Aims and Scope

Papers on Social Representations (PSR) is an international journal dedicated to furthering the theoretical and methodological development of the Theory of Social Representations and its application. Social Representations Theory was first proposed by Professor Serge Moscovici in 1961 and is now a major theoretical perspective within Social Psychology. As such it develops a theory of social cognition, culture and communication connecting knowledge practices, identity processes, psychological processes, ideology and social change. In 1999, Papers on Social Representations became accessible online with the financial support of European Commission - D.G. XXII - CDA "European Doctorate on Social Representations and Communication" and Johannes Kepler Universität Linz.

PSR publishes original papers that advance the understanding and application of Social Representations Theory and commensurate ideas and epistemologies. The journal publishes papers across an expansive array of topics with a focus on theoretical critique and debate, methodological integration and innovation, and theoretically driven research from a diverse range of approaches and methods.

Drawing together researchers from around the world, PSR fosters a community of scholars working within Social Representations theory and related fields. The journal regularly invites the submission of special issues.

PSR publishes two issues per year. PSR is an Open Access Journal published by: PSR is committed to guarantee publication ethics and prevent publication malpractice. The responsibilities of PSR’s editors, reviewers and authors concerning publication ethics are described in the PSR’s Guidelines on Publication Ethics

Listed by EBSCO Publishing ISSN 1021-5573 (Print), ISSN 1819-3978 (Online)

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