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Review Process


Article 1 (Purpose)

 

The purpose of this regulation is to determine matters related to the review and publication of manuscripts submitted to "Christian Social Ethics".

 

Article 2 (Notice and Application)

 

1. The editor-in-chief will notify the members of the journal 90 days before publication via e-mail and the society's website.

2. Articles will be published on April 30, August 31, and December 31, and submission deadlines are February 28, June 30, and October 31. However, if there are insufficient manuscripts to be submitted, the article can be submitted up to one month before the publication date.

3. Only unpublished articles can be published in this journal, articles already published in other journals cannot be published, and articles in the process of publication cannot be submitted to this journal.

4. Details related to manuscript writing must follow the editorial regulations of the society and the guidelines for manuscript submission.

5. The article shall be submitted through the online submission system (JAMS, https://csethics.jams.or.kr).

 

Article 3 (Manuscript Submission)

 

1. The contributor uploads the article to the online submission and review system (JAMS) as a Hangul or MS Word file. By the submission procedure of the system (membership registration, ethics pledge, membership registration fee payment, annual fee payment, etc.) along with the thesis file, the results of the plagiarism prevention program and the agreement to use the work must be submitted.

2. The editor in charge notifies the contributor within two weeks that the manuscript has been received after the manuscript submission deadline.

 

Article 4 (Review Process)

 

1. The editorial board appoints three experts in the relevant field of the article within one week after the article closes and appoints them as reviewers.

2. The list of reviewers will not be disclosed. For the fairness of the review, it is a rule to exclude reviewers from the same institution as the contributor.

3. The editorial board synthesizes the review results and adjusts the decision to publish and revises, and the editor-in-chief makes the final decision on whether or not to publish the reviewed manuscript. If the manuscript is judged as a possible publication but exceeds the number of papers that can be published in one issue, the priority of publication may be given according to the review score.

4. At the time of manuscript review, the contributor can apply for review by using a system that may not be reviewed by a specific person.

 

Article 5 (Criteria for the Review of Submissions)

 

The reviewers must review the thesis in the online submission system within the deadline determined by the review criteria below.

 

1. Evaluation of Paper Format: For the submitted manuscript, the editorial board members should check whether the composition requirements (article, reference list, foreign language abstract, Korean keywords, foreign language keywords) are satisfied and whether the writing of footnotes and references complies with the regulations. If there is any omission, a correction may be requested and rejected, and if it does not match the article writing method provided by the society, the review may be disadvantaged.

2. Evaluation of Paper Content: Scores are given by evaluating according to the following 10 items, and the reason and revision should be indicated.

1) Suitability as a journal article (10 points)

2) Appropriateness of research method (10 points)

3) Completeness of content (10 points)

4) Sincerity of thesis writing (10 points)

5) Accuracy of citation of references (10 points)

6) Creativity of the subject (10 points)

7) Academic contribution of research results (10 points)

8) Suitability of thesis abstract (10 points)

9) Suitability as a thesis to be published in this journal (10 points)

10) Compliance with research ethics (10 points)

3. For other matters to be observed, refer to the manuscript submission guidelines.

 

Article 6 (Final Decision)

 

1. Review score of 100-90 points is signified as "Acceptance", review score of 89-80 as "Acceptance with Revisions", review score of 79-70 as "Reconsideration after substantial Revisions", and review score of 69 and below as "Rejection".

2. The final decision is made as follows by synthesizing the results of the three reviewers.

 

Reviewer 1

Reviewer 2

Reviewer 3

Final Decision

1

Acceptance (with Revisions)

Acceptance (with Revisions)

Acceptance (with Revisions)

Acceptance (with Revisions)

2

Acceptance (with Revisions)

Acceptance (with Revisions)

Reconsideration

Acceptance with Revisions

3

Acceptance (with Revisions)

Acceptance (with Revisions)

Rejection

Acceptance with Revisions

4

Acceptance (with Revisions)

Reconsideration

Reconsideration

Reconsideration

5

Acceptance (with Revisions)

Reconsideration

Rejection

Reconsideration

6

Acceptance (with Revisions)

Rejection

Rejection

Rejection

7

Reconsideration

Reconsideration

Reconsideration

Reconsideration

8

Reconsideration

Reconsideration

Rejection

Rejection

9

Reconsideration

Rejection

Rejection

Rejection

10

Rejection

Rejection

Rejection

Rejection

 

3. Depending on the results of the review, the manuscript that has been decided for "Reconsideration after substantial Revisions" may be submitted once more for reevaluation. However, if the manuscript is not submitted within the specified deadline, it will be finalized as rejection.

3. In the case of "Rejection" of publication, the reviewer must clearly state the reason, and after the final decision, the editorial board must inform the author of the reason.

 

Article 7 (Notification of the Final Result and Payment of Publication Fee)

 

1. The editorial director and secretary will notify the contributor of the decision of the editorial board.

2. When the article publication is confirmed and notified, the article publication fee must be paid to the designated account.

 

Article 8 (The Contributor's Compliance Obligations of the Revision)

 

Contributors must faithfully comply with the reviewers' revised proposals.

 

Article 9 (Application for Reconsideration)

 

If it is judged as "Rejection", the contributor may request a reconsideration once within 5 days, and if it passes the review by the Evaluation Committee, it may be published in the next issue and must pay the review fee.

 

Article 10 (Payment of Evaluation Fee)

 

Review fees are paid to thesis reviewers.

 

Article 11 (Protection of Personal Information)

 

The reviewer's personal information is protected during the thesis review process.

 

 

Supplementary Provisions

 

1. Any matters not specified in the regulation shall be subject to the convention.

2. This regulation takes effect upon approval by the editorial board.

3. This regulation shall take effect as of June 30, 1998.

4. The revised regulation shall enter into force on June 30, 2009.

5. The revised regulation shall enter into force on December 31, 2010.

6. The revised regulation shall enter into force on December 31, 2012.

7. The revised regulation shall enter into force on December 31, 2015.

8. The revised regulation shall enter into force on October 29, 2016.

9. The revised regulation shall enter into force on November 25, 2017.

10. The revised regulation shall enter into force on November 30, 2019.

11. The revised regulation shall enter into force on November 28, 2020.