Societies is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of sociology, published quarterly online by MDPI.
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  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
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Special Issue in Societies
Extremism and the Assault on Truth, Social Justice, and Democracy Guest Editor: Andrew Franks
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Special Issue in Societies
Deaf Communities and Human Rights: Ongoing Struggles in Favor of Social Participation Guest Editors: Normand Boucher, Charles Gaucher, Louise Duchesne, Linsay Flowers
Deadline: 15 November 2021
Special Issue in Societies
Social Sustainability in Business from a Gender Perspective Guest Editors: Mónica Segovia Pérez, Eva Cifre
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Special Issue in Societies
The Role of Municipalities in Health Promotion Guest Editors: Elisabeth Fosse, Marit Kristine Helgesen
Deadline: 15 December 2021
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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