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The Journal of Chinese Sociology publishes the following article types:

Click the relevant link to find style and formatting information for the article you are going to submit.

Manuscripts should conform to the following reporting guidelines:

  • Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses: PRISMA
  • Randomized Clinical Trials: CONSORT
  • Observational studies: STROBE
  • Studies of diagnostic accuracy: STARD
  • Animal pre-clinical studies: ARRIVE
  • Other types of health-related research: Consult the EQUATOR web site for appropriate reporting guidelines.


Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    56 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    56 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    126 days from submission to acceptance
    37 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    0.785 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.197 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
    0.8 - CiteScore

    Usage 
    231,251 downloads
    24 Altmetric mentions

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  • ESCI
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  • DOAJ
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
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  • ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  • Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China 
  • Naver
  • ProQuest International Bibliography of Social Sciences(IBSS)
  • ProQuest Social Sciences
  • ProQuest Sociology
  • ProQuest Central