World Wide 

  • Acme [abstracts]
    An international peer-reviewed e-journal for the analysis of the social, the spatial and the political. It provides a forum for the publication of critical and radical work about space in the social sciences.
  • Action Research & Action Learning (ARAL) [full text] 
    A refereed journal on the subject of action research. The journal is sponsored by the Institute of Workplace Research Learning and Development within the School of Social and Workplace Development and by Southern Cross University Press.
  • Advances in Applied Sociology (AASoci) [full text]
    An international journal dedicated to the latest advancement of applied sociology. It provides a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of applied sociology.
  • Advances in Gender Studies [abstracts]
    Offers original manuscripts dealing with new developments in the study of gender informed by a variety of feminist frameworks and methodologies. It encourages empirical and theoretical gender scholarship worldwide in order to further the understanding of gender and to promote the application of this understanding to the solution of social problems and the achievement of equality locally and globally.
  • Advances in Industrial & Labor Relations [abstracts]
    A refereed research volume published annually or biannually. The series is designed to focus on industrial relations issues, but the editors welcome articles from scholars in diverse disciplines, such as economics, law, history, organizational behavior, psychology, and sociology. The series welcomes manuscripts that may be somewhat longer than is the case with most journals, principally so that authors can explore their respective topics more deeply.
  • Advances in Medical Sociology [abstracts]
    Medical Sociology is among the largest and first subdisciplines in Sociology. It is an area of ongoing work, advancing theory, method and our substantive understanding of social life.
  • African and Asian Studies [abstracts]
    Including one issue free, just to get the feeling. Editor: Tukumbi Lumumba (Cornell University Ithaca, USA).
  • Aposta [full text] - Revista de ciencias sociales
    A digital journal of sociological inspiration that seeks to accommodate all kinds of issues that can be addressed from any perspective of the social sciences.
  • Citizenship Studies [abstracts]
    A journal published by Carfax Publishing, and edited by Bryan S. Turner. It publishes internationally recognized scholarly work on contemporary issues in citizenship, human rights and democratic processes from an interdisciplinary perspective covering the fields of politics, sociology, history, philosophy and cultural studies. Upcoming special issues include Islam and Women, International Relations, Feminist Theory and Rights, and Cities and Citizenship.
  • Comparative Sociology (IJCS) [abstracts] 
    Studies made in different cultures and societies, with the aim of reaching a common level of abstraction. 
    Editors: York Bradshaw (Indiana University Bloomington, USA) and Shivu Ishwaran (Willowdale, Canada).
  • Cybermetrics [full text] 
    International peer-reviewd journal of Scientometrics, Informetrics and Bibliometrics. It is devoted to the study of the quantitative analysis of scholarly and scientific communications. The topics covered are the methodologies and results of scientometric, bibliometric or informetric research. Although emphasis is placed on aspects related to Internet, Cybermetrics is not restricted to them. Other subjects are accepted such as: application of scientometric methodology to the analysis of scientific communication in cyberspace ; uses of citation analyses (including the hypertextual phenomena), and the impact of the Internet on scientific co-operation. Chief editor: Isidro F. Aguillo (CINDOC-CSIC, Madrid, Spain).
  • Field Methods (FM) [abstracts] 
    An interdisciplinary, international journal of research on methods for collecting and analyzing data about human thought and human behavior outside the laboratory. Embracing both qualitative and quantitative methods of scientific and interpretive paradisms. FM publishes articles about methods from across the social sciences, including articles about survey methods, text analysis, and participant observation. Editor: H. Russel Bernard.
  • Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research (FQS) [full text] 
    A peer-reviewed multilingual online journal for qualitative research. The main aim of FQS is to promote discussion and cooperation between qualitative researchers from different countries and social science disciplines.
  • International Journal of Community Currency Research [full text and free]
    A forum for the dissemination of knowledge and understanding about the emerging array of community currencies. Editors: Colin C. Williams and Graham R. Irwin.
  • International Journal of Human Sciences [full text]
    An online academic journal that adheres to the highest standards of peer review and engages established and emerging scholars from anywhere in the world. It publishes all kinds of scientific works in any disciplines, approaches and languages.
  • International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice (IJSL) [table of contents + abstracts] 
    An interdisciplinary forum for high quality research and debate on social context and social implications of law, law-enforcement, and legal processs. It publishes contributions from all areas of socio-legal study, and particularly those which address comparative isssues and questions of development, change, and reform in soci0-legal processes.
  • International Sociology [table of contents + abstracts]
    A quarterly, established by the International Sociological Association (ISA) to publish papers which deserve worldwide circulation and which reflect the research & interests of the international community of sociologists. All branches of the discipline and all regions of the world are represented in its pages. Members of the ISA will receive the journal at a discount. Editor-in-Chief: Roberto Cipriani.
  • Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences (JAPSS) [full text] 
    Presented by the International Academy of Social Sciences (IASS ). JAPSS was established in September 2008 by a group of scholars from around the world to give voice to scholars and practitioners around the world; to promote the diffusion of “subjugated knowledges” and marginalized discourses; and to provide a forum for the deliberation and scholarly exploration of alternative paradigms in the social sciences.
  • Journal of Asia Pacific Studies (APS) [full text]
    An outlet for research dealing with the interdisciplinary field of Asia Pacific Studies.
  • Journal of Complexity [full text] 
    A refereed journal for scientific papers dealing with any area of complex systems research. The theme of the journal is the field of complex systems, the generation of complex behaviour from the interaction of multiple parallel processes. Relevant topics include: artificial life, cellular automata, chaos theory, control theory, evolutionary programming, fractals, genetic algorithms, information systems, neural networks, non-lineardynamics, and parallel computation. Papers dealing with applications of these topics (for example, to biology, economics, epidemiology, sociology) are also encouraged.
  • Journal of Developing Societies (JDS) [table of contents + abstracts]
    A forum for scholarly analysis of developing as wel as developed world societies and cultures, past and contemporary.
  • Journal of Educational and Social Research (JESR) [full text] 
    A professional, double-blind, peer-reviewed, open-access journal publishing high-quality scientific articles in the fields of education and social sciences. Published by the Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research (MCSER) in Rome.
  • Journal of Health and Social Sciences (HSS) [full text]
    An international, peer-reviewed, open access journal related to health and social sciences. HSS aspires to provide interdisciplinary exchange of views of scientists from around the world, aimed on the growth of modern man, where the focus is «health» as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infermity” [WHO].
  • Journal of Mundane Behavior (JMB) [full text]
    An inter- and cross-disciplinary journal devoted to the study of the everyday, the 'unmarked', and the quotidian. JMB is a blind peer-reviewed scholarly and publicly-oriented journal co-hosted by the sociology departments at Millersville University and California State University, Fullerton.
  • Journal of Organizational Management Studies (JOMS) [open access]
    An international peer reviewed and applied research journal that include case studies, best practices, and experiences on management science. It provides academia and organization with a forum to discuss, present, and apply new ideas and fresh research in the management science.
  • Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology (JATIT) [full text]
    An online peer-reviewed electronic research journal with aim of promoting and publishing original high quality research dealing with theoretical and scientific aspects in all disciplines of IT.
  • M@n@gement [full text]
    An international research review on management. It offers to authors and readers place to express and exchange ideas on management research, strategy, organizational theory. Published articles in M@n@gement are selected by a double blind evaluation process in accordance with the standard of the best research reviews. It evaluates and publishes papers in all languages. Editor: S. Charreire (U. Paris-Val-de-Marne), B. Forgues (IAE Tours), V. Perret (U. Cergy-Pontoise).
  • Organdi [table of contents]
    A peer-reviewed social science quarterly devoted to contemporary cultural issues. It focuses on cultural issues of our time and proposes a criticism on the evolution of societies. The articles are published in English and French.
  • Popular Social Science (PSS) [full text]
    A web-based journal covering the academic fields of political science, sociology, history, and psychology. It provides in-depth articles, news, practical information, and lifestyle tips for the up-and-coming social scientist.
  • ProtoSociology [table of contents]
    An international and interdisciplinary journal edited by Gerhard Preyer (Goethe University, Germany).
  • Research Directions Journal (RDJ) [full text]
    A peer-reviewed multidisciplinary International journal that publishes monthly in English, Hindi and Marathi Language. The main aim of RDJ is to publish refereed, well-written original research articles, and studies that describe the latest research and developments. This is a broad-based journal covering all area of research topics.
  • Research Nebula [table of contents]
    An international refereerd and indexed quqarterly journal in arts, commerce, education and social science.
  • Socrates [full text]
    An international, multi-lingual, multi-disciplinary refereed and indexed scholarly journal produced as par of the Harvard Dataverse Network. The journal appears quarterly in English, Hindi, Persian in 22 disciplines.
  • Social Criticism Review [full text]
    Although at this time very much under construction, this might be your chance to get access to quality information that is independent and "against the current". The site contains a selection of top readings on modern society and its ills. Focus on alienation between man, nature and a dysfunctional technical complex. And a plea to restore a responsible community and a forum for ideas that go against the current. Editor: Hans Talmon (Delft, Netherlands).
  • Social Networks [table of contents + abstracts]
    An international quarterly journal that publishes both reports of empirical research and formal models. Articles are all concerned with questions about the structure -or patterning- of the linkages that connect social actors. Published by Elsevier Science Publishers B. V. (North Holland) in association with The International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA). You'll have to pay for this journal.
  • Surveillance & Society [full text]
    A free, peer-reviewed, transdisciplinary journal that aims to: encourage understanding of approaches to surveillance in different academic disciplines; publish innovative and transdisciplinary work on surveillance; and promote understanding of surveillance in wider society. Magaging editor: David Wood.
  • Theory and Science [full text]
    An interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal devoted to the discussion of theory, science, and social change. Chief editor: Timothy McGettigan.
  • Urban Inventors [full text]
    As collection of writings, commentaries, reportages, photographic galleries, films and videos on urban topics. Each thematic issue is meant to lead the reader into a fascinating journey around the bright and dark sides of our contemporary urban condition. Editor in Chief: Alessandro Busà.
  • Urnanities [full text]
    An open-access peer-reviewed international academic journal. It aims at publishing original articles on research at the forefront of the discipline, at exploring new trends and debates in Urban Anthropology that promote critical scholarship and at highlighting the contribution of urban research to the broader society. Urbanities is the Journal of the IUAES Commission on Urban Anthropology (CUA).
  • Webology [full text]
    Aan international peer-reviewed journal in English devoted to the field of the World Wide Web. It serves as a forum for new research in information dissemination and communication processes in general, and in the context of the World Wide Web in particular. Editor-in-Chief: dr. Alireza Noruzi.




