Aims and scope

The Journal of Social and Public Policy (JSPP)  is an open-access, peer-reviewed research  journal that considers manuscripts on all fields  of Social and Public Policy facing nation states and national/supranational organizations and governments, , regulatory bodies, their regulatory policies and processes that cut across disciplines such as economics, environmental issues, international political economy, social justice including ageism, heterosexism, racism, sexism, status quo bias and other forms of discrimination. Social problems such as climate change, extremism, homelessness, inter-group conflict, natural disasters, poverty, and terrorism, and social ideals such as democracy, empowerment, equality, health, and trust, governance, accountability and creation of wealth/wellbeing  defines the scope of the journal. The JSPP welcomes qualitative, randomized control trail, cross-sectional and quantitative research methods. This multidisciplinary open-access journal is at the forefront of disseminating and communicating scientific knowledge and impactful discoveries to academics, researchers, clinicians and the public worldwide.

The journal's mission is to provide a platform for sharing research perspectives and scientific knowledge.  It provides new insight about both traditional and modern approaches to improve policy options for social and public issues and consequently to improve the policy formation and implication outcomes. .

JSPP is composed of the following Specialty Sections:

  1. Social issues and public policy
  2. Social justice and status quo
  3. Economic and financial regulations
  4. Ageism, heterosexism, racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination
  5. Climate change and  natural disasters
  6. Extremism and terrorism as social evils
  7. Inter-group conflict
  8. Poverty development
  9. Homelessness and urban social development
  10. Democracy and accountability
  11. social ideals such as, empowerment, equality, health, and trust,
  12. Governments and governance
  13. creation of wealth/wellbeing
  14. Transport and social exclusion
  15. Globalized financial markets and national systems of supervision
  16. Women and social issues