Journal Committee on Publishing Ethics:

All journal editorial team are members of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics), which define a set of recommended core practices that are applicable to all involved in publishing scholarly literature: editors and journal teams, publishers and institutions. COPE offers advice to editors and publishers on all aspects of publication ethics and, in particular, how to handle cases of research and publication misconduct. COPE also provides a forum for members to discuss individual cases. For more information contact editor of Journal of Social Sciences.