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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

In the submission checklist, authors are required to carefully peruse and comply with the following guidelines:

  1. The submitted manuscript is not under consideration by any other journal for publication or previously published.
  2. The manuscript for submission must be written in English and submitted in PDF or Microsoft Word.
  3. All manuscripts for submission must be formatted as specified in the ASSHJ - PAPER TEMPLATE.
  4. All in-text citations must appear on the referencing list, using the American Psychology Association (APA) referencing style.
  5. All authors must affirm they have read, understood, and accepted the contents of the ready and published papers.
  6. Authors are liable for the contents of all submitted, accepted, and published manuscripts.
  7. All submitted manuscripts are double-blind reviewed.


ASSHJ publishes original and unpublished research work in the field of social sciences and humanities research. The journal will focus mainly on the challenges confronting developing nations in the field of social science and humanities.

The scope of the journal will thus, embrace a variety of scholarly fields including history, international relations, political science, sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, social works, business, and others. 

The research may be an empirical or theoretical paper and reviewed articles (literature review paper) in the field of social sciences, and humanities in discovering new knowledge and insight on emerging issues affecting developing countries.

We are also interested in promoting interdisciplinary research in social sciences, and humanities to afford academic scholars and researchers with divergent backgrounds the opportunity to share their research experiences, challenges encountered, results, as well as the solutions adopted.

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