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  Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR)

What About Us

Welcome to Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR)

Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR) is an open-access journal published regularly on quarterly basis in February, May, August and November. It invites research papers on various research themes relevant to social studies and applied research. The journal is interested in publishing research papers that provides sound and clear theoretical insights with practical implications for the societal and industrial wellbeing. 

 

 

Aims and Objectives

Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR) is an open-access quarterly journal published regularly since 2020. It invites research papers on various research themes relevant to social sciences and Applied Research. The journal is ...

Call for Papers

Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR) is an international journal and thus invites research papers from all over the world from people having different research and academic backgrounds. It is interested in publishing rigorous ...

Submit Manuscript

Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR) is an Open Access journal in field of social studies. The Journal is licensed under Creative Commons Attributions 4.0 International (CC By 4.0). Kindly make sure that you ....

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  • Aims and Objectives
  • Contact Us
  • Call for Papers
  • Publication Ethics
  • Instruction to Authors
  • Submit Manuscript
  • Editorial Board
  • About Us
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  • Publication Fee

Aims and Objectives

Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR) is an open-access quarterly journal published regularly since 2020. It invites research papers on various research themes relevant to social sciences and Applied Research. The journal is interested in publishing research papers that provides sound and clear theoretical insights with practical implications for the business and societal wellbeing.

As per the title of the journal, it calls for papers on any social sciences topic that challenges the traditional wisdom of the readers. The topics may include a wide range of research areas, for examples Arts and Humanities, Anthropology, Communication Studies, Criminology, Linguistics, Development studies, Economics, Education, Geography, History, Industrial Relations, Law, English Literature, Media Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Legal Management, Paralegal Studies, International Studies, Library Science, Information Science, Business and Commerce and any other area that can fall under the scope of social science discipline.

The aim of Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR) is to be a unique journal in its provision of extra ordinary services like quick and professional correspondence with authors, fair and comprehensive articles’ review, extensive indexing, prompt results of reviews by our dedicated reviewers and editors, high readership and impact.

Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR) is to promote the understanding of managers and organizations within and across nations. It is an interdisciplinary journal directed towards academics, policy makers and practitioners in all social science discipline. 

The journal attracts the attention of not only researchers and academicians but also academic institutes, Managers, Consultants, Directors, Lawyers, Librarians, Sociologist, Economist, Politician, Journalists, Psychiatrist, Administrators, Social Researchers and all the students in Social Science Discipline.

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ASAR Council is a research based organization. It has been working for creating and nurturing talents Pakistan and all over the world since its inception. It is working in the fields of Social Studies and applied education and has attained a significant place in the world for its praiseworthy activities. In addition to research activities, Council provides a good quality platform for researchers in social and applied areas throughout the world. It plays an important role in the field of research by funding research projects and publishing the research papers, and indexing journals.

Email: info@asarcouncil.com

Tel: +92-334-5551244 / 0333-9851559

Address: TF # 260, Deans Trade Center Peshawar Saddar Pakistan.

Call for Papers

Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR) is an international journal and thus invites research papers from all over the world from people having different research and academic backgrounds. It is interested in publishing rigorous research papers that provides sound theoretical and clear insights with future practical and actionable implications for the well being of society as a whole. As the title of the journal indicates, it calls for papers in any feild   of Science area however for the convenience of authors, following areas can be selected while writing for Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR):

Social Sciences Studies

Business Studies

Communication Studies

Criminology

Demography

Development studies

Economics

Education

Geography

History

Industrial Relations

Law

Linguistics

Media Studies

Political Science

Psychology

Public Administration

Sociology

Legal Management

Paralegal Studies

International Studies

Library Science

Information Science

Commerce

Religious Studies

Applied Business Studies

Anthropology

Medical, All Fields

Entomology

Engineering, All Fields

Pharmacology

Oncology

Civil Engineering

Applied Biology

Evolution Studies

Robotics

Biochemistry

Fisheries

Construction

Biological Sciences

Food & Food Technology

Civil Engineering

Biophysics

Genetics

Mechanical Engineering

Material Sciences

Genomics

Nuclear Engineering

Cell Biology

Geology

Transportation

Dentistry

Agricultural Sciences

Signal Transduction

Endocrinology

Marine Sciences

Communication & IT

Surgery and Medicines

Marine Technology  

Space Science

Microbiology

Nanotechnology

Information Technology (IT)

