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Journal JLSS | GSTF Journal of Law and Social Sciences (JLSS)

GSTF Journal of Law and Social Sciences (JLSS)

About this journal 

Journal ID: 40741

Aims and Scope 

The GSTF Journal of Law and Social Sciences (JLSS) cover research areas broadly in Law & Social Sciences. Specific topics of interest include but are not limited to:

Cognitive Psychology

  • Attention
  • Perception
  • Psychophysics
  • Axiomathes
  • Behavior Research Methods
  • Brain Imaging and Behavior
  • Cognition, Technology & Work
  • Cognitive Therapy and Research
  • Cognitive Neurodynamics
  • Cognitive, Affective, & Behavior Neuroscience
  • Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning
  • Adult Development
  • Psycholinguistic Research
  • Mind and Society
  • Mind and Machines
  • Psychonomic Bulletin and Review
  • Review of Philosophy & Pscyhology
  • Psychological Society
  • Addictions
  • Age & Ageing
  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Bullying
  • Careers
  • Children & Family
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Ethics & Practice
  • Learning Disabilities / Difficulties
  • Mental Health
  • Personal Development
  • Personality
  • Professional Development
  • Psychological Testing
  • Trauma
  • Violence
  • Work & Business
  • Relationships

Political Science

  • Political theory
  • Political philosophy
  • Political systems
  • Policy analysis
  • Policy studies
  • Public policy
  • Public administration
  • Ideology
  • Game theory
  • Political economy
  • Geopolitics and political geography
  • Policy studies and public policy analysis
  • Comparative politics
  • National systems
  • Courts and Judicial Politics
  • Democratic Innovations
  • Green Politics
  • Cross-national political analysis
  • Supranational and intergovernmental politics
  • Political development
  • Foreign policy analysis
  • Analytical Politics
  • Intelligence Governance
  • Peace studies, conflict analysis,
    international law and politics, public administration
    and local government studies
  • Political psychology, bureaucratic,
    administrative and judicial behaviour
  • Legislative processes and public law
  • Political Methodology
  • Interdisciplinary Perspective on Violence and Politics
  • Internet and Politics
  • Political Communication

Language and Literature:

  • Language acquisition and learning
  • Language Education
  • Intercultural Education
  • Language Program Evaluation
  • Innovation in language teaching and learnings
  • Language Teacher Education
    (collaborations and practices)
  • Language Teaching Methodology
  • Language Curriculum Development
  • Language Testing and Assessment
  • Social, Cultural, and Political Contexts of
    Language Teacher Education
  • The role of language and communication in human cognition
  • Translation
  • Poetry and Prose (fictional and non-fictional)
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • Media (television, drama, film and others)
  • Classic
  • Medieval and Renaissance Literature


  • Applied Linguistics
  • Theoretical Linguistics
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Comparative Linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Contrastive Linguistics
  • Interlinguistics
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Dialectology
  • Etymology
  • Forensic Linguistics
  • Historical Linguistics
  • Lexicology
  • Linguistic statistics
  • Linguistic typology
  • Morphology
  • Neurolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Text Linguistics
  • Orthography, Pragmatics, Rhetoric, Stylistics and Semantics


  • Sociology of Culture & Cultural Studies
  • Criminology, Sociology of Law,
    Sociology of Punishment, Deviance
  • Economic sociology
  • Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Disaster & Human Ecology
  • Sociology of Education
  • Sociology of the Family, Sociology of Childhood,
    Sociology of Gender, Feminist Sociology, Queer Theory
  • Sociology of Health and Illness, Medical Sociology
  • Sociology of the Internet
  • Sociology of Knowledge and Sociology of Scientific Knowledge
  • Media Studies
  • Military Sociology
  • Political sociology
  • Sociology of Race and ethnic relations,
    Sociology of Immigration
  • Religion
  • Social networks
  • Social psychology
  • Social Stratification, Social Mobility, Social Class
  • Urban and rural sociology
  • Industrial Sociology

Management of Human Resources:

  • HRM Strategic Challenges
  • Human Resource Management
  • Ethics & Social Responsibility in Organization
  • Team Building
  • Organizational Communication & Information Management
  • Managing Productive Work Teams
  • Best Practices in Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Reward Systems
  • Power, Influence & Negotiation
  • Building High Performance Organizations


