Social Problems

Social Problems

Editor(s): Pamela Anne Quiroz and Nilda Flores-González
Published for: The Society for the Study of Social Problems
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Beginning in 2015, Social Problems will be published by Oxford University Press. For more information visit:

Social Problems brings to the fore influential sociological findings and theories that have the ability to help us both better understand--and better deal with--our complex social environment.

Some of the areas covered by the journal include:

  • Conflict, Social Action, and Change
  • Crime and Juvenile Delinquency
  • Drinking and Drugs
  • Health, Health Policy, and Health Services
  • Mental Health
  • Poverty, Class, and Inequality
  • Racial and Ethnic Minorities
  • Sexual Behavior, Politics, and Communities
  • Youth, Aging, and the Life Course

One of the most respected and widely read professional journals in the social sciences, Social Problems presents accessible, relevant, and innovative articles that maintain critical perspectives of the utmost scholarly integrity.

Social Problems
ISSN: 0037-7791
eISSN: 1533-8533
Frequency: Quarterly
Published: February, May, August, November

Impact Factor: 1.782
5-Year Impact Factor: 2.369
Rank in Category: 19/137

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