Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

International Journal of Developing Societies is a peer reviewed  journal published by World Scholars publishing. The journal publishes original papers at the forefront of social, economical, cultural, political issues related to developing countries.


Section Policies


All submissions to this section must be based on orginal research a clearly detailed methodology section.

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Publication Frequency

4 issues per year.


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.



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. More...


Subscription Information

Subscription Fees for printed version including postage expenses are as follows:

Individual - USD 250/ Institutional - USD 280 (Per year: 4 issues)

Single Issue Price: USD 60