Neuroscience

Solid State Technology

Computer Sciences

Hematology

Oceanography

Software Studies

Developmental Biology

Environment  Sciences

Mathematics & Statistics

Infectious Diseases

Population Biology

Logistics Studies

Medicine Studies

Energy Science

Energy Science

Physics

Petroleum & Gas

Technology Advancement

Immunology

Veterinary Science

Infrastructure

Medical Technology

Textile Industry & Fabrics

Project Management

Zoology

Ecology

Hardware Studies

 

However authors are not only restricted to these areas of Science they can send their paper relating to any area of Science if not mentioned above.

Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics and Ethical and Malpractice Statement

ASAR Council is committed to maintaining a high academic standard of the journal. The publisher is non-political (i.e., only scholarly) and absolutely unbiased to any political party or ideology (religious, national, ideological), and completely research-based. Thus we commit to maintain a high ethical standard and be absolutely impartial to anyone.

We expect similar standards from the editors and reviewers. Honesty, originality and fair dealing on the part of authors, and fairness, objectivity and confidentiality on the part of editors and reviewers are among the critical values that enable us to achieve the journal aim. The publisher respects the codes of conduct and international standards established by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and available free of charge on its website (http://publicationethics.org/). Any behaviour against publication ethics when proven will be treated as publication malpractice and beyond doubt is unacceptable.

Authors of ASAR Council must confirm the following:

Submitted manuscripts must be the original work of the author(s).

Only unpublished manuscripts should be submitted.

It is unethical to submit a manuscript to more than one journal concurrently.

Any conflict of interest must be clearly stated.

Acknowledge the sources of data used in the development of the manuscript.

All errors discovered in the manuscript after submission must be swiftly communicated to the Editor.

Reviewers of ASAR Council must confirm the following:

That all manuscripts are reviewed in fairness based on the intellectual content of the paper regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, citizenry nor political values of author(s).

That any observed conflict of interest during the review process must be communicated to the Editor.

That all information pertaining to the manuscript is kept confidential

That any information that may be the reason for the rejection of publication of a manuscript must be communicated to the Editor.

Editors of ASAR COuncil must confirm the following:

That all manuscripts are evaluated in fairness based on the intellectual content of the paper regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, citizenry nor political values of authors.

That information pertaining manuscripts are kept confidential.

That any observed conflict of interest pertaining manuscripts must be disclosed.

The Editorial Board takes responsibility for making publication decisions for submitted manuscripts based on the reviewer’s evaluation of the manuscript, policies of the journal editorial board and legal restrain acting against plagiarism, libel and copyright infringement.

Independence:

Editor have the responsibility for acceptance or rejection of manuscripts rests with the Editors. Doing so normally entails advice from Reviewers; however, manuscripts that Editors deem clearly inappropriate may be rejected without such review.

Unbiased:

Editors have the duty to judge manuscripts only on their scholarly merits. Editors should operate without personal or ideological favoritism or malice.

Conflict of Interest:

Editors should avoid any practice that gives rise to a conflict of interest or the reasonable appearance of one.

Confidentiality:

Editors and their editorial staff including student workers shall not disclose information about a manuscript to anyone other than Reviewers and Authors.

Review Quality:

Normally, three Reviewers should be invited to comment on a manuscript, but a minimum of two Reviewers is acceptable. Authors may request that certain Reviewers not be used, but this decision should be left to Editor's discretion.

Timeliness:

Editors should take steps to ensure the timely review of all manuscripts and respond promptly to inquiries from Authors about the status of a review.

Decision Quality:

Editors should write high-quality editorial letters that integrate reviewer comments and offer additional suggestions to the Author. Editors should not send a decision letter, without explanation, attached to a set of reviewer comments.

Accuracy:

An Editor presented with convincing evidence by a Reviewer that the substance or conclusion of an unpublished manuscript is erroneous should promptly inform the Author. If similar evidence is presented for a published manuscript, the Editor should ensure prompt publication of a correction, retraction, expression of concern, or other note, as appropriate.

