Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Encourage and publish research and studies in the field of 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

 

Section Policies

Articles

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  • Original Articles

Original full-length research papers, clearly state their objective or hypothesis, the experimental design and methods used, the essential features of any interventions, the main outcome measures, the result from the study, and a section placing the results in the context of published literature.

  • Review Articles

Provide a summary of evidence derived from primary studies that have been selected and synthesized according to the author's personal and professional perspective.

  • Case Reports

Report of a single case

  • Short Communications

Report results of a pilot study or preliminary findings from a study. The scope of this section is intended to be wide and to encompass methodology and experimental data on subjects of interest to the readers of the Journal.

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Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.

 

Publication Frequency

2016-2017 Monthly, published in every month

2015 Bimonthly, published in January, March, May, July, September and November

2014 Quarterly, published in January, April, July, and October

2013 Semiannual, published in April and October

 

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.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Index/List/Archive

Academic Journals Database

BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine)

CNKI Scholar

Crossref

EconBiz

EconPapers

Google Scholar

IDEAS

IE Library

JournalTOCs

LOCKSS

Open Access Library (OALib)

Open J-Gate

PKP Open Archives Harvester

RePEc

SHERPA/RoMEO

The Standard Periodical Directory

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