New Zealand Sociology journal is always on the look out for high quality submissions to review for publication in the journal. If you are writing about New Zealand or have research findings of relevance to New Zealanders, send us your manuscript today to be considered for 2019 issues. We accept a wide range of theoretical and empirical material, including articles on Maori and Pasifika issues, policy, gender, politics, class, race and ethnicity, social justice, the environment and just about anything else sociologists are interested in. We are also open to publishing research using innovative methodologies. You don't need to be a sociologist or an academic but do make sure you look at the author guidelines!Read more about Send us your article now to publish in 2019!
The new New Zealand Sociology editors welcome proposals for the ONE special issue that will be published in 2017 (September or earlier).
Proposals should be 1-2 pages and should include:
· Name of guest editor/s
· Rationale for special issue
· Indication of likely topics/authors of articles
· Indication of how many articles will be included in the special issue
· Anticipated timeline for production of issue
All special issues should be subject to double-blind review, as with other submissions to New Zealand Sociology, and guest editors will be responsible for copy-editing the issue to publication standard. Please contact Louise Humpage at email@example.com
Thanks to special issue editors, Mary Murray, Alice Beban and Vicky Walters, New Zealand Sociology has published a special issue on 'Neoliberalism and Tertiary Education'.
Issue 33(2) includes papers by: Brian Roper; Jackson Rowe-Williams; Charles Crothers; Alice Beban and Nicolette Trueman; Charles Sedgewick and Sandra Grey; Rebecca Stringer, Dianne Smith, Rachel Spronken-Smith and Cheryl Wilson; and Damian Ruth.
Read it now!Read more about Special issue on neoliberalism and tertiary education now out!
The first issue for 2018 is now available and we are proud to include an article by Seònaid Espiner, a PhD student at Lincoln University, who won the Sociological Association of Aotearoa (New Zealand) Graduate Essay Prize in 2017 with Daring alternatives: Social theory and open-ended utopianisms. Find this article in Volume 33 (1) by clicking on 'current issues' on our website.Read more about Congratulations to another SAANZ graduate essay prize winner!
Robert Webb has resigned as part of the editorial team, now the transition to the new editors is complete. We wish to thank him for the important contribution he has made to the journal over numerous years, as well as in the recent months.
At the same time we have the priviledge of welcoming Grace Gordon to the editorial team. Grace is a postgraduate student at the University of Auckland and she will help get each issue into shape before publication. Welcome Grace!
The first issue for 2017 is now available! We are especially proud to include an article by Claire Gray, a new PhD graduate from the University of Canterbury, who won the Sociological Association of Aotearoa (New Zealand) Graduate Essay Prize in 2016 with “This is ridiculous”: Laughter, humour and the receipt of welfare. Find this article in Volume 32 (1) by clicking on 'current issues' on our website.
From January 2017, a new editorial team at the University of Auckland took over the management of the New Zealand Sociology journal. This includes Associate Professors Louise Humpage, Bruce Curtis, Steve Matthewman, Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni and Dr Rob Webb. The new production manager is Janet McAllister.
A big thanks to Professor Charles Crothers (AUT) and Dr Robert Webb (University of Auckland) for their stellar editorial contribution over a number of years!
We hope to maintain the high quality of the journal while also broadening its circulation and impact. Please note new authors' guidelines should be followed when submitting articles and all submissions should be made online. If you any questions, contact Louise Humpage at firstname.lastname@example.org
The new book review editor welcomes suggestions for books that are due to be published in the next year or so. Generally these will have a New Zealand focus or be written by a New Zealand author but all suggestions will be considered. Contact Steve Matthewman at email@example.comRead more about Call for book reviews