Policy Document

Aim and Scope:

Abḥāth provides a forum for the dissemination of findings related to social issues and various aspects of society in Islamic perspective. The journal aims to enhance the understanding of social, environmental and cultural factors affecting individuals and society as well. The journal welcomes articles from all disciplines allied to Social Sciences. Importance is given to original and empirical research. However, comprehensive and up-to-date reviewed articles are also considered for publication. 

The authors are strongly encouraged to submit manuscripts two copies in hard form and one soft copy via online journal system (OJS) prepared using MS Word and should be clearly labeled with the author’s names, their designation and affiliation, file name and software version.

Publication Ethic Policy:

Each manuscript should be accompanied by a statement that it has neither been published nor been submitted simultaneously for publication elsewhere. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyrighted material from other sources. Authors are also responsible to ensure that the article contains no plagiarism that will be checked by TURNITIN. All accepted articles will become the property of the publisher. There is no any submission, processing fee for the authors but PKR 10000 are charged as Publishing fee.

All parts of the manuscripts should be typewritten and printed on one side of the paper, text font size 12, Times New Roman, left aligned, double spaced for English articles and 14 for Arabic (Sakkal Mujallah) and Urdu (Jamil Noori Nastaleeq) articles. For main headings, font size for English should be 14 and for Arabic and Urdu 16 but for sub headings should be 12 for English and 14 for Arabic and Urdu in bold form. The manuscript should be numbered consecutively throughout the paper. Authors should also supply a shortened version of the title suitable for the running head, not exceeding 50 characters space. All article (Eng, Urdu, Arabi) should be summarized in an abstract of not more than 250 words in English with Standard transliteration.

Manuscripts including tables, figures, illustrations and references, should be prepared in accordance with the publication Manual of Chicago Style. The references should be given as footnote.

Review Policy:

The journal follows the double-blind peer-reviewing policy.

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

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