African and Asian Studies

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The journal presents a scholarly account of studies of individuals and societies in Africa and Asia. Its scope is to publish original research by social scientists in the area of anthropology, sociology, history, political science and related social sciences about African and Asian societies and cultures and their relationships.

The journal focuses on problems and possibilities, past and future. Where possible, comparisons are made between countries and continents. Articles should be based on original research and can be co-authored.
From 1966 to 2001 African and Asian Studies was published under the name of Journal of African and Asian Studies.

The Clarivate Analytics Journal Citations Report for 2019 ranks African and Asian Studies with an Impact Factor of 0.167.
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Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, Wells College, NY, USA

Managing Editor
Emma Ramsey, Wells College, NY, USA

Editorial Board
Funwi Ayuninjam, Chatham University, Pennsylvania, USA
Jerry Bentley, University of Hawaii, Hawaii, USA
Josephine Beoku-Betts, Florida Atlantic University, Massachusetts, USA
Louis Brenner, SOAS, UK
Gui-ying Cao, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
Mohamadou Diallo, University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Christopher Ehret, University of California at Los Angeles, California, USA
Toyin Falola, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA
Hamdy A. Hassan, The Zayed University in Dubai and the Cairo University in Egypt, Egypt
Kempe Ronald Hope, Sr., Policy Development Practice International, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jacqueline Lumumba, University of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Vijayan K. Pillai, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas, USA
Cyril Obi, Social Science Research Council (SSRC), Brooklyn, New York, USA
Jandhyala B.G. Tilak, National University of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi, India
Rachid Tlemcani, University of Algiers, Algeria

Review Editors
Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh, University of Oregon, Oregon, USA
Akwasi B. Assensoh, Indiana University, Indiana, USA
" African and Asian Studies has rapidly established itself as a leading social sciences journal dealing with topical issues, providing cutting-edge research and introducing key theoretical debates on African and Asian polities and societies in a truly multidisciplinary, multicultural and comparative perspective." Prof. Guy Martin Professor of Political Science Winston-Salem State University, USA