local Governments, Urban and Environmental Studies, Comparative Politics, Political History. The full text of the article and the entire journal are open to online access, consistent with open access policies.
Our journal uses the double-blind peer-review. In our journal, no fee is requested during the application and referee evaluation processes, and no royalty fee is paid to the referees and authors. In the review of the referee, the author of the articles that take the appropriate decision for the publication is asked to be scanned in a plagiarism scanning software (intihal.net or iThenticate) and upload the report. Articles with a similarity ratio above 15%, excluding references, cannot be included even if the referee evaluation is positive.
The types of articles accepted to our journal are as follows;
JPAL is a journal with full open access via DergiPark. It is published electronically twice a year, May (Spring) and October (Fall). The authors are expected to submit their articles via the user account they will open via DergiPark.
After the necessary evaluation processes, the articles accepted to the publication are given a DOI number. The article accepted for publication cannot be sent to another journal. The authors may withdraw their articles during the editorial evaluation. The copyright for an article published in JPAL is covered by the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Derivative 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). Authors must comply with the relevant license terms for their articles to be published in a different type of publication (book chapter, etc.).