PUBLICIO journal is a scientific journal that examines political, public policy and social issues in society. This journal is published by the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Panca Marga University, Probolinggo regularly 2 (two) times a year, namely in January and Ju

Publication Ethics

Publicio: a scientific journal that examines issues around political science, policy and social science published by the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Panca Marga, Probolinggo. PUBLICIO is published periodically every six months, namely January and July. PUBLICIO contains articles of research results or critical analysis studies with the theme of developing aspects of Political, Policy and Social Science in accordance with developments in society. This scientific journal can be used as a medium to exchange information regarding the development of social issues, especially from researchers, scholars and practitioners in all fields. The following are standards of ethical behavior used in this journal in the publication of articles in line with the Code of Ethics for Journal Editors. This Code of Conduct it is expected that all parties involved in publishing are obeyed, namely authors, journal managers (editors), bebestari partners (reviewers) and publishers.

Publication Decisions

The editor determines the publication process and integrates the functions of authors, partners, and journal managers to publish good and reliable journals. The editor is responsible for deciding whether articles submitted to the journal will be published or not. Editor refers to the journal's editorial board policy that is limited by legal provisions, such as defamation, copyright infringement and plagiarism. Editors can discuss with other editors or reviewers in making this decision. 

The editor works based on the following ethical principles and standards:

  1. Fair Process

Editors evaluate the content of the manuscript based on their expertise regardless of the author's race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, nationality, or political philosophy.

       2. Confidentiality

Editors and any editorial staff are not allowed to disclose any information about the manuscript to anyone other than authors, peer reviewers or reviewers, other editorial advisors, and publishers. 

Any manuscripts received by reviewers or peer reviews must be treated as confidential documents. Manuscripts may not be displayed or discussed with others except as permitted by the editor

      3. Avoiding Conflicts of Interest

Material not published in a submitted manuscript may not be used in the editor's own research without the written consent of the author.

Confidential information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal gain. Reviewers should not consider texts in which they have a conflict of interest because of competitive, collaborative, or other relationships with any of the authors, companies, or institutions associated with the text.

Duties of a reviewer

A reviewer is a critical review of the substance of a scientific paper according to his / her area of ‚Äč‚Äčexpertise. The reviewer is tasked with providing input on the Editorial team's decision on the feasibility of a manuscript for publication.

Peer reviews help editors in making editorial decisions and through editorial communication with authors can also help writers improve the quality of the articles they write.


Every bestari partner who is selected but feels ineligible to review the manuscript provided by the editor or is completely out of his competence must immediately refuse and not conduct a review process. If you know of another expert that is more suitable, you can recommend the editor to ask that expert as a sustainable partner. 

Standard of Objectivity

The manuscript review process must be carried out objectively. The author's personal criticism is something that should not be done. Reviewers must provide their views clearly and accompanied by supporting arguments.

Source Statement

Reviewers should identify other relevant work that has not been cited by the authors. Every statement that is the result of previously used observations, derivations, or arguments must be accompanied by relevant quotations. The peer review or reviewer must also consider any substantial similarities or overlaps between the manuscript under consideration and other papers published.

Proper recognition of the work of others must always be given. Authors must cite publications that influence the determination of the nature of their research.

Author's Duty

Reporting Standards

The author of the original research report must present an accurate report of the research and studies undertaken. The data taken must be written accurately in the research report. The manuscript must be detailed and have sufficient references to allow others to properly refer to it. Falsification of reports or being intentionally inaccurate is unethical and unacceptable behavior.

Originality and Plagiarism

Authors must ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if authors have used other people's work and / or words then they must cite them correctly according to applicable rules.

An author should not publish manuscripts that describe the same research foundations in more than one journal or major publication. Submitting the same manuscript for more than one journal at the same time is unethical publishing behavior and is not acceptable. 


Entries should be limited to those who have contributed significantly to the conception, design, implementation or interpretation of the reported research. Everyone who has made a significant contribution must be registered as an author. Individuals who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project must be recognized or registered as contributors. 

Authors must ensure that all member authors are included in the manuscript, and all authors must have reviewed and approved the final version of the manuscript and have agreed to be published.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author finds significant errors or inaccuracies in the published manuscript, it is the author's obligation to immediately notify the journal editor or publisher and work with the editor to retract or correct the manuscript.


Authors whose articles are accepted are free of charge. However, these conditions can change at any time without prior notice. 


PUBLICIO Journal uses PLAGIARISM CHECKER X to proofread the manuscript and ensure its originality. 


All information content and articles contained in this journal site are open access for educational, research and library purposes [see also Copyright Notice].  


PUBLICIO published twice a year (Janyary and July). Each issue number is a minimum of six (8) article titles.