About the Proceedings

Social Sciences in Brief: Proceedings (SSBP) is a book series oriented to social science studies and its main subdisciplines. The core of SSBP is volumes derived from academic conferences, workshops, and symposia. The series covers the following topics (not limited to):

  • Social work
  • Sociology
  • Development studies
  • Education
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Public administration
  • Anthropology
  • Philosophy
  • Communication
  • Law

Editorial guidelines

Guidelines for authors and editors can be found here.

Article processing charge (APC)

There will not be fees or charges applied for article processing and/or publication in the series.

Open access policy

All chapters published in SSBP are open access, meaning they are freely available without any kind of subscription or restriction.


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Copyright notice

Authors retain copyright over their chapters only, and grant the series right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons CC BY-NC 4.0 License that permits the sharing and adaptation of the material as long as appropriate credit be given, a link to the license be provided, and all changes are indicated. More information about this license can be found here. ColNes will retain copyright over the full books.