New Number of Journal Studies of Transition States and Societies available


New issue of the journal Studies of Transition States and Societies is available. Current number addresses gender inequalities in the labour market (Institutional Change and Gender Inequalities at Labour Market Entry: A Comparison of Estonia, Russia, and East and West GermanyTo Whom Is Contact Use Beneficial? The Impacts of Self-Selected Contact Use on Gender Income Differentials in the Transitional Economy of Urban China) and discusses the transfer of gender values (Independence and Interdependence Values in Changing Societies: A Three-Generation Comparative Study in Estonia, Germany, and Russia).

’Studies of Transition States and Societies’ (STSS) is a fast-growing open-access interdisciplinary journal for the study of transition societies. Published since 2009 it is already indexed in Scopus, the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), EBSCO, ProQuest, Central and Eastern European Online Library (CEEOL) and the International Political Science Abstracts (IPSA).

STSS aims to promote interdisciplinary exchange between scholars in all major field of the social sciences with emphasis to sociology and political science. The substantive focus of the journal is on the transitional societies, particularly on the societal and political changes in the post-socialist region. Still articles on other regions are considered as well to enrich the debate about transition in social sciences.

The journal is published biannually whereas the spring issue combines articles of political science and papers in sociology are published in the fall. In addition, collections of articles about a common theme or debate are published as special issues.

STSS is published by Institute of Political Science and Governance and Institute of International and Social Studies, Tallinn University.