  • African Sociological Review [full text
    A bi-annual publication of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA), Dakar, Senegal. It publishes articles and other academic communications from scholars in Africa and elsewhere regarding issues of African and general social analysis.
  • African Studies Quarterly (ASQ) [full text]
    An interdisciplinary, fully refereed, online journal that is dedicated to publishing the finest scholarship relating to Africa. Presented by the Center for African Studies of the University of Florida.
  • African Societies [full text] 
    A two-monthly magazine on the “invisible” Africa, edited by CERFE Group in English, French and Italian. It mainly deals with the theme of the dual reality of Africa. On the one hand international media offer a mainly negative, agglutinated and reductive picture of the continent. On the other hand is refers to a plurality of societies that are mostly little known, misunderstood and somewhat invisible.
  • Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review (EASSRR) [table of content + abstracts]
    A bi-annual journal published by the Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern Africa (OSSREA). It serves as a regional forum for reflective thinking and critical discourse on the economic, political, and social aspects as well as development issues of the countries and sub-regions within the Eastern and Southern African Region.
  • West African Review (WAR) [full text]
    An ejournal devoted to the promotion of research and scholarship of importance to the global African community and friends of Africa.



  • Ilorin Journal of Economic Policy (IJEP) [full text]
    A journal of the Department of Economics, University of Ilorin, Nigeria, that is made up of collection of scholarly perspectives on different aspects of contemporary economic policy issues encountered mainly in developing countries.

South Africa



  • Advances in Health Sociology [full text]
  • Anthropological Forum [table of content]
    Founded in 1963, Anthropological Forum seeks to examine and advance disciplinary approaches in its publication of articles from a variety of anthropological and sociological perspectives. The editors welcome empirically based ethnographic studies and probing theoretical explorations dealing with global processes and local instantiations, particularly, but not exclusively, in the journal’s traditional areas of focus: Aboriginal Australia, Australian culture and society, the Pacific and Southeast Asia. A special section entitled Involving Anthropology periodically treats issues of professional and public interest in relation to theoretical paradigms, methodological approaches, interdisciplinary connections and ethical quandaries.
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology [table of contents + abstracts] 
    Formerly known as Canberra Anthropology (1977 - 1999). Published jointly by the Dept. of Anthropology in the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, and the Dept of Archaeology and Anthropology in the Faculties, ANU.
  • Australian Humanities Review (AHR) [full text]
    AHR provides a forum for open intellectual debate across humanities disciplines, about all aspects of social, cultural and political life, primarily (but not exclusively) with reference to Australia. It aims to present new and challenging debates in the humanities to both an academic and a non-academic readership, both within and outside of Australia.
  • Australian Journal of Management (AJM) [full text]
    AJM publishes research in accounting, applied economics, finance, industrial relations, political science, psychology, statistics, and other disciplines. Key subjects are marketing, corporate strategy, operations management, organization development and decision analysis.
  • Australian Social Monitor (ASM) [full text]
    Provides authoritative reports on economic and social issues targeted at decision makers in business and government as well as academics.
  • Journal of Family Studies (JFS) [table of content + abstracts]
    A peer reviewed international journal that focusses on the wellbeing of children in families in the process of change.
  • M/C - A Journal of Media and Culture [full-text]
    M/C crosses over between the popular and the academic, by engaging with the ‘popular’ and integrating the work of ‘scholarship’ in media and cultural studies.
  • Rural Society [main articles from back issues]
    A quarterly journal of rural social issues, published by the Centre for Rural Social Research at Charles Sturt Umiversity. It is a fully refereed academic journal, but designed to be accessible to a broad readership. Topics covered in Rural Society have included the rural media; small town development; rural gender issues; agricultural restructuring; heritage and tourism and youth and ageing in rural areas. Editors: Marion Bannister and Rachael Williams.
  • ReferenceAustralian Journals Online (AJOL) - National Library of Australia
    A listing of over 2000 Australian electronic journals, magazines, webzines, newsletters and e-mail fanzines.



