Asian People Journal (APJ)

Asian People Multidisciplinary Social Sciences Journal is an academic, interdisciplinary, and refereed journal published biannually by Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia. The aim of the journal is to provide a venue for researchers and practitioners to share theories, views, and research results related to learning and social interaction, which includes, but not limited to continent of Asian territories e.g. Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Western New Guinea. Even though we encourage submissions with the focus on Asian people, we also accept papers located in the broader context of Asia extricably linked with issues from the other parts of Asia. Articles are published in English, Malay and Indonesian.


Criteria for Manuscripts

APJ is a blind peer-review journal. There are some general criteria for the acceptance for publication of a submitted manuscript as follows:

i. Significance

   Manuscripts are research papers in Asia and it other regions of the world.

ii. Standard Criteria

   Manuscripts which meet the journal criteria as follow:

  • Content : Original research with significant findings that contribute to the discipline and instruct general interest of APJ streams.
  • Presentation : Systematic and well-organized text with strong argument and simply understandable
  • Language : Simple, Clear and highly intelligible

iii. Agreement

    Manuscripts that are not accepted for publication include those that are too elementary, poorly written and poorly organized incoherent, too specialized in scope, improperly technical or very long. Such manuscripts that are rejected are promptly returned to the author.

iv. Peer-Review Process

    Review process for submitted manuscripts will take around six weeks. Blind review is practiced by both contributor and reviewers are unknown to one another.  The Editor-in-Chief will have the first initial review of the paper on its suitability and relevance often consulting with Associate Editors. If the review reports are not favorable, the Editor-in-Chief decides to seek another reviewer.

The revised paper when received by the Editor-in-Chief will again be evaluated to ensure that all issues raised by the reviewers have been addressed. If deemed necessary, the revised paper is forwarded to the reviewers for another reading. When all quarters are satisfied, the author is notified that his/her paper has gone through the review process and is now accepted for publication in a forthcoming issue of the journal.

Focus and Scope

Contributions can range from the following streams:

  • Anthropology
  • Tourism
  •  Social Works
  • Community Development
  • Human Development
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Education
  • Social Studies
  • Civilization
  • Management Studies
  • Social Innovation
  • Leadership

Announcements

 

Call for Papers

 
Submission of Articles: Deadline 30th April 2018

Vol. No. 1 (Issue No. 1) to be published in June 2018.

 
Posted: 2018-04-15