Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

HABITUS: Jurnal Pendidikan, Sosiologi, dan Antropologi invites original empirical research, literature reviews, theoretical or methodological contributions, integrative reviews, comparative or historical studies on the following topics:

1. Social and Cultural Sciences for Education

2. Social and Cultural Problems in Society

3. Education Problems 

4. Classroom Action Research


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Every article that goes to the editorial staff will be selected through Initial Review processes by the Editorial Board. Then, the manuscripts will be sent to the Peer-Reviewers and will go to the next selection by the Double-blind Peer-Review Process. Decisions from reviewers are a top priority for editors to make decisions. The time required by reviewers to complete a round review process is three weeks. Generally, prospective reviewers will be selected based on their reputation in the suitability of their expertise. The decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based on their reports/recommendations. If the manuscript is accepted, the process goes to the editing phase before the final publication process.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Publication Ethics

HABITUS: Jurnal Pendidikan, Sosiologi, dan Antropologi is a peer-reviewed journal published by Departemen Sociology Anthropology for Education, Faculty of Teacher  Training and Education, Universitas Sebelas Maret which was first published in 2017. HABITUS: Jurnal Pendidikan, Sosiologi, dan Antropologi publishes research articles or scientific papers in the field of Social and Cultural issues. The ethical statement of scientific publications is a code of ethics statement of all parties involved in publishing this scientific journal, namely managers, editors, best partners, and authors. The Code of Ethics for Scientific Publication upholds three ethical values in publication, namely (i) Neutrality, which is free from conflicts of interest in the management of publications; (ii) Fairness, which is to give authorship rights to those who are entitled as authors; and (iii) Honesty, which is free from duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism in publications.


This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.


For the author who wants to submit an article to this journal, after reading this Scientific Publication Ethics, please download this form. After that, please fill and sign the form, then the author can submit the Publishing Ethical Statement as part of the author's article submission. Copyright agreements must be submitted before the article can be published. The Statement of Ethics and Copyright Agreement can be sent by email or uploaded as a supplementary file on manuscript submission through OJS.

A. Duties and Responsibilities of the Journal Editor

1. Meeting the needs of readers and writers.
2. Strive to improve the quality of publications on an ongoing basis.
3. Implement a quality assurance process to ensure the quality of articles published.
4. Prioritizing freedom of opinion, objectively.
5. Maintain the integrity of the author's academic track record.
6. Provide corrections, clarifications, withdrawals, and apologies if needed.
7. Responsible for the writing style and format, while the contents and all statements in the manuscript are the author's responsibility.
8. Actively ask the opinion of writers, readers, peer-reviewers, and editorial board members to improve publications' quality.
9. Encourage the evaluation of journals if findings are available.
10. Support initiatives to reduce research errors and publication by asking the author to attach an ethical form clearance that has been approved by the ethical clearance commission.
11. Support initiatives to educate researchers about ethics publication.
12. Review the effects of policy issues on the writer and peer reviewer's attitude and improve them to increase responsibility and minimize errors.
13. Have an open mind for new opinions or views of others who may conflict with personal opinions.
14. Do not maintain personal's, author's, or third party's opinion, leading to non-objective decisions.

B. Duties and Responsibilities of Mitra-Bestari (Peer-Reviewer)

1. Get the editor's assignment to review the paper and convey his review to the editor as material determination of the feasibility of a written work for publication.
2. Do not examine the papers that involve themselves, either direct or indirect.
3. Maintaining the author's confidentiality by not disseminating the results of corrections, suggestions, and recommendations for the reviewed manuscript.
4. Encourage the writer to improve on writing scientific papers.
5. Review corrected paper under predetermined standards.
6. Examine the manuscript promptly according to journal writing instructions and based on scientific rules (method data collection, author legality, conclusions, Etc.).


C. Author Duties and Responsibilities

1. Make sure that the author list meets the criteria as a writer.
2. Collectively responsible for the article's work and content, including methods, analysis, calculations, and details.
3. State the origin of resources (including funding), both directly or indirectly.
4. Describe limitations in research.
5. Responding to comments given by peer reviewers in a professional and timely manner.
6. Inform the editor if the author will withdraw the published article or manuscript with specific terms and conditions to be fulfilled.
7. Make a statement that the manuscript submitted for publication is original, has not been published anywhere in any language, and is not in the process of being submitted to another publisher.



Screening for Plagiarism Policy

Habitus has a policy of screening for plagiarism. We use Anti-Plagiarism Software Turnitin to check the authenticity of the manuscript submitted. Authors should submit only original work that is not plagiarized and not published or considered elsewhere.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission and publication: 0.00 (USD)
This journal does not charge submission and publication charges.