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About Journal
The NG-Journal of Social Development (NGJSD) is an International Journal, indexed in and a member of Arabian Group of Journals (AGJ). It is a professional and academic discussion and research in development and social related issues across the globe. NGJSD is a peer reviewed open access journal publishes original unpublished research work. A scholarly journal deals with the disciplines of social and development sciences. NGJSD publishes research work that meaningfully contributes towards theoretical bases of contemporary developments in society. The journal is published three times a year (March, June and October).

Objective of NGJSD is to widen the knowledge base in collaboration with scholars, academicians, professionals and practitioners by allowing free access to valuable information around the globe. Research studies in NGJSD address emerging issues and developments in business and societies around the world. NGJSD encourages submission related to subjects of sociology, psychology, anthropology, economics, political science, international relations, linguistics, history and project management.

The goal of the journal is to develop and disseminate social work literature that provides linkages among social research, social work education, social work practice and social development at the national as well as the cross-national levels.

The subject areas of the journal cover the following:
  • Ideologies, values and ethics of social work
  • Approaches, methods, techniques and skills of social work
  • Governance, welfare and social development
  • Administration of voluntary/ non-profit organizations
  • Societal systems and social work intervention
  • Social service sectors and social work intervention
  • Social work intervention for marginalized groups
  • Social work intervention in social conflict and emergency situations
  • Fieldwork practicum
The journal invites the following types of original:
  • Theoretical/historical/empirical/methodological/epistemological analyses
  • Reviews of policies, programs, legislations, organizations, and practice interventions
  • Book reviews

Zainab Arabian Research Society for Multidisciplinary Issues Dubai, United Arab Emirate & Centre for Social Science Research, Enugu, Nigeria.

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Editorial Board Members

Editor in chief
Dost, M. K, PhD
Zainab Arabian Research Society for Multidisciplinary Issues,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Prof. Emma E.O. Chukwuemeka, PhD
Professor of Public Administration and Development Studies
Department of Public Administration
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria


Prof. B.C. Nwankwo, Ph.D
Kogi State University Ayingba, Nigeria

Prof. Patrick Akpan
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Nigeria

D. Stamatakis, PhD
Athens National and Kapodistrian University, Greece

Muhammad Aamir Hashmi, PhD
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Education, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Santosh Kumar Behera, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, India

Saeed Sharifi, PhD
Department of Cultural Management, Science and Research
Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran

Prof. Chika Oguona
University of Nigeria, Nsuka Nigeria

Chukwuemeka Okafor, D.Admin
University of Fort Hare South Africa

S. Jabulani
University of Swaziland

Ogochukwu G. Okafor, PhD
Nnamdi Azikiwe  University Awka, Nigeria

Mozamel Elnair Somi Kakitla, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Dalanj, Sudan

Consulting Editors
Prof. B.C. Osisioma, Ph.D
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria

Prof. Anis Mahomed Karodia, Ph.D
Regent Business School, Durban South Africa

Prof. Emma Okoye, Ph.D
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria

Prof. Charles Okigbo, Ph.D
North Dakota State Universiy, United State of America

Patrick Ezepue, Ph.D
Sheffield  Hallam University, United Kingdom

Prof. KunleAwotokun,Ph.D
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife,Nigeria

Dr. Bilal Mohammad Eneizan
Islamic Science University of Malaysia,
Bandar Baru Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Ali Gholipour Soleymani (PhD)
Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch, Iran

Editorial Policy

Interested contributors should type their scientific papers on A4 size with wide margins and single line spacing in 12 fonts Times New Roman. It should not exceed 15 pages including the abstract of not more than 200 words. Not more than five keywords should be provided immediately after abstract. The paper should be empirical or theoretical, well researched, and persuasive. It should also include: brief profile of the author including institutional affiliation and status, title of paper, abstract, introduction, statement of problem, review of related literature, method of investigation, discussion of findings and recommendations. Authors should include their phone numbers including addresses and e-mail.

Articles must be in conformity with the American Psychological Association (APA) documentation style 6th edition. Journal titles should be abbreviated for multiple citations in the same year, a,b,c, should be used immediately following the year of publication.

Manuscript submission is online.  See the email address below.
All correspondence should be addressed to the Executive Managing Editor

Prof. Emma E.O. Chukwuemeka, Ph.D
Professor of Public Administration and Development Studies
Department of Public Administration, Nnamdi Azikiwe University
P.M.B 5025, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
Tel: +2348060967169 ; +2348052671039

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The views expressed in the articles do not reflect that of the editorial board but of the author(s) concerned.
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