Principles of Transparency, Integrity and Best Practice

  1. Open Access Statement: Global Politics Review is an open access journal, which means that all its articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication. Non-commercial use and distribution in any medium are permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.
  2. Copyright and Licensing: Authors publishing with Global Politics Review retain full ownership of the copyright of their contributions and agree to a non-exclusive Publishing Agreement with ARISS. Global Politics Review is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC 4.0). The full legal code of the license is available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/legalcode.
  3. Peer review process: Global Politics Review adheres to a double-blind peer-reviewing policy where the identity of the reviewer and the author are concealed from both parties. Articles are judged on the basis of originality, argumentation, and prose. Editors reserve the right to make changes to the articles during the editing process. The editorial board assumes no obligation regarding publication. Further instructions for contributors can be found at the following link.
  4. Ownership and Governing Body: Global Politics Review is published by and answerable to the Association for Research, Innovation and Social Science. The journal has an independent editorial and advisory board. All editors contribute to the journal on a voluntary basis and their work is unpaid. You can find more information about the editorial team at this link.
  5. Author fees: Global Politics Review does not charge a fee at any stage of the publication process (submission of the manuscript, selection of manuscript, peer review, editing, publication, dissemination). Any requests for payment of fees are fraudulent and should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities and to Global Politics Review.
  6. Research misconduct: The journal tries to prevent as far as possible any research misconduct from contributors. The journal tries during the peer review process to check for citation manipulation and data falsification. The journal also uses open source programs to detect plagiarism. We advise contributors to preemptively check their submissions for plagiarism.
  7. Conflicts of interest: Editors of the journal are not allowed to publish papers and essays on Global Politics Review. Contributors are required to declare any actual or potential conflict of interested as required by our Publishing Agreement.
  8. Access: The journal is published in digital formats and it is disseminated on its official website and on publishing partners’ repositories. For more information, see the abstracting & indexing page.
  9. Revenue sources: The journal is funded by the Association for Research, Innovation and Social Science and by donations.
  10. Publishing schedule: Global Politics Review is a bi-annual journal published in April and in October.
  11. Archiving: The Journal preserves offline electronic backups of all published issues and it distributes online copies on its website and on partners’ repositories. In the event that the Journal is no longer published, it will host its archives on open source archival repositories.

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