Sociology &

Explore our sociology & criminology journals & books

Welcome to our home for sociology & criminology research. This page is designed to help authors find a home for their work and to help librarians identify suitable eJournal and eBook collections for their researchers.

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Our goals

This subject area is aligned with Fairer society, which is one of our interdisciplinary goals, each is which aligned to multiple SDGs so we can ensure that the research we publish can fully play its part in solving significant global challenges.

If you want to find out more about we support the UN Sustainable Development Goals, take a look at our goals page.

For authors & researchers

If you're a researcher and/or a published or prospective author, here's where you'll find details of our sociology & criminology journals and books.

Calls for papers – book series

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Recent books

You can search for more books in this subject area on our Bookstore.

If you want to speak to us about writing a book in this subject area, you can contact us below.

Calls for book proposals

Environmental Sociology

We are seeking short-form Emerald Points proposals that investigate the relationships between social systems and the ecosphere, including interactions within and between institutions, social groups, and natural and built environments.

Proposals might also consider the origins and impacts of technology, the social causes of environmental change, the environmental causes of social change, the consequences of social inequalities and power relationships for socio-environmental dynamics, how people in societies perceive environmental problems, the relationships between population, health, and the environment, globalization, and the mechanisms behind environmental injustice.

If you are interested in submitting a book proposal please contact Katy Mathers

For librarians

If you're a librarian, here's where you'll find details of how to access our eJournal and eBook collections on Emerald Insight. 

Access our eJournal & eBook collections on Emerald Insight 

Journal and book content on Emerald Insight can be accessed through a range of flexible subscription and purchase options. Match content collections to user needs by choosing from comprehensive subject collections or flexible ‘select’ models.

Find out more about eJournal collections and eBook collections.

Open access content

Fairer society open access content

Explore freely available research to read, download, and share, that focuses on the creation of a just, inclusive society without any barriers to participation.

Publish your article or book with us

If you want to publish an article in any of the journals listed on this page, you can find all the information you need – and submit your paper – on each journal's homepage.

If you're interested in authoring a book in this subject area, please visit our Get ready to publish a book page where you'll find contact details for individual publishers.

If you want to speak to one of the team about publishing your work, please fill in this form and one of the team will get back to you.

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