Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

JIAP has been reviewing and assessing the practice of public administration at the local, regional, national and international levels where it is directed to managing development processes in low and medium income countries. It gives special attention to investigations of the management of all phases of public policy formulation and implementation which have an interest and importance beyond a particular government and state. JIAP has a particular interest in the link between public administration practice and management research and provides a professional and academic forum for reporting on new experiences and experiments. JIAP also publishes articles on development management research in the NGO sector. It is widely read by academics and practitioners alike, including consultants, donors and policy advisers. 



Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

We believe that peer review is the foundation for safeguarding the quality and integrity of scientific and scholarly research. This journal applies three blind reviewers based on their expertise.


Publication Frequency

JIAP publishes two times a year. Depend on accepted manuscript, JIAP will publish around June and November.


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.



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Article processing charges

All articles published in JIAP is open access and freely available online, immediately upon publication. There is no processing charge for accepted paper including article processing charges (APCs), submission charges, page charges, colour charges or any instance to complete the publication process.Free charges also cover for provision of online tools for editors and authors, article production and hosting, liaison with abstracting and indexing services, and customer services.