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Geografia: Malaysian Journal of Society & Space

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Geografia: Malaysian Journal of Society & Space

OVERVIEW:

Discipline(s) / Subdiscipline(s):

     1. Social Sciences
         - Geography

     2. Sciences
         - Environmental science

Print ISSN: 2180-2491
Publisher: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Publication type: Print
Publication frequency: 4 time(s) per year
Journal Website: http://www.ukm.my/geografia/v1/index.php?ver=loc

Contact Info

Geografia - Malaysian Journal of Society and Space,
School of Social, Development and Environmental Studies,
Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities,
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia,
43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.

Email: geografia@ukm.my

Phone: +603 8921 5682 / 8921 5683

The Geografia-Malaysian Journal of Society and Space (GMJSS) is an international, multidisciplinary journal jointly published one to up to four times a year by the School of Social, Development and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and the UKM Press. The GMJSS provides a venue for sharing and discussion of problems and issues in the developing world. It considers theoretical and empirical articles that deal with the physical and human environments and developmental issues from geographical and interrelated disciplinary viewpoints. The journal welcomes contributions from geographers as well as other scholars from the humanities, social sciences and environmental sciences with a research interest in the developing world.

This is an open access journal. As such and in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access, all content of this journal is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.

EDITORIAL INFORMATION:

Editor-in-Chief

Amriah Buang

Editorial Board

Members :
  • Janet Momsen, Email: janetmomsen@ucdavis.edu
  • Sharifah Mastura Syed Abdullah, Email: sharifah@eoc.ukm.my
  • Shaharuddin Ahmad, Email: shah@ukm.my
  • Nordin Hussin, Email: nordin@ pkrisc.cc.ukm.my
  • Mastura Mahmud, Email: mastura@ukm.my

  • International Panel of Advisors
  • Janet Momsen
    Department of Geography, University of California, Davis,USA.
    Email: janetmomsen@ucdavis.edu

  • Goh Kim Chuan
    The Humanities and Social Studies Education (HSSE) Academic Group
    National Institute of Education (NIE) Singapore
    Email: kimchuan.goh@nie.edu.sg

  • Hadi Sabari Yunus
    Department of Geography and Environmental Science,
    Faculty of Geography, Universitas Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Email: hsabari.staff@ugm.ac.id / hdsbryo@yahoo.com

  • Xing Li
    Institute of History and International Studies
    Aalborg University, Denmark
    Email: xing@ihis.aau.dk

  • Timothy Bunnell
    Department of Geography, National University of Singapore
    Email: geotgb@nus.edu.sg

  • AM Shajaat Ali
    Department of Geography
    The University of Texas at Tyler
    Email: aali@uttyler.edu

  • SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

    File:

    PUBLICATION CRITERIA, POLICIES AND RIGHTS OF PUBLISHERS
    1. Quality of the research
    2. Originality of the research or ideas
    3. Significance of the research or ideas to our readership.
    4. Peer reviewed by at least two anonymous reviewers
    5. Final acceptance or rejection is by the Editorial Board
    6. The Editor and the Publisher reserve the right to modify typescripts to improve communication quality and to comply with the format of the journal.
    7. The School of Social, Development and Environmental Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia reserve the right to have papers and related materials presented in conferences they organized or in other separate projects published in this journal.
    8. The School of Social, Development and Environmental Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia reserve the right, under certain circumstances, to withdraw any articles or materials published in this journal.
    9. This journal is published in good faith, that is, to facilitate knowledge sharing and possible networking among scholars in the spirit of goodwill. As such the Publishers and the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia reserve the right not to entertain any act by any individual or party to engage them in any legal claims and undertakings regarding the journal.

    MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION

    1. A soft copy of the original manuscript file (Microsoft Word) should be submitted by email to: amriah@ukm.my or geografia@ukm.my.

    2. Alternatively, the original manuscript and one CD copy should be submitted to:

    The Editor-in-Chief
    Geografia-Malaysian Journal of Society and Space
    School of Social, Development and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities,
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
    43600 Bangi, Selangor, MALAYSIA

    3. Submissions should be double-spaced, with top, bottom and side margins at least 30 mm. All pages should be numbered consecutively in the top right-hand corner, beginning with the title page.

