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Historical Social Research/Historische Sozialforschung (HSR) is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering political science, social science, cultural studies, and history. It is the official journal of the QUANTUM association and is published by GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. The journal was established in 1976 as QUANTUM Information and obtained its current name in 1979. The journal publishes four issues plus one supplement per year. All content is available as open access after 6 months.

Historical Social Research  
DisciplineSocial history, humanities, social science
LanguageEnglish, German
Edited byWilhelm Heinz Schröder
Publication details
Former name(s)
QUANTUM Information
Publication history
1976-present
Publisher
Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences
FrequencyQuarterly
Delayed, after 6 months
Standard abbreviations
Hist. Soc. Res.
Indexing
ISSN0172-6404
LCCN83644046
JSTOR01726404
OCLC no.224464663
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Contents

Abstracting and indexingEdit

The journal is abstracted and indexed in SocINDEX, Social Science Citation Index, Scopus, Sociological Abstracts, Historical Abstracts (ABC-CLIO), International Political Science Abstracts, Social Research Methodology Database, and the Social Science Literature Information System.

Editorial BoardEdit

Main Editors

  • Heinrich Best (Jena), also Managing Editor
  • Wilhelm H. Schröder (Cologne), also Managing Editor-in-Chief

Managing Editors

  • Wilhelm H. Schröder, Editor-In-Chief (Cologne)
  • Nina Baur (Berlin)
  • Heinrich Best (Jena)
  • Rainer Diaz-Bone (Lucerne)
  • Philip J. Janssen (Cologne)
  • Johannes Marx (Bamberg)

Topics OverviewEdit

The HSR has covered a plethora of topics since its inception in 1976. Here is a short overview of the volumes from the last five years:

Year 2019

Year 2018

  • Volume 43.4 (2018): Challenged Elites - Elites as Challengers
  • Volume 43.3 (2018): Economists, Politics, and Society
  • Volume 43.2 (2018): Visualities - Sports, Bodies, and Visual Sources
  • Volume 43.1 (2018): Agent-Based Modeling in Social Science, History, and Philosophy
  • Supplement 31 (2018): Models and Modelling between Digital and Humanities
  • Supplement 30 (2018): Historische Migrationsforschung (Historical Migration Studies) (Note: Only in German)

Year 2017 (Full Text Archive)

  • Volume 42.4 (2017): Changing Power Relations and the Drag Effects of Habitus
  • Volume 42.3 (2017): Critique and Social Change: Historical, Cultural, and Institutional Perspectives
  • Volume 42.2 (2017): The Impact of Religious Denomination on Mentality and Behavior / Spatial Dimensions of Governance in 20th Century Political Struggles
  • Volume 42.1 (2017): Markets and Classifications. Categorizations and Valuations as Social Processes Structuring Markets
  • Supplement 29 (2017): From History to Applied Computer Science in the Humanities

Year 2016 (Full Text Archive)

  • Volume 41.4 (2016): National Political Elites and the Crisis of European Integration
  • Volume 41.3 (2016): Established-Outsider Relations/Knowledge Transfer as Intercultural Translation
  • Volume 41.2 (2016): Conventions and Quantification
  • Volume 41.1 (2016): Risk & Social History
  • Supplement 28 (2016): Zeitgeschichte zwischen Politik, Biografie und Methodik (Contemporary History Between Politics, Biographies, and Methods) (Note: Only in German)

Year 2015 (Full Text Archive)

  • Volume 40.4 (2015): Animal Politics/Football History
  • Volume 40.3 (2015): Methods of Innovation Research
  • Volume 40.2 (2015): Climate and Beyond
  • Volume 40.1 (2015): Law and Conventions
  • Supplement 27 (2015): Politisierte Sozialstruktur (Politicized Social Structure) (Note: Only in German)

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