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class Author Guidelines

A. General Requirements

1. The article is based on research in various disciplines such as social science, religious studies and modernity

2. The article must conform the academic writing format.
3. The article written in English is preferable
4. The article is original and has not yet been published elsewhere.

5. The article must be submitted online through Open Journal Systems (OJS) on

6. The article is written using Microsoft Word RTF format, Times New Roman 12 font size, 1,5 space, A4 paper size, with approximately 20 to 25 pages or about 5.000 to 7.000 words.

7. For more information please contact editorial team through following email account: or dial +224 – 76435986.

B. Specific Requirements

1. The article does not contain name of author, affiliation and email account. Name of author, affiliation and email address are submitted during registration process on Open Journal System (OJS)

2. The article must contain:
a. Title that conform the following guidelines:

• The title reflects the main topic of the article.

• The title must be coherent and straightforward and contain the main variables of the research.

• The title is written using UPPERCASE AND BOLD
b. Abstract must follow the following requirements:

• Abstract must be written in English and Indonesian

• Abstract is summary of the article

• Abstract is written in one paragraph with single space and maximum length is 250 words

• Abstract must be straightforward and contains four aspects of logical reasoning such as the important of the research, approaches or methods that are used, the result of the research and conclusion. (IMRAD: introduction, methods, results, analysis and discussions)

c. Keywords contains 5 keywords
d. The structure of the article contains

• Introduction that consist of background, research questions, objectives of the research and methods that are usedLiterature review that discuss theories and relevant researches that have been conducted.

• Findings and discussion

• Conclusion and recommendation

• Bibliography

3. A Citation and Bibliographical style use ASA (American Sociological Association) referencing style, furthermore, see:

4. Transliteration guideline, see:


message Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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JSW (Jurnal Sosiologi Walisongo) does not charges any submission or publication fees. No fees incurred for article processing: submission, neither reviewing the articles. Under the aforementioned condition, we are waiving in full for authors that need to this journal. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.

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JSW (Jurnal Sosiologi Walisongo)
Published by Laboratorium Sosiologi - Program Studi Ilmu Sosiologi
FISIP Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo Semarang
in collaboration with APSSI - Asosiasi Program Studi Sosiologi Indonesia
(Association of Study-Program of Sociology Indonesia)

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