Ferdowsi University of Mashhad Journal of Social Sciences

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad Journal of Social Sciences

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad Journal of Social Sciences

Poster of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad Journal of Social Sciences

Journal History

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad Journal of Social Sciences (JSS) started working in 2013 and on 23/03/2018, it received the first scientific-research rank in the meeting of the Scientific Publications Review Commission of the country on 23/03/2018 through letter No. 3/11/543

Aims and Scope
Scope and Specialty

The Ferdowsi University of Mashhad Journal of Social Sciences publishes papers extracted from field (qualitative, quantitative, and mixed), theoretical, review, and comparative-historical studies on social sciences, economic sociology, developmental sociology and sustainable development. The journal also publishes interdisciplinary studies that focus on economic development. The submitted papers should have not been published in any Iranian or foreign journals. The papers that are remarkably applicable or are on social and welfare policies and can help the economic and sustainable development would be preferred by the editorial board. The journal accepts the articles that engage:

Economic sociology and development
Economic development and growth
Historical studies on economic and sociological phenomena
Welfare economy and social welfare
Social and economic inequalities
Poverty and deprived groups
Socio-economic and institutional issues in environmental management
Health sociology
Politics and political economics

Aims and the Vision of JSS

The Journal of Social Sciences (JSS) of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad accepts original researches on the main theme of sociology that particularly focus on economic sociology and development. The studies should be empirical and characterized by methodological, conceptual and theoretical innovations. Accordingly, the editorial board considers and accepts the researches on the following themes, which the authors should consider before uploading their manuscripts:

Novel ideas on the processes, grounds, as well as social, cultural, political, and economic consequences of development and economic policy-makings
Criticizing, expanding, deepening, and mixing sociological theories, using field and experimental data
The application, criticism, and development of modern research methods, focusing on the technical and methodological novelties, and specially, using multifaceted and mixed analyses (simultaneous application of qualitative and quantitative methods)
Taking interdisciplinary approaches and analyses and attempt to add to the synergy of the scientific community through applying theoretical, conceptual, and methodological findings in such fields as economics, political sciences, history, and other fields that are related to sociological analysis
Methodical criticism of books and articles conducted on the economic sociology and development.