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The Swiss Journal of Sociology was established in 1975 on the initiative of the Swiss Sociological Association. It is published three times a year with the support of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The journal is a multilingual voice for analysis and research in sociology. It publishes work on the theory, methods, practice, and history of the social sciences in English, French, or German.
Although a central aim of the Journal is to reflect the state of the discipline in Switzerland as well as current developments, articles, research notes, debates, and book reviews will be accepted irrespective of the author's nationality or whether the submitted work focuses on this country.
The journal is understood as a representative medium and therefore open to all research areas, to a plurality of schools and methodological approaches. It neither favours nor excludes any research orientation but particularly intends to promote communication between different perspectives. In order to fulfil this aim, all submissions will be refereed anonymously by at least two reviewers. The journal uses double-blind peer review process.
The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.
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Rainer Diaz-Bone (University of Lucerne)
Jörg Rössel (University of Zurich)
Marion Beetschen, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Editorial Committee: (until Vol.48)
Lucio Baccaro, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Ben Jann, University of Berne, Switzerland
Michael Nollert, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Christian Suter, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
International Advisory Board:
Jeffrey Alexander, Yale University, USA
Margaret Archer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
Georges Balandier, Université de Paris-Sorbonne, France
Charles Camic, University of Wisconsin at Madison, USA
Max Haller, Universität Graz, Austria
Bettina Heintz, Universität Luzern, Switzerland
Robert Hettlage, Universität Regensburg, Germany
Alberto Martinelli, Università di Milano, Italy
Renate Mayntz, Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, Köln, Germany
Richard Münch, Zeppelin University, Germany
Helga Nowotny, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Céline Saint-Pierre, Université de Québec à Montréal, Canada
Alain Touraine, EHESS, Paris, France
Anton Zijderveld, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Netherlands
Manuscripts and Editorial Correspondence
Revue suisse de sociologie
Faculté des sciences sociales et politiques
Institut des sciences sociales
Université de Lausanne
Geopolis – Mouline
De Gruyter Poland
Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
T: +48 22 701 50 15
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