Publication Ethics Policy

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The journal Politeia strictly adheres to the generally accepted standards of publication ethics recommended by The Committee on Publication Ethics (http://publicationethics.org/). The editorial board of Politeia strongly expects the same from its staff, current and potential authors, reviewers, and from all other parties concerned. The editorial board of Politeia reserves the right to determine the order and strength of the reaction to any violation of the declared standards (yet it will never ignore the occurred fact).

Politeia will not tolerate any form of plagiarism. Incorrect citations detected in materials submitted to the editorial board, regardless of their recurrence and amount, automatically cause the refusal of publication and lead to the termination of any further cooperation with the author/author collective. If any type of wrongful appropriation has been revealed in the already published article, it does terminate any further cooperation with the author/author collective. The editorial board publishes the disclaimer and apologies thereupon.

Politeia only accepts the original papers. Informed in advance, it may consider the materials partially published as conference papers, work reports and formats alike; the already published papers are considered only as they are preprints. If a self-plagiarized paper (“recycling fraud”) has been published in Politeia, it terminates any further cooperation with the author/author collective. The editorial board publishes the disclaimer and apologies thereupon.

Any further use of materials published in Politeia (e.g., in another language, or as a book chapter/part) is expected to be only with the reference to the original publication.

The publication in Politeia is never subjected to a fee. Never, ever, come hell or high water.

Authors submitting manuscripts to Politeia must follow the formatting guidelines as stated in details here (http://politeia.ru/content/pravila-predostavlenija-rukopisej/pravila-oformlenija/).

The journal reviewers adhere to the regulations declared for the review process as stated in details here (http://politeia.ru/content/pravila-predostavlenija-rukopisej/porjadok-rassmotrenija-i-recenzirovanija/).

The identities of the reviewers are not disclosed to authors, and, vice versa, the identities of authors are not disclosed to the reviewers; the latter may only recognize the paper reviewed after its publication.

The journal staff does not disclose the identities of the reviewers and content of their reviews to any third parties, except in the cases regulated by the legislation.

The decision over acceptance of manuscripts (accepted; accepted after revision; rejected) is always made in accordance with their scientific quality and will never be connected to the gender, age, race, ethnical, religion, class, ideological, or any other affiliation and / or identity of the author/author collective.

The journal Politeia does not adhere to any political party or ideology (except of its unwillingness to tolerate political extremism of any form). Politeia is open to the representatives of all ideological currents, provided that their materials meet the standards of scientific quality.

The journal staff and the editorial board will carefully investigate all the reported violations of the declared editorial policies (except of anonymous allegations).