Vol. 8 No. 5 (2020): September

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. 


Beall List issue

Jun 16, 2020

GIAP Journals started the discussion to fix Beall's list issue.

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Economics & Commerce

Sep 1, 2020
Nadezhda Semenova, Olga Eremina, Marina Skvortsova
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Sep 5, 2020
Alexander Semin
Statistic: 185
Sep 7, 2020
Najmudin, Ekaningtyas Widiastuti, Ghifari Taufiqurrahman
Statistic: 259
Sep 7, 2020
Sahar E-Vahdati, Mohsen Akbari, Khosro Habibi
Statistic: 156
Sep 8, 2020
Le Dinh Thang, Nguyen Van Si
Statistic: 187
Sep 8, 2020
Zainuri Zainuri, Muhammad Iqbal Fasa, Roymon Panjaitan, Fauzul Hanif Noor Athief
Statistic: 275
Sep 13, 2020
Haider Mahmood
Statistic: 70
Sep 21, 2020
Ahmad Ghandour
Statistic: 45
Sep 23, 2020
Shaju George, Safaa Elrashid Elhag
Statistic: 63
Sep 25, 2020
Dicky Wisnu Usdek Riyanto, Viajeng Purnama Putri, Rafiduraida Abdul Rahman
Statistic: 84
Sep 25, 2020
Intan Nurrachmi, Setiawan, Udin Saripudin
Statistic: 75
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Aug 15, 2013
Pradeep Kumar Dwivedi, Ingita Pandey
Statistic: 1759
May 31, 2020
Arfan Shahzad, Rohail Hassan, Nor Izani Abdullah, Arsalan Hussain, Muhammad Fareed
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Mar 5, 2019
Kanagavalli G., Dr.Seethalakshmi R., Dr.Sowdamini T.
Statistic: 994
Jul 4, 2020
Yunice Karina T, Hadri Kusuma, Ariza Ayumardani
Statistic: 897
Jul 4, 2019
Tran Thi Bich Ngoc, Dao Thanh Binh
Statistic: 749
Jun 15, 2020
Ardi Maulana Nugraha, Munandar Sulaeman, Wahyu Gunawan
Statistic: 693
Aug 15, 2013
Sashwat Yogi
Statistic: 662
Sep 29, 2019
Dr. Omar Abdullah Al-Haj Eid
Statistic: 643
Jul 1, 2020
Muh. Nur Rochim Maksum, Musa Asy’arie, Abdullah Aly
Statistic: 642
Jan 13, 2020
Saifuddin Yunus, Suadi Zainal, Fadli Jalil, Cut Maya Aprita Sari
Statistic: 587
Jan 18, 2020
Chandra Warsito, Amirotun Sholikhah, Wiwiek Rabiatul Adawiyah, Refius Pradipta Setyanto
Statistic: 508
May 14, 2020
Ayu Suriawaty Bahkia, Zainudin Awang, Nor Azma Rahlin, Mohamad Zulkifli Abdul Rahim
Statistic: 506
Aug 15, 2013
Virginia Paul, Priyanka Singh, Sunita B. John
Statistic: 4392
Mar 19, 2019
Carlos Miguel Ferreira, Sandro Serpa
Statistic: 1719
Mar 19, 2019
Nur Alim, Wa Linda, Fahmi Gunawan, Mohd Shamsuri Md Saad
Statistic: 1348
Jul 4, 2019
Tran Thi Bich Ngoc, Dao Thanh Binh
Statistic: 1064
Jul 4, 2020
Yunice Karina T, Hadri Kusuma, Ariza Ayumardani
Statistic: 811
Oct 4, 2018
Noura Said Al-Jahwari, M. Firdouse Rahman Khan, Ghanya Khamies Al Kalbani, Shima Said Al Khansouri
Statistic: 717
Jan 19, 2020
Durotul Yatimah
Statistic: 713
Apr 28, 2019
Abdillah Nugroho
Statistic: 651
May 31, 2020
Arfan Shahzad, Rohail Hassan, Nor Izani Abdullah, Arsalan Hussain, Muhammad Fareed
Statistic: 582
Mar 6, 2016
Chi Hong Leung, Winslet Ting Yan Chan
Statistic: 553
Jul 6, 2015
Dr. Shrish Kumar Tiwari
Statistic: 548
Nov 3, 2019
Nada Zuhair Al-feel
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HSSR Template

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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