About the Journal
The main objective of the International and Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Sciences (RIMCIS) is to disseminate scientific knowledge and generate debate in an interdisciplinary context, linking the different areas of social sciences such as anthropology, economy, political science, history, geography, sociology, philosophy. RIMCIS is focused on the analysis of societies, on the study of social problems, and on guidelines needed to overcome them. Thus, it is contributing to a qualitative and social transformation. This will help to the societies' development with a rigorous scientific basis, internationally proved.
With this approach, the journal also aims to reflect the outcomes of the major global research in social sciences, four-monthly publishing articles related to researches, relevant theoretical contributions, monographs' reviews, which have contributed to the creation of knowledge related to the broad field of social sciences studies. Jointly and in a multidisciplinary way, RIMCIS pretends to achieve critical and scientific debate based on evidences that contribute to the theoretical and empirical knowledge.
RIMCIS will publish articles in Spanish, Catalan, English, French and German in order to be addressed to a national and international audience, social science field researchers, and professionals, who want to base their scientific work on scientific evidence.
With a free access and digital broadcasting, the journal aspires to include a multidisciplinary view of social science. This fact is not covered by other editorials of scientific publications.
Peer Review Policy: All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous double-blind peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymized refereeing by two anonymous referees.
Until October 5th 2013, Hipatia Press scientific journals were published under Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial-NoDerivative License (CC BY NC ND). Hipatia Press journals decided to change the license and use the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) as recommended by the Budapest Open Access Initiative taking into account its commitment with Open Access.