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International Journal of Public Sociology and Sociotherapy (IJPSS)

International Journal of Public Sociology and Sociotherapy (IJPSS)

Editor-in-Chief: Dieu Hack-Polay (University of Lincoln, United Kingdom)
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2021
ISSN: 2691-9192|EISSN: 2691-9214|DOI: 10.4018/IJPSS
Journal Metrics
Submission to Acceptance: Approx. 5 - 9 Weeks
Acceptance to Publication: Approx. 26 - 30 Weeks
Acceptance Rate: 34%
Description & Scope
Description:
The issues addressed by public sociology are international in nature due to globalisation, for example, issues of organizations, work/employment, business, education, poverty, crime, social media, social work, policing, etc. The International Journal of Public Sociology and Sociotherapy engages... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The issues addressed by public sociology are international in nature due to globalization. The International Journal of Public Sociology and Sociotherapy (IJPSS) engages the public and society as party to knowledge creation and dissemination because the knowledge created must be intelligible and accessible to relevant audiences. The journal aims to provide a forum for practice orientated... Show More
Coverage:
  • Business, Management, and Organisations
  • Contemporary Workplace Issues
  • Development Issues
  • Educational Practice
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Health, Social Care, and Social Work
  • Migrant and Refugees in New Societies
  • Modern Slavery in Action
  • Police, Military, and Strategic Issues
  • Politics and Society
  • Poverty (e.g. Homelessness, Child Poverty, etc.)
  • Practices of Corporate Social Responsibility and their Local Impact
  • Race and Ethnicities in Contemporary Societies
  • Social Policy
  • Technology and Society
  • The Voluntary Sector in Action in Society
  • Work, Employment, and Society
  • Youth Issues (Unemployment, Crime, etc.)
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Ali Mahmoud, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, United Kingdom ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3790-1107
Mahfuzur Rahman, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3386-9613
Mike Rigby, United Kingdom
Paul Agu Igwe, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3624-1861
Peter Holland, Australia
Editorial Review Board
Aaron Sigauke, University of New England, Australia
Adam Stewart, Crandall University, Canada
Alan Chan, Canada ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-2125-159X
Andrew Mzembe, Breda University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Anna Andrianova, United States
Boon Tan, Sunderland Business School, United Kingdom ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9734-5501
Fadi Alkaraan, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom
Fahri Özsungur, Mersin University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Turkey ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6567-766X
Irene Ikafa, University of New England, Australia ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-8603-265X
Kudrat Khuda, University of Lincoln ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9864-5402
Lilian Korir, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom
Magdalena Read, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-8471-8671
Maria Kordowicz, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-1405-9607
Mary Jeyanthi, Institute of Management Technology, Nagpur, India ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0048-196X
Matthijs Bal, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom
Nicholas Grigoriou, Monash University, Australia
Olu Aluko, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
Shehnaz Tehseen, Sunway University, Malaysia ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4039-0256
Ugochukwu Okolie, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike, Nigeria ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3069-1784
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Contact
All inquiries regarding IJPSS should be directed to the attention of:

Dr Dieu Hack-Polay
Editor in Chief
Email: dhackpolay@lincoln.ac.uk or public-soc@lincoln.ac.uk

All manuscripts must be submitted through the through the online submission system: http://www.igi-global.com/authorseditors/titlesubmission/newproject.aspx