Societies — Open Access Sociology Journal

Societies (ISSN 2075-4698) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of sociology published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 32.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Societies
The Intergenerational Transmission of Offending in a Historical and International Perspective Guest Editors: Steve van de Weijer, Catrien Bijleveld, Barry Godfrey
Deadline: 28 February 2018
Special Issue in Societies
International Migration and Innovation: Implications for Human Development Guest Editor: Rosalyn Negrón
Deadline: 15 March 2018
Special Issue in Societies
Social Participation and Human Rights Guest Editors: Normand Boucher, Francis Charrier
Deadline: 1 April 2018
Special Issue in Societies
Academic Optimism: Antecedents and Consequences Guest Editors: Roxanne M. Mitchell, C. John Tarter
Deadline: 15 April 2018

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Societies
Community-based Rehabilitation and Community Rehabilitation Collection Editor: Gregor Wolbring
Topical Collection in Societies
Ability Expectation and Ableism Studies (Short Ability Studies) Collection Editor: Gregor Wolbring

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