- Articles sent to the journal are sent to 2 referees (blind refereeing) after pre-control if they are deemed eligible. If necessary, it can be sent to a 3rd referee. The editor or the deputy editor can also review the submitted article as a referee. Manuscripts submitted to the journal must not have been previously published or submitted to another journal for publication.
- The plagiarism rate report of the articles to be sent to the journal should be obtained by the author and sent with the article. The similarity rate should not be more than 20% for the publication of the study. The similarity rate of the submitted articles is also scanned by our journal using the iThenticate program.
- Articles submitted for publication must be prepared in accordance with the academic writing rules, in either Turkish or English. If deemed necessary, articles in other languages may be accepted.
- The copyright of any published work belongs to the journal. The copyright form should be filled in and sent with the article.
- The relevant editor can make the spelling corrections they deem necessary. The abstract in the foreign language can be corrected if deemed necessary by the foreign language editor.
- The opinions expressed in the articles published in the journal bind its authors. All legal responsibility of the articles belongs to their authors.
No royalty fee is paid for published articles.
- In scientific studies to be sent to the journal, maximum attention should be paid to compliance with research and publication ethics. If the permission of the ethics committee is required for the submitted articles, the permission document should be attached. If you think your article does not require the permission of the ethics committee, fill in the “Ethics Committee Exemption Statement” and upload it to the system.
- It is recommended to use Zotero, Mendeley or Endnote in article writing for international compliance.
- Article proposals should be prepared by downloading the article template from the web page of our journal.
Article Submission Rules
The articles submitted to the Sociological Context should be prepared in accordance with the American Psychological Association (APA) 6.0 or İSNAD 2 reference systems in terms of footnote, bibliography, and style. Articles formatted other than the mentioned reference systems will not be accepted. The submitted article should not have been published before and should not be submitted to any other journal for evaluation.
Ethics Committee Approval
Studies requiring Ethics Committee approval are as follows.
- All kinds of research conducted with qualitative or quantitative approaches that require data collection from participants using questionnaires, interviews, focus group work, observation, experimentation, interview techniques.
- Use of humans and animals (including material / data) for experimental or other scientific purposes,
- Clinical studies on humans,
- Research on animals,
- Retrospective studies in accordance with the law on protection of personal data,
Stating that the “informed consent form” was obtained in case reports,
Obtaining and specifying permission from the owners for the use of scales, questionnaires and photographs belonging to others,
Stating that the copyright regulations are complied with for the intellectual and artistic works used.
For further information;
In studies requiring ethics committee approval, information about the permission (name of the board, date and number) should be included in the method section and also on the first/last page of the article.
Plagiarism Evaluation Process
- The similarity report is made by the author using similarity programs such as Turnitin, iThenticate, and is uploaded to the required section while the study is uploaded to the system.
- In the settings, only “Exclude Bibliogaphy” and “Exclude sources that are less than: 5 words” settings must be used.
- The similarity rate of the submitted articles is also made by our journal with the iThenticate program.
- Studies with a similarity rate of more than 20% in the entire study as a result of the screening are not taken into pre-evaluation.