  • À bâbord [full text] - Québec
    An independent magazine published every two months by rebels of all kinds and all backgrounds offering a revolution in the organization of our society, the relationship between men and women and our relationship with nature. In French.
  • Aurora [full text]
    Interviews with leading thinkers and writers The authors and researchers whose books we love to read and teach, and whose work is making important contributions to university education and public life in Canada and internationally.
  • Cahiers de recherche sociologique [table of content] 
    The journal of the Department of Sociology at the University of Quebec in Montreal. Founded in 1983, it refers to sociological research and theoretical debates and methodological contemporaries. It is published twice a year and is a pluralistic space for critical reflection open to sociologists and sociologists around the world.
  • Canadian Journal of Communication [full text] 
    A journal of research and scholarship encompassing the field of communication and journalism studies. In pursuing this objective, particilar attention is paid to research that has a distrinctive Canadian flavour. Editor: Michael Dorland.
  • Canadian Journal of Sociology (CJS) [table of contents & some full text] 
    A journal dedicated to publishing high-quality, original articles representing a wide spectrum of sociological topics, perspectives, and approaches. Since late 1998, the CJS has published its own book reviews, conference announcements, and job advertisements, in addition to tables of contents, abstracts, selected articles and other items from the print CJS. Editor: Kevin D. Haggerty.
  • Canadian Journal of Behavioral Science (CJBS) [full text]
    Electronic version of the CJBS, a scholarly journal that is also available as a printed publication, produced by the Canadian Psychological Association. Full-text of articles are available from 1995 editions onwards, and tables of contents and abstracts are available for the period 1986-1994. Many subjects within psychology and the behavioural sciences are covered, and all articles are peer-reviewed. Articles are given in both English and French.
  • Canadian Review of Sociology / Revue canadienne de sociologie [table of contents + abstracts]
    Published by the Canadian Sociological Association.
  • CTheory [full text]
    An international, electronic review of books on theory, technology and culture. Sponsored by the Canadian Journal of Political and Social Theory, reviews are posted periodically of key books in contemporary discourse as well as theorisations of major "event-scenes" in the mediascape. Editors: Arthur and Marilouise Kroker.
  • Journal of Asian and African Studies (JAAS) [table of contents & abstracts]
    Studies of individuals, societies and cultures in the nations of Asia and Africa. Editor: Shivu Ishwaran (Willowdale, Canada).
  • Journal of Developing Societies (JDS) [table of contents & abstracts] 
    A forum for developmental issues in developing and developed countries. JDS focuses primarily on issues of development and change in their manifold aspects. Theoretical and applied, historically oriented as well as contemporary points of view are within these parameters of the journal. Editor: Shivu Ishwaran (Willowdale, Canada).
  • Labour/Le Travail [table of contents]
    Journal of Canadian Labor Studies. The official, semi-annual publication of the Canadian Committee on Labour History. Articles in the field of working-class history, industrial sociology, labour economics, and labour relations. You have to subscribe for this journal.
  • Revue Management International [pay first]
    Published by the Centre for International Businesss Studies (CETYAI) of the École des Hautes Études Commerciales in Montreal. It publishes papers on various aspects of international management in English, French or Sapnish.
  • Revue Société [table of contents] - Université du Québec á Montréal. 
    Information on the mission of the revue and a list of previous issues.
  • Socjournal, The [full text] 
    The Socjournal is a new media journal intended to offer sociologists a window into the world of new media communications. Recognizing that traditional scholarly publication in traditional scholarly journals is limited, slow, and isolated (i.e. sociological research remains hidden behind an academic wall that is impenetrable to most people), the Socjournal aims to bring sociology to the world by providing blog space, regular columns, and academic reports designed to popularize and disseminate the fascinating world of sociological research. Formerly: Electronic Journal of Sociology (EJS). Editor: Mike Sosteric.
  • Women in Judaism: A multidisiplinary journal [full text]
    An academic, refereed journal devoted to scholarly debate on gender-related issues in Judaism. The ultimate aim of the journal is to promote the reconceptualization of the study of Judaism. It is particularly intended to promote critical analysis of gender inequalities within Jewish religion, culture and society, both ancient and modern. Editor: Dina Ripsman Eylon.




  • Advances in Asian Social Science (AASS) [full text]
    AASS is devoted to publishing research papers for students, technicians and professors to share advances in Asian Social Science. AASS serves as a platform that fosters new applications for all scientists and artists engaged in research and development in these fast growing fields. All publications are open access in full text and free to download.



  • Chinese Journal of Sociolgy (CJS) [table of contents + abstracts]
    A peer-reviewed, international journal issued by Shanghai University and administrated by SAGE Publications. It aims to built an academic platform for in-depth discussion of the issues facing contemporary Chinese society from the sociological perspectives.
  • Chinese Sociological Review (CSR) [table of content]
    Publishes high-quality original works from sociologists and other social scientists in the mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and abroad. The mission of the journal is to advance the understanding of contemporary Chinese society and contribute to general knowledge in the discipline of sociology.
  • Journal of the Chinese Sociology [full text]
    A peer-reviewed, open access journal that welcomes high-quality work from all areas of sociology and sociologically informed contributions from anthropologists, economists, historians, psychologists and political scientists. The mission of the journal is to facilitate the development of the discipline of sociology in China, and promote the academic progress of sociological studies on Chinese society around the world.

Hong Kong


  • Contributions to Indian Sociology (CIS) [table of contents + abstracts]
    A peer-reviewed journal which has encouraged and fostered cutting-edge scholarship on South Asian societies and cultures over the last 50 years. It feature research articles, short comments and book reviews. It also publishes special issues to highlight new and significant themes in the discipline.
  • Indian Streams Research Journal (ISRJ) [full text]
    A multidisciplinary research journal that publishes monthly in English, Hindi & Marathi Language. All research papers submitted to the journal are double-blind peer reviewed referred by members of the editorial board.
  • Research Tracks [full text]


  • Journal of Social Complexity
    A journal that analyses the social phenomena in the terms of complexity sciences. Centered in Bandung, Indonesia.


  • Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies(EJCJS) [full text]
    A journal in the social sciences dedicated to publishing scholarly writing on all aspects of contemporary Japanese society, politics, economy, and culture. Editor: Peter Matanle.
  • International journal of Japanese sociology [table of contents + abstracts]
    The journal of the Japan Sociological Society (JSS, a nationwide academic organization for sociologists in Japan which encourages sociological research and to promote its advancement and spread.
  • Japan Labor Review (JLR)
    A quarterly journal of research in the field of labor studies. Published by an editiorial board of the Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training.
  • Japanese Journal of Labour studies [full text]
    A monthly journal which introduces up-to-date labor issues in Japan with articles, special topics and statistical information.
  • Japanese Sociological Review (JSR)
  • Journal of Socio-Informatics [table of contents]
  • Kyoto Journal of Sociology (KJS) [full text]
    Annually published by the Dept. of Sociology, Kyoto University. It contains tables of contents and abstracts in English or German.
  • Language and Ecology [full text]
    A magazine with short critical articles on discourses implicated in environmental destruction and exploration of alternative discourses which have the potential to contribute to "ecological harmony".
  • Social Science Japan [full text] 
    Provides concise information in English on key people, important literature and recent developments in four fields of social science research on Japan: economics, political science, law and, to a limited extent, sociology. Social Science Japan is published by the Information Center for Studies in Japanese Society, which has been established within the Institute of Social Science (ISS), University of Tokyo. The articles are written by ISS research staff and other researchers connected with the Institute.


Latin America



  • Latin American Perspectives (LAP) [table of contents]
    A theoretical and scholarly journal on the political economy of capitalism, imperialism, and socialism in the Americas. Most issues focus on a single problem, nation, or region, providing an in-depth look from participants and scholars throughout the Americas.


  • Plurizonte
    Social psychological journal.
  • Theomai: Society, Nature and Development Studies
    An international and multidiciplinary journal that concentrates on the articulation processes of different expressions of reality which have been tradtionally dealt separately without paying too much attention to their connections. Editor: Guido Galafassie.


