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Journal of Language and Social Psychology

University of California, Santa Barbara
2013 Impact Factor: 0.872
2013 Ranking: 46/61 in Psychology, Social | 53/169 in Linguistics | 35/74 in Communication
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

The Latest Reserach and Theory

The social psychology of language is a unique and valued subdiscipline in the language and communication sciences. Journal of Language and Social Psychology is the only major journal worldwide devoted to this area of study, attracting an international authorship with data bases frequently being derived from languages other than English. The journal provides complete and balanced coverage of the latest research and theory at the cross-roads of language, mind and society. Features include original full-length articles, short research notes and book reviews.

Mulidisciplinary in Scope

This cross-disciplinary journal presents articles drawn from a wide range of disciplines including linguistics, cognitive science, anthropology, psychology, communication, sociology and education. Reflecting a strong tradition in the quantitative, experimental studies and positivistic theory, a valued feature of its editorial policy is that it welcomes work from diverse ideological and methodological camps. Journal of Language and Social Psychology also critically reviews relevant books from a wide variety of disciplines and approaches.

Thematic Issues

Journal of Language and Social Psychology occasionally publishes special issues devoted to topics of pressing interest. Guest edited by experts in the field, they provide a balanced analysis of the subject at hand. Previous highlights include:

  • The Social Psychology of Intergroup Communication
  • Power of Language and Power Behind Language
  • Approaches to Natural Language Texts
  • Interpersonal Deception
  • Emotional Communication, Culture and Power

In-Depth Coverage

Journal of Language and Social Psychology provides full in-depth coverage of areas such as: sexual talk; social cognition; natural language generation and processing; discourse and power; language vitality; linguistic factors in ageing; social factors in bilingualism; discourse analysis; language attitudes; cognitive plans and linguistic production; languages of the mass media; gender and language; language and emotion; conversation interaction; verbal and non-verbal linkage; language planning; intergroup communication; and language and ethnicity.

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Frequency: Bi-monthly eISSN: 1552-6526 ISSN: 0261-927X
Months of Distribution: January , March , June , September , October , December Current Volume: 34 Current Issue: 3
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