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1) American Journal of Sociology

Publisher University of Chicago Press

American Journal of Sociology - Established in 1895 as the first  U.S. scholarly journal in its field, the American Journal of Sociology (AJS) remains a leading voice for analysis and research in the social sciences. The journal presents pathbreaking work from all areas of sociology, with an emphasis on theory building and innovative methods. AJS strives to speak to the general sociological reader and is open to sociologically informed contributions from anthropologists, statisticians, economists, educators, historians, and political scientists. AJS prizes research that offers new ways of understanding the social. AJS offers a substantial book review section that identifies the most salient work of both emerging and endu...

2) The Social Science Journal

Publisher Elsevier Publication

The Social Science Journal (ISSN- 0362-3319) is the official journal of the Western Social Science Association. The principal purpose of the journal is to publish scholarly work in the social sciences. The research that is published may take a theoretical or speculative model as well as statistical and mathematical. Contributions are welcome from all fields which have relevant and insightful comments to make about the social sciences. The journal also includes a Research Note section which is devoted to supporting scholarly research that is in progress. The journal has a well-established book review section which reflects the academic and intellectual diversity within the WSSA. While The Social Science Journal is the pub...

3) The American journal of Islamic social sciences

Publisher International Institute of Islamic

The American journal of Islamic social sciences Established in 1984, AJISS is a quarterly, double blind peer-reviewed and interdisciplinary journal, published by the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), and distributed worldwide. The journal showcases a wide variety of scholarly research on all facets of Islam and the Muslim world: anthropology, economics, history, philosophy and metaphysics, politics, psychology, and law.   Abstract & indexing Discovery and Sociology Source Ultimate, ATLA (American Theological Library Association)’s Religion Database (ATLA RDB), and ProQuest’s Religion Database, Soc...

4) Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration

Publisher Taylor & Francis

Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration is a scholarly double-blind peer-reviewed journal dedicated to promoting the study, research and enhancement of public governance, policy, administration, and management in and beyond Asia and the Pacific. It welcomes contributions that address theory and practice from country, comparative and thematic perspectives. The contributions can be: free-standing articles (5,000-7,000 words) articles (5,000-7,000 words) in proposed or commissioned special issues or symposia discussions of new developments and trends (3,000-4,000 words) research notes (2,000-3,000 words) The Journal’s target audience comprises scholars, polic...

5) Social sciences in China

Publisher Taylor & Francis

Social Sciences in China (SSIC) is a peer-reviewed quarterly founded in 1980 by the Social Sciences in China Press (SSCP). It is the first social science journal in English published in the Chinese mainland, and is committed to China-related studies. Its articles are translated from the Journal of Zhongguo Shehui Kexue or solicited for special issues. SSIC is a platform projecting new realms, new trends and new achievements in Chinese academic studies. It introduces the latest developments in Chinese social sciences to foreign audience and bridges social sciences researchers and readers worldwide. It is a valuable resource for China studies and its international influence is ever-increasing.   Man...

6) Annals of Financial Economics

Publisher Walter de Gruyter

The Annals of Financial Economics - AFE is an international journal with the goal of advancing the knowledge and understanding of the practice of financial economics through the publication of a high-quality and practitioner-relevant journal. This journal offers a specialized forum for applied research on investments in various financial markets, market microstructures, asset pricing and regulation of financial markets. Papers employing econometric or empirical methods in the research design and focusing on empirical testing of both financial theories and applications in financial economics are encouraged. This journal is not suitable for papers devoted solely to pure theory or survey a...

7) Pakistan journal of life and social sciences

Publisher Elite Scientific Forum

Pakistan Journal of Life and Social Sciences (PJLSS) is published twice a year by The Elite Scientific Forum, Pakistan. Its scope is broad and international, covering a range of research areas including: Biology, Medicine, Agriculture, Environment, Public health and Allied Sciences. The material submitted should fall in the categories of Original articles, Short communications, Research notes, Case reports and Review articles.   Abstract & indexing Agricultural Economics Database  Plant Protection Database Agricultural Engineering Abstracts Postharvest News and Information Agroforestry Abstracts Potato A...

