Journal of Social Issues

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Journal of Social Issues  
DisciplineSocial psychology
Edited byCarey Ryan
Publication details
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
J. Soc. Issues
ISSN0022-4537 (print)
1540-4560 (web)
OCLC no.1782412

The Journal of Social Issues is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues along with Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy and Social Issues and Policy Review. The journal was established in 1945. The editor-in-chief is Carey Ryan (University of Nebraska Omaha).[1] The journal covers human and social issues such as poverty, privacy, youth violence, social class, and education.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 1.463, ranking it 13th out of 41 journals in the category "Social Issues".[2]


  1. ^ "Journal of Social Issues". SPSSI. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Social Issues". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017.

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