1) American Journal of Sociology
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
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) Journal of intellectual property rights
National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources
This journal "Journal of intellectual property rights" was started in 1996 keeping in view the importance of intellectual property rights and their protection. The objective of the journal is two-fold: firstly, to enhance communication between policymakers, organizational agents, academics, and managers on the critical understanding and research on intellectual property; secondly, to promote the development of the newly cultivated research field. The journal publishes contributed/invited articles, case studies and patent reviews; technical notes on current IPR issues; literature review; world literature on IPR; national and international IPR news, book reviews, and conference reports.
4) The American journal of Islamic social sciences
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.
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5) Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration
Taylor and 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...
6) Social sciences in China
Taylor and 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.
7) Annals of Financial Economics
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...
8) Advances in Social Work
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
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.
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10) Pakistan journal of life and social sciences
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.
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11) International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies
The Social Sciences Research Society
The International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies (IJ-SSHS) - (ISSN - 1309-8063) is an open access, double-blind peer-reviewed, international journal published by Social Sciences Research Society in English.
The scope of International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanity Studies - IJ-SSHS encompasses theoretical, empirical or policy oriented research articles, original research reports, reviews, short communication and scientific commentaries in the fields of social sciences, economics, business, management, law, political science, sociology, philosophy, ethics including both controversial and innovative ideas and deta...
12) European journal of research methods for the behavioral and social sciences
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...
13) Journal of studies in social sciences
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.
14) The Russell Sage Foundation journal of the social sciences
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.
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15) Mediterranean journal of social sciences
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...
16) Asia Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance
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.
Actuarial pricing and reserving
Economics and regulation
Corporate/enterprise risk management and finance
Social insurance and employee ...
17) Chinese journal of sociology
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...
18) International Journal of Humanities and Social Science
Center for Promoting Ideas CPI
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IJHSS) is an open access, peer-reviewed and refereed journal published by Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI), USA. The main objective of IJHSS is to provide an intellectual platform for the international scholars. IJHSS aims to promote interdisciplinary studies in humanities and social science and become the leading journal in humanities and social science in the world.
The journal publishes research papers in the fields of humanities and social science such as anthropology,
19) Journal of methods and measurement in the social sciences
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...
20) Journal of rural social sciences
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...