Societies 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.
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  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.1 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
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Special Issue in Societies
Ageing as a Unique Experience: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Ageing and Later Life from Social and Humanities Perspectives Guest Editors: Ieva Stončikaitė, Lucie Vidovićová
Deadline: 30 June 2021
Special Issue in Societies
Sustainable Tourism Management at Natural and Cultural Sites: A Practical Approach Guest Editors: Fernando Enseñat-Soberanis, Rocío Blanco-Gregory
Deadline: 15 July 2021
Special Issue in Societies
Problems in Adolescents: What Are the Psychological, Social and Financial Consequences? Guest Editor: Goran Livazovic
Deadline: 31 July 2021
Special Issue in Societies
Redistributive Justice: The Link between Public Policies and Preferences Guest Editors: Inés Calzada, Antonio M. Jaime-Castillo
Deadline: 31 August 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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