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Social Transformations in Chinese Societies (STICS) is an interdisciplinary journal which provides a forum for research on contemporary China and Chinese communities across the globe.

ISSN: 1871-2673
eISSN: 1871-2673

Aims and scope

The journal Social Transformations in Chinese Societies (STICS) publishes research on contemporary China and Chinese communities across the globe, at a time of rapid and significant social, political, economic, and cultural change.

The journal welcomes research from several disciplines, including, but not limited to:

  • Anthropology
  • Demography
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Geography
  • History
  • Law
  • Media studies
  • Political Science
  • Sociology.

The journal operates a double-blind peer review process.

The journal welcomes proposals for special issues. If you would like to propose a special issue, please contact the Editor in the first instance.

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This journal is aligned with our fairer society goal

We are passionate about working with researchers globally to deliver a fairer, more inclusive society. This perhaps has never been more important than in today’s divided world.

SDG 1 No poverty
SDG 2 Zero hunger
SDG 5 Gender equality
SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 16 Peace, justice & strong institutions
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