Social Indicators Research

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Social Indicators Research  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Quality of Life Research, Sociology
Language English
Edited by Alex C. Michalos
Publication details
Springer (International)
Publication history
1974 - present
Frequency 15/year

0.955(2 years)

1.362 (5 years)(2008)
ISSN 0303-8300 (print)
1573-0921 (web)

Founded in 1974, Social Indicators Research is a journal[1] that publishes research results dealing with measurement of the quality of life. These studies - empirical, philosophical and methodological - encompass the whole spectrum of society, including the individual, public and private organizations, and municipal, country, regional, national and international systems.

About Social Indicators Research[edit]

  • Editor-in-Chief: Alex C. Michalos[2]

Director, Institute for Social Research and Evaluation, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, Canada

  • SINET Selection Editor: Abbott L. Ferriss

Emory University Station, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Complete editorial board

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

Social Indicators Research is abstracted and indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 1.452, ranking it 23rd out of 138 journals in the category "Sociology".[3]

Also indexed in: ABI/INFORM, Academic Search, AgeLine, Bibliography of Asian Studies, Business Source, CAB International, Communication Abstracts, Corporate ResourceNet, Criminal Justice Abstracts, CSA/Proquest, Current Abstracts, Current Contents / Social & Behavioral Sciences, Current Index to Statistics, Dietrich's Index Philosophicus, ERIH, Expanded Academic, FRANCIS, Gale, Geobase, Global Health, Google Scholar, International Bibliography of Book Reviews (IBR), International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS), Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition, JSTOR, OCLC, PASCAL, PsycINFO, Referativnyi Zhurnal, SCOPUS, Social Science Citation Index, Social SciSearch, SRM Abstracts, Summon by Serial Solutions, The Philosopher's Index, TOC Premier

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Journal homepage at Springer SBM
  2. ^ Institute for Social Research and Program Evaluation
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Sociology". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.