Journal of Social Sciences Advancement is aimed to publish authoritative empirical research and conceptual contribution building the theory of social sciences and empirical research about impact of social variables. Material submitted to Journal of Social Sciences Advancement must be original and not published or submitted for publication elsewhere. This rule applies to material submitted elsewhere while the Journal of Social Sciences Advancement contribution is under consideration.
Journal of Social Sciences Advancement does not require authors to assign copyright of their published original research papers to the journal. Authors publishing with Journal of Social Sciences Advancement retains the copyright to their work allowing the articles to be re-used and re-distributed without restriction, as long as the original work is correctly cited. The responsibility to the contents and its authenticity rests solely with the authors and they will solely be responsible for the originality of published work.
Journal of Social Sciences Advancement supports the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing. Articles are published under a CC-BY license (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License). The CC-BY license allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials and is preferred by many research funding bodies. Under this license, users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit) and remix (adapt) the contribution including for commercial purposes, providing they attribute the contribution in the manner specified by the author or licensor.
Manuscripts submitted for publication in Journal of Social Sciences Advancement are peer reviewed by at least two subject reviewers. A decision of the editorial board member on the choice of reviewers is final. Journal of Social Sciences Advancement shall be published three times in a year. However, being an Online Journal, it allows for the publication of articles of urgency and critical importance to the researchers. Such articles of ‘Current Interest’ and relevant editorials may be published more frequently as ‘Supplements’, on the basis of the needs felt by the editorial board or on the requests/ suggestions of the readers of the journal.
Journal of Social Sciences Advancement shall not take any responsibility for the contents of articles published and all such responsibility shall lie with the author/s. The opinions expressed in the articles are solely of the author/s and Journal of Social Sciences Advancement may not agree with such opinions in part or in full.
Peer Review Process
Journal of Social Sciences Advancement is using online article submission, review and tracking system for quality and quick review processing. Journal provides rapid review process of approx. 04-06 weeks followed by rapid publication of research article.
Editorial board members of Journal of Social Sciences Advancement in connection with Editor-In-Chief are bound with ethical and honest accountability to support the researchers and interested individuals. Journal provides a wide platform with humane support to newer researchers and creative individuals in the field of social sciences.
Manuscripts submitted to Journal of Social Sciences Advancement will be subjected to peer-review and are therefore expected to be of high quality. Manuscripts submitted for publication consideration must have the ability to contribute to the field of Social Sciences. This contribution may be small but meaningful and forms the rubric of what our reviewers and editors look for during the review process. Journal applies a very vigorous review process in determining which articles are accepted and eventually being published. We strive for a rapid review and subsequent publication of high-quality manuscripts.
Submitted article is given up to the Editor-In-Chief after final checking, who examines the manuscript and decides its acceptance followed by a peer review by at least two subject experts. The corresponding author is informed through e-mail as early as possible about the editorial decision. The rejected article is always supported for a newer submission.
The revision should also be accompanied by a point-by-point response to referees explaining how the manuscript has been changed. The manuscript may then be sent back to the original referees or to new referees, at the Editorial Board Member’s discretion. When all editorial issues are resolved, the manuscript is formally accepted for publication. After acceptance, authors are sent proofs of their manuscript but only typo mistakes or scientific errors are permitted. All corrections are approved by the production team. Journal reserves the right to make the final decision about matters of style and the size of figures.
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.
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…