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Author Guidelines

General Author Guidelines

  1. The manuscript should be written in Bahasa Indonesia, Arabic, or English and have never been published or is not in the process of submission for publication to other media and does not contain elements of plagiarism.
  2. The length of the manuscript is about 6000-8500 words.
  3. The manuscript may take the form of research, case studies, or literary studies.
  4. The author should register as an author. The guides to register and submit the paper is at the bottom.
  5. The manuscript will be published in Al Imarah: Jurnal Pemerintahan dan Politik Islam after being reviewed by peer reviewers. 
  6. The manuscript should be prepared according to the following author guidelines and Template. The writing template can be downloaded here.

Manuscript Preparation Guidelines

Structure of the manuscripts

Title. The title should be short, bright, and informative, but does not exceed 16 words. It has to be pinpoint with the issues discussed. The article title does not contain any uncommon abbreviation. The main ideas should be written first and followed then by its explanations.

Author’s names and institutions. The author's names should be accompanied by the author's institutions, institutions address, and email addresses, without any academic titles and job title

Abstract. Abstract is  written bilingually, namely  in Bahasa Indonesia and English. Abstract is made in one paragraph which consists of the background, objective, research methods, results, conclusions, between 130-200 words; and Keywords between 3-7 concepts.

Introduction. The introduction must contain (shortly and consecutively) a general background and a literature review (state of the art), the main research problems and research method. In the final part of the introduction, the purpose of the article writing should be stated.

Method. (Note: This part is  only used for research results scripts)

Result and Discussion. (Note: This part is only used for research results scripts )

This part may not write the word  “result and discussion” , directly written the subtitles. This part consists of the research results and how they are discussed. The results obtained from the research have to be supported by sufficient data.  The research results and the discovery must be the answers, or the research hypothesis stated previously in the introduction part. The following components should be covered in the discussion: How do your results relate to the original question or objectives outlined in the Introduction section (what/how)? Do you provide interpretation scientifically for each of your results or findings presented (why)? Are your results consistent with what other investigators have reported (what else)? Or are there any differences?

Subtitles based on discussion needs. The discussion is highlighted in the title and subtitles of this section. In addition, this section should significantly explore the research findings without redundant and long direct quotation

Conclusions. Conclusion should answer the objectives of the research and the research discoveries. The concluding remark should not contain only the repetition of the results and discussions or abstract. You should also suggest future research and point out those that are underway.


The citations system is footnote (not bodynote or endnotes). Writing footnote uses Turabian Style. The literature listed in the references contains only the sources referred to / listed in footnote. Please use Reference Manager Applications like EndNote, Mendeley, Zotero, etc. Referral sources should provide 80% of journal articles, proceedings, or research results from the last five years. Writing techniques bibliography, using the system Turabian Style.


The citations system is footnote (not bodynote or endnotes). Writing footnote uses Turabian system, including:  

a. Book:

Muhammad Quraish Shihab, Jilbab Pakaian Wanita Muslimat, (Jakarta: Lentera Hati, 2014), p. 28

b. Book Section:

Azyumardi Azra, “Surau Di Tengah Krisis: Pesantren Dan Perspektif Masyarakat,” in Pergulatan Dunia Pesantren Membangun Dari Bawah, ed. M. Dawam Rahardjo, (Jakarta: LP3ES, 1985), p. 45.

c. Article Journal:

Nunu Burhanuddin, “Akar Dan Motif Fundamentalisme Islam:Reformulasi Tipologi Fundamentalisme Dan Prospeknya Di Indonesia,” Wawasan: Jurnal Ilmiah Agama Dan Sosial Budaya, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2016 p. 100,, accessed June 27, 2017.

dArticle in scientific journal, for example:

Toha  Andiko,  “Pengaturan  Alasan-alasan  Poligami  (Studi  Komparatif  terhadap  Hukum Keluarga di Indonesia, Malaysia, Iran, dan Tunisia)”, Jurnal Ilmiah Jauhar, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2003, p. 77.

e. Seminar paper, for example:

Ibrahim Hosen, “Jenis-Jenis  Hukuman dalam Pidana Islam dan Perbedaan  Ijtihad Ulama dalam Penerapannya”,  presented in Seminar Sehari Kontribusi Hukum Islam Terhadap Pembinaan Hukum Nasional, Fakultas Syariah IAIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, July 17, 1993, p. 9.

f. Article from internet, for example:  

Mustafa Abu Sway, Towards an Islamic Jurisprudence of the Environment: Fiqh al-Bî’ah fi al-Islâm,, accessed February 21, 1998.

g. Book in Compact Disc program:

Syarbini al-Khatib, Hâsyiyah al-Bujairimi `alâ al-Khatib, al-Maktabah  al-Syâmilah CD edition, Juz X.


Bibliography is structured like the sequence of writing footnotes, but the author's name are reversed, and do not include page numbers.

Shihab, Muhammad Quraish, Jilbab Pakaian Wanita Muslimat, Jakarta: Lentera Hati, 2014.

Azra, Azyumardi. “Surau Di Tengah Krisis: Pesantren Dan Perspektif Masyarakat.” In Pergulatan Dunia Pesantren Membangun Dari Bawah, edited by M. Dawam Rahardjo. Jakarta: LP3ES, 1985.

Burhanuddin, Nunu. “Akar Dan Motif Fundamentalisme Islam:Reformulasi Tipologi Fundamentalisme dan Prospeknya Di Indonesia.” Wawasan: Jurnal Ilmiah Agama dan Sosial Budaya, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2016,, accessed June 27, 2017.

Andiko, Toha,  “Pengaturan  Alasan-alasan  Poligami  (Studi  Komparatif  terhadap  Hukum Keluarga di Indonesia, Malaysia, Iran, dan Tunisia)”, Jurnal Ilmiah Jauhar, Vol. 4, No. 2 December 2003.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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