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International Journal of Democratic and Development Studies (IJDDS)

Editor in Chief : Dr. Stan C. Weeber, USA
ISSN : 2350-224X (Online)   2346-7223 (Print)
Publisher : Research Center For Management and Social Studies In Collaboration With Researchersworld, India.

Publication Frequency

Impact Factor (GIF)


3 Issue per Year


0.565 (2014)

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International Journal of Democracy and Development Studies (IJDDS)

Website: www.rcmss.com
Language: English
Frequency: Three times a year

About the Journal

IJDDS is a peer- reviewed quarterly and research-driven journal that provides intellectual platform for the dissemination of critical, empirical and regular papers in public administration, management and social sciences. Through papers published, the journal hopes to promote good governance and sustainable development. Book reviews, project reports and theoretical papers are welcome.

Submission of Manuscripts: Submission of manuscript is electronically by attachment via the email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Manuscript should not be published else where or under consideration for publication.

Preparation of Manuscript: The maximum length of intended articles for publication in the journal is 8000 words. A short abstract of 150-250 words with 4-5 key words should precede the introduction. Contributors are to submit a separate cover page containing their contact details. Corresponding authors of papers submitted should be indicated. Upon acceptance of paper, author would be required to sign a copyright transfer form. Authors will receive a copy of the volume containing their articles. All diagrams, tables, and figures should appear as appendix at the end of the paper.

Reference: We accept American Psychological Association (APA) and a double or triple in text citation (Johnson, 2010 or Johnson, 2010:10).

Editorial Board
Dr. Stan C. Weeber - McNeese State University, United States

Associate Editors
Dr. ArifAnjum - M.S.G. Arts, Science & Commerce College, India
Dr. Charles Adora - Kogi State University, Nigeria
Dr. Dileep Kumar M - University of Utara, Malaysia
Dr. Hassan Achimugu - Kogi State University, Nigeria
Dr. C.N. Ajaebili - University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Dr. Fen-ling Chen - National Taipei University, Taiwan
Dr. Cristina-Georgiana Voicu - Apollonia University of Iasi, Romania
Grace E. Michael Agba - Research Centre for Management and Social Studies, Nigeria
Dr. Josephine Eluan Lloyd - Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Dr. Rajesh Timane - Dhanwate National College, Nagpur, India
Dr. Santosh Kumar Behera-Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, India

Dr. Chukwurah, Daniel C. Jr.- Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria

Managing Editor
Dr. Michael Sunday Agba - University of Calabar, Nigeria

Editorial and Advisory Board (International)
Dr. V.S. More - University of Pune, India
Mohammad Awais Bhatti - University of Utara, Malaysia
Engineer A. Yusufu - University of Cape Town, South Africa
Upu C. T. - Institute of Public Speaking and Rural Development, Nigeria
Dr. Pacha. Malyadri - Govt. Degree College (Osmania University), India
Dr. Lee Pugalis - Northumbria University, United Kingdom
KittisakJermsittiparsert (PhD Candidate) - Rangsit University, Thailand
Dr. B. Neeraja - Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute, University, Chennai
Moses Kibe Kihibo (Doctoral Student) - Mount Kenya University, Kenya
Associate Prof. Naglaa Fathy El Dessouky (Reviewer)- Sadat Academy for Mgt. Sciences, Egypt
Assistant Prof.( Ms.) Indrani Sengupta - Auro University of Hospitality &Mgt. , Gujarat
Prof.(Dr.) Mosam Sinha - Shri Venketshwara University, Gajraula, District Amroha
Prof. Dr. R. Jayam - University of Maduravoyal, Chennai

Disclaimer: The views and ideas expressed in articles/reviews are those of the author(s) and not necessarily of the editorial board, RCMSS and Researchersworld, India. Articles are published in good faith and the authors(s) will be liable for any copyright infringements,legal cases of plagiarism and defamation matters.

Publication Cost and Method of Payment
Authors of accepted papers are to pay a publication fee of 135USD or 110 Euro in favour of the Research Centre for Management and Social Studies (RCMSS). Submission of papers should be accompanied with evidence of payment of non-refundable fee of 15USD (2500 Naira) for each paper. This is to hasten and ensure high quality review of papers submitted for publication. You will agree with us that 150USD as charged in RCMSS journals is a fair cost of publication per article in comparative terms with 300 to 450USD charged by most journals.

Subscription Rates
Single issue prices (Institutional)
Within Africa 70 USD
Outside Africa 120 USD
Single issue prices (Individual)
Within Africa 50 USD
Outside Africa 60 USD

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