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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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.


New book: Boris Z. Doktorov The Timeline of the United States Presidential Election, 2016. Experience of Sociological Observation of the Social Process 
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Since January to December 2016 the author of this book has monitored the development of the presidential election campaign in the United States. Almost every day, he posted texts on his Face Book page, in which he described the dynamics of the electorate, and discussed the historical and methodological issues of public opinion research. More than 400 posts form the content of this book.


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Rossiiskoe obschestvo i vyzovy vremeni. Kniga 3 / [Russian Society and Challenges of the Time. Book Three/ M.K. Gorshkov [et al.]; Ed. By Gorshkov  M.K., Tikhonova N.E. Moscow: Izdatelstvo Ves Mir, 2016. 424 p. Rossiiskoe obschestvo i vyzovy vremeni. Kniga 3 / [Russian Society and Challenges of the Time. Book Three/ M.K. Gorshkov [et al.]; Ed. By Gorshkov M.K., Tikhonova N.E. Moscow: Izdatelstvo Ves Mir, 2016. 424 p.
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