American Sociological Association

Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World

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: Aaron Gullickson, Ryan Light, and C.J. Pascoe, University of Oregon
ISSN: 2378-0231
Continuously Published


Selected Journal Articles

Power, Hegemony, and World Society Theory: A Critical Evaluation Liam Downey, Elizabeth Lawrence, Micah Pyles, and Derek Lee, May 2020
Sexual Abstinence in the United States: Cohort Trends in Abstaining from Sex While Never Married for U.S. Women Born 1938 to 1983 Lawrence L. Wu, Steven P. Martin, Paula England, and Nicholas D. E. Mark, March 2020
Do Carbon Prices Limit Economic Growth? Daniel Driscoll, January 2020
“He Explained It to Me and I Also Did It Myself”: How Older Adults Get Support with Their Technology Uses Amanda Hunsaker, Minh Hao Nguyen, Jaelle Fuchs, Teodora Djukaric, Larissa Hugentobler, and Eszter Hargittai, December 2019
Comparing Theories of Resource Distribution: The Case of Iran Andrew K. Ledford and Scott M. Lynch, November 2019
The Network Structure of Police Misconduct George Wood, Daria Roithmayr, and Andrew V. Papachristos, October 2019
Women’s Assessments of Gender Equality Charles Kurzman, Willa Dong, Brandon Gorman, Karam Hwang, Renee Ryberg, and Batool Zaidi, September 2019

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