Journal of Social Development Studies (JSDS) with registration number ISSN 2271-3870 (print) and ISSN 2721-3889 (online) publishes peer-reviewed articles on all social development issues that are widely scattered both in Indonesia and wide-globe region countries. The journal aims to encourage the knowledge sharing activities between academics, scholars and practitioners in this field. Moreover, the journal is published since 2020 by the Department of Social Development and Welfare, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada twice per year, in March and September. The journal focuses on three main area of discussions: community empowerment, corporate social responsibility, and social policy. The journal welcomes papers that discuss the following themes, but not limited to: Social Movement and Empowerment; Human Rights, Citizenship and Development; Social Entrepreneurship; Community Development Theories, Approaches and Methods; Community Organization and Participation; Socio-cultural, Environmental and Economic Development; Industrial Relations; Decent Work; Education and Social Policy; Health Insurance and Policy; Social Protection; Wellbeing, Welfare, and Development; Poverty and Social Justice; Social Inclusion; Gender, Family and Development; Digital Technology and Development; Welfare Regime.