Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

International Journal of Multicultural Education (IJME) is a peer-reviewed open-access journal for scholars, practitioners, and students of multicultural education. Committed to promoting educational equity for diverse students, cross-cultural understanding, and global justice for marginalized people in all levels of education, including leadership and policies, IJME publishes three types of articles: (1) qualitative research studies that explicitly address multicultural educational issues; (2) conceptual and theoretical articles, typically grounded on in-depth literature review, which advance theories and scholarship of multicultural education; and (3) praxis articles that discuss successful multicultural education practices grounded on sound theories and literature.  We accept submissions of high quality from the global community in the fields of education, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, and other social sciences.  We are not accepting book reviews at this time.

 

Section Policies

Editor's Note

Editors
  • Soon-Yong Pak
Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Articles (Peer-reviewed)

Editors
  • Sherry Marx
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Praxis Articles (Peer-reviewed)

Editors
  • Sherry Marx
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

2018 20th Anniversary Issue Articles (Peer-reviewed)

Submissions are no longer accepted for this issue.

Editors
  • Heewon Chang
  • Soon-Yong Pak
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Professional Book Reviews

No book reviews are accepted for publication.

Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Children's Book Reviews

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Art Review (Section Editor: Hwa Young Choi Caruso)

Editors
  • Dr. Hwa Young Caruso
Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Media Reviews (Section Editor: John Caruso, Jr.)

Editors
  • Dr. John Caruso, Jr.
Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

2015 Special Issue Articles (Peer-reviewed)

Submissions are no longer accepted for this issue.

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

2016 Special Issue Articles (Peer-reviewed)

Submissions are no longer accepted for this issue.

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

2017 Special Issue Articles (Peer-reviewed)

Submissions are no longer accepted for this issue.

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

2019 Special Issue Articles (Peer-reviewed)

The special issue will be published in February 2019. Submissions are no longer accepted for this issue.

Editors
  • Yanghee Kim
  • Sherry Marx
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

2020 Special Issue (Peer-Reviewed)

Editors
  • Andrea Hawkman
  • Soon-Yong Pak
  • Sarah Shear
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

2021 Special Issue Articles (Peer-reviewed)

Editors
  • Sherry Marx
  • Aileen Park
  • Pablo Ramirez
  • Paul Sparks
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All scholarly submissions (research studies, literature-based articles, and praxis articles) will be initially screened by editors for basic fitness to the scope of the journal and adherence to the journal's submission guidelines. Pre-screened manuscripts undergo double-blind review by at least two qualified reviewers. We strive to provide reviewer feedback within three months; however, a variety of reasons could slow down the process. Since we rely on the gracious pro bono services of professionals and their availability, the editorial team requests authors' patience.

Revision of a manuscript does not guarantee publication. All editorial communication is conducted through the online journal system (OJS) to expedite the publication process. Therefore, it is necessary that authors submit their manuscript directly to the journal site. Authors will be able to follow the progress of their submission in the OJS.

 

Publication Frequency

IJME publishes three issues annually: Spring issues will be available in April, Summer issues in August, and Fall issues in December (usually a special issue). No submission deadline is applied to open-theme issues. However, submission deadlines are imposed for special issues; please see the call for submissions for each special issue at the special issues link. 

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge and equitable educational practices.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Indexed Databases

IJME is indexed in databases including, but not limited to, ESCIEBSCOHost, ERIC, Journal Metircs, SCImago Journal and Country Ranking (SJR), and Scopus.