10th Anniversary of Social Sciences

The year 2022 marks the 10th anniversary of Social Sciences, a peer-reviewed open access journal on a wide of fields in social sciences. We value the contributions made by authors and reviewers. To celebrate this 10th anniversary, we are arranging a series of special content and events. We hope you can join us in celebrating this milestone for our journal and enjoy the collection below.

An Anniversary Message from the Editor-in-Chief

Development and Achievements

View the 10-year timeline infographic here. Trace the development of Social Sciences from its origins with remarkable events.

Inaugural issue released, published as a quarterly journal

Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Martin J. Bull

Covered by Scopus.

Applied double blind peer-review

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Nigel Parton

Published on a monthly basis

Establishes the following topical sections:

  • Gender Studies
  • Contemporary Politics and Society
  • Social Economics
  • Community and Urban Sociology





Establishes the following topical sections:

  • International Migration
  • Work, Employment and the Labor Market
  • Family Studies
  • Children and Youth Studies
  • Social Stratification and Inequality

Covered by Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)—Web of Science.

Celebration Activities


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Anniversary Special Issues

Critical Child Protection Studies: Celebrating 10th Anniversary

Anniversary Special Issues

Institutional Transformation of Capitalism in the Age of Globalization
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submission deadline 15 Jan 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 14669
(This special issue belongs to the Section Social Economics)
Inclusive Research: Is the Road More or Less Well Travelled?
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submission deadline 15 Jan 2022 | 19 articles | Viewed by 64770 | Printed Edition available
Re-Thinking Death Studies in Society: New Perspectives for the Next Fifty-Years
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submission deadline 22 May 2024 | Viewed by 587 | Submission Open
Keywords: death studies; death; dying; dead body; future death; death and technology; human mortality; end-of-life; bioethics; arts and humanities
Race and Ethnic Relations: New Perspectives, Methodologies and Approaches between Online-Offline Spaces submission deadline 20 Sep 2023 | 6 articles | Viewed by 29465
(This special issue belongs to the Section International Migration)
Critical Child Protection Studies
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submission deadline 30 Apr 2022 | 12 articles | Viewed by 37213 | Printed Edition available
(This special issue belongs to the Section Childhood and Youth Studies)
Children’s Services and Intergenerational Relationships
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submission deadline 20 Feb 2022 | Viewed by 615
Keywords: Intergenerational practice; older persons; children; reminiscing; pedagogy; workforce; intergenerational policies; intergenerational programs; intergenerational environments
(This special issue belongs to the Section Childhood and Youth Studies)
The Promise and Perils of Big Data and AI for Migration submission deadline 30 Apr 2023 | 2 articles | Viewed by 6433
Keywords: migration; migrants; refugees; big data; artificial intelligence; computational social sciences; ethics
(This special issue belongs to the Section International Migration)

Collection of Excellent Works

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