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Sex Roles

A Journal of Research

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Sex Roles is a multidisciplinary, international behavioral and social sciences journal with a feminist perspective, focusing on understanding gender, gendered processes, and gendered contexts.

  • Publishes original empirical research articles, theoretical papers, and conceptual review articles.
  • Explores a broad range of gender-related topics including gendered attitudes, stereotyping, and sexism, as well as gender power imbalances and intersections with race, class, orientations and identities, and other statuses.
  • Covers gendered development across the lifespan, including body image, gender-based violence, human sexuality, and communication studies, work, and organizations.

  • Rachel M. Calogero
Impact factor
3.0 (2023)
5 year impact factor
4.2 (2023)
Submission to first decision (median)
16 days
1,545,342 (2023)

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