Authority:

The Editor-in-Chief should respect the Journal's constituents (readers, Authors, Reviewers, Editors, editorial staff and publisher), and work to ensure the honesty and integrity of the Journal's contents and continuous improvement in journal quality.

 

Instruction to Authors

Submission
 
Submit manuscripts as e-mail attachment to the Editorial Office at: editor.assar@gmail.com / editorassar@asarcouncil.com clearly mentioning new manuscript submmision in subject area. A manuscript number will be mailed to the corresponding author same day or within 48 hours. There is no page limit. The submitting author takes responsibility for the paper during submission and peer review.
 
Terms of Submission
 
Papers must be submitted on the understanding that they have not been published elsewhere (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review, or thesis) and are not currently under consideration by another journal. The submitting author is responsible for ensuring that the article's publication has been approved by all the other coauthors. Authors who want to submit us, they should need to check our Publication Ethics before submissionAll enquiries concerning the publication of accepted papers should be addressed to editor.assar@gmail.com
 

Submission Checklist/Desk Review 

All manuscripts are reviewed first by an editor called (Desk Review). All authors need to follow the following checklist before submission. In Desk Review the paper is checked for the following points.

1) Plagiarism Reports should not be more than 18% (Turnitin).

2) Does paper fall under Journal Scope.  

3) Does Paper have followed Journal Template

4) Journal only consider MS word file submission, pdf files are not acceptable. 

5) Journal allow maximum 3 authors in a paper.

6) Paper is submitted with condition that it has not been published earlier or not under-consideration in any other journal.

In case of failure of above checklist, paper is desk rejected and does not process further. If a paper pass above check list, it will be further forward for the following review process.

Review Process
 

In case a paper pass the Desk Review, it is further processed for double blind review to qualified reviewers. The Paper will be reviewed by two reviewers (One International and one National) blindly. For acceptance, it is important to have positive reviews for the paper. Decisions will be made as rapidly as possible, and the journal strives to return reviewers’ comments to authors within 25 days. The editorial board will re-review manuscripts that are accepted pending revision. It is the goal of the ASSAR to publish manuscripts within 35 days after submission and as soon they are approved by reviewers and may be uploaded to current version if accepted. 

 
Style of Manuscripts
 
Manuscripts should be written in clear, concise and grammatically correct English (with 10 font size and Times New Roman font style) so that they are intelligible to the professional reader who is not a specialist in any particular field. Manuscripts that do not confirm to these requirements and the following manuscript format may be returned to the author prior to review for correction. The entire manuscript, including references, should be typed single spaced on one side of the paper. All pages should be numbered consecutively in the bottom right starting from the title page. The manuscript should be presented in the following order.
 
Title and Authorship Information
 
The title should be a brief phrase (capitalize first letter of each word in the title) describing the contents of the paper. The Title Page should include the authors' full names and affiliations, the name of the corresponding author along with phone, fax and E-mail information.
 
Abstract
 
All manuscripts should not exceed 150-250 words and should describe the scope, hypothesis or rationale for the work and the main findings. Complete sentences, active verbs, and the abstract should be written in the past tense. Standard nomenclature should be used and abbreviations should be avoided. No literature should be cited.
 
Keywords
 
Key words (5-7 words) should be provided below the Abstract to assist with indexing of the article. These should not duplicate key words from the title.
 
Introduction
 
This section should include sufficient background information, provide a clear statement of the problem, the relevant literature on the subject, and the proposed approach or solution and the knowledge gap. The aims of the manuscript should be clearly stated. The introduction should not contain either findings or conclusions. It should be understandable to colleagues from a broad range of scientific disciplines.
 
Materials and Methods
 
This should be complete enough to provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be repeated by others. However, only truly new procedures should be described in detail; previously published procedures should be cited, and important modifications of published procedures should be mentioned briefly. Capitalize trade names and include the manufacturer's name and address. Subheadings should be used. Methods in general use need not be described in detail.
 
Results
 
Results should be presented in a logical sequence in the text, tables and figures; repetitive presentation of the same data in different forms should be avoided. The results should not contain material appropriate to the Discussion. It should be written in the past tense when describing findings in the authors' experiments. Results should be explained, but largely without referring to the literature.
 
