International Journal of Civic Engagement and Social Change (IJCESC)

International Journal of Civic Engagement and Social Change (IJCESC)

Now International Journal of Political Activism and Engagement (IJPAE)
Editor-in-Chief: Susheel Chhabra (Periyar Management and Computer College, India)
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2014
ISSN: 2328-5494|EISSN: 2328-5508|DOI: 10.4018/IJCESC
Out of print.


Governments, corporations, individuals, and civic society play essential roles in worldwide growth and development. Management of resources for socioeconomic development of society requires design, development, and implementation of value driven civic engagement processes, practices, and frameworks. These initiatives create an environment of public accountability to distribute benefits of development for the overall benefit of society. The International Journal of Civic Engagement and Social Change (IJCESC) compiles theoretical and empirical works that significantly contribute to the unexplored field of how bringing social change through civic engagement can enlarge public welfare activities.

Topics Covered

  • Civic engagement and political reforms for development
  • Civic engagement and rural development
  • Civic engagement and urban development
  • Civic engagement for development and social change
  • Civic engagement for organization development
  • Civic engagement reforms and capacity building
  • ICTs engagement and social change
  • Leadership cases for civic engagement
  • Preservation of natural resources
  • Public policy and social change
  • Role of administrative competencies for civic engagement
  • Smart governance practices
  • Smart regulatory frameworks for civic engagement
  • Social accountability for individuals, government, and corporate sectors
  • Social networks and collaborations for bringing social change
  • Standards and benchmarks for civic engagement
  • Value-driven civic engagement
  • Women and child development

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Civic Engagement and Social Change (IJCESC) is to discuss and explore value driven civic engagement practices, processes, and frameworks to bring social change for effectively managing socioeconomic resources for individuals and society. The journal promotes cutting edge research on various issues of civic engagement as an integrated platform for researchers, scholars, academic institutions, and civic society. IJCESC achieves its mission through research, exemplary cases, smart processes and competencies, development of frameworks, and collaborations, suggesting standards and benchmarks worldwide.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Open Access Articles: Forthcoming
Volume 5: 4 Issues (2018)
Volume 4: 4 Issues (2017)
Volume 3: 4 Issues (2016)
Volume 2: 4 Issues (2015)
Volume 1: 4 Issues (2014)
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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Susheel Chhabra is a Professor & Dean of Management and Information Technology at Periyar Management and Computer College, Delhi, India. His research interests include Strategic HR (Leadership & Organizational Performance), Electronic Government and Service Quality. He has to his credit funded research project(s) and several international publications including edited and authored research books with acclaimed publishers worldwide. He has organized several executive development programmes for corporates and academics. Prof. Chhabra has extensive publication experience as Editor-in-Chief of two (2) International Journals.

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Kijpokin Kasemsap, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Thailand
Sabrina Leone, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
Associate Editors
Daman Ahuja, Population Foundation of India, India
Edward Halpin, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
Manuel Acevedo, International Development Cooperation, Argentina
Muneesh Kumar, Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, India
Roshan Lal Raina, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, India
Editorial Review Board
Brian Pindayi, Rusangu University, Zambia
Deepak Tandon, PROFESSOR, India ORCID
Dimitris Gouscos, University of Athens, Greece ORCID
Eleni-Revekka Staiou, University of Athens, Greece
Gbenga Afolayan, Murdoch University, Australia, Australia
Kulbir Bhatti, Periyar Management and Computer College, India
Moni Mishra, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, India
Monika Tkacz, MIK (Mondragon Innovation & Knowledge), Spain
Mustafa Tunca, Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey ORCID
NEELAM TANDON, Jagannath University, India
Olusola Oyero, Covenant University, Nigeria ORCID
Pallavi Gupta, JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus Greater Noida, India ORCID
Prabir Panda, National Institute for Smart Government, India ORCID
Rekha Gupta, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, India
Robert Kisusu, Tarime.Institute of.Business.Management, Tanzania, United Republic Of
Saayan Chattopadhyay, Baruipur College, India ORCID
Susana Bernardino, CEOS.PP/ISCAP/P.Porto, Portugal ORCID
Sushila Madan, University of Delhi, India
Sushma Nayak, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), India