Vol. 9 No. 2 (2021): March

ISSN Online : 2395-6518

GIAP Journals

humanities & social sciences reviews

About Journal

Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews [eISSN 2395-6518] is a double-blind peer-reviewed, open access, research journal. HSSR aims to publish interdisciplinary research with a primary focus on original research or reviews in various disciplines of humanities and social sciences.

Articles are welcome in the following seven sections: Education and Assessment, English Language & Literature, Media & Journalism, Politics & Governance, Psychology, Sociology, and Economics & Commerce. Journal audiences are learned readers and researchers from Universities and higher educational institutions, policymakers, administrators. 

The publication history of HSSR started in the year 2013 by GIAP Journals in Mumbai, India. 


Indexed In


Economics & Commerce

Mar 6, 2021
Mohammad Farooq, Shiraz Khan, Atif Atique Siddiqui, Muhammad Tariq Khan, Muhammad Kamran Khan
Statistic: 423
Mar 19, 2021
Irwansyah Irwansyah, Ardi Paminto, Yana Ulfah, Muhammad Ikbal, Dio Caisar Darma
Statistic: 60
Mar 24, 2021
Muhammad Reehan Hameed, Ghulam Sarwar, Shahid Adil, Hafsah Batool, Israr Hussain
Statistic: 60
Mar 24, 2021
Amjad Ali, Shahzad Mushtaq, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Qasim Maqbool, Umer Bin Khalid
Statistic: 49
Mar 24, 2021
Safdar Hussain, Abdul Saboor, Shahzada M. Naeem Nawaz, Zubair Khalid Saleemi, Majid Ali
Statistic: 71
Mar 24, 2021
Hafsa Batool, Mumtaz Anwar, Nabila Asghar, Hafeez Ur Rehman, Asifa Kamal
Statistic: 44
Apr 6, 2021
Mahboob Ullah, Samiuddin Shaikh, Paras Channar, Muhammad Abbas, Maria Shaikh
Statistic: 50
Apr 6, 2021
Muhammad Azizullah Khan, Mahboob Ullah
Statistic: 35
Apr 9, 2021
Shahzad Ahmad Khan, Ammar Husain, Ali Haider, Mubashar Hassan Zia
Statistic: 28
Apr 9, 2021
Taqadus Bashir, Misbah Wadood, Ammara Mujtaba, Hira Idrees, Ammara Toqeer, Ayesha Furrukh
Statistic: 42
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Aug 15, 2013
Pradeep Kumar Dwivedi, Ingita Pandey
Statistic: 5479
May 31, 2020
Arfan Shahzad, Rohail Hassan, Nor Izani Abdullah, Arsalan Hussain, Muhammad Fareed
Statistic: 2082
Mar 16, 2016
Kristinne Joyce, Chirbet A. Miguel
Statistic: 1711
Mar 5, 2019
Kanagavalli G., Dr.Seethalakshmi R., Dr.Sowdamini T.
Statistic: 1435
Sep 21, 2020
Ahmad Ghandour
Statistic: 1189
Feb 8, 2020
Ainul Azmin Md Zamin, Nor Azrul Hardi Adzmi, Maslawati Mohamad
Statistic: 958
Aug 15, 2013
Sashwat Yogi
Statistic: 900
Aug 15, 2013
Virginia Paul, Priyanka Singh, Sunita B. John
Statistic: 819
Feb 10, 2020
Ziona Elizabeth Mathai, M. Nagalakshmi
Statistic: 792
Oct 4, 2020
Karlygash Shokhayeva, Ainur Kalniyazova, Yerzhan Aryn, Yerlan Assembaiuly, Nuraly Otegen
Statistic: 633
Oct 1, 2020
Kismartini, Ali Roziqin, Hartuti Purnaweni, Bulan Prabawani, Muhammad Kamil
Statistic: 597
Mar 16, 2016
Dr Pavan Mandavkar
Statistic: 587
Aug 15, 2013
Virginia Paul, Priyanka Singh, Sunita B. John
Statistic: 11925
Apr 20, 2019
Rabiul Islam, A. Fakhrorazi, H. Hartini, Md. Abu Raihan
Statistic: 11764
Mar 19, 2019
Nur Alim, Wa Linda, Fahmi Gunawan, Mohd Shamsuri Md Saad
Statistic: 5631
Jul 17, 2020
Marris R. Reyes
Statistic: 4506
Aug 15, 2013
Pradeep Kumar Dwivedi, Ingita Pandey
Statistic: 3408
Mar 19, 2019
Carlos Miguel Ferreira, Sandro Serpa
Statistic: 3271
Oct 4, 2018
Noura Said Al-Jahwari, M. Firdouse Rahman Khan, Ghanya Khamies Al Kalbani, Shima Said Al Khansouri
Statistic: 2682
Mar 16, 2016
Kristinne Joyce, Chirbet A. Miguel
Statistic: 2036
Sep 4, 2019
Zainab Abdulkadhim Mhana, Rosli Bin Talif, Hardev Kaur, Zainor Izat Zainal
Statistic: 1784
Jul 4, 2019
Tran Thi Bich Ngoc, Dao Thanh Binh
Statistic: 1590
Sep 7, 2019
Saleh Ali Husseini, Soo-Fen Fam, Norun Najjah Ahmat, Fadhlur Rahim Azmi, Dedy Dwi Prastyo, Heri Yanto
Statistic: 1378
May 31, 2020
Arfan Shahzad, Rohail Hassan, Nor Izani Abdullah, Arsalan Hussain, Muhammad Fareed
Statistic: 1170


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Procedure (5 Steps from Submission to Publication)

The journal receives a huge number of submissions for each issue. To keep publishing quality high, our Editorial Board adopts worldwide accepted standards and norms. Each manuscript passes through following reviews and corrections after submission till the final publication, in various departments of editorial office:

  1. Internal Editorial Review: In the first step one section editor will evaluate the manuscript based on the value addition of the manuscript in the mentioned research problem, the suitability with the aim and scope of the journal, and manuscript structure as mentioned at manuscript preparation guidelines. The authors are informed about the decision at this stage. [Within 3 to 4 weeks]
  2. External Peer Review: Manuscript that is accepted in step 1, is sent to two subject experts for formative comments and suggestions as per the review parameters and policy. If the manuscript did not quality this stage, the author will be informed about the decision. [Around 8-10 weeks]
  3. Revision advise to the author(s): Manuscript that is accepted in step 2, will receive (i) Language correction advise (ii) Peer-reviewed manuscript file (iii) Turnitin report (if it has issues) (iv) Journal template and (v) Editorial advise. The author should submit the revised version as per advise.
  4. Final acceptance: After we receive the revised manuscript, the section editor will evaluate the revised version, take the final decision, in consultation with Chief Editor, and communicate with the author. If necessary, authors may be asked to do re-revision to fit with the quality standards of the journal. [Around 3 to 4 weeks]
  5. In the final stage of publication, the author will again receive a blueprint of the final galley for proofreading. After this, the manuscript is published and authors are informed by e-mail. 

The final decision for acceptance, revision or rejection lies with the Editorial Board and is not subjected to any legal jurisdiction. We expect and request authors to accept the board decisions professionally. 

The overall process may take around 4 to 5 months depending upon the complexity of the manuscript, author revisions. Sending multiple emails of inquiry may delay the process. 

Authors are the owners of their content and If there is an URGENCY, you can withdraw your manuscript at any stage and we assure you that we will delete all files from our system without delay.  

Warm Regards

The Editorial Board, HSSR

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