Anudhyan : An International Journal of Social Science
About the Journal
Anudhyan : An International Journal of Social Sciences (AIJSS) is an open access, peer-reviewed Journal of Raja Narendra Lal Khan Women’s College, Midnapore. The main objective of IJSS is to provide an intellectual platform for the faculty members, researchers and scholars.
The Journal Publishes research papers in the fields of Social Sciences such as Economics, Education, Ethics, Geography, History, International Relations, Information Science, Law, Linguistics, Library Science, Media Studies, Human Rights, Philosophy, Political Science, Population studies, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Social Welfare, Literature, Performing Arts (Music, Theatre, Dance). Anthropology, Cross-cultural studies, Demography, Development studies, Visual Arts. Women studies and so on.
The Journal will be published annually in both Print and Online versions. IJSS publishes original papers, review papers, conceptual frame work, analytical and simulation models, case studies, empirical research, technical notes and book reviews. Special issues devoted to important topics in humanities and social science will occasionally be published.
Subject to the editorial screening at the preliminary stage, all papers are sent to the experts of university/IIT level for review.
The author of the manuscripts is provided with the opportunity to revise the manuscript, if necessary, to improve the standard by incorporating the suggestion of the Reviewer within a given time.
Manuscript submitted for publication is under the Jurisdiction of Copy Right Act. The Editorial Board reserves the full copy right of the published paper. Editors reserves the right to make cosmetic/stylistic changes which do not affect the motive of the paper without consulting the author.
The Journal receives manuscripts anytime during the year and considers for publication in the forth coming issue.
The views expressed in the paper are of the author’s own and the Editorial Board bears no responsibility for it.
Page Charges – There are no page charges for this Journal.
Instructions to the Authors
The language of the manuscript must be in English (either American or British standard, but not the mixture of both except for Bengali literature).
Type and Length of paper
Original papers, review papers, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, case studies, empirical research, technical notes, and book reviews will be considered for publication. An article would normally consist of 8-10 pages with about 4000 words (excluding figures, tables and references), “although high-quality articles which exceed the word limit will be considered. Manuscripts must be typed in MS word.
Title page is a separated page before the text. It should include the following information:
Title should be concise and informative. Try to avoid abbreviations.
Author’s names and affiliations Please indicate the given name and family name clearly. Present the authors’ affiliation addresses (where the actual work was done) below the names. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author’s name and in front of the appropriate address. Provide the full postal address of each affiliation, including the country name, and, if available, the e-mail address, and telephone number of each author.
Clearly indicate who is willing to handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing, publication and also post publication.
Ensure that telephone numbers (with country and area code) are provided in addition to the e-mail address and the complete postal address.
A concise abstract is required with a maximum length of 150 words. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results obtained and major conclusions. An abstract is often presented separately from the article, so it must be able to stand alone. References should therefore be avoided, but if essential, they must be cited in full, without reference to the reference list.
Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 8 keywords, avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, ‘and’, ‘of’).
Subdivision of the article
Divide your article into clearly defined and numbered sections. Sections should be numbered 1, 2. etc. The abstract is not included in section numbering.
Main Body or text can be subdivided into headings and subheadings (subsections). Subsections should be numbered as 1.1, 1.1.1, 1.1.2 etc.)
Table and Figures
Present tables and figures at appropriate positions in the text. Caption should be placed at the bottom of the table/ figure. Number the captions as 1., 2., 3. etc. Please note that the article will be published in black and white.
If the research is sponsored or supported by an organization, please indicate it here.
Citations in the text
Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). Avoid citation in the abstract. Unpublished results and personal communications should not be in the reference list, but may be mentioned in the text. Citation of a reference as ‘in press’ implies that the item has been accepted for publication.
References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically if necessary. More than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters “a”, “b”, “c”, etc., placed after the year of publication.
Reference to a journal publication:
Van der Geer, J., Hanraads, J. A. J., & Lupton R. A. (2000). The art of writing a scientific article. Journal of Scientific Communications, 163, 51-59.
Reference to a book:
Strunk, W., Jr., & White, E. B. (1979). The elements of style. (3rd ed.), (Chapter 4). Macmillan, New York.
Reference to a chapter in an edited book:
Mettam, G. R., & Adams, L. B. (1994). How to prepare an electronic version of your article. In B. S. Jones, & R. Z. Smith (Eds.), Introduction to the electronic age (pp. 281304). New York: E-Publishing Inc.
Reference to a web source:
Smith, Joe, (1999), One of Volvo’s core values. [Online] Available: http://www.volvo.com/ environment/index.htm (July 7, 1999).
Submission Preparation Checklist
Before submitting the manuscript, author(s) should check the following list.
Sample Of The Title Page
Title (First Letter in Caps)
Author’s names and affiliations
Maity, Jayantaa ; Ghosh, Subhrab and Pal, Dilipb*
Copyrights for articles published in IJSS are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work. It is the author’s responsibility to bring an infringement action if so desired by the author.