8) Advances in Social Work

Publisher Indiana University School of Social Work

Advances in Social Work is committed to enhancing the linkage between social work practice, research, and education. Accordingly, The journal addresses current issues, challenges, and responses facing social work practice and education. The journal invites discussion and development of innovations in social work practice and their implications for social work research and education. Advances in Social Work seeks to publish empirical, conceptual, and theoretical articles that make substantial contributions to the field in all areas of social work including clinical practice, community organization, social administration, social policy, planning, and program evaluation. The journal provides a forum for schol...

9) Australian Intellectual Property Journal

Publisher Lawbook Co

The Australian Intellectual Property Journal (ISSN: 1038-1635) examines important intellectual property law issues and developments within Australia and around the globe. Articles cover the whole range of intellectual property law issues including copyright, trademarks, patent law, industrial design, and unfair competition, as well as legal issues implicated in the new computing, telecommunications, multi-media, and internet technologies. Contributors are acknowledged experts in the fields of intellectual property and technology law.   Indexing/abstracting services The following websites contain details of material published in the Journal: Australia...

10) Mediterranean journal of social sciences

Publisher Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research

Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences publishes six issues per year in January, March, May, July, September and November. Social sciences to analyse and critique what’s going on and make choices that shape the future. Social science is not just important for the future but for what’s happening now. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences vision is to promote debate, analysis, and critics among the social sciences intellectual scholars. Its particular focus is on understanding how social sciences are embedded in the new millennium, and how the social sciences may help the society to solve the new global problems. Such understanding requires a careful analysis of social context, and a fundamental role to do this is pla...

11) The Russell Sage Foundation journal of the social sciences - RSF

Publisher Russell Sage Foundation

RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal of original empirical research articles by both established and emerging scholars. It is designed to promote cross-disciplinary collaborations on timely issues of interest to academics, policymakers, and the public at large. Each issue is thematic in nature and focuses on a specific research question or area of interest. The introduction to each issue will include an accessible, broad, and synthetic overview of the research question under consideration and the current thinking from the various social sciences.   Abstract & indexing Clarivate Analytics Emerging Sources...

12) Journal of studies in social sciences

Publisher Infinity Press

Journal of Studies in Social Sciences is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes papers in all aspects of Social Sciences and Humanities, including but not limited to: Anthropology, Archaeology, Criminology, Economics, Education, History, Linguistics, Communication studies, Political science, International relations, Sociology, Human geography, Psychology, and elements of other fields as well, such as Law, Cultural studies, Environmental studies, and Social work.  ...

13) Methodology - European journal of research methods for the behavioral and social sciences

Publisher American Psychological Association

Methodology is the successor of the two journals Metodologia de las Ciencias del Comportamiento and Methods of Psychological Research-Online (MPR-Online). Methodology is the official organ of the European Association of Methodology (EAM), a union of methodologists working in different areas of the social and behavioral sciences (e.g., psychology, sociology, economics, educational and political sciences). The journal provides a platform for interdisciplinary exchange of methodological research and applications in the different fields, including new methodological approaches, review articles, software information, and instructional papers that can be used in teaching. Three main disciplines are covered: data analysis, resear...

14) Asia Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance

Publisher Walter de Gruyter

As the official journal of the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association, the Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance (APJRI) focuses on risk management and insurance issues of importance to the Asia-Pacific region. An interdisciplinary publication, APJRI facilitates the exchange of research in risk and insurance mathematics, economics, finance, and corporate practice. The journal welcomes theoretical and applied research papers on a variety of specific topics. Topics Actuarial pricing and reserving Insurance operations Economics and regulation Corporate/enterprise risk management and finance Catastrophe risk Social insurance and employee ...

