Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal focus and scope of Politico  is  to publish research articles within the field of an advanced understanding of how politics and political management intersects with policy processes, program development and resource management in the public sector.  The scope research based paper on the interactions between

  • government
  • policy
  • development
  • governance
  • implementation
  • bureucracy
  • public services


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two external reviewers and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a manuscript. The review process may take 2 weeks.



Publication Frequency

Politico Journal frequency of 2 times a year in March 
and September. The editors receive scientific essays about the results of research, surveys
and literature reviews that are closely related to the field of Government and Social and Political Sciences.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...




Procedure for Manuscript Writing

 1. Writing Requirements

a) The manuscript is written in English.

b) How to write scientific names must pay attention to the rules of writing that apply.

c) Terms and names originating from languages other than those used in the text must be in the italic or underline form.

2. Forms of Easter.

a) Manuscript written with MS Word, time new romance 12 with double spaces, a maximum of 6000 words.

b) Font 12 A4 with 4 cm left edge, 3 cm top, 3 cm right, and 3 cm bottom.

c) The manuscript has never been published in a journal or other publication.

3. Easter Organization

a) A concise and clear title (maximum of 10 words) in Indonesian and English for manuscripts in Indonesian or English and Indonesian for manuscripts in English.

b) The researcher's name is written under the title of the manuscript (tanpagelar), the name of the agency, and e-mail address. If the author is more than one, each is given a *) and a description.

c) Abstracts are written in Indonesian and English if the manuscript is in Indonesian or English and Indonesian for manuscripts in English, each with a "Key Word" ("Key Word") of up to 5 words.

d) Introduction, is an explanation to the reader about the background of the relevant research, the reasons why the research was carried out, the purpose of the study, and the usefulness of the research.

e) Research Methods.

Contains information about the research method (place, time, research method, data analysis, and statistical tests used).

f) Results and Discussion

Research Results, expressed in the form of a table or figure with a description of the results of statistical and or qualitative analysis used.

The discussion, contains a concise and important statement of the findings and the theoretical basis underlying it, as a result of research that leads to the conclusion.


The results of the study and discussion are expressed in a series of discussions for each of the observational parameters made in the study.

g) Conclusions and Suggestions.

Conclusion, is a summary of the results of the discussion in the form of short sentences, solid, and adjusted to the hypothesis. Suggestions can be made in the form of an appreciation or thank you if deemed necessary and directly related to the person and the implementation of research.

h) Bibliography.

Literature cited in the manuscript is only written by the author and the year is only in accordance with applicable regulations. Literature writing in the Bibliography is done in the order of the Author's Name, year of publication or writing, the title of the paper, and the identity or person in charge of the publication of the writing which ends with the city of the publication of the writing. Bibliography is preferably sourced from the results of research (journals) no later than 5 (five) years, and if sourced from text books no later than 10 (ten) years. Literature sequence is done in accordance with the alphabet (alphabet).

i) Every Politico Journal publication is only listed once for each person, it is not justified for each person to be listed more than once.

Manuscripts published in Journal Politico must pay Rp. 250.000, - (for internal parties, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Muhammadiyah Jember) and Rp. 350,000 (for parties outside the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Muhammadiyah Jember), each author is entitled to receive 2 (two) exp published journals. The addition of the amount of exp required is reimbursing the printing costs of Rp. 75,000 per experience (Java) and Rp. 100,000 per exp. (Outside of Java).


Plagiarism Policy

Ethical standards for publication exist to ensure high-quality research publications, public trust in research findings, and that people receive credit for their ideas.


All journals published are committed to publishing only original material, i.e. material that has neither been published elsewhere, nor is under review elsewhere. Manuscripts that are found to have been plagiarized from a manuscript by other authors, whether published or unpublished, will incur plagiarism sanctions.

Duplicate Submission

Manuscripts that are found to have been published elsewhere, or to be under review elsewhere, will incur duplicate submission/publication sanctions. If authors have used their own previously published work, or work that is currently under review, as the basis for a submitted manuscript, they are required to cite the previous work and indicate how their submitted manuscript offers novel contributions beyond those of the previous work.

Citation Manipulation

Submitted manuscripts that are found to include citations whose primary purpose is to increase the number of citations to a given author’s work, or to articles published in a particular journal, will incur citation manipulation sanctions.

Data Fabrication and Falsification

Submitted manuscripts that are found to have either fabricated or falsified experimental results, including the manipulation of images, will incur data fabrication and falsification sanctions.

Improper Author Contribution or Attribution

All listed authors must have made a significant research contribution to the research in the manuscript and approved all its claims. It is important to list everyone who made a significant research contribution, including students and laboratory technicians.

Redundant Publications

Redundant publications involve the inappropriate division of study outcomes into several articles.


In the event that there are documented violations of any of the above mentioned policies in any journal, regardless of whether or not the violations occurred in a journal published, the following sanctions will be applied:

Immediate rejection of the infringing manuscript.

That any information that may be the reason for the rejection of publication of a manuscript must be communicated to the Editor.

Plagiarism Policy

Regarding plagiarism all the authors submitting paper to JOURNAL  should ensure that their paper is free from PLAGIARISM. The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool. All submissions will be checked by TURNITIN before being sent to reviewers.Editor will check all paper by using plagiarism tool 

Copyright Form

Submission of a paper in any journal  will be taken to imply that it presents original unpublished work, not under consideration elsewhere. A copyright assignment form will be sent to the authors of accepted papers. This publishing agreement should be completed and returned to the editorial office.