  • Caos - Revista Eletrônica de Ciências Sociais
    Presented by the Departamento de Ciências Sociais, Universidade Federal de Goiás.
  • Dados - Revista de Ciências Sociais [table of contents + abstract]
    A publication of Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Políticos (IESP) da Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ)
  • Outubro Revista [full text]
    A theoretical and political magazine that accompanies critically and creatively to challenges posed by the crisis of capitalism and the resistance of social movements in Brazil and internationally. Published since 1998.
  • Estudos Afro-Asiáticos [table of contents]
    Publishes studies of racial relations in Brazil and the Negro diaspora as well as national realities and international relations of African and Asian countries. Presented by the Centro de Estudos Afro-Asiáticos (CEAA).
  • PreTextos [full text]
    Electronic journal of the Brazilian National Association of Post-Graduate Programs in Communication. Pretextos receives and makes available drafts of articles for reading, critique and comment by peers.
  • Revista Critica de Ciências Sociais (RCCS) [table of contents]
  • Revista de Ciências Humanas (RCH) [full text]
    Federal University of Santa Catarina.
  • Revista de Sociologia e Política [full text]
    A bi-annual publication of the Political Science staff of the Departament of Social Sciences of the Universidade Federal do Paraná, in Brazil. Open to scientific debate, the journal intends to be a pluralist space to divulge the results of substantive research, mainly of sociologists and political scientists. It publishes, preferably in Portuguese, original articles and critical reviews of recently edited works.
  • SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online 
    A collection of Brazilian scientific journals in electronic format. It organizes and publishes full texts of scientific articles, as well as indicators of usage and impact of such a production. It includes publications in areas such as biological and health sciences, social and human sciences, physics etc. Scielo's objective is to contribute to the advancement of the Brazilian scientific research by widening and improving the process of publication, dissemination and evaluation of the scientific literature. The library is a part of a project being developed by FAPESP - Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo, in partnership with BIREME - the Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information.
  • Revista Brasilieira de Sociologia da Emoção [full text]
    Journal for the sociological and anthropological study of emotion.


Costa Rica


  • Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales [table of contents]
  • Revista Mexicana de Sociología
    The official organ of the Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales (IIS).
  • Sincronía [full text]
    A Journal of Cultural Studies for Latin America. The journal is produced under the auspices of the Center for Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Guadalajara, Mexico. It is targeted towards academics in Latin America (or those with an interest in Latin America) to share news of current research, archive unpublished articles, or publish new work. Articles are permanently archived while news announcements are cleared every two months. English and Spanish version.


  • Debates en Sociología [full text]
    An academic journal published annually since 1977 by the Department of Social Sciences at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP). It publishes results of sociological research and theoretical essays and discussions, mainly on the Peruvian and Latin American social reality. Also included are reviews and comments from jobs that are of academic interest in the social sciences.

New Zealand


  • Electronic Journal of Radical Organisation Theory (EJROT) - Univ.of Waikato, New Zealand. 
    The aim of the Journal is to stimulate leading edge discussion around radical ideas in the study and practice of organisation and management. They encourage the submission of: research articles which present new information, theoretical tracts which attempt to produce synthesis of existing ideas, radical approaches which can produce new images of organisations, visions of organisations and management practices which are not exploitative or oppressive for those who participate in them. They encourage perspectives that include interpretations of the broader societal contexts in which organisations are embedded.



