Welcome to the Spanish Journal of Sociology
The Spanish Journal of Sociology (RES) is the official journal of the Spanish Federation of Sociology (FES), the Spanish scientific society of Sociology that brings together more than 3,000 sociologists, including regional associations of Sociology, university departments and faculties, research institutes, research committees and business sector associations related to Sociology. The RES was founded in 2001. It has had as directors and members of the editorial board prestigious researchers of Spanish sociology. (A link to a brief history of the RES and earlier directors can be found in the section Editorial Team)
The RES publishes scientific work following the system of Peer Review in the evaluation of manuscripts under strict criteria of excellence and universal procedures. The areas covered by the journal include all scientific aspects of special importance related to the sociological study of the current situation, the change of social structures and institutions and the processes that shape the social reality. The RES pays special attention to comparative studies on issues affecting Spain, Latin America and Southern European countries.
The journal is published in print and electronic format. It includes monographic issues, debates, reviews and state-of-the-art sections. It is published three times a year (January, May and September) with the possibility of additional issues. The languages used by the RES are Spanish and English (evaluation of articles can be made in French, Portuguese, English and any of the official languages of the Spanish State).
The RES is indexed in the following databases and quality ratings:Â
- Bibliographic databases:
Scopus; Sociological Abstracts, EBSCO, Dialnet, ISOC-CSIC, International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, Academic Source Premier, Social Services Abstracts, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts.
- Impact factor:
Thomson Reuters: Emerging Sources.Â Â
SNIP 2016: 0.899. 2016 CiteScore: 0.50. Source: Scopus Journal Metrics
SJR 2016: 0,230; Position: 465/972 (51st, Sociology and Political Science, Q2)
Source: Â© 2016 Scimago Research Group Data Source: ScopusÂź
IN-RECS, 2011: 0,148; Position: 6 75 Spanish magazines. Source: IN-RECS
- Quality rating systems:
LATINDEX: Catalog; CIRC: GROUP B; CARHUS2014: C; RESH; FECYT (Quality Label of Spanish Journals)