Aims: Kōtuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online aims to showcase the increasing number of individual and collaborative research endeavours across the social sciences. The Māori name ‘Kōtuitui’ means ‘interweaving’, and reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the journal. Although it is of particular relevance to New Zealand, and its social research community, as a multidisciplinary social sciences journal, Kōtuitui covers subject matter of widespread relevance and interest to social researchers across the globe.
Scope of submissions: Kōtuitui publishes original research papers, review articles, short communications on topical issues. We encourage quality submissions addressing questions of pertinence to national policy and communities in the New Zealand context. International submissions of relevance to New Zealand are also welcome. The journal’s subject matter ranges across the social sciences. Kōtuitui also publishes special sections on matters of major New Zealand and international interest from time to time.
Kōtuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online is a fully open access journal. Once published, your article will be immediately and permanently available for readers to read, download, and share. Readers will be able to access your article freely on Taylor and Francis Online. All articles in this journal will be published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) license. Royal Society Te Apārangi is currently offering an ongoing waiver on all Article Publishing Charges (APC).
All articles will be made freely and permanently available online through gold open access publication.
Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.
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