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International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy

Journal call for papers from International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy

The Editor, Professor Colin Williams, invites researchers to submit original research articles and applied case studies to this leading international journal.

The International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy provides wide-ranging, comprehensive coverage of current thought and practice in all allied branches of sociology and social policy, and particularly welcomes submissions from those working in business and management studies with an interest in sociological and social policy issues.

The journal publishes:

  • Peer-reviewed, academic articles on emergent sociological issues and trends
  • Applied case studies which inform knowledge and practice
  • Material which encourages interaction between research and practice from a wide variety of perspectives and experiences
  • Research which locates sociological practice and policy-making within a theoretical, historical or comparative perspective.

The journal provides:

  •  A widely read and respected platform for your work
  • Dissemination of your findings to over 1,200 institutions in more than 200 countries, ensuring maximum visibility to the right audiences.

Coverage includes:

  • Poverty and social exclusion/inclusion
  • Welfare provision
  • Employment restructuring
  • Work organisation
  • Consumption
  • Globalisation
  • Work-life balance
  • Family-friendly work practices
  • Informal sector
  • Childcare
  • Volunteering
  • Active citizenship
  • Age, gender and ethnicity
  • Disability
  • Crime
  • Public policy issues

How to submit
Please see the Author Guidelines for full details on how to submit.  Manuscripts should be submitted via Manuscript Central, Emerald's online submission and peer review system. Registration and access is available at Full information and guidance on using Manuscript Central is available at the Emerald Manuscript Central Support Centre: