International Journal of Social Science Research

International Journal of Social Science Research (Online ISSN: 2327-5510) is an international, double blind peer-reviewed, open-access academic research journal, published semiannually by Macrothink Institute.

The mission of the journal is to provide an academic forum for discussing the issues of significant public interest across the world.

The journal publishes research articles, literature review articles, commentaries, opinion pieces, case studies, case reports, etc. Contributions are welcome from all fields of social sciences. The typical topics include, but are not limited to the following fields: Anthropology, Sociology, Economics, Education, Criminology, Linguistics, Law, History, Communication Studies, Political Science, Human Geography, Psychology.


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Peer Review Policy

Once International Journal of Social Science Research (IJSSR) receives an article, the author will be notified by e-mail that the submission has been received. An initial evaluation will be carried out to determine if the submission meets IJSSR standards and if it is within the scope of the journal.

If the paper passes the initial evaluation, the peer review process will be handled. The paper will be peer-reviewed by at least two potential reviewers who are experts in the same field. Reviewers are asked to complete the process within two weeks.

The contributions submitted to IJSSR will be reviewed based on the following general criteria:

  • Contribution to existing knowledge
  • Organization and Readability
  • Soundness of methodology
  • Evidence supports conclusion
  • Adequacy of literature review

When the reviews and recommendation have been received, the editor makes one of the following decisions: Accept Submission; Revisions Required; Resubmit for Review; Decline Submission.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

  • The manuscripts should be written in English, and they should be submitted online
  • On receiving the paper, the system will send an acknowledgement to the corresponding author immediately.
  • The process of peer review may take 2-3 weeks. You will be able to trace the process in your user account.
  • We will send an acceptance E-mail to the corresponding author, indicating acceptance or not, as well as the date of publication. The authors should decide whether or not to accept our arrangements for publishing.
  • Authors need to re-edit the paper, using the template. The re-edited paper should use the template provided by us and meet the formatting requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • Once you submit the re-edited paper, the system will send you a confirmation E-mail.
  • After publishing, the authors may download the e-journal from the website.


  • The copyrights of the articles are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal.
  • The waive policy is only applied to the journal reviewers and editorial members, who may publish one article per year free of charge.



: Call for Papers

The journal is seeking submissions for the issue of Vol. 3, No. 1 March 2015. All manuscripts should be written in English, prepared in MS-Word format, and submitted online, or sent to:  
Posted: 2014-10-15 More...

: IJSSR has been indexed in RePEc


We are pleased to announced that the journal has been indexed in RePEc at

RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) is a collaborative effort of hundreds of volunteers in 82 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in Economics and related sciences. The heart of the project is a decentralized bibliographic database of working papers, journal articles, books, books chapters and software components, all maintained by volunteers.

You can find more details at

Posted: 2014-05-31 More...
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Vol. 3, No. 1, March 2015

Vol. 3, No. 1, March 2015

Table of Contents


Vindicating Sustainable Leisure in Kuningan, West Java, Indonesia PDF
Hengky, S. H. 1-12
Tourist Activity and Low Cost Airlines in the Mediterranean Spanish Arch PDF
Roberto Díez Pisonero 13-28
‘Fishantry as a social domain’: Empirical observations from Bangladesh (Part 2) PDF
Apurba Krishna Deb, C. Emdad Haque 29-72
Study on Female Industrial Structure and Gender Segregation of China in the New Century PDF
Hui Yang 73-84
A Study of Growth of Secondary Education in Delhi PDF
Archana Kumari 85-99
Gender in the Military: A Phenomenological Study of the Lived Experience of Female Soldiers in the Cameroon Army PDF
James Kewir Kiven, Patience Munge Sone 100-119
The Case of the Russians in Latvia and the Need of the Comprehensive Research Approach in Contemporary International Relations PDF
Jacek Wieclawski 120-133
Information Field in Malay Monolingual Dictionary PDF
Chong Oi Chin, Vijayaletchumy A/P Subramaniam 134-149
PTSD Symptoms in Afghan Refugees in the UK PDF
Mariwan Husni, Ghafoor Rahim, Zack Cernovsky 150-156
Information Infrastructure for Information Delivery and Development of Rural Communities in Nigeria: A Review PDF
K.N. IGWE, Elizabeth O. NDUBUISI-OKOH, Odionyenfe Osim AKUMA, Chukwu OKOCHE 157-171
Leadership in Community-Based Organizations: What Fisheries Comanagement Teaches Us? PDF
Abdullah Al Mamun 172-189
Damages and Compensation in Case of Breach of Contract PDF
Mustafa Rashid Issa 190-201
An Environmental Plan for Lagos, Nigeria PDF
David J. Edelman 202-279

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