Journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences

JIASS is a peer-reviewed journal of the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences It is in its 20th year and is published annually. Since 2010, the Journal publishes both in print and online. JIASS is committed to publishing the highest quality social science theory and research. Papers may be submitted throughout the year although the editorial office encourages submissions from November 1st through May 1st for a timely review process for the next volume that is usually out in October.

Current Issue: Volume 21, Issue 1 (2018)


Senior Editor's Note
Kenneth D. Colburn Jr.


Table of Contents


Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Factors
Douglas K. Barney and Aycan Kara

Cover of Volume 21 of the Journal of the Indiana Academy of Social Sciences

Editorial Board

Senior Editor-in-Chief
Kenneth Colburn, Jr., Butler University

Deputy Editor
Surekha Rao, Indiana University Northwest

Copy Editor
Stephanie Seifert Stringham

Board of Directors

Jaishankar Raman, Valparaiso University

Vice President
Young C. Kim, University of Evansville

Past President
Jonathan Swarts, Purdue Northwest

Administrative Secretary
Diane Wille, IU Southeast

Executive Secretary
Nirupama Devaraj, Valparaiso University

Jim Thomas, IU Northwest

Senior Editor-in-Chief of the Journal
Kenneth Colburn, Jr., Butler University


Bruce Bigelow, Butler University
Katharine Bohley, University of Indianapolis
Christie Byun, Wabash College
Ethan Hollander, Wabash College
Surekha Rao, IU Northwest
Dulce Maria Scott, Anderson College
Cliff Staten, IU Southeast
Kathleen Tobin, Purdue Northwest