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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 returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • 1. Confirm that the manuscript has been submitted solely to this journal and is not published, in press, or submitted elsewhere.
  • 2. Confirm that all the research meets the ethical guidelines, including adherence to the legal requirements of the study country.
  • 3. Confirm that your manuscript is written to conform to the Kasetsart Journal of Social Sciences format.
  • 4. Confirm that you have prepared a complete text minus the title page, acknowledgments, and any running headers with author names, to allow blinded review.
  • 5. Confirm that it was English edited from native English speaker or professional language proofreading agency.
  • 6. Confirm that you acknowledge and accept the non-refundable submission fee policy

Author Guidelines

Guideline for Author: Guideline for Author

Submission items

      1. Cover letter

Authors should confirm that the work is original and has not been published elsewhere nor is it currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. Please explain in your own words the significance and novelty of the work, the problem that is being addressed, and why the manuscript belongs in this journal. Please download the “Template of Cover Letter” for more details.

      2. Title page

The title page is the first page of the manuscript (1 page) and should be submitted in a separate Word document from the manuscript. This page should include all the information of the contents of the article, author(s), origin of the article, and the article type. Please download the “Template of Title Page” for more details.

     3. Manuscript

Manuscript head should contain only Title without author details. Manuscript must not exceed 18 typed pages. Abstract should be no longer than 250 words. The manuscript format is 12 point Times New Roman, 1.5 line spacing (except Table is 1.0 line space), one inch margins on the top, bottom, and both sides of the page, and must include page numbers. Please download “Template of Manuscript” for more details.

Response to revision request

      4. Response to Reviewer Form

Once the manuscript has been assigned as revision, the authors must answer the reviewers’ comment point by point using the “Response to reviewer Form” and should be submitted in a separate document from the revised manuscript. The manuscript must be revised by using “Tracking Changes" as a tool in Microsoft Word only. Please download “Response to Reviewer Form” for more details.

Process of Submission

  1. Prepare manuscript following the KJSS format.
  2. Submit your manuscript on ScholarOne System.
  3. Wait for confirmation e-mail. If the format is incorrect, manuscript will be returned to author. If correct, the payment process is informed.
  4. After receiving your payment, plagiarism, quality of manuscript and English language will be roughly check and peer review will be proceeded on.   

Editorial review and processing

Peer Review: All submitted manuscripts are screened by the Scientific Editor for importance, substance, appropriateness for the journal, general scientific quality and amount of new information provided. Those failing to meet the current standards are rejected without further review. Those meetings these initial standards are sent to at least two expert referees for peer review. No referee identity is disclosed to the corresponding author and no author identity is disclosed to any referee (double-blind). Referee comments are reviewed by an Associate Editor, often after allowing the author to make changes in response to any comments from referees. The Associate Editor then advises the Scientific Editor to either accept or reject the manuscript. The Scientific Editor informs the corresponding author of the final decision. The review process ordinarily is completed within 4-7 months. If the process is delayed beyond that point, the corresponding author will be notified.

Rejected manuscripts: Rejected manuscripts including original illustrations and photographs will be returned to authors.

Accepted manuscripts: The corresponding author will be asked to review a copy-edited page proof. The corresponding author (on behalf of all authors) is responsible for all statements appearing in the galley proofs. The corresponding author will be informed of the estimated date of publication.

Thai articles

For submission before 2017

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