Conditions for the publication of materials. The journal uses one-sided blind peer review of articles. All materials go through a full cycle of editorial processing and proofreading. The authors of the journal are free of charge.

Russian scientific journal "Telescope: a journal of sociological and marketing research" publishes materials that characterize various aspects of the population's life: income level and social well-being, consumer behavior in the market for goods and services, information preferences and advertising perception, political sympathies and sentiments, lifestyle, leisure and much more. The audience of the magazine is sociologists and marketers, middle and top managers, students and teachers.

By submitting a manuscript to the editorial office, the author undertakes not to publish it either in full or in part in any other publication without the consent of the editorial board.

Authors are not charged for publications, no royalties are paid.

The editors accept materials in accordance with the requirements.

The article set includes the following information in Russian and English: article title, abstract (200–250 words) and keywords; certificate of the author (authors), which indicates the last name, first name and patronymic, the exact official name of the place of work, academic degree, academic title, business address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail address. The author is obliged to indicate the sources of all citations, figures and other information given in the article. Abbreviations are explained.

Materials sent to the editorial office are necessarily reviewed using one-sided blind review. Regulations on the review of materials submitted for publication in the Russian scientific journal "Telescope - Journal of Sociological and Marketing Research".

Recommendations and feedback initiated by the author are taken into account.

The decisions of the editorial board based on the results of the review may be as follows:

1) accept the material for publication;

2) accept with revision (specific comments on revision are brought to the attention of the authors);

3) reject the manuscript (a reasoned rejection is sent to the author by e-mail).

Ethical principles and responsibility of editors

  • The editors of the Russian scientific journal "Telescope - a journal of sociological and marketing research" operates on the basis of Chapter 70 "Copyright" of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation, as well as generally accepted ethical principles for the publication of scientific materials. Violations of copyright and moral norms are unacceptable from an ethical point of view and can hinder the development of scientific knowledge and undermine the authority of sociology.
  • The editors are responsible for all published materials. This means that editors strive to meet the scientific needs of readers and authors; constantly improve the journal; ensure the quality of published materials; do not interfere with the freedom of the author's self-expression; exclude the satisfaction of financial and other pragmatic needs to the detriment of intellectual and ethical standards; always ready to publish corrections, clarifications, rebuttals and apologies when necessary.
  • The editors assume that the authors and reviewers are familiar with the requirements for them.
  • The editors and the editorial board make decisions on publication or rejection of materials based solely on their professional level and quality, regardless of race, gender, nationality, citizenship, religious, ideological or political position of the author.
  • The editors of the journal, when deciding on the publication of an article, are guided by: the reliability of the data; scientific significance and scientific novelty of the presented work.
  • The editors ensure that there is no conflict of interest between the reviewing parties. Reviewers cannot be the author or co-author of the reviewed work, as well as the scientific supervisors of the authors.
  • The editors stop preparing the manuscript for publication if it detects violations of publication ethics, expressed in plagiarism, sending previously published materials to the journal, appropriating the results of other people's scientific research, as well as falsifying data.
  • The editors do not use the data obtained from submitted manuscripts and do not transfer them to third parties (except for reviewers) before publication.
  • All substantive changes made to the text are agreed with the author. In case of disagreement with the editing, both parties have the right to refuse to publish the material.
  • The journal publishes materials exclusively free of charge. Any attempt to offer financial rewards by authors or other interested parties may result in refusal of publication.
  • Materials published in the journal may not reflect the point of view of the founder, editorial board and editorial staff. However, the editors are responsible for the published material.

Ethical principles of the author

  • Authors do not submit previously published works for publication in the journal, as well as works proposed for publication in other journals.
  • Authors should indicate the contribution of all individuals whose work formed the basis of the study. Individuals who did not participate in the study should not be listed as co-authors.
  • In the manuscript, the author presents the results of an original scientific study. Bibliographic references are provided for scientific works that in one way or another influenced the course of the study. Borrowed fragments or statements are drawn up according to the rules of citation, indicating the author and source. Informal quotations and assignment of rights to the results of other people's research are unacceptable.
  • The authors of an article submitted for publication are obliged to base themselves on reliable results of the conducted research. The use and disclosure of knowingly false data is unacceptable.
  • Copyright to the original graphic material presented in the manuscript belongs to the authors of the manuscript; if this material is formed by the authors on the basis of literary data, then exhaustive bibliographic references to the source are given.
  • The authors attach to the article their personal data (place of work, address of the place of work, position, e-mail, phone), which are allowed to be published in the journal.
  • The authors agree that their article will be sent for review (the name of the reviewer is not disclosed) and undertake to cooperate with the editors to improve, shorten or supplement their article in accordance with the reviewer's comments, as well as to correct these inaccuracies.
  • If errors or inaccuracies are found in an article that is under consideration or has already been published, the authors should notify the editors of the journal as soon as possible.
  • The author does not claim any royalties for the published article.
  • Violation of ethical principles by the author leads to the rejection of the manuscript and further interaction with him.

Ethical principles of the reviewer

  • The reviewer is an expert in the subdisciplinary field in which the reviewed manuscript is devoted to research.
  • Each submitted manuscript receives feedback from two reviewers.
  • A reviewer cannot be a member of a long-term scientific team, which includes the authors of the reviewed work, as well as a repeated co-author of any of them.
  • The reviewer cannot be a scientific adviser (scientific consultant) of any of the authors who are applicants for a scientific degree.
  • A reviewer who, in his opinion, does not have sufficient qualifications to evaluate the manuscript or cannot be objective, should inform the editor about this, with a request to exclude him from the review process of this manuscript.
  • The reviewer is obliged to give an objective and reasoned assessment of the stated results of the study. Personal criticism of the author is unacceptable.
  • The review should objectively evaluate the scientific article and contain a comprehensive analysis of its scientific and methodological advantages and disadvantages.
  • The review contains an analysis of the compliance of the submitted manuscript with the requirements of the journal in terms of subject matter and volume, as well as an assessment of scientific novelty, the validity of experimental data, literacy, consistency and clarity of the material, and the representativeness of the bibliographic list.
  • The result of consideration of the article by the reviewer is the conclusion about the possibility of its publication - in the presented form, with revision, after fundamental revision (with re-examination) or its rejection. This conclusion is approved by the editorial board of the journal.
  • Based on the results of external and internal (editorial) review, the author is sent a review of the manuscript indicating the required improvements and the time frame in which they need to be done.
  • The reviewer should not use in their own interests information about the content of the work before its publication.
  • The reviewed article is a confidential document, it cannot be transferred for review or discussion to third parties. In the event of a conflict of interest, the editors should be notified of this.