The editorial policy is based on the general principles of publication ethics developed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) - for publishers, reviewers and authors and is built upon the standards of the International Sociological Association (ISA).
The publisher uses a science-based approach and is guided by the principles objectivity, professionalism and impartibility.
The journal`s mission statement is to create an open platform for the exchange of data, results of fundamental and applied studies conducted by academic experts and analysts who work in different areas such as public opinion studies, economy, political science and demography in Russia and abroad and use sociological method and interdisciplinary approach.
PRINCIPLES OF EDITORIAL POLICY
The papers submitted for consideration:
To be qualified for publication, the manuscript`s percentage of novelty should be at least 75%.
The publisher is responsible for preparing the article for publication, checking it against plagiarism and ensuring fair review; the publisher is not responsible for the reliability of data and the validity of bibliographic citations provided by the authors.
Manuscripts which are contrary to norms of the constitutional law cannot be published.
Decision to accept or to reject the papers is taken by the editorial board in accordance with the peer review regulations.
The editorial board retains the right to make changes, cut or reject those manuscripts which do not conform to the journal scope and style while simultaneously maintaining ethical standards.
Manuscripts that were rejected because of non-compliance with the style guidelines are not peer reviewed.
The author submitting the manuscript to the editorial board gives the publisher rights to publish it in The Monitoring of Public Opinion: Economic and Social Changes and to transfer the manuscript to third parties (double-blind review is mandatory).