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Sociological Perspectives and The Pacific Sociologist

Journal: Sociological Perspectives

The PSA scholarly journal, Sociological Perspectives, is published six times yearly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.  PSA members can choose to receive print copies of Sociological Perspectives in the mail during their membership year by paying a $20 fee to PSA at the time they pay their membership. Members can access the journal online.

Established in 1957 and published for the Pacific Sociological Association, Sociological Perspectives offers a wealth of pertinent articles spanning the breadth of sociological inquiry. In the pages of Sociological Perspectives, contributions by leading scholars typically address the ever-expanding body of knowledge about social processes related to economic, political, anthropological and historical issues.

The journal’s purpose is to advance research, theory, scholarship, and practice within sociology and related disciplines. Preference is given to articles that are of general interest to members of the discipline and that, as a result, advance the accumulation of knowledge about social processes.

For more information, visit the SAGE publishing site.

Co-Editors of Sociological Perspectives for January, 2020 through December, 2022 were Black Hawk Hancock, DePaul University, and Bryan Sykes, UC Irvine, with Managing Editors Bradley Bartos, Matthew Renner, Justin Strong, and Ernest Chavez, UC Irvine.

Beginning with the February, 2023 issue and continuing through 2025, new editors are Dana Nakano, CSU Stanislaus, and Elizabeth Sowers, CSU Channel Islands, with Managing Editors Zack Davidson, CSU Stanislaus, and Lauren Ballard, CSU Channel Islands.

The editorial team can be reached at socperspectives@pacificsoc.org .

Information on recent issues of the journal here, and information on prior editors here.

Submission Procedures for the PSA journal, Sociological Perspectives, published by SAGE.

  1. Visit the SAGE Publications website to learn more about the submission process.
  2. All manuscripts must be submitted electronically through Scholar One Manuscripts.
  3. Payment of the $20 manuscript submission fee is made on the same site as manuscript submissions.

PSA Newsletter–The Pacific Sociologist

The PSA Newsletter, The Pacific Sociologist, is published three times per year, approximately in January (Winter), May/June (Spring/Summer), and September/October (Fall).  Members receive this newsletter via email.  The Newsletter publishes information on the functions of the PSA, the annual meeting, the call for papers, officers, and elections, as well as other items.

Members are encouraged to send items to executivedirector@pacificsoc.org for possible inclusion, such as new books published and awards received, or information on aligned academic/sociological associations, calls for papers, and other opportunities of interest to PSA members.

Click below to view our latest edition of our PSA Newsletter

Fall 2023 newsletter Final Version - 10-31-2023(A).pdf

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