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Journal NameDiscipline(s)Description
Geographical BulletinGeographySubmissions: Must be a member of Gamma Theta Upsilon (International Geographic Honor Society), see format instructions, email to editor
Published bi-annually
Focus: any area of geographical interest
Contact: schnell@kutztown.edu (Editor), jlowry@uno.edu (Executive Secretary)
Criminal Justice
InsightsSocial SciencesPublished annually (spring)
Submissions: previous research, statistical analyses, case studies, historical analyses, policy proposals, critiques – accepted in fall and spring
ParabolaSocial Sciences- study of myth and religious and cultural traditionsContact: editorial@parabola.org
Published quarterly (spring, summer, fall, winter)
Submissions: submissions must be directly related to the theme of an issue — original essays, translations, poetry, short fiction, tangents (extended reviews of books, movies, exhibitions, videos, etc.); see guidelines and submission protocol
Focus: myth, traditions; specific theme changes by issue
The Journal of Integrated Social Sciences (JISS)Social SciencesPeer-Reviewed
Submissions: undergraduates and graduates may submit research reports, brief reports, theoretical contributions, commentaries, and book reviews; see submission guidelines; must have a faculty sponsor
Focus: Psychology, Sociology, Political Sciences, Gender Studies, transformation phenomena, methodologies in empirical studies
contact: jiss@email.com
The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences (LATISS)Social SciencesPeer-Reviewed
Focus: politics, international relations, anthropology, sociology, criminology, social policy, cultural studies, educational studies
Published spring, summer, and winter
Contact: production@journals.berghahnbooks.com
Submit to: P.Welch@wlv.ac.uk and suwr@dpu.dk; see http://journals.berghahnbooks.com/ltss/index.php?pg=notes for submission information
Against the Current (Solidarity)Human RightsA Feminist, Anti-Racist Journal
Published bi-monthly
Contact: info@solidarity-us.org
The Birch- A Journal of Eastern European and Euroasian CultureEastern European and Eurasian CultureFocus: Eastern European and Eurasian studies
Published biannually by Columbia University
Deadline: check website periodically for upcoming deadlines
Submissions: reviews of Eastern/European-related books and films, interviews, and opinion pieces about current affairs in the region, poetry, prose, creative nonfiction, photography, translations, academic essays on literature/philosophy, essays on an aspect of the regions’ politics, history, architecture, or film – see specific guidelines for each
Contact: thebirchjournal@gmail.com
Feminist StudiesFeminist StudiesFocus: issues relating to various classes and races of women
Submissions: papers, critical pieces, creative works (i.e. poetry, short fiction), art, art essays, review essays, commentaries, activist reports, political manifestos, interviews, etc.
Deadlines: May 1 and December 1
Contact: kmantilla@feministstudies.org, atambe@umd.edu

 

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