Open Journal of Social Sciences

ISSN Print: 2327-5952    ISSN Online: 2327-5960

Call For Papers

    Special Issue on Marriage, Family, Gender


    Marriage, family and gender studies are mainly concerned with family sociology and gender studies. As a traditional branch of sociology, family sociology mainly focuses on the changes of family marriage, family structure and family relationship. It also examines the related institutional and cultural background, and explores the relationship and interaction between family changes and social changes. Gender studies mainly focus on gender issues in the process of social change, as well as social changes in the perspective of gender, and try to reexamine social and family problems with feminist perspectives and methods. The goal of this special issue is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in the area of marriage, family, gender.


    In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original researches and review articles on exploring marriage, family, gender. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Changes in the concept of marriage and family
    • Womenfamily and procreate
    • Family conflict and harmony
    • The role of parents in the family
    • Gender equality in marriage
    • Impact of gender imbalance on marriage
    • Single-parent family study

    Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.


    Please kindly notice that the “Special Issue” under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue – Marriage, Family, Gender” should be chosen during your submission.


    According to the following timetable:


    Submission Deadline

    November 20th, 2018

    Publication Date

    January 2019


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    Please contact Editorial Assistant at

    jss@scirp.org