Southern African Institute for Policy and Research

Zambia Social Science Journal


The Zambia Social Science Journal is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published by the Southern African Institute for Policy and Research. The primary objective is to publish scholarly work in the social sciences and development. Serving as a forum for argument, debate, review, reflection, and discussion, the Journal is informed by the results of relevant and rigorous research. Articles are welcome from scholars and researchers at all career stages from within and outside Africa. Articles from any field within the social sciences relevant to Africa may be submitted.

The published papers are anonymously peer reviewed by at least three reviewers. Final acceptance or rejection of submitted papers rests with the Editorial Board. The Editorial Board reserves the right to refuse any material for publication. The Journal is published bi-annually, with editions coming out in May and November.

Vol. 9 No. 1 – Introduction, now available for download.

Vol. 8 No. 2– now available for download.

Vol. 8 No. 1

Vol. 7 No. 2

Vol. 7 No. 1

Vol. 6 No. 2 IAPRI Special Edition

Vol. 6 No. 1

Vol. 5 No. 2

Vol. 5 No. 1

Vol. 4 No. 2

Vol 4 No 1

Publication Information

Jotham Momba

Associate Editors
Fay Gadsen
Manenga Ndulo
Caesar Cheelo
Marja Hinfelaar

Managing Editor
Chewe Nkonde

Deputy Managing Editor
Maio Bulawayo

Editorial Advisory Board
Jessica Achberger, Michigan State University (USA)
Kassahun Berhanu, Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia)
Chaloka Beyani, London School of Economics and Political Science (UK)
Nic Cheeseman, Oxford University (UK)
John Sentamu-Ddumba, Makerere University (Uganda)
Marja Hinfelaar, National Archives (Zambia)
Evans Kaimoyo, University of Zambia (Zambia)
Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, African Development Bank (Tunisia)
Joyce Luma, World Food Programme (Italy)
Edwin Maclellan, Cape Breton University (Canada)
Mabel Milimo, COMESA Secretariat (Zambia)
Pamela Nakamba-Kabaso, University of Zambia (Zambia)
Muna Ndulo, Cornell University (USA)
Alistair Nolan, OECD (France)
Bizeck Phiri, University of Zambia (Zambia)
Lloyd Sachikonye, University of Zimbabwe (Zimbabwe)
Mohamed Salih, Institute of Social Studies (The Netherlands)
Peter Takirrabbude, University of Botswana (Botswana) 

Submission Guidelines

Detailed instructions for authors can be found here: ZSSJ Guidelines for Authors

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