Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

JPAS has been reviewing and assessing the practice of public administration at the local, regional, national and international levels where it is directed to managing development processes in developing countries. It gives special attention to both theory and practice of public administration in developing countries contexts. JPAS has a particular interest in the link between public JPAS also publishes articles on development management research in the government, private and NGO sector. It is widely read by academics and practitioners alike, including consultants, donors and policy advisers. 



Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

We believe that peer review is the foundation for safeguarding the quality and integrity of scientific and scholarly research. This journal applies three blind reviewers based on their expertise.


Publication Frequency

JPAS publishes three times a year. Depend on accepted manuscript, JPAS will publish around February, June and November.


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.



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