Ethics Committee Permission

According to the TR Index Journal Evaluation Criteria, ethics committee approval must be obtained for research conducted in all disciplines, and this approval must be stated and documented in the article.

Ethics Committee Permission is required for articles* to be sent for publication in the Journal of Social Sciences in Theory and Practice.

Ethics committee approval; It should include the name of the board, the date of the decision and the document issue number. The aforementioned information regarding ethics committee approval should be stated in the method section of the article and also on the first / last page.

In addition, in the method section;
a) It should be stated that permission has been obtained from the owners for the use of the scales, questionnaires and images used.
b) In case presentations (qualitative interviews, observations, etc.), information is provided that the informed consent/consent form has been signed.
c) A statement about compliance with research and publication ethics should be included.

Retrospective ethics committee approval is not required for articles that used research data before 2020, produced from master's/doctorate studies, applied to the journal in the previous year, accepted but not yet published.

*Research that requires ethics committee approval;
All research conducted with qualitative or quantitative methods, in which data is collected from the participants by using survey, interview, focus group work, observation, experiment and interview techniques.