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SN Social Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Social & Legal Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Social and Personality Psychology Compass     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Social Behavior and Personality : An International Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Social Choice and Welfare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Social Cognition     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Social Compass     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Social Development & Security : Journal of Scientific Papers     Open Access  
Social Development Issues     Full-text available via subscription  
Social Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Social History Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Social Influence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Social Inquiry : Journal of Social Science Research     Open Access  
Social Justice Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23)
Social Landscape Journal     Open Access  
Social Philosophy and Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
Social Policy and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 134)
Social Research : An International Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Social Science & Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 98)
Social Science Computer Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Social Science Japan Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Social Science Protocols     Open Access  
Social Science Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31)
Social Science Spectrum     Open Access  
Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Social Sciences & Humanities Open     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Social Sciences and Missions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Social Sciences in China     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Social Semiotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Social Studies and the Young Learner     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Social Studies of Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
Social Studies Research and Practice     Hybrid Journal  
Social, Humanities, and Educational Studies (SHEs) : Conference Series     Open Access  
Socialiniai tyrimai     Open Access  
Socialium : Revista Cientifica de Ciencias Sociales     Open Access  
Socialvetenskaplig tidskrift     Open Access  
Sociedad e Infancias     Open Access  
Sociedade e Cultura     Open Access  
Sociedade e Estado     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Sociétés & Représentations     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Society     Open Access  
Socio     Open Access  
Socio-analysis     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Socio-Ecological Practice Research     Hybrid Journal  
Sociología y Tecnociencia     Open Access  
Sophia Austral     Open Access  
Soshum : Jurnal Sosial dan Humaniora     Open Access  
Sosio Didaktika : Social Science Education Journal     Open Access  
SosioHumanika: Jurnal Pendidikan Sains Sosial dan Kemanusiaan (Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Education)     Open Access  
Soundings : An Interdisciplinary Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics     Open Access  
Sozial Extra     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Soziale Passagen     Hybrid Journal  
Sri Lanka Journal of Advanced Social Studies     Open Access  
Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences     Open Access  
Studi Magrebini : North African Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
Studia Socialia Cracoviensia     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Studies in Asian Social Science     Open Access  
Studies in Social Justice     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Sultan Agung Fundamental Research Journal     Open Access  
Suma de Negocios     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Suomen Sukututkimusseuran Vuosikirja     Open Access  
Survey Research Methods     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Sustainability     Open Access   (Followers: 22)
Sustainability : Science, Practice, & Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Symmetry     Open Access  
Symposion : Theoretical and Applied Inquiries in Philosophy and Social Sciences     Open Access  
Søkelys på arbeidslivet (Norwegian Journal of Working Life Studies)     Open Access  
Tangent     Hybrid Journal  
Tapuya : Latin American Science, Technology and Society     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Technology transfer: innovative solutions in Social Sciences and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
TechTrends     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Teme : Journal of Social Sciences     Open Access  
Tempo Social     Open Access  
Teoría y Praxis     Open Access  
Textos & Contextos (Porto Alegre)     Open Access  
The Batuk     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
The Equilibrium     Open Access  
The EXceptional Parent     Full-text available via subscription  
The New Yorker     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31)
The Tocqueville Review/La revue Tocqueville     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
The Winnower     Open Access  
The Women : Annual Research Journal of Gender Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Thesis     Open Access  
Third Sector Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Tidsskrift for kjønnsforskning     Open Access  
Tidsskrift for samfunnsforskning     Open Access  
Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning     Open Access  
Tieteessä Tapahtuu     Open Access  
Tinkazos     Open Access  
Trabajos y Comunicaciones     Open Access  
Trama : Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades     Open Access  
Trans-pasando Fronteras     Open Access  
Transmodernity : Journal of Peripheral Cultural Production of the Luso-Hispanic World     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Transmotion     Open Access   (Followers: 16)
Transtext(e)s Transcultures     Open Access  
Trayectorias Humanas Trascontinentales : TraHs     Open Access  
Trivium     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Tulane Undergraduate Research Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Twentieth Century Communism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Twenty-First Century Society: Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences     Hybrid Journal  
UC Merced Undergraduate Research Journal     Open Access  
UC Riverside Undergraduate Research Journal     Open Access  
UED Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities and Education     Open Access  
Ultima Década     Open Access  
Uluslararası Anadolu Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi / International Anatolian Journal of Social Sciences     Open Access  
Umanistica Digitale     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Uni-pluriversidad     Open Access  
Universidad de La Habana     Open Access  
Universidad y Ciencia     Open Access  
Universidad, Escuela y Sociedad     Open Access  
Universitas Científica     Open Access  
Universitas-XXI, Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
University of Mauritius Research Journal     Open Access  
Universum : Revista de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
UNM Environmental Journals     Open Access  
Unoesc & Ciência - ACSA     Open Access  
VA Engage Journal     Open Access  
Variations : Revue Internationale de Théorie Critique     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
VFAST Transactions on Education and Social Sciences     Open Access  
Vilnius University Proceedings     Open Access  
Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Wani : Revista del Caribe Nicaragüense     Open Access  
War & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Weather, Climate, and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Wellbeing, Space & Society     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Women Against Violence : An Australian Feminist Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Workplace : A Journal for Academic Labor     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
World Journal of Social Science     Open Access  
World Journal of Social Science Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Youth Studies Australia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Zambia Social Science Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Zeitschrift für Medienwissenschaft     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Œconomia     Open Access  
Вісник ДонНУЕТ. Серія. Гуманітарні науки     Open Access  
Култура / Culture     Open Access   (Followers: 1)

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Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences
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ISSN (Print) 0258-9710
Published by Sri Lanka Journals Online Homepage  [71 journals]
  • Occupational health: the impact of occupational stressors on job

    • Abstract: Occupational health is assessing and managing the effects of work on an individual’s health and effects of their health on their capability to work. Occupational stress plays a prominent role in employee productivity. Studies on occupational stress among administrative personals in Sri Lanka are inadequate. The general objective of the study was to investigate the impact of occupational stressors on the job productivity of administrative staff in the newly established public sector universities in Sri Lanka. The study design was hypothetico-deductive. The task (task autonomy, task variety, task overload, working conditions, physical work layout, facilities provided, noises and continuous interruptions), role (role conflicts, role overload, role ambiguity, proactive coping behaviours, situational constraints, employee hassles and employee harassments), and interpersonal demands (support provided by the staff, pressure created by the staff) were considered as independent variables. Productivity was the dependent variable (Efficiency: availability of quality standards, guidelines and benchmarks; Effectiveness: action plans, monitoring procedures and controlling mechanisms). Ninety-two administrative officers were selected from the newly established public sector universities as the sample. A self-administrated questionnaire was applied to collect data. Four hypotheses were developed, and data was analysed through the SPSS package. Pearson’s correlation, determinant of coefficient, Model summary and ANOVA for multiple regression were used to analyse data. Positive relationships of the favorable task, role and interpersonal demands with job productivity were observed. Variance in job productivity was significantly explained by the variables associated with occupational stressors. In conclusion, conducting longitudinal or interventional studies to address occupational stressors is recommended. Published on 2021-12-29 00:00:00
  • Democracy and the challenges of globalisation: a theoretical framework

    • Abstract: Globalization is an increasingly broad, dynamic and complex phenomenon. Given the previous context and in an attempt to reduce its complexity, the underlying objective of this article is to contribute to a broader and more comprehensive discussion on globalization in the light of the theme, democracy. We used a qualitative, exploratory and descriptive methodology, which focused on a theoretical analysis through a systematic literature review. The systematic review made it possible to synthesize the existing literature in order to provide a holistic view of the phenomenon. Therefore, our intention is to present a theoretical framework on the dimensions that contain the essence of globalization in a postmodern version of democracy. The results suggest that there are no unambiguous metrics to measure the impact of globalization. In that regard, it is essential to recognise globalization as an opportunity and not as a threat, being aware of the underlying inequalities and the risks that they can pose to democratic states. Future studies can analyse the impact of the dimensions identified in this article and examine the differences within different countries and cultural contexts. The identification of opportunities that globalization creates, as well as ways to mitigate possible inequalities and risks, can be useful in looking for new scientific and academic ventures. Published on 2021-12-29 00:00:00
  • Social reasons for and repercussions of judicial delays in Subordinate
           Courts of Karachi: the need for sociological analysis

    • Abstract: The problem of judicial delays is universal. It is a phenomenon that occurs across the world in all judicial systems. Being a developing country, the issue of judicial delays is also a persistent issue in the justice dispensing system of Pakistan. This study aims to find out the reasons for and repercussions of the process of judicial delays from a socio-legal perspective and highlights the need for a sociological analysis for the same. In a quantitative approach, this study was conducted in the lower courts of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. The study reveals that in addition to administrative and procedural hindrances, the social reasons are also contributing to the phenomenon of delays of proceedings in the judiciary. Poverty, corruption, discrimination, and friendship are among these social reasons, whereas the adoption of unrecognised ways of dispute solutions like jirga and panchayat, loss of public trust, individual disorganisation and financial damages are identified as the social repercussions of judicial delays. Finally, the research identifies that judicial delays are a social problem and further investigations are required to determine possible remedies. Published on 2021-12-29 00:00:00
  • Dropping out of school at secondary level: an exploratory study

    • Abstract: Though primary and secondary dropout rates are low in Sri Lanka, given the government delivered free education and schooling expenditure related subsidies accessible to all children, even some children being out of school, is a concern. Further, Sri Lanka is a signatory to the Sustainable Development Goals commitment to achieving inclusive and equitable quality education for all by year 2030. Literature indicates that poverty and failures in education performance, to be the dominant factors affecting leaving education. However, the nexus between abandoning education and early marriage or cohabitation is also an issue less discussed in the local literature. This study attempts to understand this nexus and its implications for policy and interventions for prevention of permanent discontinuation of schooling. The study adopted a mixed methods research approach, and is based on data collected in the Dimbulagala Education Zone in Polonnaruwa District of Sri Lanka. The study found poverty to be the leading factor causing children to leave school, but mismanagement of relationships with the opposite sex due to their poor life skills, rejection and humiliation of such relationships by school, society and family, severe breakdown in family, school and social support structures, were also found to be factors contributing to the problem. Findings indicate the need for life skills education and the need for engagement of school, family and community in supporting children’s education. Published on 2021-12-29 00:00:00
  • Issues and problems faced by children in conflict with law during and
           after their detention

