Open Journal of Social Sciences

ISSN Print: 2327-5952

ISSN Online: 2327-5960

Website: http://www.scirp.org/journal/jss

Aims & Scope


The Open Journal of Social Sciences (JSS) is an open access, peer-reviewed international journal that deals with both applied and theoretical issues. Special Issues devoted to important topics in social science will occasionally be published. The main objective of JSS is to offer an intellectual platform to the international scholars and it aims to promote interdisciplinary studies in social science. The journal publishes original papers including but not limited to the following fields:


  • · Area Studies
  • · Behavioral Science
  • · Business Studies
  • · Communication Studies
  • · Criminology
  • · Cross-Cultural Studies
  • · Demography
  • · Development Studies
  • · Economics
  • · Education
  • · History
  • · Human Geography
  • · Information Science
  • · International Relations
  • · Law
  • · Library Science
  • · Linguistics
  • · Literature
  • · Political Science
  • · Population Studies
  • · Psychology
  • · Public Administration
  • · Sociology
  • · Women's Studies

  • We are also interested in: 1) Short Reports – 2-5 page papers where an author can present either preliminary data or an idea with theoretical background but has not yet completed the research needed for a complete paper; 2) Book Reviews – Comments and critiques.