All authors publishing their works in the Review of Agrarian Studies have to adhere to the ethical standards prescribed by the publishers.
In matters of authorship, we follow a modified version of the Elsevier “Ethics in Research and Publication” guidelines to distinguish authors from other contributors deserving acknowledgement. By these guidelines, the following four criteria must be met to be credited as an author:
The contents of the article submitted should be entirely the author’s and material from any other source must be properly acknowledged. The journal promotes research integrity and transparency; hence plagiarism in any form is not allowed.
The journal follows an unbiased, objective, double-blind peer review process which aims at accuracy of data in the articles published.
Conflict of Interest
Authors and editors unable to present data objectively must disclose their public or private interests.
Multiple or Concurrent Publication
Simultaneous submission of the same article in more than one journal is unethical and discouraged.
Protecting Intellectual Property
The copyright of intellectual property rests with the authors, and not with the journal, for both the freely available online edition and the priced offline edition.