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Jurnal Pembangunan Sosial

Jurnal Pembangunan Sosial (JPS) is a refereed journal published annually (July) by UUM Press for the School of Applied Psychology, Social Work and Policy, UUM College of Arts and Sciences

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Jurnal Pembangunan Sosial (JPS)

 

Jurnal Pembangunan Sosial (JPS) is a refereed journal published annually (July) by UUM Press for the School of Applied Psychology, Social Work and Policy, UUM College of Arts and Sciences. The main objective of the journal is to provide a channel for the publication of articles based on empirical research, original thoughts and comparative studies in all aspects of social and human development studies and related fields. JPS is an open access journal. The electronic full text version of the journal is available free of charge at http://e-journal.uum.edu.my/index.php/jps.

 

All correspondence pertaining to articles and related matters should be addressed to:

Editor-in-Chief

JURNAL PEMBANGUNAN SOSIAL
School of Applied Psychology, Social Work and Policy
UUM College of Arts and Sciences
Universiti Utara Malaysia
06010 UUM Sintok,
Kedah Darul Aman,
Malaysia

 

 

Editor in Chief

  • Prof. Madya Dr. Fuziah Shaffie (Universiti Utara Malaysia)

 

Advisory Board

  • Dr. Azlinda Azman (Universiti Sains Malaysia)
  • Dr. Faridahwati Mohd Shamsudin (Al Akhawayn University Morroco)
  • Dr. Lukman @ Zawawi Mohamad (Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin)

 

Editors

  • Dr. Ahmad Shukri Abdul Hamid (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Prof. Dr. Ali Embi (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Dr. Azlin Hilma Hillaluddin (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Dr. Chan Cheong Chong (Universiti Utara Malaysia Kuala Lumpur)
  • Dr. Farah Nadia Mohd. Fauzi (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Prof. Madya Dr. Md Zawawi Abu Bakar (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Dr. Mariny Abdul Ghani (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Dr. Mohammad Rahim Kamaluddin (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)
  • Dr. Mohd Alif Jasni (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Dr. Mohd Azrin Mohd Nasir (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Dr. Nor A’tikah Mat Ali (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Prof. Madya Dr. Nor Azimah Chew Abdullah (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Dr. Noor Azizah Ahmad (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Dr. Norruzeyati Che Mohd Nasir (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Dr. Norzalinda Mohd Ali Hanafiah (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Dr. Saralah Devi Mariamdaran (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Prof. Dr. Siti Hajar Abu Bakar Ah (Universiti Malaya)
  • Dr. Yusmarhaini Yusof (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Prof. Dr. Zainab Ismail (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)
  • Prof. Madya Dr. Zakiyah Jamaluddin (Universiti Utara Malaysia)
  • Prof. Madya Dr. Zarina Mat Saad (Universiti Utara Malaysia)

 

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.

  • Manuscript and reference list according to the American Psychological Association (APA) Style Manual. Any acknowledgments by the author with or without any grant must be stated before references.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • Manuscript and reference list according to the American Psychological Association (APA) Style Manual. Any acknowledgments by the author with or without any grant must be stated before references.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

 


 

Author Guidelines

 

Journal of Social Development is published by Universiti Utara Malaysia Press for the School of Applied Psychology, Social Work and Policy. This Journal is published once a year in Malay and English in September every year. The article encompass all aspects of social and human development studies, and also welcome writing on any other subjects from social and human development perspective.

 

Article sent for publication in Journal of Social Development must be written according to the following:

 

TITLE, ABSTRACT & KEYWORDS: Must be in Malay and English language.

AUTHOR (CO AUTHORS)
INSTITUTION
EMAIL ADDRESS (corresponding author)

ABSTRACT: Abstract should include objective, methodology, sample, instruments, data analysis, and results of the research in not more than 250 words. Abstracts need to be written in both Malay and English language. Keywords not more than 5 words.

INTRODUCTION: The background includes literature review, theoretical approach, problem statement, and objectives or research questions or hypothesis.

METHODOLOGY: Research method section includes sampling, research design, instruments, and procedures for data collection and analysis.

RESULTS: Results section displays descriptive and inferential data. Please limit the number of pictures, tables or graphs to not more than 5.

DISCUSSION, IMPLICATION AND SUGGESTION: This section discusses how the results obtained answer the research questions. The implication section describes how the result of the research is significant to stake holders especially for professionals in such field.

CONCLUSION: Conclusion of the study.

REFERENCES: Authors need to ensure that references in the text and in the list are accurate and follow the format using APA style 6th edition.

FORMAT TYPESET: The articles need to be written using Font Times New Roman, size 12, double spaced. The length of the articles should be not more than 20 pages

 

 

Principal Contact

Dr. N or A'tikah Mat Ali

School of Applied Psychology, Social Work and Policy, Universiti Utara Malaysia

Phone: 04-92857

nor.atikah@uum.edu.my

 

Support Contact

Ahmad Shukri Abdul Hamid

Phone: 04-9285785

shukri@uum.edu.my

 

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