Societies — Open Access Sociology 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 35 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in first half of 2017).

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Societies
Pushing the Limits: Inclusivity of Material Environment Guest Editor: Jasmien Herssens
Deadline: 30 September 2017
Special Issue in Societies
Towards a Sustainable Community, Work and Family Interface Guest Editors: Egidio Riva, Lodigiani Rosangela
Deadline: 31 October 2017
Special Issue in Societies
Youth Studies: Values, Practices and Discourses on Generations Guest Editor: Vitor Sérgio Ferreira
Deadline: 15 November 2017
Special Issue in Societies
Training Models and Practices in Sociology Guest Editors: Sandro Serpa, Carlos Ferreira
Deadline: 15 December 2017

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Societies
Ability Expectation and Ableism Studies (Short Ability Studies) Collection Editor: Gregor Wolbring
Topical Collection in Societies
Community-based Rehabilitation and Community Rehabilitation Collection Editor: Gregor Wolbring
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