Societies — Open Access 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 25.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2019).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Special Issue in Societies
Challenging Academia: A Critical Space for Controversial Social Issues Guest Editors: Heather Piper, Else-Marie Leander, M.A.
Deadline: 15 June 2020
Special Issue in Societies
Social Inequality and Human Rights in a Digital World Guest Editor: Valerie Zawilski
Deadline: 30 June 2020
Special Issue in Societies
The Development of Attraction in Video-Mediated Communication Guest Editors: Emmelyn Croes, Marjolijn Antheunis
Deadline: 24 August 2020
Special Issue in Societies
Citizen Science in Digital Societies Guest Editor: Sandro Serpa
Deadline: 31 August 2020
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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