Societies — Open Access Journal of Sociology

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) funded by institutions through Knowledge Unlatched, resulting in no direct charge to authors.
  • 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
Supporting Health and Psychosocial well-being for Refugees and Asylum Seekers Guest Editor: Mansha Parven Mirza
Deadline: 15 April 2018
Special Issue in Societies
Social Justice at the End of Our World Guest Editor: Chloë Taylor
Deadline: 30 April 2018
Special Issue in Societies
Attitudes about Inequalities Guest Editors: Liza G. Steele, Nate Breznau
Deadline: 15 May 2018
Special Issue in Societies
Youth Studies: Values, Practices and Discourses on Generations Guest Editor: Vitor Sérgio Ferreira
Deadline: 1 June 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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