Cross-Cultural Research

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Cross-Cultural Research  
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Former names
Behavior Science Research
Cross-Cult. Res.
Discipline Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary
Language English
Edited by Carol R. Ember
Publication details
SAGE Publications (United Kingdom)
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 1069-3971 (print)
1552-3578 (web)
LCCN 94640704
OCLC no. 28013395

Cross-Cultural Research (formerly Behavior Science Research[1]) is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of Social Sciences. The journal's editor is Carol R. Ember (Human Relations Area Files). It has been in publication since 1966 and is currently published by SAGE Publications on behalf of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research.


Cross-Cultural Research publishes articles that describe cross-cultural and comparative studies in all human sciences. The journal covers topics such as societies, nations and cultures. Cross-Cultural Research focuses on the systematic testing of theories about human societies and behaviour.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

Cross-Cultural Research is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2014 impact factor is 1.212, ranking it 23 out of 95 journals in the category ‘Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary’.[2]


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  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Social Sciences Interdisciplinary". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 

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