Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

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

 

Section Policies

Articles

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 three experts: one editorial staff member and at least two external reviewers. The review process may take four to ten weeks.

 

Publication Frequency

2021-2014 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.

 

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

American Sociological Association

CNKI

Crossref

EBSCOhost

Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek EZB

Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)

ILSE — IPN Library

Index Copernicus

JournalTOCs

LOCKSS

National Library of Australia

OAJI

PKP Open Archives Harvester

Publons

Scilit

SHERPA/RoMEO

Sindexs