Interdisciplinary Journal Rural and Community Studies

Interdisciplinary Journal of Rural & Community Studies (IJRCS) provides open access platform for academics and community development experts to publish their findings.  IJRCS welcomes articles that provide discourse on rural development, policies and practices, and community-related studies from regional, provincial, community and global perspectives. Interdisciplinary debates on rural and community emancipation, focusing on social, educational, economic, political, environmental, local and urban influence, gender dominance and marginalisation, and resource allocation issues are also welcome. The predominant focus is to publish articles that contribute to the sustainable development of the disadvantaged towards emancipation and self-reliance. IJRCS invites empirical studies, conceptual and theoretical opinions, book reviews, reviews of relevant literature, and commentaries. 

The journal accommodates all disciplines, including but not limited to the following perspectives:

  • Rural development and people's emancipation
  • Community development
  • Urban and regional integration
  • Economic and political perspectives
  • Social and educational perfectives
  • Governance and administrative perspectives
  • Sociological and psychological perspectives
  • Health and well-being
  • Social and political activism
  • Management and communication
  • Natural and human science
  • Humanities and literature studies 
  • Gender issues 
  • Information and communications technology
  • Indigenous narratives