Raphael Okitafumba Lokola*
Associate Professor, Department of International and European Studies
University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
James A. Mitchell
California State university Northridge, USA
Associate Professor, Department of Security Studies and Criminal Justice
Angelo State University, USA
Political Science is a field of study which examines the acquisition and application of power in public affairs. It encompasses research on national philosophies, comparative politics, international relations and, a diverse array of systems of governance, both political and economic. The journal includes a wide range of fields in its discipline to create a platform for the authors to make their contribution towards the journal and the editorial office promises a peer review process for the submitted manuscripts for the quality of publishing.
Journal of Political Science and Public Affairs is an Open Access Journal. It aims to serve as a complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and current developments in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in all areas of the field and making them freely available through online without any restrictions or any other subscriptions to researchers worldwide. The journal is using Editorial Manager System for quality in review process. Editorial Manager is an online manuscript submission, review and tracking systems. Review processing is performed by the editorial board members of JPSPA or outside experts; at least two independent reviewers approval followed by editor approval is required for acceptance of any citable manuscript. Authors may submit manuscripts and track their progress through the system, hopefully to publication. Reviewers can download manuscripts and submit their opinions to the editor. Editors can manage the whole submission/review/revise/publish process.
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Raphael Okitafumba Lokola*
Santa Bahadur Thapa