Withdrawal Policy

Should an author decide to withdraw the submission, Natasha Mansur (natasha.m@alqasimifoundation.rak.ae) should be contacted as soon as possible. Once the author submits the manuscript in the template, withdrawal is not possible.

Retraction Policy

The Gulf Education and Social Policy Review adheres to the Guidelines for retracting articles published by the Committee on Publication Ethics.

More generally, the Gulf Education and Social Policy Review draws from the guidelines presented by the COPE Council and Committee on Publication Ethics to manage complaints and disputes. Should they arise, complaints and/or disputes may be directed to Natasha Mansur (natasha.m@alqasimifoundation.rak.ae).

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses submitted to the journal are used only for the given purposes. This information is not circulated for any other reasons or to any other entity.

References Consulted in the Development of Submission and Publication Guidelines

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[2] Committee on Publication Ethics. (2005). Editor as author in own journal (Case number 05-22). Retrieved July 16, 2019, from https://publicationethics.org/case/editor-author-own-journal

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[4] Committee on Publication Ethics. (n.d.). COPE best practice guidelines for journal editors. Hampshire, UK: Author. Retrieved July 16, 2019, from https://publicationethics.org/files/u2/Best_Practice.pdf

[5] COPE Council. (2006). English: All flowcharts. Retrieved August 5, 2019, from https://doi.org/10.24318/cope.2019.2.26

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[8] COPE Council. (2017). Discussion document: Who “owns” peer reviews. Hampshire, UK: Committee on Publication Ethics. Retrieved from https://publicationethics.org/files/Who_owns_peer_reviews_discussion_document.pdf

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[11] Education and Policy Analysis Archives. (n.d.). About. Retrieved July 15, 2019, from https://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/about/submissions#authorGuidelines

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[13] International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. (n.d.-a). Defining the role of author and contributors. Retrieved July 13, 2019, from http://www.icmje.org/recommendations/browse/roles-and-responsibilities/defining-the-role-of-authors-and-contributors.html

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[17] Journal of Illicit Economies and Development. (n.d.). Submissions. Retrieved July 31, 2019, from https://jied.lse.ac.uk/about/submissions/

[18] Purdue Online Writing Lab. (n.d.). Formatting and style guidelines. Retrieved from https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_style_introduction.html

[19] SHERPA/RoMEO. (n.d.). Search: Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving: Knowledge E. Retrieved August 5, 2019, from http://sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/pub/3033/

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[21] Wager, E., & Kleinert, S. (2010). Responsible research publication: International standards for authors. A position statement developed at the 2nd World Conference on Research Integrity, Singapore, July 22-24, 2010. In T. Mayer & N. Steneck (Eds.), Promoting research integrity in a global environment (pp. 309-316). Singapore: Imperial College Press/World Scientific Publishing.