    4. If authors use Word 2007, please use and save as compatible with 2003 doc. version.

    5. EndNote reference styles can be searched for here:
    http://www.endnote.com/support/enstyles.asp
    Reference Manager reference styles can be searched for here:
    http://www.refman.com/support/rmstyles.asp

    COPYRIGHT

    As and when the publisher decides to publish the hard copy version of this journal, authors must enclose a signed cover letter declaring that the content has not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. If tables or figures have been reproduced from another source, a letter from the copyright holder (usually the Publisher), stating authorization to reproduce the material, must be attached to the cover letter. For the hard copy version, articles may not be published until this signed cover letter has been received.

    The School of Social, Development and Environmental Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, and the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia hold the copy right for papers and related materials presented in conferences they organized and which may be published in this journal.

    MANUSCRIPT STYLE

    1. Spelling. The Journal uses British spelling and authors should therefore follow the latest edition of the Concise Oxford Dictionary. Use `ize` and `z` (e.g. `industrialize`, `globalization`).
    2. Units. All measurements must be given in SI or SI-derived units. All currency must have the US$ equivalent.
    3. Abbreviations. Abbreviated terms are in order only when terms are used repeatedly. Initially use the word in full, followed by the abbreviation in parentheses. Thereafter use the abbreviation only.

    MANUSCRIPT LENGTH & STYLE

    1. The length of an article (including references, endnotes and tables) should not exceed 8000 words.

    2. Manuscripts should be presented in the following order: (i) title page, (ii) abstract and key words, (iii) text, (iv) acknowledgments, (v) references, (vi) endnotes, (vii) figure legends, (viii) tables (each table complete with title and footnotes) and (ix) figures. Footnotes to the text are not allowed and any such material should be incorporated as endnotes.

    3. Title page
    The title page should be on a separate sheet and contain (i) the title of the paper, (ii) the full names of the authors and (iii) the addresses of the institutions at which the work was carried out together with (iv) the full postal and email address of the author to whom correspondence about the manuscript should be sent. The present address of any author, if different from that where the work was carried out, should be supplied in a footnote. This title page will be detached before the paper is sent to referees.

    4. Abstract and keywords
    Authors must provide an abstract that states in 250 words or fewer the major points made and the principal conclusions reached. The abstract should not contain abbreviations or references. Six keywords (for the purposes of indexing) should be supplied below the abstract in alphabetical order.

    5. Text
    The text should be organised into an introductory section, conveying the background and purpose of the report, and then into sections identified with subheadings.

    6. Acknowledgments
    Authors may wish to acknowledge the source of financial grants and other funding . The contribution of colleagues or institutions, excluding reviewers, may also be acknowledged.
    7. References
    Authors are to use the Harvard (author, date) system of referencing (examples are given below). Authors are responsible for the accuracy of the references.

    Journal
    Newman E (2007) Criminal legacies of war economy. Journal of Peacebuilding and Development 3 (3), 49- 62.

    Book
    Momsen J (2010) Gender and development. Routledge, London. Second edition.

    Chapter in a book
    Potter L (1995) The eastern Sundaland region of Southeast Asia. In: Kasperson JX, Kasperson RE, Turner BL II (eds) Regions at risk, pp. 460-518. United Nation University Press, Hong Kong.

    Thesis
    Bray RCL (1988) Place imagery in small towns: A cross-cultural study of Perth, Ontario and Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire (PhD dissertation). Department of Geography, University College London.

    Online source
    Utusan Online. Those who drag sultan into politics should apologise - Muhyiddin [Article on the Internet] 10 August 2010. [Cited 11 Aug.2010]. Available from: http://ww2.utusan.com.my/utusan/special.asp?pr=theMessenger&y=2010&dt=0811&pub=theMessenger&sec=Home_News&pg=hn_09.htm

    8. Endnotes
    Brief endnotes should be listed at the end of the paper only.

    9. Tables
    Tables should be consecutively numbered in the text in Arabic numerals. Table size should not exceed full text width (122.7 mm) and height (205 mm).

    10. Figures and legends
    All illustrations (line drawings and photographs) are classified as figures. All figures must be supplied in camera-ready format, sized no larger than the full text width (122.7 mm). Original slides and un-mounted high-resolution photographs on glossy paper may be submitted if the author does not have access to scanning facilities. Legends should be concise, comprehensive and self explanatory. Include definitions of any symbols used and define/explain all abbreviations and units of measurement.

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      Indexation
    Indexed by MyJurnal (2016)
    H-Index 4
    Immediacy Index 0.000
    Rank 34/46,Q3(Social Sciences)
    17/28,Q3(Sciences )

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