Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Areas relevant to the scope of the journal include: anthropology, population, economics, education, human resource development, language studies, management, tourism, psychology, religious studies, environment, social and behavioral sciences, sociology, political science and relevant subjects.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

The journal uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous.


Publication Frequency

4 issues per year


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.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.



American Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences is covered by the following abstracting and indexing services: DOAJ; JournalTOCs; J- Gate; CrossRef; Scribd; IndexCopernicus; LOCKSS; Global Impact Factor (GIF); World Cat; Science Central; AcademicKeys; BASE; Free Databases/Journals; PKP Open Archives Harvester; Google Scholar; Academic Journals Database