About Journal

Aim and scope
The aim of this journal is to publish scientific and research articles within the field of political geography, specifically regarding the organization of political space, that result from original research conducted using scientific methods and documents, preferably first-hand. The language used will be clear and objective, avoiding any biased or emotive language, while adhering to the conventional structure of academic writing and maintaining grammatical correctness. Additionally, consistent citation and formatting features will be employed and technical term abbreviations will be explained upon their first use.
The Journal of Space Political Planning seeks to disseminate the latest scientific research in the areas of political geography, space political planning and organization to commentators, academic users, and relevant executives. Objective and clear language is employed to create a logical flow of information and technical terms are properly explained. The journal adheres to conventional academic structure and formatting, while ensuring precise word choice and grammatical correctness. Biased language is avoided and the formal register is maintained throughout..

Peer-Review Policy
The peer review process in Political Organizing of Space is double-blinded in which the reviewer’s name is unknown to the author and, vice versa.
Submitted articles go through a structural and subject evaluation to align with Political Organizing of Space principles. Matches go through a double-blind peer review by three field experts (non-editorial staff) chosen by the Board based on specialty.The Board makes the final article selection.
Duties of Reviewers:
- Assist editor in decision-making and potentially help authors improve papers through editorial communication.
- Decline reviews if unqualified or unable to promptly review.
- Treat manuscripts as confidential documents and avoid unauthorized sharing.
- Conduct objective reviews, avoiding personal criticism and providing clear, supported feedback.
- Identify relevant, uncited published work and report potential plagiarism or overlap with other publications.
- Maintain confidentiality of information and ideas, avoiding personal gain or reviewing papers with conflicts of interest.

Open Access Policy:   This Journal contents and the individual articles are freely available to readers without subscriptions or payments through the journal website or its permanent repositories. 

This open-access journal is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License which permits Share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format) and Adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material) under the Attribution-NonCommercial terms.

Licensing Policy :This Journal  is licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial  "(CC BY-NC)This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, and although their new works must also acknowledge you and be non-commercial, they don’t have to license their derivative works on the same terms.
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Publishing Ethics: This journal follows all the terms and conditions of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws. Authors may refer to the Committee on Publication Ethics’ International Standards for Authors for comprehensive information.

Authors fees : Dear authors/ paper contributors, you are being humbly informed that the journal charges 600 Thousand Tomans (In two steps: Reviewing: 200 Thousand Tomans and Publishing: 400 Thousand Tomans)

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Self-archiving policies for authors
Authors are permitted to post their work online in institutional/disciplinary repositories or on their own websites. Pre-print versions posted online should include a citation and link to the final published version in this Journal as soon as the issue is available; post-print versions (including the final publisher's PDF) should include a citation and link to the journal's website

Copyright PolicyUnder open access license, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their content, but allow anyone to download, reuse, and reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy the content as long as the original authors and source are cited properly.