Peer Review Policy
The Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences Research (JHSSR) adheres to a rigorous double-blind reviewing policy in which the identity of both the reviewer and the author are always concealed from both parties. Papers may be rejected without review at the discretion of the Editor. Selected articles may be sent for a second round of peer review upon revision.
Role & Responsibilities of Reviewers
Peer-review and Ethics
Acknowledgements and Funding
All contributors who do not meet the criteria for authorship should be listed in an Acknowledgements section in the manuscript. Examples of those who might be acknowledged include a person who provided purely technical help, or a department chair who provided only general support.
The Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences Research (JHSSR) requires all authors to acknowledge their funding in a consistent fashion under a separate heading.
The Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences Research encourages authors to include a declaration of any conflicting interests. This includes any financial relationship that all authors of the article have with any sponsoring organization and the for-profit interests the organization represents, and with any for-profit product discussed or implied in the text of the article.
The Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences Research is committed to facilitating openness, transparency and reproducibility of research. Where relevant, the journal encourages authors to share their research data in a suitable public repository subject to ethical considerations and where data is included, to add a data accessibility statement in their manuscript. Authors are advised to follow data citation principles.