  • Administrative Science Quarterly [table of contents and abstracts] 
    A major journal in organisation theory. Includes table of contents of the current issue and information about the journal which publishes interdisciplinary research in organisational theory.
  • Advancing Women [full text]
  • American Journa of Economics and Sociology (AJES) [table of contents + abstracts] 
    Publishes thematic issues on institutional responses to contemporary disruptions of social harmony and environmental sustainability.
  • American Journal of Sociology (AJS) [table of contents] 
    Information about the journal, including tables of contents, submission guidelines, subscription and ordering information. Editor: Andrew Abbott. AJS was established in 1895 as the first U.S. scholarly journal in its field. It remains a leading voice for analysis and research in the social sciences, presenting work on the theory, methods, practice,and history of sociology. The Journal also seeks the application of perspectives from other social sciences and publishes papers by psychologists, anthropologists, statisticians, economists,educators, historians, and political scientists.
  • Annual Review of Sociology (ARS) - John Hagan University of North Carolina. 
    You can search the abstracts of articles for the past 12 years. The Sociology Abstract Database allows searches for any word(s) or concepts found in author names, titles, or in the full text of the abstracts 1993-1996 (ARS Volumes 10-22). A list of abstracts that contain your search word(s)/concept(s) will be presented. In that list, click on any link to bring up the full text of the abstract. Over 6000 selected references to the literature, and an international address book.
  • American Sociological Review (ASR) [table of contents]
    The ASR is the flagship journal of the American Sociological Association. Founded in 1936, the Review's mission is to publish original works of interest to the discipline in general, new theoretical developments, results of research that advance our understanding of fundamental social processes, and important methodological innovations. All areas of sociology are welcome in the ASR. Emphasis is on exceptional quality and general interest. Editor: Glenn Firebaugh (Penn State).
  • Brooklyn Journal of Social Semiotics Research [full text]
    Editors: Jerome Krase and Timothy Shortell.
  • Chance Magazine [table of contents] 
    A magazine of the American Statistical Association and Springer-Verlag about statistics and its use in society. Editor: Michael Larsen.
  • CMC Magazine [full text and free]
    A Computer-Mediated Communication Magazin, published by December Communications, Inc. In 1999 Jon December decided to cease publication of the magazine.
  • Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews (CS) [table of contents + abstracts]
    Publishes reviews and critical discussions of recent works in sociology and related disciplines that merit the attention of sociologists. CS is an official journal of the ASA, peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly.
  • Critical Inquiry [excerpts from articles]
    An interdisciplinary journal devoted to publishing the best critical thought in the arts and humanities. "Combining a commitment to outstanding scholarship with a vital concern for dialogue and debate, the journal brings its readers current criticism on a variety of topics within literature, art, architecture, film, history, philosophy, and music."
  • Current Research in Social Psychology (CRISP) [full text] 
    A peer reviewed, electronic journal that covers all aspects of social psychology. Editor: Michael J. Lovaglia, University of Iowa.
  • Current Sociology 
    Each issue of CS is devoted to a comprehensive trend report on a topic of interest to the international community of sociologists. The aim is to analyse ongoing controversies and new tendencies, sketch desirable lines of future work and provide extensive bibliographies. Editor: Robert Brym (Univ. of Toronto).
  • Electronic Journal on Virtual Culture (EJVC) [1993-1996]
    A refereed scholarly journal published by Marshall & Kent State Universities. Virtual culture is computer-mediated human experience, action, and interaction, including electronic mail, conferences, and journals; information distribution and retrieval; the construction and visualization of images, representations, models of reality and/or worlds; and global connectivity. The purpose is to foster, encourage, advance, and communicate scholarly thought (including analysis, evaluation, and research) in multiple disciplines about virtual culture.
  • Electronic Green Journal - Univ. Idaho Library, USA. 
    A professional refereed publication devoted to disseminating information concerning sources on international environmental topics including: assessment, conservation, development, disposal, education, hazards, pollution, resources, technology, and treatment.
  • Essays in History [full text]
    Published by the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia, USA. Editor: Frank W. Garmon.
  • Illuminations - Critical Theory 
    A research resource for those interested in the Critical Theory project. Firmly based in Frankfurt School thought, this site maintains a collection of articles, excerpts, and chapters from many contemporary writers of and about Critical Theory. Additional submissions from graduate students and others are also available, as are links to other websites and relatedsources.
  • Janus Head [full text]
    Interdisciplinary journal in the continental tradition which explores the intersections among philosophy, literature and the social science, especially psychology.
  • Journal of Anthropological Archaeology (JAA) [table of contents + abstracts]
    The JAA is devoted to the development of theorie and methodology for the systematic and rigorous understanding of the organization, operation, and evolution of human societies.
  • Journal of Computer Mediated Communication (JCMC) [full text] 
    A joint project of the Annenberg School for Communication (University of Southern California) and the Information Systems Division of the School of Business Administration (Hebrew University of Jerusalem). Editors: Margaret McLaughlin and Sheizaf Rafaeli.
  • Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture (JPJPC)
    It serves the criminal justice/criminological community by publishing reviews of all types of popular culture artifacts and original essays pertaining to the intersection of popular culture and criminal justice. Editors: Jack K. Reed & Brian C. Renauer (Univ. at Albany).
  • Journal of Electronic Publishing (JEP) [full text] 
    A free electronic archive of articles on electronic publishing. Editor: Colin Day (Univ. of Michigan Press).
  • Journal of Online Behavior (JOB) [full text]
    Dedicated to the empirical study of human behavior in the online environment.
  • Journal of Online Publishing (JEB)
  • Journal of Religion and Society (JRS) [full text]
    A cross-disciplinary electronic journal published by the Center for the Study of Religion & Society at Creighton University. It promotes scientific studies of all religious groups and beliefs among the various peoples of the world, past and present. Editor: Ronald A. Simkin.
  • Journal of World Systems Research (JWSR) [full text] 
    An interdisciplinary electronic journal dedicated to scholarly research on the modern world-system and earlier, smaller intersocietal networks. JWSR espacially want to include works that proceed from several different theoretical stances and disciplines. Editor: Walter L. Goldfrank.
  • Journal of the Sociology of Art 
    The journal has a particular interest in examining what is an art world and who or what are the significant players. Attention to issues related to race, gender, class, or power are also of interest. Full text articles. Editor: Robert Moore.
  • Lore: Rhetoric, Writing, Culture [full text]
    An electronic journal sponsored by the Rhetoric and Writing Studies department at San Diego State University.
  • Moving Ideas 
    A virtual magazine of the electronic policy network.
  • Negations - Interdisciplinary Journal of Social Thought [full text]
    An interdisciplinary journal drawing upon philosophy, political science, sociology, arts and humanities, oriented around the notion of but not limitedto Marcuse's one-dimensional man. The editorial staf is concerned with the reduction of life to the level commodity in all areas of life, scientific reductionism in the academy, consumerism on the street. Negations promises to be an exceptional forum for cultural and political criticism in the years to come" [Martin Jay]. Editor: Tim Wood.
  • Northern Light
    A new commercial site where you can download information from more than 3,400 journals, books, magazines, databases and newswires not available on any other search engine. It will cost you $1 per article.
  • Other Voices [full text]
    An electronic journal of cultural criticism, founded in March 1997. Other Voices publishes provocative essays, interviews, lecture transcriptions, hypermedia projects, translations and reviews in the arts and humanities, covering philosophy, literature, visual art, music, and theory in a variety of traditional and non-traditional forms. All submissions are subject to strict lateral peer review: all essays are reviewed by peers of equal or greater stature. Editor: Vance Bell. Publisher: University of Pennsylvania. ICAAP member.
  • Political Chronicle [full text]
    A bi-annual journal in political science research. The editors invite submissions in the fields of political and social sciences, history, public policy and international affairs. Editor: Waltraud Q. Morales.
  • Population Review [full text]
    A peer review journal of sociological demography, published since 1957. Population Review publishes scholarly research that covers a broad range of social science disciplines, including demography, sociology, social anthropology, socio-environmental science, communication, and political science. The journal emphasizes empirical research and strives to advance knowledge on the interrelationships between demography and sociology.
  • Postmodern Culture (PMC) 
    Essays and reviews etc. to promote discussion on postmodern culture. Full texts. Published by North Caroline State University and the University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities.
  • Public Administration and Management
    A peer-reviewed journal devoted to the fields of public administration and management. The journal targets both scholars and practitioners in public administration and management. Editors: Jack Rabin and Robert Munzenrider (Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg).
  • Qualitative Report, The 
    An online journal dedicated to writing and discussion of and about qualitative and critical inquiry. It serves as a forum and sounding board for researchers, scholars, practitioners, and other reflective-minded individuals who are passionate about ideas, methods, and analyses permeating qualitative and critical study. The pages are open to a variety of forms: original, scholarly activity such as qualitative research studies, critical commentaries, editorials, or debates concerning pertinent issues and topics; news of networking and research possibilities; and other sorts of journalistic and literary shapes which may interest and pique readers. Editor: Ron Chenail. From the School of Social and Systematic Studies, Nova Southeastern Univ., USA.
  • Radical Pedagogy (RP) [full text]
    Sociology’s first journal devoted to developing the art and theory of critical and transformative pedagogy. RP is devoted to publishing advanced theoretical pieces, course syllabi, descriptions of instructional techniques, and reviews of pedagogical material (print and online).
  • Rationality and Society 
    An international journal focusing on the latest social research and theory using rational choice as its foundation. Editor: Mary C. Brinton (Univ. of Chicago). It will cost you $ 52 for one year.
  • Rural Conditions and Trends [full text]
    Published three times a year by the Economic Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). It is devoted to analyses of farm- en forest-related manufacturing.
  • Science as Culture (SAS) [table of contents ; some full text] 
    The object of this site is to provide food for thought, to stimulate debate and to obtain constructive criticism for articles. Editor: Robert M. Young.
  • Social Forces - Southern Sociological Society (USA)
  • Social Science Research (SSR) [table of contents + abstracts]
    Publishes papers devoted to quantitative sociale science research and methodology. The articles illustrate the use of quantitative methods in the empircal solution of substantive problems.
  • Sociation Today [full text]
    An open access journal and are abstracted in Sociological Abstracts. Back issues are indexed in the DOAJ. The journal is sponsored by the North Carolina Sociological Association and is peer-reviewed.
  • Society & Animals Journal (S&A;) - Social Scientific Studies of the Human Experience of Other Animals [full text and free] 
    Psychologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, US. S&A; publishes studies which describe & analyze our experience of animals. The goal of the journal is to stimulate and support an emerging content area within the social sciences. Animal studies consists of investigations of the ways in which nonhuman animals figure in our lives.
  • Sociological Abstracts Inc. (SAI)
    SAI publishes print and electronic products in sociology, sociological practice, and linguistics and language research. They offer three major reference products: Sociological Abstracts (SA), Social Planning/Policy & Development Abstracts (SOPODA), and Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA) offer abstracts of articles from more than 2,000 core and discipline-related journals, books and book chapters, conference papers, and citations to dissertations and book and other media reviews.
  • Sociological Forum [abstracts]
    SF is a peer-review journal that emphasizes innovative articles that develop topics or areas in new ways or directions. While also supporting the central interests of sociology in social organizations and change, SF also publishes integrative articles that link subfields of sociology or relate sociological research to other disciplines, thus providing a larger focus on complex issues. Editor: Richard H. Hall (Dept. of Sociology, University at Albany, SUNY).
  • Sociological Methods and Research (SMR) [table of contents] 
    A quarterly journal devoted to sociology as a cumulative empirical science. The objectives of SMR are multiple, but emphasis is placed on articles that advance the understanding of the field through systematic presentations that clarify methodological problems and assist in ordering the known facts in an area.
  • Sociological Methodology [table of contents & abstracts]
    An annual volume on methods of research in the social sciences. Sponsored by the American Sociological Association, its mission is to disseminate material that advances empirical research in sociology and related disciplines. Chapters present original methodological contributions, expository statements on and illustrations of recently developed techniques, and critical discussions of research practice. You get the table of contents (starting in 1994) and abstracts of the articles. Editor: Adrian E. Raftery.
  • Teaching Sociology (TS) [table of contents] 
    A quarterly publication of the American Sociological Association. Publishing articles, notes, and reviews intended to be helpful to teachers of sociology. Sharing theoretically stimulating and practically useful information and advice among teachers.
  • Western Criminology Review (WRC) 
    A forum for the publication and discussion of theory, research, policy and practice in the fields of criminology and criminal justice. The journal is intended to reflect local (Western), national and international concerns. Historical and contemporary perspectives are welcome, as are diverse methodological approaches. The publication and distribution of articles will also be accompanied by electronic commentary and discussion. It is the official journal of the Western Society of Criminology. Editor: Patrick Jackson.
  • Worldwide Attitudes (WwA) 
    Publishes original research reports based on rigorous analysis of data from large, representative national sample surveys. The reports are drawn from sociology, demography, political science and economics. The website offers some sample WwA articles. Editor: M.D.R. Evans (Australian National University).
  • Yale Journal of Sociology (YJS) [full text]
    An online full-text journal that published innovative research by the Yale Sociology scholarly community - graduate students, faculty members, emeriti faculty, visiting fellows, Yale alumni and participants in the Yale workshops, colloquia, and conferences. Its aim is to showcase the work done by the plural and fertile group of sociologists working in and around the Yale Sociology Department. The Journal includes articles by Jeffrey Alexander, Phil Smith, Karl Ulrich Mayer, among others, on topics ranging from cultural sociology to life course research in multiple substantive areas.

