Societies is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of sociology, published bimonthly online by MDPI.
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Topic in Education Sciences, Administrative Sciences, Economies, Societies, Sustainability
Effectiveness and Sustainable Application on Educational Technology Topic Editors: Jian-Hong Ye, Yung-Wei Hao, Yu-Feng Wu, Savvas A. Chatzichristofis
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Topic in Education Sciences, Social Sciences, Societies, Sustainability
Education and Digital Societies for a Sustainable World Topic Editors: Sandro Serpa, Maria José Sá
Deadline: 10 December 2023
Topic in Education Sciences, IJERPH, Societies, Sports
Educating at the Nexus of the Physical and Environmental Topic Editors: Gregor Wolbring, Dunja Anđić
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Topic in Education Sciences, Entropy, JAL, Societies, Sustainability
Sustainability in Aging and Depopulation Societies Topic Editors: Shiro Horiuchi, Gregor Wolbring, Takeshi Matsuda
Deadline: 15 June 2024
Special Issue in Societies
Ageing as a Unique Experience: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Ageing and Later Life from Social and Humanities Perspectives Guest Editors: Ieva Stončikaitė, Lucie Vidovićová
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Special Issue in Societies
Cascading Impacts of Disasters, Environmental Justice, and Community’s Resilience Guest Editors: Shinwoo Choi, Yongje Kim
Deadline: 15 July 2022
Special Issue in Societies
Gender and Social Class Issue in Academic Field Guest Editors: Maria Angeles Martinez Ruiz, María J. Hernández-Amorós
Deadline: 31 July 2022
Special Issue in Societies
Assistive Technology and the Wellbeing of Societies from a Capabilities Approach Guest Editors: Natasha Layton, Johan Borg
Deadline: 15 August 2022
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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