American Sociological Association

Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World

Welcome to Socius, the open-access journal of the American Sociological Association. The goal of Socius is to make new research readily available by providing an online forum for the rapid dissemination of high-quality, peer-reviewed research, produced in time to be relevant to ongoing research and public debates. Read more from the opening editorial.


Mission Statement

Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World aims to make new research readily available. It provides an online forum for the rapid dissemination of peer-reviewed empirical work, produced in time to be relevant to ongoing debates. Socius is a place to find fresh ideas, early discoveries, and open theoretical problems that can pose new challenges for social science. Committed to an efficient peer review process and open access, Socius’s online format ensures that all scientifically sound sociological research from any subfield can be published, without the volume constraints imposed by traditional print limits. Traditional manuscript styles are welcome, but we strongly encourage short papers and those providing interesting empirical findings that may spark innovation and future work.

Editors: Lisa Keister and James Moody, Duke University
ISSN: 2378-0231
Continuously Published


Selected Journal Articles

Strategies Men Use to Negotiate Family and Science Elaine Howard Ecklund, Sarah Damaske, Anne E. Lincoln, and Virginia Johnston White, January 2017
TSMOs and Protest Participation Kyle Dodson, December 2016
“We Must Be out of That” Rachel A. Schwartz, December 2016
Racial and Ethnic Homogamy and Gendered Time on Core Housework Catherine Bolzendahl and Zoya Gubernskaya, November 2016
“How Far Is Too Far?”: Gender, Emotional Capital, and Children’s Public School Assignments Toby L. Parcel, Joshua A. Hendrix, and Andrew J. Taylor, October 2016
First-generation Disadvantage and College Enrollment/Completion Tabitha G. Wilbur and Vincent J. Roscigno, September 2016

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