All scientific articles submitted to the journal "constitutional state: theory and practice", are subject to the double blind peer review (the reviewer does not know the authors of the manuscript, the authors of the manuscript reviewers don't know).
1.Articles are reviewed by members of the editorial Board and the editorial Board and invited reviewers – experts in the relevant branch of medicine in Russia and other countries. The decision on the choice of a reviewer for the examination of the article to the chief editor, Deputy editor, science editor, the editor in chief. The review period is 2-4 weeks, but at the request of the reviewer, it may be extended.
2.Every reviewer has the right to refuse the review in the case of obvious conflict of interest influencing the perception and interpretation of the manuscript. Following consideration of the manuscript, the reviewer makes recommendations about the further destiny of the article (each decision of the reviewer is justified):
the article is recommended for publication in present state;
the article is recommended for publication after correcting reviewer noted deficiencies;
- article needs additional review by another specialist;
- the article cannot be published in the journal.
3.If the review contains recommendations for correction and revision of the article, the editorial Board sends the author the text of the review with a proposal to take them into account in preparing a new version of the article or arguments (partially or fully) to refute them. Revising the article should not take more than 2 months from the date of sending the electronic message to the authors about the need for changes. Improved article is reviewed again.
4.In the case of the authors refuse to revise the materials they need in written or oral form to notify the editor of their decision not to publish the article. If the authors do not return the revised version after 3 months from the date of dispatch of the review, even in the absence of information from the authors with the rejection of the revision of the article, revision removes it from the register. In such situations, the authors are sent a notification of withdrawal of the manuscript from registration in connection with the expiration of the deadline for revision.
5.If the author and the reviewers have insoluble contradictions concerning the manuscript, the editorial Board has the right to send the manuscript for further review. In conflict situations the decision is made by the chief editor on the editorial Board meeting.
6.The decision to reject the manuscript publication by the editorial Board in accordance with the recommendations of the reviewers. The article is not recommended by the decision of the editorial Board for publication, to be re-reviewed. The message about the rejection is sent to the author by e-mail.
7.After acceptance by the editorial Board decision on the admission of articles for publication, the editor shall inform the author and indicates the date of publication.
8.The positive review is not sufficient grounds for the publication of the article. The final decision on publication is made by the editorial Board. In conflict situations the decision is made by the chief editor.
9.The originals are kept in the magazine for 3 years.
Publication in the journal "constitutional state: theory and practice", included in the settlement system of citation indexes of authors and of journals. "Citation index" is a numerical measure of the significance of this article and vichyssoise on the basis of subsequent publications that refer to this work.
The journal is indexed in the system:
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