Social Sciences

Social Sciences 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) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed within Scopus, ESCI (Web of Science)EconBiz, IDEAS, EconPapers, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (General Social Sciences)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • 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 Issue in Social Sciences
Social Theory for the Anthropocene: Thinking and Acting in a Disrupted Planet Guest Editor: Manuel Arias-Maldonado
Deadline: 31 July 2021
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Gender Relations at Work: Persistent Patterns and Social Change Guest Editors: Anália Maria Cardoso Torres, Fátima Maria de Jesus Assunção
Deadline: 1 August 2021
Special Issue in Social Sciences
Research on Family Well-Being Guest Editor: Michaela Rogers
Deadline: 1 September 2021
Special Issue in Social Sciences
The End-Purpose of Teaching Social Sciences and the Curricular Inclusion of Social Problems Guest Editor: Delfín Ortega-Sánchez
Deadline: 21 September 2021
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