15) Chinese journal of sociology

Publisher SAGE Publications Inc

SAGE Publications is delighted to partner with Shanghai University to publish the new English language edition of the Chinese Journal of Sociology, co-sponsored with the Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China. The first issue will be published in March 2015. The well-known sociologist, Professor Yu Xie, Bert G.Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Sociology and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies at Princeton University, is appointed as the Editor-in-chief. Associate Professor Xiulin Sun, School of Sociology of Shanghai University is appointed as vice chief editor. The Chinese Journal of Sociology (CJS) is a peer-reviewed...

16) Journal of Social Sciences

Publisher Science publications

Journal of Social Sciences, a peer reviewed international journal that covers the fields of scientific knowledge and academic scholarship that study social groups and, more generally, human society. JSS is a quarterly publication also cover articles on extended fields of social science. Science Publications is constantly striving to provide authors with a hassle free publication process in which they focus primarily on the quality of their research content while our team takes care of the entire publishing procedure. We are always looking for innovative new approaches for easier accessibility and wider availability of our research. From January 2018, Journal of Social Sciences has moved to a cont...

17) Journal of methods and measurement in the social sciences

Publisher University of Arizona

The Journal of Methods and Measurement in the Social Sciences (JMM) is an online scholarly publication focusing on methodology and research design, measurement, and data analysis – providing a new venue for unique and interesting contributions in these study areas which frequently overlap.   Focus and Scope The Journal of Methods and Measurement in the Social Sciences (JMM) publishes articles related to methodology and research design, measurement, and data analysis. The journal is published twice yearly, and features theoretical, empirical, and educational articles. JMM is meant to further our understanding of methodology and how to formulate the right questions.  I...

18) Journal of rural social sciences

Publisher Southern Rural Sociological Association

The Journal of Rural Social Sciences (JRSS) disseminates research on rural issues inclusive of a broad range of disciplines, theoretical perspectives, and research methodologies. JRSS is refereed and published in open access online format. The Journal of Rural Social Sciences (JRSS), formerly Southern Rural Sociology (SRS), is designed to disseminate research on rural issues inclusive of a broad range of disciplines, theoretical perspectives, and research methodologies. JRSS is refereed and published in open access online format. JRSS is international and interdisciplinary in scope and content. JRSS welcomes original submissions from disciplines and specialty areas including, but not limited to: Rural Sociology; Agr...

19) American Journal of Business

Publisher Emerald Publishing Limited

The American Journal of Business (AJB) is a journal dedicated to publishing theoretical, conceptual, applied and fundamental research in the business fields.  Our goal is to provide readers with valuable articles that inform business practice. AJB provides researchers with an avenue to make significant contributions to key issues in business. The journal encourages ground-breaking submissions that lay the foundation for continued investigations.   In addition, the AJB provides researchers with opportunities to tie current trends in business, research and practice together through rigorous research methodologies. In-depth perspectives are offered by leading business professionals and by business school dean...

20) International Journal of Social Science Studies

Publisher Redfame Publishing

International Journal of Social Science Studies (ISSN 2324-8033) is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, published by the Redfame Publishing. The journal is published Bimonthly in both print and online versions. The scopes of the journal include: Anthropology Archaeology Area Studies Communication Studies Criminology & Criminal Justice Cultural and Ethnic Studies Economics Education Geography History Law Linguistics Management Philosophy Political Science Psychology...

21) American Journal of Cultural Sociology

Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

American Journal of Cultural Sociology - From modernity's onset, social theorists have been announcing the death of meaning, at the hands of market forces, impersonal power, scientific expertise, and the pervasive forces of rationalization and industrialization. Yet, cultural structures and processes have proved surprisingly resilient. Relatively autonomous patterns of meaning - sweeping narratives and dividing codes, redolent if elusive symbols, fervent demands for purity and cringing fears of pollution - continue to exert extraordinary effects on action and institutions. They affect structures of inequality, racism and marginality, gender and sexuality, crime and punishment, social movements, market success and citizen incorporat...

22) Anthropology of Food

Publisher International Commission on the Anthropology of Food

Anthropology of food is a multilingual refereed web journal devoted to the social sciences of food. Founded in 1999 by Florence Bergeaud-Blackler, Matthieu Duboys de Labarre and Isabelle Téchoueyres, Anthropology of food has become within a few years a platform where food researchers can express and propose different but complementary views from sociological, anthropological, geographical, ethnological, historical, economic, philosophical... points of view. Anthropology of food is supported by an international network of researchers sharing a common interest in the social sciences of food. Before publication, each article is read by two academic experts selected from relevant fields of research. These experts evaluate ...

23) Advances in applied sociology

Publisher Scientific Research Publishing

Advances in Applied Sociology (AASoci) is an international journal dedicated to the latest advancements in applied sociology. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of applied sociology. All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Generally, accepted papers will appear online within 3 weeks followed by printed hard copy. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields: Application of Other Disciplines of Sociology Community Studies C...

24) Asian Association of Open Universities Journal

Publisher Emerald Publishing Limited

Asian Association of Open Universities Journal - AAOU Journal is the official journal of the Asian Association of Open Universities (AAOU). The journal is an international peer-reviewed journal published twice a year. It welcomes high-quality papers on topics of Open and Distance Education (ODE). Papers submitted to the journal may be an empirical study, case study or critical literature review. It should bring readers new information, knowledge, evaluations of theories or best practices of ODE. AAOUJ publishes 2 issues per annum.   The aims of the journal are: To provide a forum for academics and scholars to share their research and expertise in the field of ODE

25) Journal of applied social science

Publisher SAGE Publications Inc

The Journal of Applied Social Science (JASS) is the official, peer-reviewed publication of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS). JASS reflects more than 25 years of journal sponsorship by AACS and its predecessor organizations, the Society for Applied Sociology and the Sociological Practice Association. The Journal of Applied Social Science is the direct amalgamated successor of two previously published journals: The Journal of Applied Sociology and Sociological Practice: A Journal of Applied and Clinical Sociology. The Journal of Applied Social Science publishes research articles, essays, research reports, teaching notes, and book reviews on a wide range of topics of interest to the sociological practiti...

26) Advanced Journal of Social Science

Publisher AIJR Publisher

Advanced Journal of Social Science (AJSS) is online-only, open access, refereed journal in the field of sociology published by AIJR Publisher. This Journal will welcome research papers in the field of Behavioral Sciences, Economics, Demography & Gender Studies' Development Studies, Government & Public Policy, Mass Communication, environmental studies, Political Sciences, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Archaeology, Diplomacy, Law, Political Studies, Sociology, educational studies, Journalism, Media an...

27) Journal of progressive research in social sciences

Publisher Scitech Research Organisation

The Journal of Progressive Research in Social Sciences (JPRSS) is an International, open access, peer reviewed, online journal. JPRSS indexed with Cite Factor, Electronic journal Library EZB, SIS, Research bib, JournalTOCs, WEB Berlin Social Cornell University Library, Science Center, UNIVERSITAT BIBLIOTHEK abl LEIPZIG, BASE, Academic keys, ZB MED, Freie Universitt Berlin, Staats- und Universit tsbibliothek Fachbibliotheken, Wissenschaftskolleg ZU erlin, UNIVERSIBTAT LEIPZIG, ZB MED Search for Life Sciences,ZeElektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek, Freie Universi...

28) Acta Universitatis Sapientiae Economics and Business

Publisher Walter de Gruyter

Acta Universitatis Sapientiae Economics and Business - As a broad-based professional and international journal, the Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Economics and Business welcomes submissions of applied and theoretical research papers in all fields of Economics and Business. The journal especially encourages submissions on research from management, marketing, quantitative methods and their applications, regional economics, regional development, agricultural economics, and finance. However, The journal is open to research coming from other areas of Economics and Business as well. The primary interest is to publish academic research, but the journal also welcomes good quality research coming from practitioner...

29) Pakistan social sciences review

Publisher Self publishing

The principal purpose of the journal is to publish scholarly work in different fields of Social Sciences. The research that is published may take a theoretical or speculative model as well as statistical and mathematical. Contributions are welcomed from all fields which have relevant and insightful comments to make about the social sciences....



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