International Journal of Social Science Studies

International Journal of Social Science Studies (ISSN: 2324-8033; E-ISSN: 2324-8041) 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 Journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail.

ijsss The scopes of the journal include:
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Area studies
  • Cultural and ethnic studies
  • Communication studies
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

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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.

Copyright Policy:

Copyrights for articles are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. Authors have rights to reuse, republish, archive, and distribute their own articles after publication. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work.

This journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.


Provides DOIs at the article level

Each paper published in International Journal of Social Science Studies is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


Paper Selection and Publishing Process

a) Submission Acknowledgement

When you submit a manuscript online, you will receive a submission acknowledgement letter sent by the online system automatically. For email submission, the editor or editorial assistant sends an e-mail confirmation to the submission’s author within one to three working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, please check your bulk email box or contact the editorial assistant.

b) Basic Review

The editor or editorial assistant determines whether the manuscript fits the journal’s focus and scope. Next a check for the similarity rate is done using CrossCheck, powered by iThenticate. Any manuscripts out of the journal’s scope or containing plagiarism, including self-plagiarism, are rejected.

c) Peer Review

We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The submitted manuscript will be reviewed by at least two experts: one editorial staff member as well as one to three external reviewers. The review process may take two to four weeks.

d) Decision Is Made

The decision to accept or reject an article is based on the suggestions of reviewers. If differences of opinion occur between reviewers, the editor-in-chief will weigh all comments and arrive at a balanced decision based on all comments, or a second round of peer review may be initiated.

e) Notification of the Result of Review

The result of review will be sent to the corresponding author and forwarded to other authors.

f) Publication Fee Is Paid

If the submission is accepted, the authors revise paper and pay the publication fee (300USD).

g) Print Journals Are Mailed

After publication, two hard copies of the journal will be sent to the corresponding author. If you want more copies, please order at

h) Publication Notice

The authors and readers will be notified and invited to visit our website for the newly published articles.



IJSSS Statistics Report 2014

Articles Received: 160
Articles Accepted: 93   
Articles Rejected: 67
Articles Retracted: 0    
Articles Published: 55  
Acceptance Rate: 58.13%
Posted: 2015-01-26

IJSSS, Vol. 3, No. 3, May 2015: Call for papers

International Journal of Social Science Studies is calling papers for the Vol. 3, No. 3, May 2015 issue. If you are interested in submitting a manuscript to this journal, please review the About the Journal page for the journal’s section policies, as well as the Author Guidelines to see how to submit a manuscript to Redfame journals. For questions, please contact:  
Posted: 2014-06-08 More...

IJSSS was included by RePEc


The journal "International Journal of Social Science Studies" has now been added to the RePEc and its services IDEAS and EcoPapers.

Posted: 2013-12-24

Recruitment for Reviewers

International Journal of Social Science Studies welcomes scientists and researchers to participate as peer reviewers. Excellent reviewers will be enrolled as Editorial Board members and will be listed in the printed journal as well as the journal’s webpage. Please click here to find more details.  
Posted: 2012-09-26 More...
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Vol 3, No 3 (2015): [In Progress]

International Journal of Social Science Studies, Vol. 3, No. 3, May 2015

Table of Contents


Research Involving Human Subjects and the Role of Institutional Review Boards in Brazil PDF
Carla A. Arena Ventura, Isabel Amélia Costa Mendes, Maria Auxiliadora Trevizan, Leila Maria Marchi-Alves 1-7
Social Movements in Tunisia and Egypt: A Tale of Two Revolutions PDF
Abdesselem Mahmoud 8-20
Intergenerational Transmission of Attitudes toward Poverty in Israel: A Comparison between Three Generations Families’ of Jewish and Arab Social Work Students PDF
Pnina Ron 21-29
Verbal Aggressiveness Exploration through Complete Social Network Analysis: Using Physical Education Students’ Class as an Illustration PDF
Alexandra Bekiari, Nikolaos Hasanagas 30-49
Promoting Participation of Stakeholders in Community-Based Rehabilitation in Sri Lanka: Process of Action Research in Anuradhapura PDF
Masateru Higashida, M.R. Shantha Kumara, Menikralage Gamini Illangasingha 50-60
Analysis of the Perceptions of Student-Athletes Playing In the Universities Volleyball 2nd League in Turkey towards the Event Quality PDF
Ahmet Atalay, A. Kürşad Akbulut, Özgür Karataş, Serkan Hacıcaferoğlu, A. Serdar Yücel 61-67
The Development of Zheng Practice Program Based on Self-regulated Learning Strategies PDF
Xinning Wu, Yong-Chil Yang 68-74
Job Stress among Malaysian Managers: The Moderating Role of Coping Methods PDF
Kumaresan V. Sathasivam, Mohd Dahlan Hj. A. Malek, Ahmad Faris Abdullah 75-86
Education to Theatricality: Expressive Arts as Pedagogy of Creativity PDF
Gaetano Oliva 87-95
The Dialectics of the Right of Ownership of Patentable Inventions Under the Nigerian Legal System. PDF
Mary Imelda Obianuju Nwogu 96-105
Africa’s Leadership Challenges in the 21st Century: What Can Leaders Learn from Africa’s Pre-Colonial Leadership and Governance? PDF
Japhace Poncian, Edward Simon Mgaya 106-115
An Era of Climax of Cordiality in Sino-Pakistan Relations PDF
Manzoor Khan Afridi 116-122
Understanding Resiliency in Coastal Areas: A Review Paper from Sociological Perspectives PDF
Sohela Mustari, A.H. M. Zehadul Karim 123-128
Comprehending Poverty in Rural Indonesia: An In-depth Look Inside Paddy Farmer Household in Marginal Land Area of Banyuasin District, South Sumatra Province PDF
Nina Lisanty, Hiromi Tokuda 129-137
Teachers’ Perceptions about the Role of English in Students’ Assessment and Current Practices in Public Sector Higher Education Institutions in Gilgit, Pakistan PDF
Kamal Ud Din 138-148
Socio-economic Status of Women Influences of Domestic Violence: A Sociological Analysis at Urban Area in Bangladesh PDF
Muhammad Rabi Ullah, Shahanaz Parvin 149-158
Small and Medium-Sized City: The Main Battle Field of the New Urbanization Construction PDF
Lv Jian, Li Zhengang 159-162
Indigenous Knowledge, South-South Exchange of New Technologies and a Warped Intellectual Property Rights System PDF
Moses Mpuria Kindiki 163-168
Leadership Role of School Superintendents in Saudi Arabia PDF
Mohamed A. Almannie 169-175
Challenges of Kenya’s Vision 2030 and the Jubilee Manifesto: the Case of Old People Cash Transfer Pension Scheme in Nakuru County PDF
Moses Mpuria Kindiki, Charles Wambu 176-184
Unanticipated Consequences of Imprisonment on Families of Prison Inmates of Kumasi Central Prison of Ghana PDF
Kwadwo Ofori-Dua, Kofi Osei Akuoko, Vincent de Paul Kanwetuu 185-196
Attitudes Towards Occupy Central and Factors That Influence Attitudes PDF
Yuwei Jiang 197-209
Mathematics Departmental Strategic Plan: The Case of Mufulira College of Education PDF
Dennis Kambilombilo, Mr. Rene Lessen 210-234

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