Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Objective of JSDS is to widen the knowledge base in collaboration with scholars, academicians, professionals and practitioners by allowing free access to valuable information around the globe. Research studies in JSDS address emerging issues and developments in business and societies around the world. JSDS encourages submission related to subjects of sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, political science, international relations, linguistics, history and project management


Section Policies


Peer Review Process

All submissions will be initially scrutinized and screened by the editor and members of the editorial board for relevance, scope, quality & plagiarism and then by experienced reviewers from around the world. Manuscripts are subject to double blind peer review. Reviews and feedback will be given to authors promptly to complete the review process within 8-10 weeks. Editorial board strives to publish accepted manuscripts within 12-16 weeks after submission. For manuscripts submission please read and follow author guidelines and publication ethics.


Publication Frequency

 JSDS is a quarterly publication journal.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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