Sponsored by Sichuan Normal University, the Journal (Social Science Edition) is a comprehensive theory periodical on social sciences for academic circles both at home and abroad. Since its founding in 1974, the Journal has seriously performed the policy of “Freedom of all arts” and “For people, For socialism”, adhering to the correct direction of humanities and social sciences as well as the study style with preciseness and objectivity, so as to promote socialistic science and culture. The Journal is mainly engaged in the publication of academic and theoretic papers on such disciplines as philosophy, political science, law, economics, linguistics, literature, history, education and so forth. In addition, with the creation of a series of unique academic columns, the Journal has published serial level articles on major issues related to socio-economic and cultural development as well as hot topics concerned by academic and theoretical circles. Published in such columns as Aesthetics of Ancient Chinese Literature, History of the Song Dynasty, Modern Chinese History, Pedagogy, Basu Review and so on, such papers have reflected the discipline superiority of our university and, through absorbing the academic achievements by famous scholars both at home and abroad, reached the forefront levels in respective disciplines levels, thus exerting fairly great impact in academia. Since the creation of Basu Review more than 30 years ago, in this column there have published hundreds of papers with high academic level on ancient Sichuan cultures, and such papers received widespread attention from the academic circles. Such columns as Deng Xiaoping Theory and Western Forum enjoy praise from the theoretical field and relevant departments, while Teacher Education Research Higher Education, Basic Education Studies and others have the discipline characteristics as the journal of a normal university.
The Journal is full-text collected by Chinese Academic Journal (CD), Chinese Academic Journals Comprehensive Evaluation Database, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, Wanfang Database-Digital Periodicals and Taiwan's Chinese Electronic Journal Service (CEPS) and so forth. In 1990 the Journal was assessed as one of first-class periodicals in Sichuan Province, and won the second time the first prize for Sichuan university journals; in 1992 it was included in to core journals of China Education/Higher Education Category under General Catalogue of Chinese Core Periodicals, which in 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2011 respectively collected it into the category of Core Journals of Comprehensive Humanities and Social Sciences. In 1992 and 1996 the Journal was selected as one Chinese core journal in humanities and social sciences under General Catalogue of Chinese Core Periodicals in Humanities and Social Sciences. Respectively in 1999, 2002 and 2006, the Journal was selected into the lists of Top 100 National Social Science Journals and Core Journals in Humanities and Social Sciences of Chinese Colleges, which were rated by National Colleges of Liberal Arts Journal Research, which after evaluation included the Journal into the Top 30 Social Science Journals of National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2010. In 2004, 2006 and 2012, for three times the Journal was selected into the core periodicals for Chinese Social Sciences Citation Index (CSSCI) Database; in 2008 and 2010 for two rounds it was listed into the above version by Nanjing University (CSSCI, extended Edition). In 2012 the Journal appeared in periodicals as main reprint source for Replicated Journals of Renmin University of China. In 2012, the Journal was among the second batch of periodicals that gained the support from the national fund of social science. In summary, the Journal enjoys good reputation in the social science circles both domestic and overseas as well as among such sectors of academic periodicals.
ISSN: ISSN 1000-5315
Civil periodical number: CN 51-1063/C
Post office subscription code: 62-83
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