Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Al-Ihkam: Jurnal Hukum dan Pranata Sosial Al-Ihkam: Jurnal Hukum dan Pranata Sosial is a high-quality open- access peer-reviewed research journal published by the Faculty of Sharia, Institut Agama Islam Negeri Madura, Pamekasan, East Java, Indonesia. The focus is to provide readers with a better understanding of Islamic Jurisprudence and Law concerning plurality and living values in Indonesian and Southeast Asian society by publishing articles and research reports. Al-Ihkam specializes in Islamic Jurisprudence and Indonesian and Southeast Asian Islamic Law and aims to communicate original research and relevant current issues. This journal warmly welcomes contributions from scholars of related disciplines.
It aims primarily to facilitate scholarly and professional discussion over current developments on Islamic Jurisprudence and Law concerning Indonesian and Southeast Asian plurality and living values. Publishing articles exclusively in English or Arabic since 2018, the journal seeks to expand boundaries of Indonesian Islamic Law discourses to access broader English or Arabic speaking contributors and readers worldwide. Hence, it welcomes contributions from international legal scholars, professionals, representatives of the courts, executive authorities, researchers, and students. Al-Ihkam basically contains topics concerning Jurisprudence and Indonesian and Southeast Asian Islamic Law society. Novelty and recency of issues, however, are the priority in publishing. The range of contents covers established Jurisprudence, Indonesian and Southeast Asian Islamic Law society,  local culture, to various approaches on legal studies such as comparative Islamic law, political Islamic Law, and sociology of Islamic law and the likes.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Editorial Information

Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The journal follows double blind peer review policy. The paper is sent to many reviewers (the experts in respective field) to review the paper in the light of journal's guidelines and features of a quality research paper. For papers which require changes, the same reviewers will be used to ensure that the quality of the revised paper is acceptable.

The journal follows a systematic review and publication policy:

Step - 1: The submitted manuscript is acknowledged within 12-24 hours upon receipt.

Step - 2: The manuscript/paper is sent to many reviewers (paper without the name and affiliations of the author(s). The review  process takes maximum two weeks.

Step - 3: The review reports are collected from the reviewers and the executive editor will send the review reports to the authors including all terms and conditions of the publication.

Step - 4: If the paper is accepted subject to modification, the executive editor will send the review reports to the author/corresponding author including a formal request to modify the paper by seven days as per the suggestions of the reviewers. The executive author will send the modified paper to the same reviewers of the said paper to justify the modifications. If the paper is again returned by the reviewers, the paper is said to be finally rejected. The journal will not proceed with the said paper. However, in case of very minor changes, the editorial board may consider the paper for further modifications.

Step - 5: The accepted paper is processed for publication (soft copy) upon the successful completion of the journal’s terms and conditions.  

Step - 6: Proof Reading. The executive editor will send the processed paper for publication (MS Word) to the author/corresponding author for proof reading.

Step - 7: The paper is published online first. The executive editor will notify the author/corresponding author about online publication with necessary download link. The author/corresponding author may request for any correction in published paper (in case of extremely important changes) within one week of online publication.

Step - 8: The journal is published in print within one until two weeks of online publication.

Step - 9: The executive editor will ask the authors of the published papers to send their correct and complete mailing address (with proper ZIP Code and postal code) by one week after print publication.

Step - 10: The executive editor will send the hard copy of the al-Ihkam journal if possible to the authors within one or two months after print publication.

 

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.

 

Screening for Plagiarism

Screening for Plagiarism

To check the possibility of plagiarism, using the application Turnitin.

The article must below 20% of plagiarism.

Plagiarism include:

Word for word Plagiarism. The author uses the words of other authors (exactly) without mentioning the source.

Plagiarism over the source. The author uses the idea of others without giving enough recognition (without mentioning the source expressly).

Plagiarism of Authorship. The author acknowledged as the author of the paperwork of others.

Self Plagiarism. Included in this type are authors publish one article in more than one editor of the publication. And recycle paper/papers. That is important in self-plagiarism is that when taking his own works, then the creation of new works produced must have a meaningful change. This means that the old Works is a small part of the new works were produced. So readers will get new stuff, which is really the author of pour on the paper using the old paper.