Journal of Social Research



Journal of Social Research (in Russian: журнал "Социальные исследования") is a peer-reviewed scientific magazine. Publishes the results of theoretical and empirical research in the field of social research studies. The magazine is focused on the publication of research conducted in the framework of the positivist approach.

The purpose of the magazine - to promote a better understanding of the group, social behavior, its determination and characteristics.

The certificate of registration in Russian Federation: ЭЛ № ФС 77 – 64399.

Registered English-language title: "Journal of Social Research".

Copyright for published articles belong to the authors.

It is included in the Russian Science Citation Index - РИНЦ

Articles of the journal are included in the International Index of Scientific Citation Google Scholar.

Periodicity - 2 times a year.

Scientific direction of the periodical, the group of specialties:
22.00.00 Sociological sciences
19.00.00 Psychological Science
08.00.05 Economics and management (including marketing).

Published articles are free, Open Access.

The structure of the magazine is composed by the following main headings:

- Theory, Methodology of Social Research
- Methods
- Branches of Sociology, Social Studies

The editorial board of the Journal of Social Research is guided by the requirements of the Ethics publications, established an international organization – Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), см.: Code of conduct and best practice guidelines for journal editors


Editorial Board 

Yury Fedorovich Bosenko, PhD in "Applied Sociology"

Viktor Vasil'evich Voronov, doctor of sociological sciences, professor, leading research, Daugavpils University, Latvia 

Farkhad Nazipovich Iliassov, PhD in "Applied Sociology", the chief editor; publications website, page on Google Scholar

Ovezdurdy Berdievich Muhammetberdiev, Ph.D., Professor, Turkmenistan

Olga A. Plotnikova, PhD, doctor of historical sciences, vice chairman of the historical and educational society "Guardian" ("Радетель"), page on Google Scholar

Darya Andreevna Sokolova, Candidate of Sociology, Associate Professor of the Academic Department of SHEM, Associate Professor of the Department of Management of SHEM, Far Eastern Federal University, Russia. E-mail:

The publisher of Journal of Social Research

Association of Independent Sociologists


Background of the journal title

Continued publication entitled "Социальные исследования", English name: "Social Research", were published at the Institute of Philosophy Academy of Sciences of the USSR, under the auspices of the Scientific Council of the USSR on problems of specific social research in 1965-1972.