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Author Guidelines

  1. The article should be written with minimum 5500 words and maximum 8000 words, original, can be held accountable academically and relevant for the development of sociological studies and wider public.
  2. The article should attach an abstract written both in Indonesian and English. Abstract comprises 150-200 words, arranged into one paragraph which summarizes the overall content of the article.
  3. The author has to submit a brief profile about the author in each article, consisting full name, email and institutions.
  4. The article should be sent via Open Journal System (OJS).  The author sends a profile to containing information about the author (Author’s full name, e-mail, phone number, institutions, and short description in one or two paraghraps).
  5. By submitting article to this journal, the author accepts to hand over the copyright of the article in its complete form (abstract, table, picture, and illustration) to the Editor of Jurnal Pemikiran Sosiologi, Department of Sociology, FISIPOL UGM, including rights to republished in any types of media forms.
  6. Citation of reference, quotation in text, footnote, and bibliography uses ASA format (American Sociological Associations)
    • Single-authored Book.Seidman, Steven. 1983. Contested Knowledge: Social Theory in the Postmodern Era. Cambridge: Blackwell. 
    • Two or Multiple-authored Book.  Berger, Peter and Briggite Berger. 1975. Sociology: A Biographical Approach. New York: Basic Books.
    • Chapter in a Book. Widhyharto, Derajad. 2011.” Silent Prevention: Konsensus Generasi Muda Tanpa Narkoba”Pp. 331-347 in Pemuda Pasca Orba: Potret Kontemporer Pemuda Indonesia, Edited by Najib Azca, Subando and Lalu Wildan. Yogyakarta: Youth Studies Centre Fisipol UGM. Within the text, reference only need to cite the last name author, publication year, and page number.In-text (Citation) reference, the name of the author is followed by the publication year in a paranthesis:
              Ketika Nugroho (2003) melakukan penelitian…
    • If the name of the author is not inside the text, the author’s last name and publication year is put into a single paranthesis:
              Ketika penelitian selesai dilakukan…(Rahadianto  2010)
    • If the page number is cited after the publication year place it after the sign of colon…Connell (1997:10)
    • For three authors, write down the last name of each author at the beginning; afterwards, reference only need to cite the first author’s last name et al; For more than three authors, reference cites the first author’s last name et al:
              (Berger, Berger and Kellner 1973) (Nilan et al. 2006)
    • Quotation in text should starts and ends with the quotation sign; reference is written after the closing quotation sign and ended with the dot sign.
              “In any recent introductory textbook, whether written in the United States or on the other side of the world” (Waters and Crook 1993: 1).
  7. Avoid footnote, unless it is very critical to provide further explanation outside the text. Footnote is written with minimal letters. Arrange footnote using numbers, and place it at the bottom of the page. Add source of reference if it is necessary.
  8. At the end of text, all references that are in the text should be write down in the bibliography and arranged based on alphabates of the author’s last name.


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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. 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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Author’s article that has been approved for publication should comply with the policy below:

  1. Copyrights of the manuscript that will be published in this JPS journal’s website is managed by the  journal’s editors and under the consent of the author (moral’s rights still belongs to the author).
  2. Legal-formal instructions to access the digital format of article of the online journal complies to the license Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA), which states that JPS journal has the rights to store, convert, utilised the database, protect and publish the article without permission of the author as long as it acknowledges the original author as the rightful ownership.
  3. Manuscript that has been approve for publication, electronically and print press, is designed for open access which aims for education, research and library purposes. Moreover, the editorial board holds no responsible for any kind of violation of copyrights.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to review costs.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.

If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.