Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Journal of Indonesian Social Sciences and Humanities (JISSH) aims to provide a peer-reviewed platform and authoritative source of information for the exchange of ideas and research among social sciences and humanities scholars interested in Indonesian Studies and/or Global and Area Studies within global south perspectives. The JISSH seeks to publish high-quality research papers, review articles, and book reviews that make a contribution to knowledge through the application and development of theories, new data exploration, and/or scientific analysis of salient policy issues. The Scope of the JISSH includes the following areas:

Social Sciences: Anthropology, Asian Studies, Communication, Demography, Development, Gender Studies, Government & Public Policy, Human Ecology, International Relations, Media Studies, Peace and Conflict, Political Science, Science, Technology & Society, Sociology.

Humanities: Cultural Studies, Education, History, Human Geography, Linguistics, Philosophy, Religion.


Section Policies


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Book Review

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Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted are initially screened by the editorial panel for scope, relevance, and scientific quality. Suitable manuscripts are sent for peer-review anonymously in a time period of 15 days from the date of reception of the article.

  • The articles submitted to this journal will be peer-reviewed by at least 2 (two) peer-reviewers and check for originality and plagiarism.
  • As the journal is peer-reviewed, a double-blind reviewed process will be followed.
  • The accepted articles will be available online following the peer-reviewing process.
  • The final decision whether the manuscript is accepted for publication is under the authority of editor-in-chief with regard from the editorial board.
  • The result of the evaluation will be notified to the authors in 3-5 months from the date of reception.


Publication Frequency

The Journal of Indonesian Social Sciences and Humanities (JISSH) is a journal published online twice a year. The first volume will be published in the middle of the year (June) and at the end of the year (December).


Open Access Policy

The Journal of Indonesian Social Sciences and Humanities (JISSH) 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.

JISSH is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://jissh.journal.lipi.go.id/.