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Journal of Social Issues
J Soc Issues

ISSN (printed): 0022-4537. ISSN (electronic): 1540-4560.

Published for The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) the Journal of Social Issues brings behavioral and social science theory empirical evidence and practice to bear on human and social problems. Each issue of the journal focuses on a single topic - ranging from experiences of poor women to social issues and the internet and from hate crimes to housing - with invited contributions from leading scholars who communicate the latest scientific findings accurately and accessibly. From 2001 subscription to Journal of Social Issues also includes a full subscription to SPSSI's new e-journal: Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy ( ASAP ) Edited by Rhoda Unger. ASAP is an outlet for timely and innovative psychological and related social science scholarship with explicit implications for social action and policy. It provides a place for reports about innovative work and discussions of alternative approaches to a variety of important and current social problems. By encouraging timely publication of well-written professionally reviewed work it facilitates communication between social science researchers and policy makers as well as with the public as a whole. This electronic journal will publish up to 20 articles in 2001 and an archival print version of the annual collection will also be provided to all SPSSI members and paid subscribers to Journal of Social Issues and Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy . JSI Sample Issues: Social Science Perspectives on Tobacco Policy Bryan Gibson The Significance of Gender: Theory and Research About Difference Jacquelyn Boone James The O. J. Simpson Trial: Research and Theory on the Dynamics of Ethnicity Gloria Cowan and Halford Fairchild Transforming Psychology: Interpretive and Participatory Research Methods Matry-Brydon-Miller and Deborah L. Tolman Experts in the Service of Social Reform: SPSSI Psychology and Society 1936-1996 Benjamin Harris and Ian A. M. Nicholson Thriving: Broadening the Paradigm Beyond Illness to Health Jeanette R. Ickovics and Crystal L. Park Political Development: Youth Growing Up in a Global Community Constance A. Flanagan and Lonnie R. Sherrod Understanding and Resolving National and International Group Conflict Michele G. Alexander and Shana Levin.

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