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Global Social Science Review (GSSR) was introduced by Humanity Only (HO) through the research project sponsored and guided by Humanity Research Council (HRC) - a sub-body of Humanity Development Council (HDS). GSSR intends to promote qualitative and quantitative researches and findings with the help of newly emerging tools and patterns utilized in experiments, observations, interviews, analysis and surveys by encircling all major segments of Social Sciences and Multi-disciplinary academic and research disciplines. GSSR is a multi-disciplinary, quarterly, double-blind peer-reviewed research journal that encompasses major disciplines of social science, i.e. Government & Politics, Human & Society, Historical & Regional Studies and Education & Mass Studies in general, with a specific interest in the sub-disciplines detailed atwww.gssrjournal.com.

Mission & Vision

GSSR struggles for a future where human development is based on an informed decision-making process. Therefore, the journal challenges the status quo of current academic research that suffers from a disconnect to actual application by finding a solution to the problems confronted by humanity. GSSR intends to become the global leader in introducing innovations where theories connect with the application while maintaining the best features of theoretical and applied aspects.

Objectives & Focus

GSSR promotes:

1.     Advancement of research in all sectors of Social Sciences

2.     High-quality publications in theoretical and empirical researches

3.     Networking of academicians, researchers and professionals encourage different genres in creative and research writing

4.     Enhancement of diversity, multiplicity and variation of the research on society in general


GSSR covers multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary issues and problems of social sciences in its classical sense. Therefore, it welcomes articles covering social sciences, humanities and arts. Therefore, it encompasses most of the sub-disciplines of social science (but not limited to), i.e. Government & Politics, Human & Society, Historical & Regional Studies and Education & Mass Studies in general.


GSSR adheres to the highest value in research. It appreciates objectivity in the articles submitted for publication. Instead of assuming the values of objectivity, neutrality, originality, diversity of opinion, contribution to knowledge, the strength of argument, avoidance of fallacies, truth and honesty as clichGSSR has incorporated these values in the selection process and review.

Medium of Journal (Online, Print, OD, CD, other):

Type of Journal (Multidisciplinary, Interdisciplinary):

GSSR is dedicated to the highest standards of research. Therefore, it allows multi-disciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary papers (provided falls within its scope).

Publication Frequency:
According to the Humanity Only (HO), trustee Board recommendation, GSSR was initially published on Biannual base-two issues per year, i.e. 2016 (Spring & Fall) and 2017 (Spring & Fall). But due to the on-and-on requests of the national academia, the aforementioned board revise its recommendation for 2018, and onwards, i.e. the frequency has been changed from biannual to quarterly-four issues per year, having the following breakup:





















Peer Review:
GSSR manages and evaluates all the research articles, papers and cases by "Double-Blind Peer Review" exclusively. GSSR uses double-blind review, which means that the reviewer, editor and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, editor and vice versa throughout the review process.  

GSSR has a comprehensive process of evaluation as it follows double-blind peer review wherein after preliminary assessment (or Pre-Editorial Review) of an article by the Managing and Assistant Managing Editor(s), the same is reviewed by another internal Committee (known as an Editorial Review Committee) comprising the GSSR Editor, Associate Editor(s)and Assistant Editor(s). However, selected members of the Advisory Board of GSSR covering the subject area of the article are also consulted during the internal review process, and after recommendations of the Editorial Review Committee, the article goes through a cycle of final evaluation i.e. review by relevant National and International peer reviewers.

Editorial Board

Dr Arab   Naz

Dr Arab Naz

Chief Editor

Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Malakand, KP, Pakistan.

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Dr. Manzoor    Ahmed

Dr. Manzoor Ahmed


Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan.

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Dr. Qasim   Shafiq

Dr. Qasim Shafiq

Associate Editor

Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, University of Faisalabad Punjab, Pakistan.

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Muhammad  Bilal

Muhammad Bilal

Managing Editor

Assistant Registrar, Women University, Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,Pakistan.

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Advisory Board

Dr.   Zubair

Dr. Zubair


Associate Professor, Department of Law, Main Campus, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, KP, Pakistan.

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Dr. Shaheena Ayub   Bhatti

Dr. Shaheena Ayub Bhatti


Professor, Department of English, Fatima Jinnah Women University, The Mall, Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.

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Dr Abid  Shahzad

Dr Abid Shahzad


Associate Professor, Department of Education, Baghdad-ul-Jadeed, Campus The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan.

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Dr. Muhammad   Arif

Dr. Muhammad Arif


Professor, Department of Management Studies at Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan.

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    Journal Details

  • ISSN-E 2616-793X
  • ISSN-P 2520-0348
  • D.O.I 10.31703/gssr
  • Language English
  • Start Year 2016