Middle East




  • Civil Society
    A monthly newsletter that monitors the state of civil society and democratic consolidation in Egypt and the Arab world. It is published by the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies (ICDS) and is issued in separate English and Arabic versions.


  • International Journal of Islamic Thought (IJIT) [full text]
    An international refereed online and printed journal jointly published by the International Society of Muslim Philosophers and Theologians (ISOMPT) and the Department of Theology and Philosophy, National University of Malaysia. The mission of IJIT is to encourage scholarly research in Islamic thought.
  • Sociolog.ir



  • Abaad [table of contents] 
    A quarterly jounal published in Arabic by The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS). [1994-1998]


  • al-Siyasa al-Filastiniyya
    A quarterly journal on Palestine Policy, published by the Center for Palestine Research and Studies (CPRS), Nablus, Palestine. The journal wants to increase participation of Palestinian academics in evaluating and formulating policy options for decision-making facing the Palestinian leadership and to increase public debate on these policy issues.


  • Al-Majdal
    A newsletter published by Badil, a Palestinian NGO that provides information and analysis on the question of Palestinian refugees. It will serve as a platform of communication between Palestinian refugees and all those - internationals and Israelis - who have taken up the challenge of working for Palestinian refugee rights and a just peace in the Middle East.


  • Jerusalem Quarterly File (JQF)
    A journal dedicated to provides scholarly articles on Jerusalem's history and on the dynamics and trends currently shaping the city. It covers issues such as zoning and land appropriation, the establishment and expansion of settlements, regulations affecting the status of Arab residency in Jerusalem, demographic trends, and Palestinian negotiating strategies on the final status of Jerusalem. JQF is published by the Institute of Jerusalem Studies (IJS), and affiliate of the Institute for Palestine Studies

United Arab Emirates




  • Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
    Journal of the Centre for European Migration and Ethnic Studies and the Sussex Centre for Migration Provides: index and abstracts of journal issues, guidelines for contributors, information on subscription and ordering.
  • Science & Technology Studies (STS) [table of contents]
    An interdisciplinary journal for science and technology studies. Published by the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST).




  • Discrepancy [full text]
    A student’s journal for social sciences and humanities, from the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Zagreb.
  • Migration and Ethnic Themes [table of contents]
    Presented by the Institute for Migrations and Ethnicities (IMIN)
  • Social Issues
    A journal for general social issues, embracing complete thematic and disciplinary openness. It publishes works in different social sciences and humanities.
  • Sociological review [full text]
    Published by the Croatian Sociological Association.
  • Sociology of Space [full text]
    A journal for spatial and socio-cultural development studies. Published by the Institute of Social Research in Zagreb.


  • Dansk Sociologi [table of contents + abstracts]
  • Distinktion: Scandinavian Journal of Social Theory [table of contents + abstract]
    A peer-reviewed journal that publishes papers which make a substantial contribution to contemporary social theory. The journal particularly investigates the interface between social and political theory, often explored in thematic issues. Launched in 2000 and based in a Scandinavian context, Distinktion creates a space for theoretical contestation that includes both continental and Anglo-American traditions.



  • Sosiologia
    The Journal for Finnis sociology, established in 1964.



  • Journal of Social Sciences (JSS) [table of contents + abstracts]
    A scholarly referred multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed scientific journal of the Faculty of Social Sciences, International Black Sea University. JSS publishes scholarly works in the field of social sciences concentrating on political, social, economic and legal issues.


  • 360˚ - Das studentische Journal für Politik und Gesellschaft
    Student journal for politics and society.
  • Analyse&Kritik; (A&K;) - Zeitschrift für Socialtheorie
    Journal for social theory discusses fundamental questions of empirical and normative theories of societies, and develops sociale science theories in confrontation with the analytical philosophy and philosophy of sicence.
  • Arbeit [abtracts in German and English]
    Zeitschrift für Arbeitsforschung, Arbeitsgestaltung und Arbeitspolitik. Publishes theoretical and empirical studies on labor issues.
  • Argument, Das - Zeitschrift für Philosophie und Sozialwissenschaften [table of content]
  • Berliner Journal für Soziologie (BJS) [abstracts in English and German].
    BJS (ISW, Humboldt University Berlin) is devoted to empirical as well as theoretical research in sociology and related fields of study.
  • BIOS - Zeitschrift für Biografieforschung, Oral History und Lebensverlaufsanalysen [abstracts] 
    Journal for biographical research, oral history and life path analysis.
  • Forschung und Lehre [full text]
    A general journal on anything that moves in science.
  • Forschungsjournal Neue Soziale Bewegungen
    German journal on new social movements. Concentrates on democratization, research on social movements, institutional transformation of society, and political sociology.
  • Informationsdienst Soziale Indikatoren (ISI) 
    The Social Indicators Information Service contributes to regular social reporting. It is edited and published by the Department Monitoring Society and Social Change of GESIS. The ISI aims to reach both an academic as well as an interested non-academic public with or without a background in the social sciences. It is published twice a year and provides information — data and analytical views — on different issues of well-being as well as on selected aspects of general social change, also in comparative perspective.
  • Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie (KZfSS) [abstracts]
    Provides actual information on KZfSS, English summaries of the articles, a list of all special edtions, information on the history of this German journal.
  • Kriminologisch Journal [abstracts]
    A peer-reviewd journal of criminology that analyses deviant behavior and social control from the viewpoint of the social sciences.
  • Kultursoziologie
    A magazine on cultural sociology that publishes articles on civilization tendencies and everyday phenomena, cultural criticisms and social expression in the course of time. The magazine is published by the Gesellschaft für Kultursoziologie Leipzig.
  • Leviathan - Berliner Zeitschrift für Sozialwissenschaft [abstracts]
    The journal Leviathan is committed to the idea of social-scientific enlightenment and criticism. It publishes current research papers and debates on topics such as politics, culture, business, philosophy, law and society. It is aimed at a broad readership of teaching, research, politics, administration, and media.
  • Passauer Journal für; Sozialwissenschaften (PJS)
    The PJS is a student magazine, which is published every six months. The basic idea is to provide a publishing platform for excellent scientific work of students.
  • PROKLA [table of contents]
    A journal of critical social science. The online editorials are worth reading.
  • socius, der - Zeitschrift für Sociologie [full text]
    Student journal of sociology.
  • Soziale Probleme [table of content]
    A discussion forum for social research on constructions, causes, developments, effects and functions of social problems and social control.
  • Soziale Systeme 
    Zeitschrift für soziologische Theorie. A journal which focusses on the interface of systems theory and sociological theory. It is inspired by recent developments in systems theory (Niklas Luhmann, Humberto Maturana, Heinz von Foerster). It tries to cultivate a catholic interest in developments in sociological theorizing. Univ. of Bielefeld, Germany.
  • Soziale Welt [abstracts in German and English]
    Journal for social research and practice. Published by “Arbeitsgemeinschaft Sozialwissenschaftlicher Institute e.V.”. Chief editor: Ulrich Beck.
  • SozialerSinn [abstracts] 
    A peer reviewed journal of hermeneutical social research.
  • Soziologie heute
    The first and only popular sociology magazine in the German speaking part of the internet.
  • Soziologische Revue
    Reviews of new literature.
  • Trivium - Deutsch-französische Zeitschrift für Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften [full text]
  • WSI-Mitteilungen - Zeitschrift des Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Instituts der Hans Böckler Stiftung [abstracts]
  • Zeitschrift für Diskursforschung(Zfd) | Journal for Discourse Studies [abstracts] 
    The first journal which takes account of the ongoing economic of social science discourse research in German speaking countries. As an interdisciplinary forum for discourse studies, it publishes theoretical, methodological, and empirical contributions from the social sciences and related disciplines.
  • Zeitschrift für Soziologie (ZfS) [table of contents]
  • Zeitschrift für; Soziologie der Erziehung und Sozialisation (ZSE) [abstracts]


  • Bifröst Journal of Social Science (BJSS)
    A forum for academic articles in the various branches of the social sciences, including business studies, law, political science, economics, and other areas. The journal serves the Icelandic scholarly community and most articles are about Iceland or by Icelandic authors.