Discussion
 
The discussion should consider the results in relation to any hypotheses advanced in the Introduction and place the study in the context of other work. Results and Discussion sections can be combined.
 
Conclusions
 
If an optional conclusion section is used, its content should not substantially duplicate the abstract.
 
Acknowledgment
 
The acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc should be brief.
 
References
 
Authors are gudied to follow APA (American Psyhological Association) Refrences style while submitting paper to Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR):
 
Journal Paper:
 
1.Sainaghi, R. (2008). Strategic position and performance of winter destinations.Tourism Review, 63(4), 40-57.
 
2. Shepherd, R., Barnett, J., Cooper, H., Coyle, A., Moran-Ellis, J., Senior, V., & Walton, C. (2007). Towards an understanding of British public attitudes concerning human cloning. Social Science & Medicine, 65(2), 377-392. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.03.018
 
Books:
 
1. King, M. (2000). Wrestling with the angel: A life of Janet Frame. Auckland, New Zealand: Viking.
 
Chapters in Book:
 
1. Helber, L. E. (1995). Redeveloping mature resorts for new markets. In M. V. Conlin & T. Baum (Eds.), Island tourism: Management principles and practice (pp. 105-113). Chichester, England: Wiley.
 
Titles of journals should be given in full. ‘In press' can only be used to cite manuscripts actually accepted for publication in a journal. Citations such as ‘manuscript in preparation' or ‘manuscript submitted' are not permitted. Data from such manuscripts can only be mentioned in the text as ‘unpublished data'.
 
A Report:
 
1. Holmes, P. (2000). The intercultural communication experiences of ethnic Chinese students in a Western tertiary institution: Implications for education providers (Working paper 2000-14). Hamilton, New Zealand: University of Waikato, Department of Management Communication.
 
Conference Proceedings:
 
1. Shobhadevi, Y. J., & Bidarakoppa, G. S. (1994). Possession phenomena: As a coping behaviour. In G. Davidson (Ed.), Applying psychology: Lessons from Asia-Oceania (pp. 83-95). Carlton, Vic., Australia: Australian Psychological Society.
 
A Thesis:
 
1. Dewstow, R. A. (2006). Using the Internet to enhance teaching at the University of Waikato(Unpublished master's thesis). University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
 
Refrences for Figures (Including Images) and Tables:
 
From a journal:
 
Figure 1. Name of Picture. From [Adapted from] "Title of article," by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, year, Title of Journal, Volume, p. xx. Copyright Year by Publisher. Reprinted with permission.
 
From a book:
 
Figure 2. Name of Picture. From [Adapted from] Title of Book (p. xx), by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, year, Place of Publication: Publisher. Reprinted with permission.
 
From a webpage:
 
Figure 3. Name of Picture. From [Adapted from] Title of webpage, by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, year, Retrieved from... website: http://.... Reprinted with permission.
 
Tables From a journal:
 
From [Adapted from] "Title of Article," by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, year, Title of Journal, Volume, p. XX. Copyright Year by Publisher. Reprinted with permission.
 
Tables From a book:
 
From [Adapted from] Title of Book (p. xx), by A. A. Author and B. B. Author, year, Place of Publication: Publisher. Reprinted with permission.
 
Figures / Illustrations / Photographs
 
Graphics should be supplied as high resolution (at least 300-600 dp.i.) electronic files. Digital images supplied only as low-resolution print-outs cannot be used. Graphs, diagrams, chromatograms, photos, etc. should be prepared as clear, original positives, suitable for reproduction. All figures should be embedded within the manuscript, and must be captioned and numbered sequentially.
 
Tables and Equations
 
Tables and equations should not be submitted in a format exceeding the A4 page size (in portrait form). All tables should be embedded within the manuscript, and must be captioned and numbered sequentially. Each table should be on a separate page, numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and supplied with a heading and a legend. Tables should be self-explanatory without reference to the text.
 
Proofs
 
Proofs will be sent via e-mail as an Acrobat PDF file (e-mail attachment) and should be returned within 3 days of receipt. Page proofs are considered to be the final version of the manuscript. With the exception of typographical or minor clerical errors, no changes will be made in the manuscript at the proof stage. 
 
