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 Journal of the Socio-Political Thought of Islam


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Subject Category

  1. Socio-political Philosophy
  2. Socio-political Fiqh
  3. Socio-political Sociology
  4. Islamic Jurisprudence in Politics
  5. Scientific Production of Islamic Socio-political Studies
  6. Methodologies of Islamic Socio-political Studies
  7. Political Ideas in the Quran and Traditions
  8. Shiite and Sunni Islamic Jurisprudence in Politics
  9. Political Studies of Islam in the West
  10. Democracy in the Political System of Islam
  11. Legitimacy Power in the Political System of Islam
  12. Women in the Islamic Political System
  13. Political Geography of Islam
  14. Political Culture in the Islamic System
  15. Government in the Islamic System
  16. Islamic Political Movements
  17. Sovereignty and Political Participation in the Islamic System
  18. Identity, Ethnicity, and Emmett in the Muslim World
  19. Intellectual Forces and Political Ideology in the Islamic World
  20. Political Thoughts of Leaders and Elites in the Islamic World
  21. Recent Research and Review of the Field of Socio-political Studies of Islam
  22. Criticism of the Latest Political Events in the Muslim World
  23. Terrorism and Extremist Groups in the Muslim World
  24. Religious Sects, Ethnic Minorities, and Social Classes in the Political System of Islam.
  25. Islamic Revolution of Iran
  26. Political System of Islam and Developments in the Middle East
  27. Political Literature of the Muslim World
  28. Political Crisis of Islamic Countries
  29. Political Relations of Islamic Countries
  30. Political Life of the Muslim World
  31. Addressing Islamophobia
  32. Foreign Policies of the Muslim World
  33. Political Ideas of Khomeini's Imam
  34. Revolutions and Movements in the Muslim World
Subject Coverage
English  Language

Start Year

Semiannual Frequency

Mohammad Fanaei Eshkevari


Mohammad Hossein Mokhtari


 Iran, Qom

Place of Publication

 Urwat al - Wuthqa International Academic Research Institute




 Yes; Double-Blind Peer-Review.


 8 Weeks

Manuscript turnaround time of the serial publication


Manuscript acceptance rate





 Open Access (OA)

Type of Access

 CC-BY-NC: Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 International.

Type of License

 Journal of the Socio-Political Thought of Islam is a fully open-access journal, which means that all articles are available on the Web to all users immediately upon publication. All content of the Journal is published with open access under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0). This license allows users to copy and redistribute the article under the following conditions:

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 Benefits of open access for authors include:

     - Authors retain copyright to their work.

     - Free access for all users worldwide.

     - Increased visibility and readership.

     - No spatial constraints.

     - Rapid publication.

  No publication charges are required from the author(s).

Open Access Statement

 All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. Manuscripts submitted to the Journal of the Socio-Political Thought of Islam will be screened for plagiarism using similarity check and plagiarism detection tools. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to check the similarity before submitting their manuscript to the journal.

 Editors check the plagiarism detection of manuscripts in the Journal of the Socio-Political Thought of Islam using the Grammarly detection software (www.grammarly.com), and iThenticate (www.ithenticate.com).

  The journal will immediately reject papers leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism. Whenever it is determined that the manuscript has not complied with the plagiarism rules, the article is rejected (before accepting) and if it has been published (after accepting), it will be removed from the published list and placed in the withdrawn list (returned articles because of Failure to observe plagiarism law).

The Policy of Screening for Plagiarism

  publication charges:  Peer review: 2 million Rials ;   Publication: 4million Rials

 Full-text access: Open Access

Type of Publication (Processing Charges and Publication Charges)

Organizational and institutional support, Donations

Revenue Sources

 Serial (Periodical)

Type of Material

 The Journal of the Socio-Political Thought of Islam is an open-access peer-reviewed semiannual journal in English devoted to the fields of Islamic socio-political studies.

It is a semiannual scientific publication of the exploration and analysis of various aspects of Islamic socio-political philosophy and practices.

It is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to the publication of original articles, review articles, etc., considering the research ethics and academic rules and regulations. The journal aims to provide a comprehensive platform for scholars, educators, and students to contribute to the discourse surrounding Islamic socio-political thought while upholding the highest standards of research integrity and academic excellence.


Authors retain unrestricted copyrights and publishing rights. The author has complete control over the work (e.g. retains the right to reuse, distribute, republish, etc.).

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 The consent of all authors, as well as related authorities/institutions, has been received prior to the submission of the manuscript. The order of the authors (as to be reflected on the published article) has been established. The adding or deleting of authors once the manuscript has been accepted for publication would have to be accompanied by a signed statement of consent of all authors. All authors have contributed significantly to the research. Authors are obligated to participate in the peer-review process, providing retractions/corrections /amendments when necessary. All conflicts of interest/financial support have been declared. Any changes or corrections to a published work require the consent of all authors.


 Journal of the Socio-Political Thought of Islam follows the policies and guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and abides by its Code of Conduct in dealing with potential cases of misconduct.


 Journal of the Socio-Political Thought of Islam works with some organizations as the designated digital archiving partners to ensure the long-term preservation and accessibility of its published content.

Digital Archiving Policy

 Data should be cited in the same way as article, book, and web citations, and authors are required to include data citations as part of their reference list. Data citation is appropriate for data held within institutional, subject-focused, or more general data repositories. When citing or making claims based on data, authors must refer to the data at the relevant place in the manuscript text and in addition provide a formal citation in the reference list. The  Journal of the Socio-Political Thought of Islam follows the format proposed by the Joint Declaration of Data Citation Principles: Authors; Year; Dataset title; Data repository or archive; Version (if any); Persistent identifier (e.g. DOI)”.

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