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Frontiers in Sociology publishes rigorously peer-reviewed research featuring specialty areas including Gender, Sex and Sexuality Studies, Medical Sociology, and Sociological Theory. Led by an outstanding Editorial Board of international experts, this multidisciplinary open-access journal is at the forefront of disseminating and communicating knowledge and impactful discoveries to researchers, academics and the public worldwide.
Launched in 2016, the journal and its Specialty Sections foster interdisciplinary research by researchers around the world, as well as fairness, transparency, and objectivity in the review process. We welcome a range of article types including Original Research, Hypothesis & Theory (philosophical and theoretical papers), Review, Perspective, and Book Reviews.
Current specialty sections include:
Frontiers welcomes research articles on these themes and beyond.
There are a number of ways you can contribute to the journal:
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Short Name: Front. Sociol.
Electronic ISSN: 2297-7775
Indexed in: Google Scholar, DOAJ, CrossRef, CLOCKSS
PMCID: coming soon for all published articles
Frontiers in Sociology is composed of the following Specialty Sections:
The specialty sections of Frontiers in Sociology welcome submission of the following article types: Brief Research Report, Correction, Data Report, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis and Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Policy and Practice Reviews, Review, Specialty Grand Challenge, Systematic Review, Technology and Code, Clinical Trial, Community Case Study, Study Protocol, Book Review, Conceptual Analysis, Policy Brief and Registered Report.
When submitting a manuscript to Frontiers in Sociology, authors must submit the material directly to one of the specialty sections. Manuscripts are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the respective specialty section.
Articles published in the specialty sections above will benefit from the Frontiers impact and tiering system after online publication. Authors of published original research with the highest impact, as judged democratically by the readers, will be invited by the Chief Editor to write a Frontiers Focused Review - a tier-climbing article. This is referred to as "democratic tiering". The author selection is based on article impact analytics of original research published in the Frontiers specialty journals and sections. Focused Reviews are centered on the original discovery, place it into a broader context, and aim to address the wider community across all of Sociology.
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