Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope


SMART: Journal of Sharia, Tradition, and Modernity is a journal that emphasizes the study of Islamic family law in Indonesia and in Muslim countries of the world, by presenting contemporary Islamic family law theories whose implementation in tradition, modernity that develops in Indonesian society and in Muslim countries of the world. The substance of the articles in this journal emphasizes aspects of qualitative analysis with field studies (empirical, phenomenological and case studies). Contains special studies related to:


  1. Legal Issues in Marriage
  2. Comparative Family Law Issues in Muslim countries of the world
  3. Legal and Cultural Issues of Society
  4. Legal Issues and Gender Equality
  5. Legal Issues in the Customary System
  6. Legal Issues in Social Society
  7. Legal Issues in Religious Studies or Local Beliefs
  8. Legal Issues in the Study of Legal Anthropology
  9. Reform of Islamic family law from the perspective of Mubādalah
  10. Studies and research on family concepts in Islam
  11. Studies and research on program initiatives related to strengthening marriage and family, elations such as marriage guidance of the Ministry of Religious Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia.


Section Policies


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Publication Frequency

SMART: Journal of Sharia, Tradition, and Modernity is Published Beannually (Issued in June and December)


Open Access Policy

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



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