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Social Problems Has Moved!

Dear Social Problems Readers,

We are proud to announce that the Editor of Social Problems, Dr. Pamela Anne Quiroz, has accepted a position at the University of Houston. She now holds the titles of Director of the Center for Mexican American Studies and Professor of Sociology. Correspondence can be directed to her new email address: paquiroz@uh.edu

In addition, the editorial office of Social Problems has moved to the University of Houston as of September 1, 2015. General inquiries from authors, reviewers, and other interested parties may still be directed to the Social Problems Managing Editor at: socialproblems@uic.edu

Manuscripts can be submitted via Manuscript Central at: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/socpro.

Social Problems, Editorial Team

Aims & Scope

Social Problems is the official publication of The Society for the Study of Social Problems and one of the most widely respected and read professional journals in the social sciences. This quarterly journal presents accessible, relevant, and innovative articles that uphold critical perspectives on contemporary social issues. Ultimately, Social Problems offers influential sociological findings and theories that have the ability to help us both better understand and better deal with our complex social environment.

Increased Impact Factor

Social Problems is ranked 15th out of 142 sociology journals with an Impact Factor of 1.729 according to the 2014 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters, 2015). In celebration of this accomplishment, a collection of highly cited articles is now freely available.

The editors extend their thanks and congratulations to all of the authors, reviewers, and readers who contributed to this achievement. 

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The Authors' Attic

'The Authors' Attic' is a forum that provides authors an opportunity to discuss pressing and relevant social issues of our time. 

In this installment, Timo Böhm joins us to discuss his recent article entitled, "Activists in Politics: The Influence of Embedded Activists on the Success of Social Movements." The article appears in the November 2015 Issue.


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