Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal publishes a broad range of papers from social science, including anthropology, communication studies, cultural studies, economics, education, human geography, history, law, linguistics, literature, political science, psychology, sociology, etc.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

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


Publication Frequency

2017 Semiannual, published in January and July

2016 Semiannual, published in January and July

2015 Semiannual, published in January and July

2014 Semiannual, published in January and July


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.



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