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Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Meeting 2021 series highlights

Below we have highlighted our current Sociology series.

Don't forget you can use code SOC21 to get 50% off all Sociology books until midnight on 7 August. 

If you’re interested in writing for one of our series, you can find out more about how to submit a proposal on each individual series page. Click on the ‘find out more’ links below. 

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SSSP Agendas for Social Justice

Written by highly respected teams of authors brought together by the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP), the agendas offer recommendations for action by elected officials, policy makers, and the public around key issues for social justice. Find out more about the series.

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Decolonization and Social Worlds series

The Decolonialization and Social Worlds series will provide a radical new platform for high quality monographs which respond to the call for a decolonial revolution in sociology and the social sciences. Taking us beyond the boundaries of Eurocentrism, this international series aims to expand the scope and imagination of the field. Find out more about the series.


Sociology of Diversity series 

This fast-growing Bristol University Press series brings together the highest quality sociological and interdisciplinary research that critically engages with the topic of diversity, including, but not limited to ethnic, racial, gender and sexualities diversity. Find out more about the series.

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Alternatives to Capitalism in the 21st Century

This ground-breaking new series will advance the international, comparative and interdisciplinary study of capitalism and its alternatives in the 21st century. Prospective authors are invited to submit proposals for single and co-authored monographs as well as edited collections. Find out more about the series.

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Global Migration and Social Change series

This series advances new scholarship in migration and refugee studies by fostering cross- and interdisciplinary dialogue informed by qualitative and quantitative research methods. Find out more about the series.


21st Century Standpoint series

Accessible, social and political commentary from Policy Press and the British Sociological Association. What are the 21st century challenges shaping our lives today and in the future? This exciting series showcases lively, disruptive, progressive writers who reach beyond the academy. Find out more about the series.

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Sociology of Children and Families

Pushing forward theories in sociology of children, childhood and families, this cutting-edge series engages with cross-national literature and debates. Find out more about the series.

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Gender and Sociology series

Showcasing high quality research, this series provides a platform for distinctively sociological scholarship that advances the study of gender across the contemporary world. The series is international in scope and diverse in the issues covered, recognising that all aspects of social life are gendered or have some gender dimension.  Find out more about the series.

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Public Sociology series

This series addresses not only what sociologists do, but what sociology is for and focuses on the commitment to enhance understanding of the social condition, so that the lives of people are materially improved. Find out more about the series.

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Interpretive Lenses in Sociology

This new and exciting series provides a unique forum for scholars from a wide range of interpretive schools to explore approaches to uncovering the deep meanings underlying human actions, events and experiences. First books in the series are launching in 2022. Find out more about the series.

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