Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Satwika (Kajian Ilmu Budaya dan Perubahan Sosial) publishes scientific papers on the results of studies/research and reviews of the literature in the fields of cultural studies and social change. Some main topics include (but are not limited to),

  • cultural production and consumption
  • migration, culture, and identity
  • ethics and cultural aesthetics
  • cultural globalization
  • reproduction and cultural appropriation
  • popular arts and culture
  • social class and inequality
  • celebrity and fashion culture
  • cultural hierarchy and power
  • cultural resistance
  • nation, ethnicity, and culture
  • gender and sexuality
  • food, culture, and society
  • consumption society and environment
  • oral tradition
The journal is oriented towards research on cultural phenomena and the current social changes. With the aim of dialogue in contemporary socio-cultural conditions, journals encourage cultural analysis and social change that challenge ideological modes and share inequitable justice, contribute to broad theoretical debates, and help stimulate new and progressive social involvement. This journal welcomes research related to culture and meaning, focuses on key questions about human existence and various problems facing society today.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Articles Jurnal Satwika

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymised refereeing by at least two anonymous referees. Language used in this journal is English or bahasa Indonesia. The Editor shall inform you of the results of the review as soon as possible, approximately in 30 to 60 days.

Peer review is designed to assess the contribution, validity, relevance, quality and often the originality of articles for publication. Its ultimate purpose is to maintain the integrity of science by filtering out invalid or poor quality articles.

From a publisher’s perspective, peer review functions as a filter for content, directing better quality articles to better quality journals and so creating journal brands.

Running articles through the process of peer review adds value to them. For this reason publishers need to make sure that peer review is robust.

Editor Feedback

"Pointing out the specifics about flaws in the paper’s structure is paramount. Are methods valid, is data clearly presented, and are conclusions supported by data?” (Editor feedback)

“If an editor can read your comments and understand clearly the basis for your recommendation, then you have written a helpful review.” (Editor feedback)

Peer Review at Its Best

What peer review does best is improve the quality of published papers by motivating authors to submit good quality work – and helping to improve that work through the peer review process. 

In fact, 90% of researchers feel that peer review improves the quality of their published paper (University of Tennessee and CIBER Research Ltd, 2013).

 

Publication Frequency

Satwika published two times a year, on April and October.

 

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.