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


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

Search this Journal:
Open Access Articles: Forthcoming
Volume 5: 4 Issues (2018): 2 Released, 2 Forthcoming
Volume 4: 4 Issues (2017)
Volume 3: 4 Issues (2016)
Volume 2: 4 Issues (2015)
Volume 1: 4 Issues (2014)
View Complete Journal Contents Listing


Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Susheel Chhabra is Dean and Professor at Periyar Management and Computer College, New Delhi, India. He is engaged in training, research and consultancy in Human Resource Development and Management Information Systems domains. He has published books with acclaimed publishers worldwide, several research articles in international journals and holds PhD, MBA (HRM), and MCA. He has extensive experience in publication domain as Editor-in-Chief and organized several conferences, and management development programmes for senior level executives.

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Sofia Idris, Independent Researcher, Pakistan ORCID
Kijpokin Kasemsap, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Thailand
Sabrina Leone, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
Saqib Saeed, Imam Abdulrahman Alfaisal Uinversity, Saudi Arabia
Robertt Valente, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Lindy Lou West, Griffith University, Australia
Associate Editors
Manuel Acevedo, International Development Cooperation, Argentina
Daman Ahuja, Population Foundation of India, India
Robert Cropf, Saint Louis University, United States
Mila Gasco, Center for Technology in Government, United States
Edward Halpin, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
Mahadeo Jaiswal, Management Development Institute, India
Muneesh Kumar, University of Delhi, South Campus, India
Roshan Lal Raina, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, India
Christopher Reddick, University of Texas at San Antonio, United States
Tino Schuppan, University of Potsdam, Germany
Sangeeta Sharma, University of Rajasthan, India
Editorial Review Board
Edwin Agwu, Lagos Business School, Nigeria
Jennifer Barker, University of Memphis, United States
Kulbir Bhatti, Periyar Management and Computer College, India
Saayan Chattopadhyay, Baruipur College, India
Antonio Feraco, TÜV SÜD, Singapore
Sheryl Foster, Washington University, United States
Dimitris Gouscos, University of Athens, Greece
Pallavi Gupta, JEMTEC School of Law, India
Rekha Gupta, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, India
David Imhonopi, Covenant University, Nigeria
Khyati Jagani, Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad, India
Ewa Lechman, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Sushila Madan, University of Delhi, India
Moni Mishra, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, India
Bongani Ngwenya, Solusi University, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
Nestor Osorio, Northern Illinois University, United States
Eleni-Revekka Staiou, University of Athens, Greece
R. K. Wadhwa, Global Business Consultants, India


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished articles will be considered. INTERESTED AUTHORS MUST CONSULT THE JOURNAL’S GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS at PRIOR TO SUBMISSION. All article submissions will be forwarded to at least 3 members of the Editorial Review Board of the journal for double-blind, peer review. Final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers. All submissions must be forwarded electronically.

All submissions and inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

All inquiries regarding IJCESC should be directed to the attention of:
Susheel Chhabra
International Journal of Civic Engagement and Social Change (IJCESC)

All manuscript submissions to IJCESC should be sent through the online submission system: