Editorial Policy

Journal of Politics & Governance (JPG) shall uphold high standards and quality in researches on politics and governance incorporating interdisciplinary contributions from various social sciences.
Each research paper/article received for consideration shall undergo a rigorous double-blind review process to ensure quality and applicability of all published items.

Papers/articles etc. are received throughout the year.

JPG shall ensure a speedy review process so that the authors obtain communication regarding improvement/selection/rejection within 6-8 weeks of submission.

JPG shall publish research papers/articles in the following categories:

  • Empirical/conceptual/theoretical contributions from any functional area of Social Sciences/Humanities/Law/Management.
  • Critique of politics, public policy and governance issues having a bearing on lives of the people in any part of the world.
  • Development issues having a bearing on corporate world or quality of life of the people.

JPG shall publish both empirical and conceptual research papers, reflective articles, notes and commentaries, case studies, colloquium, interviews, brief biographical essays and book reviews.

Contributors are welcome to discuss ideas for colloquium, case studies, interviews, book reviews etc. with the Editor.

Occasionally, special issue may be published to focus on a theme of global importance. Such projects will be handled by Guest Editors drawn from the Editorial Advisory Board of JPG.

JPG shall publish conference volume to disseminate body of knowledge evolving out of the conferences organized by Management Development Research Foundation from time to time.

JPG maintains zero tolerance for plagiarism. Authors using copyrighted material without appropriate references shall be summarily blacklisted. JPG publishes any worthwhile item in good faith and does not bear any liability whatsoever for breach of trust. In case of copyright violations, contributors alone shall be accountable.

JPG may levy a nominal publication/editorial fee in order to defray the cost of print and online editions.