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Journal of Social Issues

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 Ann Bettencourt (University of Missouri).[1] The journal covers human and social issues such as poverty, privacy, youth violence, social class, and education.

Journal of Social Issues  
J. Soc. Issues
Discipline Social psychology
Language English
Edited by Ann Bettencourt
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0022-4537 (print)
1540-4560 (web)
OCLC no. 1782412

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 Editorial Board". Retrieved 26 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Social Issues". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017. 

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