Policy and Ethics
During the assessment of a manuscript submitted for potential publication in the journal "Newsletter on the results of scholarly work in sociology, criminology, philosophy, and political science," our editors and reviewers adhere exclusively to scientific evaluation criteria. These criteria encompass scientific significance, data reliability, presentation of the study, and other relevant factors. Importantly, the scientific evaluation process is entirely independent of the authors' affiliations, religion, race, sexual orientation, or nationality.
Manuscripts that have not been accepted for publication cannot be utilized by the editor, reviewers, or any other participants involved in the publishing process.
The editorial board of the journal "Newsletter on the results of scholarly work in sociology, criminology, philosophy, and political science" is committed to addressing all claims concerning potential data manipulation, the review process, data falsification, or suspicions of plagiarism or dual publication.
The Editorial Board of the "Newsletter on the outcomes of scholarly endeavors in sociology, criminology, philosophy, and political science" bears the dual responsibility of ensuring the publication of necessary corrections and, when warranted, the retraction of articles. Furthermore, the Board diligently upholds the protection of intellectual property and copyright for all articles showcased in our journal.
Reviewers are duty-bound to assess solely the scientific content of the manuscript and are prohibited from transferring the manuscript to third parties or utilizing the data presented in any way. Reviewers are also obligated to promptly inform the Editorial Board of any conflicts of interest that may arise during the review process.
When authors submit a manuscript, they affirm that it has not been previously published, is not currently under consideration by any other journal, and does not knowingly contain inaccurate or fabricated data. All individuals identified as authors of the manuscript must meet the criteria for authorship. Any individuals who were involved in the research but do not meet the criteria for authorship will be acknowledged in the Acknowledgments section.
Any instances of ethical violations will be dealt with individually.
All authors included in the manuscript must have made substantial contributions to its research and design. Individuals involved in the research in a capacity that does not warrant authorship should be recognized in the Acknowledgments section. The authorship team should designate a corresponding author who will be responsible for communicating with the editorial office, adhering to manuscript revision deadlines, and representing the authors throughout the publishing process and post-publication. However, the Editorial Board retains the right to contact any author at any stage of the publication process, both during and after publication.
Author order and any disputes should be resolved within the author team, in consultation with all manuscript authors. In cases where disputes cannot be resolved internally and the editorial office's intervention is necessary, a formal notice to seek resolution will be sent to the authors' institution.
The utilization of artificial intelligence in manuscript creation must be scientifically justified within the manuscript text.
All articles published in the journal "Newsletter on the results of scholarly work in sociology, criminology, philosophy, and political science" are protected by copyright, with the authors holding the rights under a Creative Commons CC BY-NC 4.0 license. Authors retain the right to enter into additional agreements and utilize their research findings as they see fit. If an article is published elsewhere outside of the journal "Newsletter on the results of scholarly work in sociology, criminology, philosophy, and political science," authors are required to include a link to the original publication as a matter of obligation.
Policy of plagiarism, self-plagiarism and double publication
When submitting a manuscript for consideration for publication in the journal "Newsletter on the results of scholarly work in sociology, criminology, philosophy, and political science," authors affirm that it has not been previously published and does not contain any instances of plagiarism. The editorial office employs the Grammarly program to conduct initial checks for plagiarism.
Further evaluation of manuscript uniqueness occurs during the double-blind review process. If plagiarism or self-plagiarism is identified during the manuscript review stage, it will be rejected and will not be published in the journal "Newsletter on the results of scholarly work in sociology, criminology, philosophy, and political science."
In the event that plagiarism or self-plagiarism is discovered after an article has been published, it will remain on the journal's website with an appropriate notation.
If a reader or another scholar suspects plagiarism, self-plagiarism, or double publication, an investigation will be initiated by the Editorial Board, potentially involving additional experts and representatives from the authors' institutions.
Procedures for Addressing Concerns, Implementing Corrections, and Article Retraction
In response to notifications received from readers or fellow scholars regarding potential irregularities, data falsification, unauthorized content, or deliberate errors, the editorial office of the journal "Newsletter on the results of scholarly work in sociology, criminology, philosophy, and political science" commits to initiating a thorough investigation. This investigative process may involve collaboration with the article's authors, external experts, and the institutions affiliated with the authors.
Upon confirmation of a violation during the investigation, the editorial office will consider one of the following courses of action:
- Including a suitable annotation on the article within the journal's archive and across all indexing resources upon confirmation of plagiarism, self-plagiarism, or double publication.
- Should the investigation confirm an unintentional or minor error that does not compromise the scientific validity of the research findings, corrective measures will be taken, and the necessary corrections will be published.
- In instances where significant errors that impact the scientific or practical aspects of the research findings are identified, an updated version of the article will be published, ensuring that the previous version remains accessible.
- Removing the article from both the journal's website and indexing resources under circumstances where the article is found to be defamatory, infringing upon personal privacy, subject to legal directives, or potentially endangering public health.
Policy for Preventing Data Manipulation and Falsification
Data manipulation and falsification encompass attempts to substitute research findings, publication of figures and tables without prior calculations, the replacement of scientific research results, plagiarism, and related activities.
Upon the confirmation of data manipulation and falsification during the manuscript review stage, the manuscript will be rejected and will not be published in the "Newsletter on the results of scholarly work in sociology, criminology, philosophy, and political science." In the event that data manipulation and falsification are confirmed after the publication of an article, the policy for addressing published articles and implementing corrections will be activated.