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
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Management
  • Philosophy
  • 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.



Recruitment for Reviewers

International Journal of Social Science Studies welcomes scientists, teachers 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.

Eligibility and Requirements for Peer Reviewers:

  • Doctoral degree or above,
  • Academic job at a university or organization,
  • Fluency in English (academic and professional),
  • Strong interest and expertise in scholarly journals,
  • Speed and accuracy.

How to Apply:

Please complete the application form (Click HERE to download ) and send it to
Posted: 2016-09-05

International Journal of Social Science Studies: Call for Papers

International Journal of Social Science Studies is calling for submissions to the coming 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: 2016-07-28

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

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 EconPapers.

Posted: 2013-12-24
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Vol 4, No 10 (2016)

International Journal of Social Science Studies, Vol. 4, No. 10, October 2016

Table of Contents


The Discursive Construction of Global Economic Strategies in Turbulent Times PDF
Mustafa Ar 1-15
Youth Unemployment Challenges and Opportunities: the Case of Sierra Leone PDF
Molla Mekonnen Alemu 16-28
A Durkheimian Theory of Social Movements PDF
Sandro Segre 29-47
Measuring the Effect of Organization Structure on the Institution’ Performance Efficiency: Empirical Study, Elicited from the Reality of the Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education PDF
Asri Ahmad Sammoudi 48-60
The Relationship between Writing Dyslexia and Academic Performance of Upper Primary Pupils in Public Schools in Changamwe Sub-County, Kenya PDF
Veronicah Kaluyu, Pamela Ooko 61-70
The Observational Instrument of Best Practices: An Observational Instrument to Measure Best Practice Behaviors in University Teachers PDF
África Borges, Elena Rodríguez-Naveiras, Matilde Díaz, Marta Domínguez, Teresa González de la Fé, Rosa Lelia Dorta, Rosa Isla 71-78
If Ever the Twain Shall Meet: Graph Theoretical Dimensions of Formal and Informal Organization Structure PDF
Starling Hunter 79-90
Parents’ Monitoring-Relevant Knowledge, Involvement with Deviant Peers and Substance Use: Time-Variant and Long-Term Associations among Adolescents Aged 12-17 PDF
Eva-Lotta Nilsson 91-100
Electronic Health Records and Patient Empowerment in US: from the Legal Perspective PDF
Kai Liu 101-105
The Question of a Voice: With What Voice Will I Cry My Sad Fado PDF
Maria do Rosário Dias, Nadia Pereira Simões, Ana Ferreira, Eva Coelho 106-115
Modernity and the Revival Thought, an Overview on Political Thought of Seyed Qutb PDF
Hassan Hajizadehanari, Reza Jalali, Akbar Ashrafi, Ahmad Bakhshayesh Ardestani, Seyed Mohammad Mehdi Ghasemtabar 116-126
The One Who Knows: On the Archetype of an Old Woman on the Basis of the Paratheatrical Activities of Ewa Benesz PDF
Katarzyna Kułakowska 127-139
Reviewer Acknowledgements PDF
James Young 140

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