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 Monthly 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
  • Communication studies
  • Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Cultural and ethnic studies
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

The journal is included in:



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, Vol. 4, No. 7, July 2016: Call for papers

International Journal of Social Science Studies is calling papers for the Vol. 4, No. 7, July 2016 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: 2016-04-08

IJSSS is indexed by ProQuest


International Journal of Social Science Studies (ISSN: 2324-8033; E-ISSN: 2324-8041) is indexed by ProQuest database recently in April 2016.

The readers can access the lists here: (Click on ProQuest)

At this time International Journal of Social Science Studies is slotted for the following ProQuest products:
International Journal of Social Science Studies – Arts & Humanities


Posted: 2016-04-06 More...

IJSSS Statistics Report 2015

Articles Received: 256
Articles Accepted: 168  
Articles Rejected: 88
Articles Retracted: 0    
Articles Published: 113 
Acceptance Rate: 65.63%
Posted: 2016-01-31

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: 2015-10-28 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
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Vol 4, No 6 (2016): [In Progress]

International Journal of Social Science Studies, Vol. 4, No. 6, June 2016

Table of Contents


The Attitude towards Cosmopolitanism in Northern and Southern City Neighborhood (A Case Study in Tehran, Iran) PDF
Hadi Razeghimaleh, Sabah Motevalian 1-8
Effects of Fitness on Anxiety among High School Students in Congo Summative Evaluation of Volleyball PDF
Aristide Ewamela, Paulin Mandoumou, Euloge Moboza Ndongo, Portejoie Jean Aimé Tsiama, Marady Tobene Tormian, Joachim Bongbélé 8-15
Acceptability of HIV Testing and Counseling Services among Persons Visiting a funeral home in a regional referral hospital in Western Kenya, 2014-2015 PDF
Barbara Burmen, Kennedy Kipkoech Mutai 16-23
Religio-political Discourse and Jam’iyyat Ulema-i-Pakistan (JUP): A Careful Study of Different Narratives (1970-2003) PDF
Dr. Mazher Hussain, Shahid Hassan Rizvi, Mian Saeed Ahmad, Aftab Hussain Gillani, Azra Nasreen Gillani, Almas Fatima MPHIL 24-36
Politics of Social Reformation in NWFP (KPK)- An Estimate of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan(1890-1988)’s Educational Philosophy PDF
Dr. Mazher Hussain, Muhammad Anwar Khattak, Mian Saeed Ahmad, Mian Muhammad Ahmad, Azra Nasreen Gillani 37-44
Responding to Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC): A Community Health Center’s Journey towards Creating a Primary Care Clinical CSEC Screening Tool in the United States PDF
Elizabeth Sy, Thu Quach, Jennifer Lee, Nkauj Iab Yang, Manith Thaing, Kimberly S. G. Chang 45-51
Status and Social Evaluation towards Beggars in Bangladesh: Context of Sylhet City PDF
M. M. Khan, M. K. Hossain, N. Hasina, S. Uddin, M. Ferdousi 52-64
Mediating Patriotism and Triumph through the National Press: Newspaper Content and Journalistic Perceptions PDF
Theodora A. Maniou, Irene Photiou, Elena Ketteni 65-75

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