World Journal of Social Science

World Journal of Social Science (WJSS) is an open-access, international, peer-reviewed journal published by the Sciedu Press. It aims to promote excellence through dissemination of high-quality research findings, specialist knowledge, and discussion of professional issues that reflect the diversity of this field. The journal publishes a broad range of papers from social science, including anthropology, communication studies, cultural studies, economics, education, human geography, history, law, linguistics, literature, political science, psychology, sociology, etc.

This journal is published in both print and online versions, and the online version is free to access and download.

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2017: Articles Received: 110; Accepted: 56; Rejected: 66; Published: 17; Retracted: 0

2016: Articles Received: 132; Accepted: 57; Rejected: 55; Published: 13; Retracted: 0

2015: Articles Received: 39; Accepted: 18; Rejected: 10; Published: 6; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 69; Accepted: 40; Rejected: 26; Published: 20; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 21; Accepted: 12; Rejected: 8; Published: 5; Retracted: 0


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Posted: 2016-12-12

Reviewer Recruitment


Status: Part time                           Working language: English
Working style: Internet-based       Payment: Volunteer job, no payment

1. Possess a doctoral degree in a discipline related closely to the journal
2. Hold a teaching or research position at a university or academic institution
3. Be fluent in academic and professional English
4. Have a strong interest in the scholarly journal
5. Work quickly and accurately under tight deadlines

How to Apply
1. Complete the application form
2. Send your application form to:

Posted: 2013-06-07

Paper Selection and Publication Process


a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the editorial assistant sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the editorial assistant in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; the reviewers' identities remain anonymous to authors. The paper will be peer-reviewed by at least two experts. The review process may take 2 to 3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300 USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two copies of printed journals, free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal's webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool ( All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.

Posted: 2013-06-07
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