Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies

Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies (E-ISSN: 2149-1291) is a peer-reviewed and an interdisciplinary academic international journal, JECS publishes theoretical, methodological and empirical research from all disciplines dealing with ethnicity and culture. Concerned primarily with critical reviews of current research, JECS enables a space for questions, concepts, and findings of formative influence in ethnic and cultural studies. The journal accepts article submissions online or by e-mail.

jets The scopes of the journal include:

  • Education
  • Identity Politics
  • Minorities
  • Race
  • Ethnicity
  • Immigration/Migration
  • Diaspora
  • Multicultural Education
  • Popular Culture
  • Cultural Studies
  • Transnationalism
  • Citizenship and Policies of Integration



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  • EconLit
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  • ICI Journal Master List
  • Open Science Directory
  • PKP Open Archives Harvester
  • ProQuest Education Index
  • ScienceGate
  • SFU Library
  • Ulrich's
  • WorldCat
  • Gale/Cengage Learning


  • 2020 Q2: Articles Received: 129: Accepted: 14; Rejected: 115; Published: 11; Retracted: 0

  • 2020 Q1: Articles Received: 121: Accepted: 19; Rejected: 102; Published: 10; Retracted: 0

  • 2019 Q2: Articles Received: 106; Accepted: 16; Rejected: 90; Published: 15; Retracted: 0



Open Access Policy:

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Copyright Policy:

By submitting a manuscript to JECS, authors agree to transfer without charge the following rights to JECS upon acceptance of the manuscript: first worldwide publication rights and the right for JECS to grant permissions as JECS editors judge appropriate for the redistribution of the article, its abstract, and its metadata in professional indexing and reference services. Any revenues from such redistribution are used solely to support the continued publication and distribution of articles. The journal/publisher is not responsible for subsequent uses of the work.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Paper Selection and Publishing Process

a) Submission Acknowledgement

When you submit a manuscript online, you will receive a submission acknowledgment letter sent by the online system automatically. For email submission, the editor or editorial assistant sends an e-mail confirmation to the submission’s author within one to three working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, please check your bulk email box or contact the editorial assistant.

b) Basic Review

The editor or editorial assistant determines whether the manuscript fits the journal’s focus and scope. Next, a check for the similarity rate is done using CrossCheck, powered by iThenticate. Any manuscripts out of the journal’s scope or containing plagiarism, including self-plagiarism, are rejected.


c) Peer Review

We use a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The submitted manuscript will be reviewed by at least two experts: one editorial staff member as well as one to three external reviewers. The review process may take four to six weeks.

d) Decision Is Made

The decision to accept or reject an article is based on the suggestions of reviewers. If differences of opinion occur between reviewers, the editor-in-chief will weigh all comments and arrive at a balanced decision based on all comments, or the second round of peer review may be initiated.

e) Notification of the Result of Review

The result of the review will be sent to the corresponding author and forwarded to other authors.

f) Publication Notice

The authors and readers will be notified and invited to visit our website for the newly published articles.

Call for Papers- Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies

Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies (JECS) welcomes original research articles and book reviews for its next issue. The JECS is a biannual and peer-reviewed journal published in June and December.

We are seeking submissions for forthcoming issue published in December 2020. The paper should be written in professional English. The length of 6000-10000 words is preferred. All manuscripts should be prepared in MS-Word format, and submitted online: or sent to:

For any further information about the journal, please log on its website:

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2020


Due to high volume of submissions, the editorial board has been decided to start publishing three issues (April, August, December) in 2020. In 2021, JECS will start to publish four issues (February, May, August, and November) in a year. 


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Vol 7, No 3 (2020): In Progress

Table of Contents

Original Manuscript

Mila Beljanski, Emina Dedić Bukvić
Yuan Shuangyun, Li Hongxia
Yun-Hua Hsiao
Edad Mercier
Elahe Moradi
Genti Kruja
Deborah Isaac
Golaleh Makrooni
Abin Ojha
Jennifer Kim
Hasmin Tamsah, Ansar S.E, Gunawan Ilyas, Yusriadi Yusriadi, Umi Farida
Mahmoud F Alshetawi

Book Reviews

Cut Maya Aprita Sari
Bruno Halpern