Journal of Social Science Studies

Published by Macrothink Institute, Journal of Social Science Studies is an international peer-reviewed academic research journal, which provides the best platform for researchers and scholars all over the world to share the latest findings.

Authors are encouraged to submit complete, unpublished, original and innovative works in all social science fields. The journal focuses on, but not limited to the following topics: anthropology, arts, culture, economics, education, history, laws, linguistics, management, philosophy, politics, psychology and sociology.

Journal Homepage Image

Authors are encouraged to submit your papers through OJS or send your submissions to us via this email directly according to the template (title page and paper tempalte) and submission guide.


Each paper published in Journal of Social Science Studies is assigned a DOI® number, which appears beneath the author's affiliation in the published paper. Click HERE to know what is DOI (Digital Object Identifier)? Click HERE to retrieve Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) for journal articles, books, and chapters.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use 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. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee(100USD).

e). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download. We aim to post articles online within 3 weeks of acceptance.


Open-access Policy

We follow the Gold Open Access way in journal publishing. This means that authors publish in the journals that provide immediate open access for readers to all articles on the publisher’s website. The readers pay nothing, while authors (or their institutions or funders) pay a publishing fee to maintain the journal operation.

All articles published are open-access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution license.


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

RePEc: Research Papers in Economics




Directory of Research Journal Indexing


Electronic Journals Library

Gale's Academic Databases

Google Scholar

InfoBase Index

International Impact Factor Services (IIFS)

International Scientific Indexing (ISI)


Journal Impact Factor



Open Academic Journals Index

PKP Open Archives Harvester

Polish Scholarly Bibliography (PBN)


RePEc (Research Papers in Economics)

Scientific Indexing Services (SIS)

SJIF - Scientific Journal Impact Factor


Universal Impact Factor


scholar_logo_lg_2011_120proquest_logo_120 Academic Journals IndexInfobase IndexRePEc: Research Papers in Economics



Vol 4, No 1

Journal of Social Science Studies Vol. 4, No. 1, January 2017

Table of Contents


Mohammadreza Agharebparast, Ahmad Zeinali
Muhammad Luthfie, Aida Vitayala S Hubeis, Amiruddin Saleh, Basita Ginting
Oom Mukarromah, Entus Syamsurrizal
Anatoliy Vitryak, Boris Slipak, Kirpitnyov Serhii
Azem Hajdari
Revital Sela-Shayovitz
Thomas Bustomi
Nandang Saefudin Zenju
Ahmed Hany M. AbuElenin
Ramesh Chandra Das, Chandra Sekhar Mishra, Prabina Rajib