Journal of Social Research




Guide for Authors


Rules direction, review and publication of scientific articles


Sending an article to the Journal of Social Research the author thus:

– It agrees to the gratuitous publication articles in bibliographic databases, making the Science Citation Index;
– It agrees to the gratuitous publication article in Open Access, on the magazine's website;
– Undertakes to submit only previously unpublished, original texts that do not contain plagiarism;
– Undertakes not to send an article to other journals, until yet Editorial Board decides on the acceptance, non-acceptance of the article..

Provided manuscripts are checked for their originality in the system "Anti-plagiarism". Article deflected by magazine in case of plagiarism.
If plagiarism is detected in the article after its publication in the archive copies will be placed on it a warning stamp with the words: "Attention! This article contains incorrect borrowing".

The editorial board accepts for consideration unpublished innovative articles having scientific novelty and describing scientific achievements in the branch.
Accepted articles of up to 40 thousand characters with spaces. Reviews of books, messages - up to 10 thousand characters..

Manuscripts in doc format (Word for Windows), please send an e-mail address:

All articles are reviewed, which resulted in the decision to publication.

Rules review

1. The editorial board shall review all incoming materials to the editorial board for the purpose of peer review. 
2. All reviewers are acknowledged experts on the subject of peer-reviewed materials and have for the past 3 years publications on peer-reviewed articles. 
3. Reviews are stored in the publishing house and editorial office for 5 years.
4. The editorial board sends the authors of the articles copies of peer review or motivated refusal. 
5. The names of the reviewers are hidden from the author. This is the traditional method of reviewing and is the most common type by far. 

The decision on the publication shall be made within 2 months from the date of receipt of the manuscript by the editorial board (including review time). The selection of materials for the current number is determined by the editorial plan.

When publishing articles indicate the date of receipt.

Possible editorial changes agreed with the authors of the article.Do not coordinated the changes and cuts that are not important

Authors do not pay for the publication of the article. The fee for the publication of articles is not paid.

The article must include the following information in the Russian and English languages:

- title
- abstract
- keywords
- Surname, name and patronymic
- Academic degree, academic title
- Position, name of workplace
- E-mail address
- phone number

The article should:

1. describe the studied problem and the purpose of writing, research.

2. At the mention of the authors in the text indicate full name and surname, for example: Robert Merton, Pitirim Sorokin.

In the article, it is desirable to allocate subtitles parts of the article and number them.

Tables and Figures

If the number of tables and figures is more than one, each of them has its own numbered consecutively. Inscriptions are arranged over tables and figures, referred to as "Tab." and "Fig."For example:
"Fig. 1. Distribution of respondents' answers to the question ... "
In the text of the article referred to as "Fig. 1 ", " Table. 1".

Footnotes are numbered consecutively.

References, links to sources in the text are made as follows


Hay E. N. The application of Weber’s Law to Job Evaluation Estimates. Journal of Applied Psychology. April 1950, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 102-104.


David J., Jary J. Collins Dictionary of Sociology. Vol. 1. Moscow, Veche – AST, 1999.

Giddens A., Birdsall K. Sociology. Moscow, Editorial Publ., 2005.

Simmel G. Sociability (An Example of Pure, Formal Sociology). Simmel G. Izbrannoe. Vol.2. Sozercanie zhizni. Moscow, Jurist, 1996, pp. 486-500.

Internet publishing:

Sorokin P., Merton R. K. Social Time: A Methodological and Functional Analysis. American Journal of Sociology. 1937, vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 615-629. Available online: (Accessed: 2016-04-23)