    • Abstract: Children coming in conflict with the law is a problem that affects not only the children but also their families, communities and the society. In the decades of conflict in Kashmir, especially after the start of the insurgency in 1989, local people have witnessed killings, injuries, arrests and illegal detentions. In 2008, people took to peaceful mass protests, which resulted in three summers of massive agitations in 2008, 2010 and 2016. The main participants of these agitations were the youth. The young age of protestors, combined with the police efforts to control the agitation, led many children to come in conflict with the law. The main topic addressed by this research is the problems and issues faced by the children in conflict with the law in Kashmir during and after their detention. A detailed legal analysis of the relevant international and national legislations and covenants is done to ascertain the standards and norms relating to juvenile justice. The methodology employed was a survey using personal interviews with such juveniles, to provide a picture of the reality as experienced by those subjected. The findings reveal that the present juvenile justice system in Kashmir has failed to implement in full the international and local legislation, particularly due to the presence of harsh emergency laws like the Armed Forces Special Protection Act (AFSPA) and Public Safety Act (PSA). Juvenile offenders are treated as adult criminals and detained in police stations or sent to jails meant for adults. During the detention, juveniles were subjected to beatings and torture, and after the detention, they faced various problems like frequent visits to courts and police stations, loss of education, problems in getting passports, jobs and other things that require police verification. Published on 2021-12-29 00:00:00
  • The ability of adolescents to recognise common indicators of mental health
           problems, and their sources of mental health knowledge

    • Abstract: There is evidence that many mental health disorders have their origin in adolescence, and that early intervention can improve long-term outcomes. Thus, it is important that adolescents are able to recognise complex indicators of mental health problems that could also be understood in the context of other issues. As such, the objectives of this study were to describe the ability of an adolescent population to recognise and attribute poor school performance, headaches, fatigue, body aches, aggression and violence, to a mental health problem. The common sources of mental health knowledge in this population were also described. This was a descriptive cross-sectional study, conducted in the Sri Jayawardenapura education zone in Sri Lanka, using a structured, pre-tested questionnaire. A multistage cluster sampling method was used with a total sample size of 1002. The results show that poor school work was attributed to a mental health problem by 56% (n=562). The attribution rates for headaches, fatigue and body aches were 42.3%, 32.7%, and 26.5%, respectively. Aggression (64.2%) and violence (66.8 %) was mostly attributed to mental health problems. The main sources of mental health knowledge were subjects taught at school (71.7%) and television (50.9%). Educating adolescents on the possibility of somatic symptoms being part of a mental health problem, and conversely understanding the contribution of other factors to aggression and violence are important. Both traditional and newer forms of media can be utilized for this purpose. Published on 2021-12-29 00:00:00
  • Accomplishing environmental sustainability as an ethical responsibility;
           evidence from entrepreneur engineers in Sri Lanka

    • Abstract: Sustainability and entrepreneurship are two concepts widely discussed in the contemporary world. Nowadays, the concept of sustainability is merged with entrepreneurship and directs entrepreneurs into a sustainable entrepreneurial journey. Many engineers have started entrepreneurial ventures, majorly in technology disciplines in Sri Lankan and international context, which are not adequately studied in the literature. Hence, the authors have designed an exploratory study on entrepreneur engineers' ethical practices in Sri Lanka, employing grounded theory approach. The present study investigates how entrepreneur engineers in Sri Lanka accomplish environmental sustainability as an ethical responsibility. Data were collected from purposively sampled fifteen entrepreneur engineers in Sri Lanka by conducting face to face semi-structured interviews. Voice recorded interviews were transcribed verbatim and analysed following grounded theory techniques with the support of NVivo software. The analysis has revealed that entrepreneurial engineers who participated in this study had a higher personal commitment to environmental sustainability while trying to accomplish sustainability by educating, introducing novel methods, planting trees, system optimisation, reusing, and recycling. Orientation towards sustainability has affected the entrepreneurial performances of a few of them too. Emerging entrepreneur engineers can utilise the findings of this study to contribute further to environmental sustainability through their business operations while achieving business success. Further studies can be conducted to expand the knowledge base of entrepreneur engineers' sustainable entrepreneurship while identifying profitable ways of establishing sustainable practices based on the findings of this study using qualitative and quantitative techniques. Published on 2021-12-29 00:00:00
  • Sri Lanka Journal of Social Sciences List of Referees - Volume 44 (2021)

    • Abstract: No abstract available Published on 2021-12-29 00:00:00
  • Mobilizing Social Sciences for improved understanding of and better
           response to the COVID-19 pandemic: e-research as a way forward

    • Abstract: No abstract available Published on 2021-12-29 00:00:00
  • Professor Chandra Gunawardena: an appreciation

    • Abstract: No abstract available Published on 2021-12-29 00:00:00
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