Journal Full Name: Critical Studies in Texts and Programs of Human Sciences 


Electronic ISSN: 2383-1650

Place of Publication: Iran, Tehran

Publisher: Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies

Scientific Management: Council for the Study of Humanities Texts and Books

(View details) Partner Association: Iranian Curriculum Study Association

Initial publication year: 2010

Discipline: Humanities

Sub-Discipline: Interdisciplinary

Specialization or Field of the Journal: Book Review, Theory Review, Curriculum Review

Subject Area of ​​the Journal: Religions and Mysticism, Economics, Anthropology, Archeology, History, Physical Education, Methodology, Linguistics, Foreign Languages, Arabic Language and Literature, Persian Language and Literature, Information Science, Social Sciences, Educational Sciences, Political Sciences, Jurisprudence and Law, Philosophy and Theology, Management and Art

Journal Language: Persian (English Abstract)

Journal Credit: Scientific (View details)

(View details) Type of Articles: Original Research, Review Paper, Book Review

Publication Type: Electronic

Publication Period: Monthly

Costs for Reviewing and Publishing the Article: Yes (View details)

Type of Refereeing: At Least 2 Reviewers, Double-Blind Peer Review (View details)

Initial Screening Time: 10 Days

Refereeing Time: Minimum Three Months to Maximum Six Months

Acceptance Rate: 61%

Access to Articles: Free (Full Text)

Access and Publishing Policy: Open Access

Access Type: Open Access to PDF

Copyright: Creative Commons License CC-BY

Journal Management System: Powered by Sinaweb

Indexed: Yes (View details)

Journal Ranking by Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology(2020): A Ranking

Status at ISC in 1398: Q2 in Arts and Humanities (see details)

Type of Publication in ISC: A Type of Core Publications

Impact Factor: 0.171

Former Name of the Journal: Quarterly Journal of Humanities

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The approach of the Critical Studies in Texts and Programs of Human Sciences is to publish book review articles, critical theory, and curriculum. However, it is not the common sense of Book Reviews, but a review that is tailored to the publication in a scientific-research journal and respects the format, methodology, and content rules of such articles; therefore, articles submitted to obtain a suitable score for publication in this journal should include the following sections and specifications:


1. Introducing the book

It is desirable to make a useful and concise book introduction in scientific-research articles which includes the various form and content aspects of the book, in which case it can gain the necessary points. The lengthy introduction of the book in the scientific-research papers and dedicating a large portion of the article to it reduces the paper's rating.

2. Methodical review

In the methodical review section of the work, together with the cases and examples of methodical review, the following issues are mentioned:

- Addressing the theoretical and methodological framework of the reviewed work;

- Addressing the theoretical coherence and internal logic of the reviewed work;

- Addressing the theoretical and methodical contradictions of the text;

- Addressing the correspondence of methodology with the subject and its proposal.

3. Format review

In the format review section of the work, it is necessary to include the following items along with mentioning the items and examples:

- Addressing the accordance with general and writing rules;

- Addressing the format comprehensiveness of the work and the extent to which scientific tools are used (from content to index).

- Addressing the quality of the publication and the appearance of the reviewed work;

- Formally comparing the work with similar works.

4. Content review

In the content review section of the work, the following should be mentioned, together with the examples:

- Addressing the rational order and coherence of the reviewed work;

- Addressing the validity and adequacy of sources of the reviewed work;

- Addressing the accuracy of citations and references and the principles of citation;

- Addressing the review and scientific analysis of the reviewed work;

- Addressing the updated information and innovations of the reviewed work;

- Addressing the appropriateness and thematic and content comprehensiveness of the work with the educational and curriculum goals and needs, and approved chapters;

- Addressing the correspondence of the work with Islamic principles and attitudes.

5. Quantity and quality of resources

In scientific-research journals, it is crucial to utilize numerous as well as first-hand and up-to-date resources. Especially important is the reference to principle books as well as new articles in the intended field.

 Rate of references and citations.6

In addition to utilizing appropriate resources, the method and rate of referencing the article are also important. Providing the proper citations below the reviewed cases will double the effectiveness of that review.

* For further information, please refer to the file "Guidelines for the Preparation and Editing of Articles of Critical Studies in Texts and Programs of Human Sciences" in the authors' guide section.

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