  • Intellectual Property (IP) Law
  • Trademarks Law
  • Copyright Law
  • R & D and innovation in high-tech
  • Open standards and entrepreneurship
  • Competition in two-sided markets
  • High-tech and anti-trust policy
  • The Internet Search
  • Law of common areas
  • Labour Law
  • Environmental and Energy Law
  • Human Rights/Civil Liberty
  • Corporate Finance Law
  • Taxation Law
  • Public Law Fundamentals
  • Transport Law
  • Tourism Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Criminal Law
  • International Economics and Trade Law
  • Public Contract Law
  • Law of International Regulations
  • Media Law

Regulations and Public Policy:

  • Public Policy
  • Defense Policy
  • Terrorism and Anti-Drugs Policy
  • Immigration Law including citizenship
  • Criminal Law including foreign and security
  • Webscience, ePrivate Policy
  • Procurement and Business Regulations
  • Antitrust Economics and Competition Policy
  • Regulation, Private Sector Authority and Market Building
  • Public Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents
  • Interjurisdictional differentials and their effects
  • Development planning and policy
  • Regional Development Policy
  • Social Policy

Editorial Board 


Dr. Edward P. Wolfers
Foundation Professor of Politics
University of Wollongong, Australia

Managing Editor

Dr. Anton Ravindran
Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF)

Associate Editors

Dr. Willem de Lint
School of Law Flinders University, Australia
Prof. Paula Baron
Head of School
Chair of the Common Law
La Trobe University, Australia
Prof. Tony Cart
Faculty of Law
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Dr. Andrew Tan
Associate Professor
The University of New South Wales, Australia
Prof. Dr. Maya Khemlani David
Honorary Fellow Chartered Institute of Linguists
Head of Section for Co‐Curricular Activities,
Elective Courses by Other Faculties and TITAS (SKET)
Staff of Faculty of Languages and Linguistics
University of Malaya, Malaysia
Dr. William Outhwaite
Professor of Sociology
Newcastle University, UK
Dr. Sanjay Chaturvedi
Professor and Director,
Centre for the Study of Mid‐West and
Central Asia Coordinator
Panjab University Chandigarh, India
Dr. Theresa J. Jordan
Assoc. Prof. of Applied PsychologyNew York University
Steinhardt, USA
Dr. Liah Greenfeld
Professor, Sociology
Boston University, USA
Dr. Jaime Diaz‐Granados
Assoc. Prof. & Chair,
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
Baylor University, USA
Prof. Christoph Antons
School of Law
Deakin University, Australia
Prof. Thomas Docherty
Department of English and Comparative
Literary Studies
University of Warwick, UK
Dr. Jianfu Chen
Professor, Faculty of Law and Management
La Trobe University, Australia
Dr. Sajad Ibrahim
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
University of Kerala, India
Prof. M. G. Husain
Professor, Department of Psychology
Jamia Millia Islamia, India
Dr. Tom Mortimer
Head, Anglia Law School
Director, International Law Unit
Anglia Ruskin University, UK


Dr. Ashok R. Patil
Associate Professor in Law
Chair on Consumer Law & Practice
National Law School of India University
Prof. V. Balakista Reddy
Professor of International Law
Head, Centre for Air and Space Law
Nalsar Law University
Prof. Madabhushi Sridhar Acharyulu
Professor of Law
Nalsar Law University
Prof. B. Srinivasa Rao
Department of Business Management
Osmania University
Dr. Gandharva Joshi
Professor of Psychology
Saurashtra University, India
Prof. V. P. Singh
Professor and Coordinator of Centre for
Globalization and Development Studies
University of Allahabad, India
Prof. Prakash C. Sarangi
Professor of Political Science
University of Hyderabad
Prof. Saraswati Raju
School of Social Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Prof. Dr. Sanjay Chaturvedi
Department of Political Science
Panjab University Chandigarh
Dr. Naved Iqbal
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Jamia Millia Islamia, India
Prof. Amitabh Kundu
Centre for the Study of Regional Development
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Dr. Sushila Shekhawat
Assistant Professor
Department of Languages,
BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan
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