Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences - JAPSS ISSN 1944-1088 (print) ISSN 1944-1096 (online)
Membership: (Application Form)
Types:
  • Academician of the International Academy of Social Sciences
  • Senior Fellow of the International Academy of Social Sciences
  • Fellow of the International Academy of Social Sciences
  • Adjunct Fellow of the International Academy of Social Sciences
  • Regular Membership
  • Student Membership
  • Sponsor of the International Academy of Social Sciences
 
Academicians:
  • The title of Academician of Social Sciences is the highest honor bestowed by the International Academy of Social Sciences and by the Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences. It is given to prominent academics and leaders who have made an important contribution to their field. Academicians are entitled to use the post-nominal "AcIASS".  Academicians are also entitled to wear a pendant, breast star, and miniature of the breast star. All Academicians are given their proper insignia at the time of appointment.
 
 
 
Senior Fellow, Fellow, and Adjunct Fellow:
  • Rights and Privileges: Fellows have the right to name JAPSS and the International Academy of Social Sciences (IASS) as one of their affiliations, to publish opinion papers in the Journal, to advertize their books in the Journal and the official web-site, to represent the Journal in official functions, to nominate scholars for the award of "Scholar of the Month", and will be given preference in order to publish longer pieces through the Journal's Press section. Fellows are allowed to use the post-nominal "FIASS".
  • Requirements: Senior Fellowships will be granted by nomination to prominent scholars in the fields of the Social Sciences whose work has promoted the goals and principles of the Journal and are for life. Fellowships will be granted to scholars in the fields of the Social Sciences whose work promotes the goals and principles of the Journal and are for a period of three years. Adjunct Fellowships will be granted by the Editor in Chief and the Associate Editor to junior scholars who show potential.
 
Regular Membership
  • Rights and Privileges: Members are included in the yearly register of independent scholars and consultants published by the Journal and distributed worldwide, reduced fees for conferences and symposia organized by JAPSS, opportunities to publish scholarly work with JAPSS Press, and opportunities to join a truly international network of scholars and practitioners.
  • Requirements: At least an undergraduate degree from an accredited university in a field related to the Social Sciences.
 
Student Membership
  • Rights and Privileges: Reduced fees for conferences and symposia organized by JAPSS and opportunities to join a truly international network of scholars and practitioners.
  • Requirements: To be currently an undergraduate or high school student.
 
Sponsor of JAPSS
  • Rights and Privileges: Sponsors are included in the yearly register of independent scholars and consultants published by the Journal and distributed worldwide, reduced fees for conferences and symposia organized by JAPSS, opportunities to join a truly international network of scholars and practitioners, and to be listed in the issues of the Journal.
  • Requirements: Open to donors of more than $250 to the Journal of good moral character who are approved by the Editorial and Advisory Boards