The Jounal of Sociocybernetics (ISSN 1607-86667) is a peer reviewed, electronical journal published biannually - Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter - by the Research Committee on Sociocybernetics (RC 51) of the International Sociological Association (ISA). The Journal of Sociocybernetics provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of research findings, reviews and theory in all areas of common interest to social scientists interested in the science of social systems. The journal publishes material relevant to any aspect of systems science relevant to social science disciplines (eg. anthropology, economics, geography, psychology, social policy, sociology and ethics). It is particularly keen to publish findings or reviews which are of general interest to an international readership in social systems theory.
The journal will publish the following types of contribution:
1) Original research and critical or analytical reviews in any area of theory, policy or research relevant to sociocybenertics. Papers can be up to 8,000 words including abstract, tables, endnotes and references. Papers below this limit are preferred.
2) Short items. These are reports of research findings, commentaries on topical issues or correspondence, of between 2000 and 4000 words
3) Editorials or commentaries commissioned by the Editors.
4) Part or whole Special Issues bringing together collections of papers on a particular theme, and usually edited by a guest editor.