About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The focus and scope of the "Jurnal Penelitian Kesejahteraan Sosial" is to publish research results in the field of social welfare including the problem of handling poverty, social rehabilitation, social security protection and social empowerment.

Peer Review Process

Every incoming text or article will first be checked by the editor regarding the conformability of the contents of the script with the field of social welfare research and the conformability of its presentation with the template and writing guidelines in the "Jurnal Penelitian Kesejahteraan Sosial", Yogyakarta. Scripts or articles that are not suitable for publication will be rejected, those that are declared to be feasible but still need improvement will be returned to the authors for any necessary correction and the appropriate scripts will be sent directly to reviewers/Mitra Bestari. Each script or article will be reviewed by reviewers/Mitra Bestari for 2 weeks with guidelines on the criteria for evaluating the script as stipulated in the guidance checklist for reviewers/Mitra Bestari.

Publication Frequency

JPKS is published every three times in a year like in April, August and December

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.

Journal History

Jurnal Penelitian Kesejahteraan Sosial was established in 2002. This journal was accredited by LIPI with certificate No. 146 / Akred-LIPI / P2MBI / 0/2009 dated 19 March 2009 with a quote from the Head of LIPI Decree No. 346 / D / 2009 dated 19 March 2009. This journal got an accreditation B that is valid for 3 years from the date of stipulation. In 2012 this journal regained accreditation B with Decree No: 407 / AU / P2MI-LIPI / 04/2012. In 2015 this journal was re-accredited with Decree No: 64 / AU4 / P2MI-LIPI / 03/2015, valid from May 2015 to May 2018. The journal was published periodically every 3 months namely in March, June, September and December. Starting in 2019, the journal was published regularly every 4 months, namely April, August and December. Since July 9, 2018 the Journal of Social Welfare Research has been established as the SINTA Accredited Scientific Journal Rank 3 based on the decision of the Director General of Strengthening Research and Development, Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education Republic of Indonesia number 21 / E / KPT / 2018, which is valid for 5 years Volume 15 No.1 of 2016 to Volume 19 No. 2 in 2020. Since Volume 19 No. 2 of 2020 the writing of the manuscript / article does not use numbering (A, B, C).