Asian Social Science

Asian Social Science (ASS) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by the Canadian Center of Science and Education. The journal focuses on the following topics: anthropology, sociology, politics, culture, history, philosophy, economics, education, management, arts, laws, linguistics and psychology. It provides an academic platform for professionals and researchers to contribute innovative work in the field. The journal carries original and full-length articles that reflect the latest research and developments in both theoretical and practical aspects of society and human behaviors.
The journal is published in both print and online versions. The online version is free access and download.

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2014 Q2: Articles Received: 335; Accepted: 173; Rejected: 135; Published: 156; Retracted: 0

2014 Q1: Articles Received: 280; Accepted: 162; Rejected: 122; Published: 167; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 866; Accepted: 551; Rejected: 318; Published: 520; Retracted: 1

2013 Q4: Articles Received: 238; Accepted: 187; Rejected: 127; Published: 169; Retracted: 0

2013 Q3: Articles Received: 241; Accepted: 133; Rejected: 67; Published: 138; Retracted: 1

2013 Q2: Articles Received: 191; Accepted: 109; Rejected: 75; Published: 126; Retracted: 0

2013 Q1: Articles Received: 196; Accepted: 122; Rejected: 49; Published: 87; Retracted: 0

2012 Q4: Articles Received: 116; Accepted: 64; Rejected: 45

2012 Sep: Articles Received: 28; Accepted: 19; Rejected: 8




What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article.
We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.



Paper Selection and Publication Process

a). Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b). Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c). Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d). The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (300USD).

e). After publication, the corresponding author will receive two copies of printed journals, free of charge.

f). E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue with two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.



Asian Social Science is included in Scopus

We have the great pleasure of announcing that Asian Social Science has been indexed in SciVerse Scopus, a prestigious bibliographic searchable database containing abstracts and citations from academic journal articles from over 5,000 international publishers. This search engine covers nearly 19,500 titles, of which 16,500 are peer-reviewed journals in the scientific, technical, medical, and social sciences.
Posted: 2012-11-27

Recruitment and Call for Paper


How to apply for the position of reviewers and how to submit an article in Asian Social Science?

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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