Journal Title: Journal of Productive Discourse
Critical readings across disciplines
Aims of the Journal:
Journal of Productive Discourse (ProD) is an international, not for profit, blind peer-reviewed journal of critical readings across disciplines. It aims to provide teachers, students and learned members of the community an authentic open-access platform featuring scholarly research, reviews and perspectives on the state of current discourse on topics of interdisciplinary interest. The annual journal is published both in print and electronic forms once a year on the 3rd of the month of Jestha in the Nepali calendar.
The journal will strive to create a platform where scholars, experts and thinkers exchange informed, critical and respectful discourses on important topics to advance human, social and political sciences for the larger good of the people.
The vision of the journal is to become the leading international platform for multi-disciplinary research and writing, known for its high standards, innovative approach, and impact on the learned community.
1. To publish the highest-quality research and writing across disciplines
2. Increase the visibility and impact of the journal, and
3. Provide a supportive and constructive review process for authors.
1. To publish high-quality research articles, reviews and perspectives per issue and move forward the interdisciplinary discourse on improving human conditions.
2. To provide authors with detailed and constructive feedback within weeks of their submission of articles.
3. To expand online readership across continents in the first year of publication.
4. To keep a tally of interdisciplinary knowledge and theory building works from the submissions received on making the academic discourse more productive and practicable.
5. To ensure the implementation of copyright and intellectual property laws.
6. To explore tools and resources for visibility of the journal and maintenance of its international standards for dissemination of findings.
The journal uses a rigorous peer-review process, led by a team of experts from Nepal and abroad, to ensure high quality and impact of published research and writing in pursuit of productive and practicable discourse. Articles are subject to initial editor screening followed by a blind peer review before publication. Submissions are invariably checked for plagiarism. Manuscripts must be between 5 and 20 pages, in APA formats, that is between (3000 and 8000 words), excluding references.