Review and Publication Procedure
Revised April 9, 2015
KJPS is issued three times a year, on April 30, August 31 and December 31
•Deadlines for Manuscript Submission
Authors may submit manuscripts at any time. Deadlines for manuscript submission are February 10th for the first issue (April 30), June 10th for the second issue (August 31), and October 10th for the third issued (December 31).
All submissions to the journal are initially reviewed by the Editor and his Associates. At this stage manuscripts may be rejected without peer review if it id felt that they are not of high enough priority or not relevant to the scope of KJPS. This fast rejection process means that authors are given a quick decision and do not need to wait for the review process.
•Appointment of Reviewers
the editorial board appoints three expert reviewers for each manuscript. Anyone who has a special relationship with the author shall not be appointed as a reviewer.
•Review and Revision of Manuscripts
Reviewers will evaluate the manuscript and recommend one of the followings: (1)publish with only minor editorial revision, (2)publish after substantial revision, (3)re-evaluate after substantial revision, or (4)do not publish
[Table 1] Publication Schedule
|Volume||Deadlines for Submission||Publication|
|Vol.1||February 10th||30th April|
|Vol.2||June 10th||31st August|
|Vol.3||October 10th||31th December|
•Guideline for Reviewer
Manuscripts are reviewed according to the guidelines as follows.
[Table 2] Guidelines for Reviewer
|Field||Relevance to the Field of Public Administration and Policy|
|Subject||۰Clarity of Main Claims
۰Originality of Contents
۰Contribution to the Field
|Approach||۰Review of the Literature
۰Validity of Conceptual Frame work
|Analysis||۰Accuracy and Objectivity
۰Logic and Consistency
۰Profundity and Comprehension
|Expression||۰Organization of the Structure
۰Accuracy of Expression
۰Compliance to Guidelines
|Maximum length||10,000 words|
•Proofreading and Printing
Once a manuscript is accepted for publication, it will be copyedited and then returned to the author for approval and final changes. The final version will be proofread by the author and the editorial assistant.
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