  • Alleo [full text]
    A contemporary cultures atlas. Editor: Allessandro Agostinelli.
  • Italian Sociological Review (ISR) [full text]
    An academic journal for the dissemination of theoretical reflections and results of empirical research on social science. Editorin-Chief: Paola Di Nicola, University of Verona.
  • Sociologica [full text]
    Italian Journal of Sociology online. Includes contributions of Randall Collins, John Goldthorpe, Andrew Abbott, HC White, Paul Dimaggio, George Steinmetz, Johan Heilbron, Michele Lamont and others.


  • Agora
    Tijdschrift over ruimtelijke ontwikkeling en gebouwde omgeving(SISWO/KNAG).
  • Asian Journal of Social Science [table of contents + abstracts]
    3 Issues available online, from March 2002 to September 2002, including a free issue. Editor: Syed Farid Alata (National University of Singapore). Published by Brill Academic Publishers (Leyden, Netherlands).
  • Continuous Improvement Monitor [full text]
    A peer-reviewd international journal of quality systems in education. Editor: José Llanes. Publisher: University of Texas Pan American.
  • Focaal [abstracts] 
    Anthropological journal, twice a year, dedicated to a subtler understanding of the basic questions human groups find themselves faced with, and explores the possible resources the deploy in their search for solutions. Editors: Toon van Meijl & Henk Driessen.
  • Groene Amsterdammer, De
    The oldest, smallest, poorest and bravest weekly magazine in the Netherlands.
  • Historical Materialism [table of contents + abstracts]
    5 Issues available online, from 2001 to 2002, including a free issue. Editor: Sebastian Budgen (London School of Economics). Publisher: Brill Academic Publisher (Leyden, Netherlands).
  • Mens en Maatschappij [full text]
  • Migrantenstudies (MS) [full text]
    A journal on migration and ethnical studies. Dutch only.
  • Ruimte en Milieu
    Environmental magazine published by Samsom H.D. Tjeenk-Willink.
  • Sociologie [abstracts]
    Most articles are in Dutch, abstracts are English.
  • Sociologie Magazine
    The magazine of the Dutch Sociological Association. It informes of the latest developments in the social sciences in the Netherlands and abroad.
  • Perspectives on Global Development and Technology [table of contents + abstracts]
    6 Issues available online (2000-2002), including a free issue. Editor: Rubin Patterson (University of Toledo, USA). Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers (Leyden, Netherlands).
  • Tijdschrift voor Seksuologie [abstracts] 
    A journal of the Dutch and Flemmish Society for Sexuology.



  • Cidades - Comunidades e Territórios [full text]
    An academic journal in the scientific area of urban studies that was established in 2000 by a team of researchers from the former Centre for Territorial Studies.
  • Sociologia, Problemas e Práticas [table of contents + abstracts]
    A scientific journal in the field of the social sciences. It publishes research work on Portuguese society, and other related or comparable contexts. Published by the Centro de Investigaçâo e Estudos de Sociologia (CIES), a sociology centre associated with ISCTE(Lisbon), and associated by the Department of Sociology of ISCTE.



  • New Generation Computing [abstracts]
    The first Russian scientific journal distributed via Internet. Concentrates on medium- and long-term forecasts of socio-economic and political development of Russia and foreign countries. Initiated by the Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of International Economic and Political Researches of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the society "Science", the Club of young directors "33". Editor-in-Chief: Igor Urupyn.
  • Russian Sociological Forum (RSF) [full text] 
    An international electronic journal in sociology published in Russia. The RSF is distributed free in order to promote uncommercialized scholarly communication. It is supported by the International Center for Sociological Education and the Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences. It publishes academic-level articles in all areas of sociology and related social sciences, commentaries to articles and book reviews. Editor: Inna F. Deviatko.
  • Russian Sociological Review [full text]
    An academic peer-reviewed journal of theoretical, empirical and historical research in social sciences. Each issue includes original research papers, review articles and translations of contemporary and classical works in sociology, political theory and social philosophy.


  • Acta Sociologica [table of contents]
    Journal of Scandinavian Sociological Association.




  • Das Soziologie Magazin [full text]
    A publication platform for young sociologists. It presents messages on ongoing and completed research projects, essays on sociological questions and interviews on actual issues.
  • Sociology in Switzerland 
    Editors: Christoph Brönnimann, Hans Geser, Jürgen Stremlow (Soziologisches Institut der Universität Zürich).
  • Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Soziologie (SZfS) [table of contents + abstracts]
    Established in 1975 on the initiative of the Swiss Sociological Association (SGS). The journal is a multilingual voice for analysis and research in sociology. It publishes work on the theory, methods, practice, and history of the social sciences in English, French, or German.


United Kingdom

  • Ageing and Society [table of contents + abstracts]
    Journal of The Centre for Policy on Ageing and The British Society of Gerontology
  • British Journal of Criminology (BJC) [full text] 
    The BJC is one of the most influential journals in its field in the Englishspeaking language. It is widely consulted by academics and researchers in criminology, probation and social work, and by professionals concerned with law, criminal justice, and penology. The BJC is published on behalf of ISTD: The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. Editor: G. Pearson.
  • British Journal of Social Psychology 
    The journal of the British Psychological Society (BPS). Abstracts and titles can be browsed or searched. For real content and interactive facilities you'll have to subscribe.
  • British Journal of Sociology (BJS) [table of contents + abstracts]
    For more than 50 years the BJS has represented the mainstream of sociological thinking and research. It publishes sociological scholarship of the highest quality on all aspect of the discipline, by academics from all over the world.
  • British Journal of Sociology of Education (BJSE) [table of contents + abstracts]
    The journal publishes high quality original, theoretically informed analyses of the relationship between education and society, and has an outstanding record of addressing major global debates about the social significance and impact of educational policy, provision, processes and practice in many countries around the world. Articles investigate the discursive politics of education, social stratification and mobility, the social dimensions of all aspects of pedagogy and the curriculum, and the experiences of all those involved, from the most privileged to the most disadvantaged.
  • Critical Sociology (CRS) - Sage
    Critical Sociology seeks to engage and promote critical thinking by publishing articles from all perspectives within the boundaries of critical or radical social science. The journal is a platform for scholars whose work explores the relationship between race, gender and class in their quest for a deeper understanding of society writ large.
  • Discover Society [full text]
    Published by Social Research Publications, a not-for-profit collaboration between sociology and social policy academics and publishers at Policy Press to promote the publication of social research, commentary and policy analysis.
  • Irish Journal of Sociology (IJS) [table of contents] 
    The annual journal of the Sociological Association of Ireland (SAI). It is aimed at academics, researchers, and students in the fields of sociology and Irish Studies, as well as at those in the general public with an interest in systematic analysis of Irish society. You only get a table of content. Editor-in-chief: Denis O'Hearn.
  • Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation (JASSS) 
    A peer-reviewed electronic journal (laundched in January 1999) aims to contribute to the exploration and understanding of social processes by means of computer simulation. It will provide academic and professional researchers with a forum for the exchange of information about this innovative and rapidly growing form of social science research. For an initial period of one year, subscriptions to the journal will be free of charge. Thereafter, there may be a subscription to defray the costs of editing and production. Editor: Nigel Gilbert (University of Surrey, UK).
  • Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission (JoM-EMIT)
    A new peer-reviewed academic journal. This free journal seeks to develop the memetic perspective, with space devoted to relevant evolutionary issues and other related topics. Managing Editor: Hans-Cees Speel (Department of Policy Analysis, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands).
  • JournalsOnline 
    The BIDS JournalsOnline service offers a single point of access to an expanding range of full text electronic journals from leading academic publishers. It allows anyone, anywhere in the world, to search and browse the JournalsOnline database of articles free of charge, and to display bibliographic information and abstracts.
  • New Left Review (NLR) [table of contents + abstracts + some free full text articles
    A quality journal of the international Left. Editor: Perry Anderson.
  • Population Studies [table of contents]
    Concentrates on methods of demographic analysis, conceptual and mathematical theories of demographic dynamics and behaviour, and the use of these theories en methods.
  • Social Research Update (SRU) [full text] 
    A quarterly electronic journal which covers new developments in social research, one per issue. Univ. of Surrey, UK. Methods of doing social research are continually advancing. New developments in information technology enable complex analyses to be carried out on a personal computer. Laptop computers and computer assisted telephone interviewing change fundamentally the way in which surveys are done. New statistical techniques are being developed which are better suited to the kinds of data which social researchers generally deal with. New approaches to qualitative data raise new theoretical and ethical problems. In face of all this change, social researchers, pressurised to produce results, often do not have time to keep up with the latest developments. It is this gap that SRU attempts to fill. Editor: Nigel Gilbert.
  • Sociological Research Online (SRO) [abstracts] 
    International journal for applied sociology. From the British Sociological Association. SRO uses multimedia delivery formats and provides training to enable users to maximise their use of the journal. It publishes high quality applied sociology, focusing on theoretical, empirical and methodological discussions which engage with current political, cultural and intellectual topics and debates. Promotes rapid communication among sociologists. Includes reviews, search facilities and a debating forum. The Search Engine allows you to search the full contents of the journal, for particular strings; useful to search for keywords or citations etc.Fully refereed, and fully free from charges. the journal. Edited by Liz Stanley.
  • Theory, Culture and Society (TCS) - University of Teeside (UK).


