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American Sociological Association Annual Meeting 2021 journal highlights
We are excited to share our latest journals content with you at the ASA. Keep reading to learn about our new challenge led open access journal Global Social Challenges, our 10th anniversary celebrations for Families, Relationships and Societies, the launch of our new journal Work in the Global Economy and free articles from a range of our journals. We also delighted announce the call for papers for the new journal Global Political Economy.
Introducing Global Social Challenges Journal
How can we re-imagine society in an era of climate change, pandemic, hunger, poverty questions of racial, ethnic and gender justice and other pressing global societal challenges? Significant threats and dangers lie ahead of us, but so do opportunities. This new fully open access, not for profit journal aims to facilitate thinking about these positive new trajectories and become the journal of choice to address the complexities of global social challenges across disciplines.
The Global Social Challenges Journal will be the first such journal to be based in the social sciences, whilst engaging with research from humanities, arts and STEM. It will be an important home for research which contributes to the creation of alternative futures that are socially and environmentally just and sustaining.
Celebrating 10 years of Families, Relationships and Societies
Families, Relationships and Societies (FRS) is a social science journal designed to advance scholarship and debate in the growing field of families and relationships across the life course. It explores family life, relationships and generational issues from interdisciplinary, social science perspectives, whilst maintaining a solid grounding in sociological theory and methods and a strong policy and practice focus.
To mark the journal’s 10th anniversary, we’re making highlights from the journal free to access throughout 2021, including a free collection of seminal articles from the journal. Including;
The intimate labour of transnational communication
Rhacel Salazar Parreñas
Why do people live apart together? [Open Access]
Simon Duncan et al.
Highly Cited articles
Enjoy free access to the articles contributing to our latest impact factor of 0.759. The collection is free to access until 31 August.
Let's stop feeding the risk monster: towards a social model of 'child protection'
Brid Featherstone et al.
Emotions and Society
Emotions and Society publishes high-quality, articles that advance theoretical and empirical understanding of emotions in social life. It is associated with the European Sociological Association's (ESA) Research Network on Sociology of Emotions (RN11). The journal aims to develop a uniquely sociological perspective on emotions, while also engaging in interdisciplinary exchanges.
Want to learn more? Take a look at our free sample issue and explore our editors’ favourite articles from recent issues. Highlights include:
Emotional warfare? Track two diplomacy and the emotionalisation of the Cold War
Struggling with anxiety: demographic statistics and an emotionalised American Jewish public sphere
Emotionalising national security, depoliticising the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Amalia Sa’ar, Sarai B Aharoni and Alisa Lewin
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Journal of Psychosocial Studies
The Journal of Psychosocial Studies publishes work that falls within the broad transdisciplinary area of Psychosocial Studies, defined by a commitment to understanding the significance of the links between internal and external worlds.
Free sample issue
Beyond the angers of populism: a psychosocial inquiry
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Introducing Work in the Global Economy
Work in the Global Economy is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that promotes understanding of work, and connections to work, in all forms and dimensions.
Foregrounding the diverse interests that compose labour and capital in the Global South and North, the journal will promote interdisciplinary and international agendas that have broad appeal to scholars and students of the sociology of work.
Be one of the first to publish in Work in the Global Economy: Read our Call for Papers.
Journal of Gender-Based Violence
The Journal of Gender-Based Violence is the first international journal based in Europe to showcase the work of scholars across disciplinary and topic boundaries, and from a range of methodologies.
The journal documents the voices and experiences of victims and survivors of Gender-Based Violence (GBV), to publish work regarding those who perpetrate GBV and of the varied and complex social structures, inequalities and gender norms through which GBV is produced and sustained.
Free sample issue: Volume 3, Number 3
International Journal of Care and Caring
The International Journal of Care and Caring advances scholarship and debate in the important and expanding field of care and caring. Multidisciplinary and international in scope, it publishes high-quality contributions on care, caring and carers from all regions of the world.
Editors’ Choice collection (free until 31 January 2022)
Free sample issue: Volume 3, Number 4 (free until 31 December 2022)
New journal coming soon: Global Political Economy
Global Political Economy is the much-anticipated journal for the discipline of global political economy. The journal offers a critical platform for research that interrogates prevailing institutions, norms and patterns of authority and explanatory categories, authors will engage with and drive debates around emancipatory discourses and praxis.
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