Advances in Applied Sociology

ISSN Print: 2165-4328    ISSN Online: 2165-4336

Call For Papers


    Special Issue on Social Structure


    A social unit of people that is structured and managed to meet a need or to pursue collective goals. All organizations have a management structure that determines relationships between the different activities and the members, and subdivides and assigns roles, responsibilities, and authority to carry out different tasks. Organizations are open systems--they affect and are affected by their environment. The goal of this special issue is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in this area of social structure.


    In this special issue, we invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original research and review articles that explore social structure. In this special issue, potential topics include, but are not limited to:


    • Family structure
    • Organization structure
    • Income structure
    • The consumption structure
    • Urban and rural structure
    • Regional structure


    Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.


    Please kindly specify the Special Issue” under your manuscript title. The research field “Special Issue - Social Structure” should be selected during your submission.


    Special Issue timetable:



    Submission Deadline

    March 15th, 2018

    Publication Date

                 May 2018


    Guest Editor:

    Prof. Wing Hong Chui, City University of Hong Kong, China 


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