Author Guidelines

Thank you for choosing to submit your paper to Turkish Research Journal of Academic Social Science (TURAJAS). Turkish Research Journal of Academic Social Science (TURJAS) aims to publish original and cutting-edge research results and reviews on Academic Research related Social Science. Emphasis will be given to studies involving;
Demography and social statistics, methods and computing,
Development studies, human geography and environmental planning,
Economics, management and business studies,
Education, social anthropology, and linguistics,
Law, economic and social history,
Politics and international relations,
Psychology and sociology,
Science and technology studies,
Social policy and social work,
Theological and religious studies,
The following instructions will ensure we have everything required so your paper can move through pre-evaluating, peer review, production and publication smoothly. Please take the time to read and follow them as closely as possible, as doing so will ensure your paper matches the journal's requirements.

Submission
Turkish Research Journal of Academic Social Science (TURAJAS) is an international, peer-reviewed, free of charge journal covering the full scope of social sciences. Manuscripts should be submitted by one of the authors of the manuscript as online submission after registration to the Turkish Research Journal of Academic Social Science (TURAJAS). Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx), files can be submitted. There is no page limit. If there is a problem while uploading the files of manuscript, please try to reduce their file size, especially manuscripts including embedded figures. Submissions by anyone other than one of the authors will not be accepted. The submitting author takes responsibility for the paper during submission and peer review. If for some technical reason submission through the online submission systme is not possible, the author can contact editor@turkishsocialscience.com for support.
Submission or processing charges
Turkish Research Journal of Academic Social Science (TURAJAS), does not charge any article submission, processing charges, and printing charge from the authors.
Terms of Submission
Papers must be submitted on the understanding that they have not been published elsewhere (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review, or thesis) and are not currently under consideration by another journal. The submitting author is responsible for ensuring that the article's publication has been approved by all the other coauthors. It is also the authors' responsibility to ensure that the articles emanating from a particular institution are submitted with the approval of the necessary institution. Only an acknowledgment from the editorial office officially establishes the date of receipt. Further correspondence and proofs will be sent to the author(s) before publication unless otherwise indicated. It is a condition of submission of a paper that the corresponding author permit editing of the paper for readability. All enquiries concerning the publication of accepted papers should be addressed to editor@turkishsocialscience.com. Please note that Turkish Research Journal of Academic Social Science (TURAJAS), uses iThenticate software to screen papers for unoriginal material. By submitting your paper to Turkish Research Journal of Academic Social Science (TURAJAS), are agreeing to any necessary originality checks your paper may have to undergo during the peer review and production processes. Upon receiving a new manuscript, the Editorial office conducts initial pre-refereeing checks to ensure the article is legible, complete, correctly formatted, original, within the scope of the journal in question, in the style of a scientific article and written in clear English. Any article that has problems with any of the journal criteria may be rejected at this stage.
Peer Review
Turkish Research Journal of Academic Social Science (TURAJAS) operates a single-blind peer review process, in which the reviewers know the identity of the authors, but the authors do not know the identity of the reviewers. All contributions will be initially assessed by the editor for suitability for the journal. Papers deemed suitable are then typically sent to a minimum of two independent expert reviewers to assess the scientific quality of the paper. The author is required to upload the revised article to the system within 15 days by making the corrections suggested by the referee. The article will be rejected if there are no fixes in it. The Editor is responsible for the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of articles. The Editor's decision is final.
Title and Authorship Information
The following information should be included
Paper title
Full author names
Full institutional mailing addresses
Corresponding address
Email address
Orcid numbers of all authors
Abstract
The manuscript should contain an abstract. The abstract should be self-contained and citation-free and should be 75-300 words.
Introduction
This section should be succinct, with no subheadings.

Article Sections
This part should contain sufficient detail so that all procedures can be repeated. It can be divided into subsections if required.

Acknowledgements
Sample sentences for acknowledgements:
Conflicts of Interest
Sample sentences if there is no conflict of interest: The authors state that did not have conflict of interests

References

References should be shown within the text. If the quotation is taken from the reference without any change in it, namely in the same way as it is in the original, the whole of the quotation should be given in quotation marks. If the quotation is longer than a few sentences, it should be written in 10-point with a 1,25-cm indent from the right and left. Some examples concerning the references and quotation are given below:
Quotation from a single author:

Text text text text text (Surname, 2000: 206).

Quotation from two authors:

Text text text text text (Surname ve Surname, 2003: 45).

Quotation from more than one author:

Text text text text text (Surname et al., 2003: 45).

Quotation from more than one reference:
Text text text text text (Surname, 1964: 32; Surname, 1972: 64).

Showing the references in the bibliography should be made as follows:
Referring a book:

Surname, A. (YEAR). Title of the work,?. Print, Publisher, Location.

Referring a book that has been translated:

Surname, A. B. (YEAR). Title, Title, (Translation: Surname, A), Publisher, Place

Referring an article:

Surname, A. B. and Surname, A. B. (YEAR). Title, Journal full name, ? (?): ??? - ???

Referring a part in an edited book:

Surname, A. (YEAR). Title, Organization: Title, (Ed: Surname, A and Surname A.B), Institution / organization, Place

Referring an article published in a symposium book:

Surname, O. (YEAR). Title, Name of Symposium, Organization, p: ??? - ???

Referring an unpublished dissertation:
Surname, A. B. (YEAR). Hood. (Unpublished ?????? Thesis). Institute / University

Referring an article on internet:

Surname, A. B. (YEAR). Title. Magazine name?, ??? - ???. http: // www. ??????? (Date of access: ??/??/????)

Referring an internet document:

Organization name. (YEAR). Title. (Access Date: ?? / ?? / ????) http: // www. ???????

Preparation of Figures
Each figure can be integrated in the paper body or separately uploaded and should be cited in a consecutive order. Figure widths can be 4-6 inch as 300 dpi. The labels of the figures should be clear and informative. The name and the subtitles of the figures must be 9-point font.
Preparation of Tables
Tables should be cited consecutively in the text. Every table must have a descriptive title and if numerical measurements are given, the units should be included in the column heading. Tables should be simple with simple borders and text written as left text. The name and the subtitle of the tables must be 9-point font
Proofs
Corrected proofs must be returned to the publisher within 2 weeks of receipt. The publisher will do everything possible to ensure prompt publication. It will therefore be appreciated if the manuscripts and figures conform from the outset to the style of the journal.
Copyright
Open Access authors retain the copyrights of their papers, and all open access articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited.
The use of general descriptive names, trade names, trademarks, and so forth in this publication, even if not specifically identified, does not imply that these names are not protected by the relevant laws and regulations.
While the advice and information in this journal are believed to be true and accurate on the date of its going to press, neither the authors, the editors, nor the publisher can accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions that may be made. The publisher makes no warranty, express or implied, with respect to the material contained herein.
Ethical Guidelines
New methods and ethically relevant aspects must be described in detail, bearing in mind the following:
Human Experiments. All work must be conducted in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki (1964). Papers describing experimental work on human subjects who carry a risk of harm must include:
A statement that the experiment was conducted with the understanding and the consent of the human subject.
A statement that the responsible Ethical Committee has approved the experiments.
Animal Experiments. Papers describing experiments on living animals should provide:
A full description of any anaesthetic and surgical procedure used.
Evidence that all possible steps were taken to avoid animal suffering at each stage of the experiment. Papers describing experiments on isolated tissues must indicate precisely how the donor tissues were obtained.
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 rejected that do not adhere to these guidelines.
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).
The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file (Times New Roman) format.
Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
The text is single-spaced; uses a 11-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.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Double-Blind Review have been followed.