About the Journal

About the Journal

This journal publishes research articles and book reviews that are relevant to its primary topic of studying Muslims in Canada. It is an interdisciplinary journal that accepts submissions for annual publications from researchers working in the fields of sociology, education religious studies, history, political science, psychology, and media studies.

Open Access Policy

Religious and Socio-Political Studies Journal is a diamond open access journal that provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports the greater global exchange of knowledge.

Authors will never be charged to submit or publish a manuscript through Religious and Socio-Political Studies Journal, and all articles will be made available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License.

Author Self-Archiving Policy

Under the terms of the Creative Commons license, authors are permitted to post their work online in institutional/disciplinary repositories or on their own websites. Pre-print versions posted online should include a citation and link to the final published version in Religious and Socio-Political Studies Journal as soon as the issue is available; post-print versions (including the final publisher's PDF) should include a citation and link to the journal's website.

Digital Archiving Policy 

This journal is archived with the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) Preservation Network and Scholars Portal Journals. These programs offer a decentralized and distributed preservation, perpetual access, and preservation of the authentic original version of the content.

Publication Frequency

This journal aims to publish at least once per year. Articles however are published on a rolling basis and may be put out under 'early release' if they are ready before an official publication date. This means that they will be published in an issue which is then added to until it is 'closed,' after which an editorial note and introduction will be included. In the meantime, authors will be able to circulate their publication as needed.