About the Journal

The Journal of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (JASSS) is a peer-reviewed, academic research journal published periodically by Academy for Social Sciences under the management of BAHISEEN Institute for Research & Digital Transformation, Islamabad. Established with the aim of fostering rigorous scholarship and critical dialogue, JASSS welcomes original research that contributes to the theoretical and empirical development across the broad spectrum of the social sciences.

Research Standards:

JASSS upholds the highest standards of academic research integrity and rigor. We expect authors to adhere to the following principles:

  • Originality: Submissions must be original work that has not been previously published or submitted for publication elsewhere.
  • Methodological Rigor: Research should be conducted using sound methodological approaches and demonstrate a clear understanding of relevant ethical considerations.
  • Transparency: Authors must clearly describe their research methods, data analysis, and limitations of their study.
  • Accuracy and Objectivity: Findings should be presented accurately and objectively, without bias or manipulation.
  • Citation and Referencing: Proper attribution should be given to all sources used in the research.

Publication Ethics:

JASSS is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics. We adhere to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines and expect authors, reviewers, and editors to:

  • Declare conflicts of interest: Any potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise, should be disclosed to the editors.
  • Maintain confidentiality: Confidentiality of submitted manuscripts and peer review processes must be respected.
  • Avoid plagiarism: All submitted work must be original and adhere to proper citation practices.
  • Respond to ethical concerns: Any concerns regarding research misconduct or ethical violations should be reported and addressed promptly.

Double-Blind Peer Review:

JASSS employs a rigorous double-blind peer review process. All submissions are reviewed by experts in the relevant field, ensuring the quality and objectivity of published research.

Open Access Policy:

JASSS is committed to making research accessible to a global audience. We offer open access publication options, allowing readers to access and share published articles without barriers.

Call for Submissions:

JASSS welcomes submissions from scholars across the social sciences. We encourage researchers to submit original research articles, review articles, theoretical essays, and policy-oriented research that contributes to our understanding of the complex social world we inhabit.

We invite you to explore the journal, engage with our content, and consider submitting your research to JASSS. Together, we can advance knowledge and understanding in the social sciences for the betterment of society.