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International Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies (IJCIS)
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International Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies (IJCIS)

Editor-in-Chief: Abul Pitre (San Francisco State University, USA)
Published: Continuous Volume |Established: 2024
ISSN: 2998-0658|EISSN: 2998-0666|DOI: 10.4018/IJCIS
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Description, Mission, Scope & Coverage
Description:
The International Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies (IJCIS) is a peer-reviewed, open access publication that includes qualitative research studies that explores Islam across numerous disciplines and fields of study. This scholarly platform seeks to analyze the interplay between Islamic... Show More
Mission & Scope:
The International Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies (IJCIS) publishes qualitative research studies that will contribute to a better understanding of Islam in contemporary times. Its mission is to engender a platform where the multifaceted dimensions of Islam’s interface with the modern world are analyzed. It seeks to facilitate scholarly dialogue that traverses the intricate contours if... Show More
Coverage:
  • Africana Islamic Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Climate Justice
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Elijah Muhammad studies
  • Engineering
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Health and Medicine
  • Hip Hop
  • Leadership
  • Liberation theology
  • Literature
  • Nation of Islam
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Science and Technology
  • Sociology
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Abul Pitre
Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies (IJCIS)
E-mail: apitre@sfsu.edu

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The International Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies (IJCIS) is owned and published by IGI Global.

International Journal of Contemporary Islamic Studies (IJCIS) is editorially independent, with full authority of the journal's content falling to the Editor-in-Chief and the journal's Editorial Board.

The In-House Editorial Office manages the publishing operations of the journal.

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