Institute of Sociology
of the Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology
of the Russian Academy of Sciences


Социологический журналFrequency: 4 issues/year; ISSN 1562-2495

Chief editor: Polina M. Kozyreva
Deputy editors: Larissa A. Kozlova, Maxim A. Manuilsky

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The Sociological Journal’ is an independent professional oriented magazine for sociologists founded in 1994 by professor Gennady S. Batygin (1951‑2003). The magazine was officially established by the Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The Journal is peer refereed and has been included into the list of the periodicals validated by the Higher Attestation Committee of the Russian Federation to publish the research results of doctorial and candidate dissertations on sociology. The Journal represents the interests of the scientific and educational community. It is being published at the expense of the sponsors and research foundations. Currently ‘The Sociological Journal’ is one of the most popular magazines among the professional sociologists in Russia. 

Our Journal’s goal is to develop fundamental sociology, to reproduce the international standards of sociological knowledge, the standards of professional community self-verification and also to participate in the process of renovation of Russian sociological education while sustaining professional communication in the social sciences, humanities and sociological education in Russia and abroad.

The Editorial Board of ‘The Sociological Journal’ operates in accordance with the norms and international standards set by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) (

‘The Sociological Journal’ publishes articles on various social sciences and related disciplines such as social psychology, cultural studies, anthropology and ethnography. Interdisciplinary approach is welcomed and encouraged. The Journal is focused on fundamental research, theory, methodology and history of sociology. The results of mass surveys and monographs are highlighted in a regular column. The controversial issues of sociology are being discussed in ‘The Discussion’ rubric. The Journal publishes reviews, essays and reviews, as well as lists of new books in Russian and English languages which represent the main tendencies of interdisciplinary research in the social sciences.

‘The Sociological Journal’ is distributed by subscription, mailed to the Russian university libraries and university departments of social sciences for free and also is available on the free market. The Journal is registered in the leading bibliographic catalogs and the citation databases.

The Journal’s goal is not only to reproduce the normative patterns of knowledge and the norms of professional self-examination, but also to improve them. Therefore the rules of selection of the new texts are very strict so only the best articles have chance to be published. Following these rules allows ‘The Sociological Journal’ to contribute in development of the social sciences.

The editorial staff of ‘The Sociological Journal" is composed of the employees of the Sector of sociology of science, Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences.


Еditorial board


P.M. Kozyreva Editor in Chief, Doctor of Sociological Sciences, Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FCTAS RAS); NRU “Higher School of Economics”, Russian Federation

L.A. Kozlova Deputy Editor in Chief, Candidate of Philosophical Sciences, Associate Professor Institute of Sociology of FCTAS RAS, Russian Academy of Sciences

M.A. Manuilsky Deputy Editor in Chief, Candidate of Philosophical Sciences Publisher “Nauka”, Russian Academy of Sciences

D. Bahry, Doctor of Philosophy, Professor (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

T.Y. Bogomolova, Candidate of Sociological Sciences (Novosibirsk State University; Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering of the Siberian Branch of the RAS, Russian Federation)

E.I. Golovakha, Doctor of Philosophical Sciences, Professor (Institute of Sociology, NAS of Ukraine, Ukraine)

M.K. Gorshkov, Doctor of Philosophical Sciences, Member of RAS ((Federal Center of Theoretical andApplied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation)

B.Z. Doktorov, Doctor of Philosophical Sciences, Professor (Independent researcher, USA)

L.M. Drobizheva, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor (Institute of Sociology of FCTAS, RAS, Russian Federation)

D.L. Konstantinovskiy, Doctor of Sociological Sciences (Institute of Sociology of FCTAS, RAS, Russian Federation)

A.Y. Miagkov, Doctor of Sociological Sciences, Professor (Ivanovo State Power University, Russian Federation)

O.A. Oberemko, Candidate of Sociological Sciences, Associate Professor (NRU "Higher School of Economics" (HSE), Russian Federation)

A.A. Oslon, Candidate of Engineering Sciences (Foundation “Public Opinion” (FOM), Russian Federation)

E. Swiderski, Professor of philosophy (University of Fribourg, Switzerland)

V.V. Fedorov, Candidate of Political Sciences (All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM), Russian Federation)

B.M. Firsov, Doctor of Philosophical Sciences, Professor (European University in St Petersburg, Russian Federation)

T. Shanin, Professor of Sociology (Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences (MSSES), Russian Federation; University of Manchester, United Kingdom)

M.F. Chernysh, Doctor of Sociological Sciences (Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation)

S.V. Chesnokov, Candidate of Engineering Sciences  (University of Bar Ilan, Israel) 

Editorial address: 117218 Moscow, Krzhizhanovskogo 24/35, Building 5, Room. 419.
Phone: +7 (495) 120 82 57
Fax: +7 (495) 719 07 40.

 Journal issues

2015 01 02 03 04 

2016 01 02 03 04 


2017 01 02 03 04


2018 01 02 03 04


2019 01 02 03 04