Social Sciences — Open Access Journal

Social Sciences (ISSN 2076-0760) is an international, open access journal with rapid peer-review, which publishes works from a wide range of fields, including anthropology, criminology, economics, education, geography, history, law, linguistics, political science, psychology, social policy, social work, sociology and so on. Social Sciences is published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access  free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) partially funded by institutions through Knowledge Unlatched and partially funded by MDPI, resulting in no direct charge to authors.
  • High visibility: Indexed in Scopus and other databases.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and published online approximately 21 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.3 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • 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 Issues

Special Issue in Social Sciences
Work-Family Balance and Gender (In)equalities in Europe: Policies, Processes and Practices Guest Editor: Isabella Crespi
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Inequality and Poverty Guest Editors: Nuno Crespo, Nádia Simões
Deadline: 1 January 2019
Special Issue in Social Sciences
A Social View of Economic Growth and Energy Consumption Guest Editors: María Del P. Pablo-Romero, Antonio Sánchez-Braza
Deadline: 15 January 2019
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Labor Unions and the Changing Employment Relationships Guest Editor: Raymond Gibney
Deadline: 31 January 2019

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