  • Political Thought
    A joint internet publication of the Ukrainian Political Thought Journal and the Center for Political Analysis and Consulting.


  • ANU Library- Electronic Journals
  • Digital Libraries: Electronic Journal and Text Archives 
    List of resources that hold indices of electronic journals, particularly concerned with electronic publishing. Presented by the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
  • Ejournal SiteGuide: a MetaSource
  • EServer Journals Collection - The English Server at Carnegie Mellon.
  • GoldRush
    Lists ejournals and other online serials. The list is managed by the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries (CARL). Provides background information about electronic journals, an alphabetically organized list of electronic journals by title, and other directories of electronic journals. You can search for titles of electronic journals by name or type.
  • Electronic Periodicals in Social Science 
    Editor: Lori Foulke (Education and Social Science Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign, USA).
  • Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek (EZB) - Library of University of Regensburg, Germany
  • IngentaConnect
    Free searching of millions of academic and professional articles from thousands of journals online. Easy to get a list of all social science journals.
    A comprehensive electronic archive of important scholarly journal literature. The basis aim of the JSTOR project was to convert the back issues of paper journals into electronic formats that would allow savings in space while simultaneously improving access to the journal content. It covers disciplines such as anthropology, asian studies, ecology, economics, education, history, political science, population studies, sociology, and statistics.
  • Project Muse
    A database of more than 100 full-text humanities and social science journals from the John Hopkins University Press and nine other university presses.
  • PSYCline
    A guide to psychology and social science journals on the web. Editor: Armin Günther (University of Augsburg, Germany).
  • ScienceDirect - Elsevier
    Access to over 1100 electronic journals from Elsevier. It provides a search engine to allow searching across journal titles and article abstracts.
  • Sheffield
    Electronic journals in the social sciences.
  • U.S. ISSN Center - National Serials Data Program. Library of Congress.
  • Vera - Virtual Electronic Resource Access (MIT)
  • Wiley Online Library
    Full-text access to more than 300 science journals. Customers who hold full rate subscriptions are entitled to activate online access for their authorized users to the full text of those users. Access to tables of contents and abstracts for Wiley journals is also available to guest users.

Articles on Electronic Publishing and Journals


  • Bailey, C. W. Jr.
    Scholarly electronic publishing bibliography
    A very good, frequently updated bibliography on electronic and interactive publication in the academic world.


  • Bazerman, Charles / Blakesley, David / Palmquist, Mike / Russell, David [2008]
    The publication of scholarly books has been shaped strongly in recent decades by two factors: assessments by publishers of the potential market for books and the influence of publisher’s reputations on tenure and promotion decisions. This article reflects on the choices made by a group of senior scholars in the field of composition and rhetoric as they conceived of and published an open access book on activity theory and writing and, subsequently, published an open access book series in the area of rhetoric and composition. The implications of open access book publishing for access to scholarly work and tenure-and-promotion decisions are considered.
    First Monday, 13(1). Open access book publishing in writing studies: A case study
  • Benschop, Albert [1997]
    Interactief publiceren in elektronische tijdschriften
    Article on interactive publishing, electronic journals, peer reviewing, and the revolution in scientific communication. In Dutch.
  • Ezema, Ifeanyi J. [2009]
    Trends in electronic journal publishing in Africa: an analysis of African Journal Online (AJOL)
    Webology, 7(1), Article 74.
    A review of the the trends in electronic journal publication in Africa in relation to geographical representation, subject spread and language of publication and number of open access journals.
  • Harnad, Steven
    E-Prints on interactive publication
    A collection of some fabulous articles on scholarly skywriting, interactive publication, and implementing peer review on the net.
  • Hillesund, Terje [2001]
    Will E-books change the world?
    This paper argues that the evolution of e-book technology is related to the penetrating impact of networks and information technology on society. It defines the concept of e-book and describes some aspects of e-book technology. By focusing on book production processes, the paper examines what probable consequences the development of e-books and a global network economy will have for publishers and book industries. E-books, along with other electronic formats, will trigger major changes as the digital products and distribution channels will force the logic of the network economy on the book publishing industry.
    In: First Monday, 6(1).
  • Odlyzko, Andrew
    Papers on Electronic Publishing and Elektronic Commerce
    A collection of excellent papers on all aspects of electronic publishing and commerce.
  • Sosteric, Mike [1996a]
    Electronic Journals and Scholarly Communication: Notes and Issues 
    Electronic Journal of Sociology, 1(2), 1996. 
    Scholarly communication has virtually exploded into the on-line electronic world. This has brought a number of demonstrable benefits to the scholarly communication process as well as highlighting a number of inefficiencies and obstacles to the full deployment of information technology. The explosion has also brought a spate of credulous accounts concerning the transformative potential of information technology. These accounts, though well intentioned, do not contribute to a sociological understanding of information technology in general, or its effect on the scholarly communication process more specifically. In order to develop our understanding of the relevant issues, a critical and empirical analysis will need to be undertaken in order to get out from under the cultural values that have clouded the analysis of information technology thus far.
  • Sosteric, Mike [1996b] 
    Electronic Journals: The Grand Information Future?
    Electronic Journal of Sociology, 2(2), 1996. 
    This article examines the political economy of scholarly publication. Sosteric outlines the contours of the current crises in the scholarly communication system, and discusses how individual electronic scholarly publication projects have challenged the traditional publishing houses by offering alternative models of scholarly publication that more closely fit with the needs of the academy. The article then looks at some of the - aggressive - ways in which the traditional interests have responded to the threat posed by the independent publishers. The article closes with a warning about a possible shift, made possible by advanced information technologies, in the way the scholarly communication system is funded. After examining the potential for the development of a user pay-per service, the article concludes with a warning about the academic and intellectual fallout of a move away from a collectively funded scholarly communication project.
  • Sosteric, Mike [1999]
    The EJS and SGML Production: A New Era in Scholarly Communication
    Electronic Journal of Sociology, 4, 1999.