Social Movement Studies

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Social Movement Studies  
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DisciplineSociology, political science, anthropology
Edited byCristina Flesher Fominaya and Kevin Gillan
Publication details
Publication history
Standard abbreviations
Soc. Mov. Stud.
ISSN1474-2837 (print)
1474-2829 (web)
OCLC no.50327191

Social Movement Studies is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering social science research on protests, social movements, and collective behavior, including reviews of books on these topics. It was established in 2002 as a biannual journal by founding co-editors Tim Jordan, Adam Lent, and George McKay, soon to be joined by Anne Mische, and is published by Routledge. The current editors-in-chief are Cristina Flesher Fominaya (Loughborough University) and Kevin Gillan (University of Manchester). Previous editors-in-chief include Graeme Hayes (Aston University) and Brian Doherty (Keele University).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences,[1] Social Sciences Citation Index,[1] and Scopus.[2] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 1.581.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Clarivate Analytics. Retrieved 2018-08-09.
  2. ^ "Source details: Social Movement Studies". Scopus preview. Elsevier. Retrieved 2018-08-09.
  3. ^ "Social Movement Studies". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2018.

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