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Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research

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First review round: 18.7 weeks. Overall rating: 3 (good). Outcome: Accepted.

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Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
4
Articles published last year
40
Manuscripts received last year
167
% accepted last year
n/a
% immediately rejected last year
45
Open access status
optional
Manuscript handling fee?
no
Kind of complaint procedure
n/a
Five-year impact factor
0.38

Aims and Scope

European integration and enlargement pose fundamental challenges for policy, politics, citizenship, culture and democracy. Innovation: The European Journal of Social Science Research provides a unique forum for discussing these processes. It welcomes articles on all aspects of European developments that contribute to the improvement of social science knowledge and to the setting of a policy-focused European research agenda.

Examples of typical subject areas covered include

Policy-Making and Agenda-Setting
Multilevel Governance
The Role of Institutions
Democracy and Civil Society
Social Structures and Integration
Sustainability and Ecological Modernisation
Science, Research, Technology and Society
Scenarios and Strategic Planning
Public Pol