International Journal of Political Activism and Engagement (IJPAE)

International Journal of Political Activism and Engagement (IJPAE)

Formerly International Journal of Civic Engagement and Social Change (IJCESC)
Editor-in-Chief: Susheel Chhabra (Periyar Management and Computer College, India)
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2019
ISSN: 2640-0367|EISSN: 2640-0375|DOI: 10.4018/IJPAE


The International Journal of Political Activism and Engagement (IJPAE) compiles theoretical and empirical works that explore how politically active and socially-engaged citizens can impact and enlarge public welfare activities and socioeconomic resources. Examining outreach and engagement initiatives through methods such as public policy, urban development, and digital platforms, the journal seeks to create greater transparency between the government and its citizens to promote community development and develop public accountability for the overall benefit of society.

Topics Covered

  • Citizen Participation
  • Citizen services
  • Civic activism
  • Civic Education
  • Civic engagement and political reforms for development
  • Civic engagement and rural development
  • Civic engagement and urban development
  • Civic engagement for development and social change
  • Civic engagement for organization development
  • Civic engagement reforms and capacity building
  • ICTs engagement and social change
  • Leadership cases for civic engagement
  • Political Science
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Preservation of natural resources
  • Public policy and social change
  • Role of administrative competencies for civic engagement
  • Smart governance practices
  • Smart regulatory frameworks for civic engagement
  • Social accountability for individuals, government, and corporate sectors
  • Social networks and collaborations for bringing social change
  • Standards and benchmarks for civic engagement
  • Sustainable Development
  • Value-driven civic engagement
  • Women and child development

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Political Activism and Engagement (IJPAE) is to discuss and explore value driven civic engagement practices, processes, and frameworks to bring social change and to effectively manage socioeconomic resources for individuals and society. The journal promotes cutting-edge research on various issues of political activism and engagement as an integrated platform for researchers, scholars, academic institutions, and civic society. IJPAE achieves its mission through research, exemplary cases, smart processes and competencies, development of frameworks, and collaborations, suggesting standards and benchmarks worldwide.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Mila Gasco, Center for Technology in Government, United States
Kijpokin Kasemsap, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Thailand
Sabrina Leone, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Netherlands
Associate Editors
Daman Ahuja, Population Foundation of India, India
Raymond Chan, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Dimitris Gouscos, University of Athens, Greece ORCID
Muneesh Kumar, Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, India
Moni Mishra, Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, India
Editorial Review Board
Gbenga Afolayan, Murdoch University, Australia, Australia
Hardeepika Ahluwalia, Periyar Management and Computer College, India
Getachew Alebachew, Bahir dar University, Ethiopia ORCID
Stella Aririguzoh, Covenant University, Nigeria ORCID
Susana Bernardino, CEOS.PP/ISCAP/P.Porto, Portugal ORCID
Kulbir Bhatti, Periyar Management and Computer College, India
Danella Campbell, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK ORCID
Saayan Chattopadhyay, Baruipur College, India ORCID
Paul Kariuki, Dr, South Africa
Robert Kisusu, Tarime.Institute of.Business.Management, Tanzania, United Republic Of
Sushila Madan, University of Delhi, India
Carolin Mueller, The Ohio State University, Germany ORCID
Sushma Nayak, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), India
Antonio Opromolla, Link Campus University, Italy
Olusola Oyero, Covenant University, Nigeria ORCID
Fahri Özsungur, Adana Science and Technology University, Turkey ORCID
Brian Pindayi, Rusangu University, Zambia
Danial Saari, Almaty Management University, Kazakhstan ORCID
James Schopf, Keimyung University, Korea, Republic Of ORCID
Eleni-Revekka Staiou, University of Athens, Greece
Malathi Subramanian, Free Lance Researcher, India
Deepak Tandon, PROFESSOR, India ORCID
NEELAM TANDON, Jagannath University, India
Michail Theodosiadis, Goldsmiths, University of London ORCID
Mustafa Tunca, Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey ORCID
Steven Umbrello, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, University of Turin, Italy ORCID


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished article manuscripts will be considered. Interested authors must consult the Journal Guidelines for Manuscript Submission at PRIOR to submission. Any further questions may be answered at All article manuscript submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the editorial review board of the journal for a double-blind peer review. The final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.

All inquiries should be directed to the attention of:

Susheel Chhabra
International Journal of Political Activism and Engagement (IJPAE)