African Studies Quarterly
http://www.africa.ufl.edu/asq/ some articles include
"State Collapse and Reconstruction in Central Africa" (1997),
"Globalizing Land and Food in Zimbabwe: Implications for Southern
Africa" (2003), "Human Rights and State Transition" (2000).
Antipodean electronic journal of
world affairs http://www.victoria.ac.nz/atp/ articles include "Global
America Will the Unipolar Moment Pass? New Perspectives For
A New Millennium Local, National, Regional and Global" (1999) (I'm
not sure if this journal is still publishing)
Contemporary Economic Policy http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291465-7287
A Journal of the Western Economic Association International. Some
of the articles are free to read. One recent article - free to
read- (January 2014) was Economic Freedom of the World: an
Accounting of the Literature. By Joshua Hall and Robert
Economics Bulletin http://www.economicsbulletin.com/ has a number of articles of
interest, like Fumitaka Furuoka and Qaiser Munir. Population
growth and standard of living: A threshold regression approach. 2011, Vol. 31 No.1, and a volume
on Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
(volume 15) with some articles of interest, such as "Communication
costs, network externalities, and long-run growth". This
journal is from Vanderbilt University. The editor and founding
editor are from there.
Globality Studies https://gsj.stonybrook.edu/
This journal "is an open access journal committed to
interdisciplinary analyses of global history and society, global
civilization and local cultures."
Global-e http://global-ejournal.org/ global-e aims to provide
a forum for commentary regarding global events, processes, and
issues. Each edition will feature brief essays authored by leading
scholars and practitioners, offering provocative reflections on a
range of topics with the aim of stimulating discussion among the
global studies community.
Governance in Africa http://www.govafricajournal.org/
This is an "open-access and peer-reviewed journal offering
original research, expert commentary and policy briefings on a
number of themes relevant to contemporary governance in Africa.
Its objective is to build and consolidate knowledge in this field,
to increase the reach and impact of research, and to influence
policy at the highest levels."
Humanity & Social Sciences
Journal http://idosi.org/hssj/hss.htm has some articles about
social change topics, for example, "Corruption and Development in
Africa: Challenges for Political and Economic Change" by Gbenga
Lawal, (Jan-June 2007) and "Globalisation and Development: The
Implications for the African Economy" by Gbenga Lawal (Sept-Dec
Most of the journals from IDOSI are science in
International Journal of Economic Sciences and Applied
published by the by the Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of
International Journal of Sustainable Future for Human
This journal "originated from the need to provide an
inter-disciplinary forum where the most serious problems affecting
a sustainable future for human security can be discussed"
International Social Science Review http://digitalcommons.northgeorgia.edu/issr/
The journal is twice a year, and has a couple of articles,
and many book reviews. Some of the articles and book reviews are
about social change
Journal of Artificial Societies
and Social Simulation (JASSS) http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/JASSS.html an interdisciplinary
journal for the exploration and understanding of social processes
by means of computer simulation
Journal of Economic and Financial
new in 2013. One of the articles in volume 1 is "An examination of
the remittance, financial development, and economic growth in
Journal of International Commerce
and Economics http://www.usitc.gov/journals/index.htm This journal provides
"insightful and in-depth analysis on current and emerging issues
in international trade. ... The journal relies primarily on USITC
staff research." One article from July 2008 is "The Link
Between Openness and Long-Run Economic Growth"
"We review the most cited empirical analyses of the relationship
between international trade and economic growth and more recent
empirical analyses of the link between trade and productivity
growth. We conclude that there is likely to be a positive
relationship between international trade and economic growth."
Journal of Public and International Affairs http://www.princeton.edu/jpia/ by the Woodrow Wilson School
of Public and International Affairs Association of Professional
Schools of International Affairs. Some articles include
"Toward the Reunification of Cyprus: Defining and Integrating
Reconciliation into the Peace Process" and "Moving Beyond Kosovo:
Envisioning A Coherent Theory of Humanitarian Intervention".
Journal of Social Science http://thescipub.com/jss.toc Some recent articles are
"Economic Growth and Unemployment: An Empirical Analysis", Fuad M.
Kreishan, and A Study of Urban Quality of Life in a Developing
Country, Sedigheh Lotfi, Amin Faraji, Husain Hataminejad and Ahmad
Pourahmad, March 2011, Volume 7, #2.
Most of the journals http://thescipub.com/browse/
are science, a few are statistics
Journal of Sustainable
Development in Africa http://www.jsd-africa.com/ This journal is "is the
official journal for sustainable development in Africa"
not exactly a journal, but "Openpop.org is an academic
collaborative blog. Its mission is threefold: firstly, to maximise
the economic and social impact of population research through
engagement with policymakers, industry, the media and other
stakeholders; secondly, to raise the profile of demography and
population studies as a discipline; and thirdly, to enhance links
between researchers around the world."
Proceedings of the National Academy of
Sciences http://www.pnas.org/ has a social science
section with occasional articles of interest. Articles
appear to be free after one year.
Seton Hall Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations
is the official semiannual publication of the School of
Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University
The Wilson Quarterly http://www.wilsonquarterly.com some selected essays, for
example, "Africa's Village of Dreams", Jeffrey Sachs’s approach to
World Economic Review http://wer.worldeconomicsassociation.org/
from the World Economic Association. One article from the 2015 issue
is "Global Growth, Inequality and Poverty Eradication in a
Also see Real World Economic Review http://www.paecon.net/PAEReview/
One article from Feb 2015 is "Did globalisation stimulate increased
Population and Vital Statistics Report: Series A http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/vitstats/default.htm This "presents most
recent data on population size (total, male and female) from the
latest available census of the population, national official
population estimates and the number and rate (births, deaths and
infant deaths) for the latest available year after 1988." (except
the first edition on this page is from 2006).
DIRECTORIES OR COLLECTIONS OF OPEN JOURNALS
Directory of Open Access
Journals http://www.doaj.org/ for a whole bunch of
other journals, not necessarily related to social change.
has a number of journals of potential interest such as
Journal of Macroeconomic Dynamics Research, and Open Journal of
Social Science Research.
Journals online http://www.inasp.info/en/work/journals-online/
The current journals online include sets: Bangladesh
Journals Online, Latin America Journals Online, African
Journals Online, bunch more. Most of the Bangladesh Journals
Online look like medical journals. Many (but not all) of the
African Journals Online http://www.ajol.info/
are open text, and are in all areas, like economics, sociology,
anthropology, agriculture, biology, chemistry, history.
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