Journal of Social Anthropology

ISSN: 0973-3582


Craig J. Forsyth, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology, University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA

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ISSN: 0973-3582   

Open Access This journal also publishes Open Access articles 


The Journal of Social Anthropology is a peer-reviewed journal. The Journal of Social Anthropology invites original papers theoretical as well as field/date oriented, from the scholars working in the different dimensions of social-cultural anthropology, sociology, folklore, sociolinguistics, tribal and rural studies, human ecology and environment together with the various facets of development of human communities. In addition to these thematic papers the journal will publish research news, book review reports, shorter notes and academic discussions as well as professional announcements of specific importance.

The contributors are requested to send their manuscripts, written in English language, accompanied by an abstract of not more than 250 words which should reflect the specific mode of approach of the paper. The manuscript should be clearly typed double spaced, in good quality bond paper and must always be submitted in duplicate. Each paper should bear the name, official designation and addresses alongwith e-mail address of the author. The references in relation to any author pointed out in the body of the text should come in the following order-last name of the author, year of publication of the work and pages number. When the name of the author under references is already given in the text, then only the date of publication and page number are to be written. The words other than English uses in the article should be underlined which would be italicized in the printed form. 

The authors of the concerned papers are solely responsible for the opinions made therein and in no circumstances the editor/publisher would be liable for these comments. The authors may send their papers on floppy disk which should be accompanied by one hand copy. Notes and references should be given at the end of the paper and there must be an alphabetical order in the arrangement of the references cited. Please follow the arrangement as given below which would help in maintaining the general principle of the journal.

Indexing: The journal is been index in Google Scholar,  JSTOR, WorldCat, Researchgate etc...

Submission:  The Authors are requested to submit their papers electronically to 

Frequency: Bi-annual

:   Jr. Social. Anthr.

Subject: Social Science, Social Development & Social Anthropology

Readership: The journal is useful for the Government Bodies, Policy Makers, Academicians, Universities, Researchers and related bodies.

Article Processing Charges: Their is no articles processing charges in the journal.

License: Creative Commons 4.0 

Journal of Social Anthropology (JSA) currently has an acceptance rate of 25%. The average time between submission and final decision is 1 month and the average time between acceptance and publication is 3 to 4 month. 

Review Process:  This journal uses double-blind review, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process. The articles is submitted to minimum 3 reviewers specialize on the topic for their reviews.    

Corrections to Published Work: 

Honest errors are a part of research and publishing and require publication of a correction when they are detected. We expect authors to inform the Journal’s Editor of any errors of fact they have noticed or been informed of in their article once published. Corrections are made at the journal’s discretion. The correction procedure depends on the publication stage of the article, but in all circumstances a correction notice is published as soon as possible. Details can be found on the Call for Papers section of the journal website. 


Retractions are considered by journal editors in cases of evidence of unreliable data or findings, plagiarism, duplicate publication, and unethical research. We may consider an expression of concern notice if an article is under investigation. All retraction notices will explain why the article was retracted. The retraction procedure depends on the publication stage of the article.

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