Institute of Sociology
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

About the Institute

The Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ISRAS) is a leading social research institution in the Russian Federation. It was created to advance social theory, engage in fundamental social studies and provide practical counsel to better the living conditions of the Russian population.

The Institute came into existence on June 14, 1968 as a further step to expand and develop the Department of Concrete social research of the Institute of Philosophy of the USSR Academy of Science.

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On February 20, 2017 Institute of Sociology RAS held the first event from the series "Sociological evenings". It was focused on discussing the results of sociological megaproject of studying mass consciousness and russians' life practices in times of stability and crysis.
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On February 20, 2017 Institute of Sociology RAS held the first event from the series "Sociological evenings". It was focused on discussing the results of sociological megaproject of studying mass consciousness and russians' life practices in times of stability and crysis.

The results are presented in the series of books "Rossiiskoe obschestvo i vyzovy vremeni" (book 2 and book 3).


Sociological Journal has been evaluated for inclusion in Scopus by the Content Selection & Advisory Board (CSAB)
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The review of this title is now complete and the CSAB has advised that the title will be accepted for inclusion in Scopus.

This is a very solid academic journal which publishes high level research papers. The articles are of high quality and the language is clear, the topics represent the forefront of sociological research which does not limit itself to Russian topics. The articles are highly readable, the language is clear, the cited literature overall is representative of the current research in respective areas of study. The editorial board comprises leading Russian and several leading foreign scholars.


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Books

Rozhdestvenskaya E., Semenova V., Tartakovskaya I., Kozela K. (eds). Collective Memories in War. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2016. 196 pp. Rozhdestvenskaya E., Semenova V., Tartakovskaya I., Kozela K. (eds). Collective Memories in War. London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2016. 196 pp.
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