Check List
 
We recommend that you ask a colleague to read your paper prior to submission to ensure it is of a high standard and confirms to a high level of scientific writing. 
 
Before submission of your manuscript, please check that:
 
• All references cited in the text are included in the reference section.
• All figures and tables are cited in the text.
• Figures are at least 300 d.p.i.
• The pages are numbered bottom right side.
 
Publication Fee
 
Author(s) whose manuscript(s) are accepted for publication in Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR) are required to pay article publication fee. Journal Charge publication fee due to various cost involved, i.e Paper Review Cost, Paper Indexing Cost, Paper Editing & English Proofreading Cost,  and Online article maintenance cost. ASSAR charge publication fee of USD $ 320.
 

The Publication Fee Transfer Details can be asked through email at editor.assar@gmail.com and editorassar@asarcouncil.com. Journal only charge fee for accepted papers after blind review process. Before review reports and acceptance, no payments are acceptable. Kindly note that ability to pay the publication fee does not necessarily guarantee that the paper will be accepted for publication in ASSAR because we, at ASSAR, believe that quality comes first. 

You should contact the editor of the journal when your article is accepted for publication in the journal and in return he will send you the payment details. Preferred mode of Payment is to pay via Western Union or through bank. The International authors who want to pay through bank will pay US $ 30 extra (Out Side Pakistan Only) as a middle bank transfer charges. Please note that journal does not have any refund policy.

Please note that an official letter of acceptance with author names and article title will be provided only upon the receipt of your publication fee. We regret to inform you that we are unable to produce official acceptance letters prior to the receipt of your payment. Thank you for your understanding.

 

Submit Manuscript

Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR) is an Open Access journal in field of social studies. The Journal is licensed under Creative Commons Attributions 4.0 International (CC By 4.0). Kindly make sure that you have gone through our “Author Guidelines before submitting your article(s)/manuscript(s). It is important to note here that you will have to name the file of your manuscript with the last name of the first author. All the manuscripts which are to be sent to ASSAR should be attached in e-mails. After having received your manuscript, we will send you a manuscript number within two working days which should be used for future correspondence with ASSAR. Asain Social studies and Applied Research (ASSAR) only accept manuscripts that are submitted via e-mail attachments. Please mention New Manuscript submission in subject area.

ASSAR publish in mid of the following quarters

Quarter I (January-March)

Quarter II (April-June)

Quarter III (July-September)

Quarter IV (October-December)

All the correspondence and submissions are managed via editor.assar@gmail.com and editor.assar@asarconcil.com
 
 

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Editorial Board

ASSAR Editorial Board 

About Us

Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR) is an open-access journal published regularly on quarterly basis in February, May, August and November. It invites research papers on various research themes relevant to social studies and applied research. The journal is interested in publishing research papers that provides sound and clear theoretical insights with practical implications for the societal and industrial wellbeing. 

 

 

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Publication Fee

Author(s) whose manuscript(s) are accepted for publication in Asian Social Studies and Applied Research (ASSAR) are required to pay article publication fee. Journal Charge publication fee due to various cost involved, i.e Paper Review Cost, Paper Indexing Cost, Paper Editing & English Proofreading Cost,  and Online article maintenance cost. ASSAR charge publication fee of USD $ 320.
 

The Publication Fee Transfer Details can be asked through email at editor.assar@gmail.com and editorassar@asarcouncil.com. Journal only charge fee for accepted papers after blind review process. Before review reports and acceptance, no payments are acceptable. Kindly note that ability to pay the publication fee does not necessarily guarantee that the paper will be accepted for publication in ASSAR because we, at ASSAR, believe that quality comes first. 

You should contact the editor of the journal when your article is accepted for publication in the journal and in return he will send you the payment details. Preferred mode of Payment is to pay via Western Union or through bank. The International authors who want to pay through bank will pay US $ 30 extra (Out Side Pakistan Only) as a middle bank transfer charges. Please note that journal does not have any refund policy.

Please note that an official letter of acceptance with author names and article title will be provided only upon the receipt of your publication fee. We regret to inform you that we are unable to produce official acceptance letters prior to the receipt of your payment. Thank you for your understanding.

 

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