Contributors MJYS


Malaysian Journal of Youth Studies is refereed journal committed to the advancement of youth studies. The journal publishes articles whose content and approach are of interest to a wide range of scholars. Malaysian Journal of Youth Studies is published by Editorial Board of Institute For Youth Research Malaysia (IYRES).


The journal publishes manuscripts written in the Malay language, while submissions in English are also accepted. Manuscripts submitted to the journal for publication should be original contribution and must not have been previously published or be under consideration by any other publications.

One copy of the manuscript, typed with single spacing on A4 paper, should be submitted to the Editor-in-Chief, Malaysian Journal of Youth Studies, Institute For Youth Research Malaysia (IYRES), Ministry of Youth & Sports Malaysia, Level 10, KBS Tower, 62570, Putrajaya, Malaysia. The manuscript should be accompanied by a short biographical note about the authors.

An author(s) whose manuscript has been accepted for publication will be required to send a hard copy as well as a soft copy and hard copy of the final, edited version of the manuscript. While a manuscript is under consideration, be sure to inform the editor of any change in address. Two (2) hardcopies of the journal will be given to the corresponding author of the published manuscript.


The title of a manuscript should be concise, descriptive and preferably not exceeding 15 words. The manuscript must include an abstract, describing its main points, in English and Malay of within 150-200 words including key word of at least five (5) words.

All illustrations, including figures, charts and graphs, must be labeled and supplied on the same page of the texts. The desired placement in the text should be clearly indicated. These illustrations should be referred to and numbered serially as figures. All illustrations should be clearly drawn in permanent ink or photographed in sharp black and white or color and reproduced in the form of high-contrast glossy points or digital images and provided in camera ready form.

References in the text should be denoted by giving the names(s) of the author(s) with the year of publications in parenthesis. All alphabetically ordered references list should be included at the end of the manuscript. All references cited in the text must appear in the reference list. Authors are responsible for the accuracy and completeness of all information in the reference. Manuscripts must conform to the references guidelines in A.P.A Style (The American Psychological Association).The reference style adopted should be consistent throughout the manuscript.


It is the author’s responsibility to ensure that his or her submitted work does not infringe any existing copyright. Furthermore, the author indemnifies the editors and publisher against any breach of such a warranty. Authors should obtain permission to reproduce or adapt copyrighted material and provide evidence of approval upon submitting the final version of a manuscript.


Manuscripts will be reviewed by the Editorial Board. Decisions regarding the publication of a manuscript will be based on the Board’s recommendations. The manuscript will be evaluated based on its appropriateness for Malaysian Journal of Youth Studies, contribution to the discipline, cogency of analysis, conceptual breadth, clarity of presentation, and technical adequacy. To ensure that manuscripts are evaluated solely on their merit, the author’s identity is concealed form referees during the review process. Manuscripts submitted by members of the journal’s Editorial Board are subjected to the same review procedure.

Malaysian Journal of Youth Studies Malaysia diterbitkan dua kali setahun oleh Institut Penyelidikan Pembangunan Belia Malaysia (IPPBM), Kementerian Belia dan Sukan Malaysia. Segala pandangan yang tersiar dalam Malaysian Journal of Youth Studies, kecuali dinyatakan sebaliknya, adalah pandangan masing-masing penulis, dan tidak semestinya mencerminkan pandangan Sidang Editor. Semua surat-menyurat mengenai makalah dan sehubungan dengannya hendaklah dialamatkan kepada:

Malaysian Journal of Youth Studies is published biannually by the Institute For Youth Research Malaysia (IYRES), Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia. All views expressed in Malaysian Journal of Youth Studies, unless otherwise stated, are those of the contributors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Editorial Board. All correspondence pertaining to articles and related matters should be addressed to:

Executive Editor/ Editor Kerja
Malaysian Journal of Youth Studies
Institut Penyelidikan Pembangunan Belia Malaysia (IYRES)
Aras 10, Menara KBS
No. 27 Persiaran Perdana, Presint 4
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan
62570 Putrajaya, Malaysia
Tel: 03-8871 3705/3790/3329
Faks: 03-8871 3342
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