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Human–Algorithm Collaboration Works Best if Humans Lead (Because it is Fair!)

Autonomous algorithms are increasingly being used by organizations to reach ever increasing heights of organizational efficiency. The emerging business model of today therefore appears to be one where autonomous algorithms are gradually expanding …

28-09-2021 Open Access

Injustice Without Evidence: The Unique Role of Conspiracy Theories in Social Justice Research

Conspiracy theories are widespread and have a profound impact on society. The present contribution proposes that conspiracy theories are explanatory narratives that necessarily contain justice judgments, as they include attributions of blame and …


A Person-Centered Approach to Understanding Endorsement of Restorative Justice in Response to Workplace Mistreatment

There is growing body of research investigating endorsement of restorative justice as a response to interpersonal transgressions, but a limited understanding of how endorsement varies across different individuals—for whom is restorative justice …

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About this journal

Social Justice Research publishes original papers that have broad implications for social scientists investigating the origins, structures, and consequences of justice in human affairs.

The journal encompasses justice-related research work using traditional and novel approaches, and spanning the social sciences and beyond: psychology, sociology, anthropology, economics, social policy research, political science, law, management science, and others.

This multidisciplinary approach advances the integration of diverse social science perspectives. In addition to original research papers - theoretical, empirical, and methodological - the journal publishes book reviews and, from time to time, special thematic issues.

Social Justice Research is the official journal of the International Society for Justice Research (ISJR)

2-Year Impact Factor: 1.170 (2014)
5-Year Impact Factor: 1.466 (2014)

Section "Psychology, Social": Rank 41 out of 62
Section "Sociology": Rank 44 out of 142

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2013: 0.414

Sociology and Political Science 330 out of 902

Anthropology 71 out of 255

Law 159 out of 458

SJR is a measure of the journal's relative impact in its field, based on its number of citations and number of articles per publication year.

Impact per Publication (IPP) 2013: 1.105

The IPP measures the ratio of citations per article published in the three previous years.

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2013: 0.599

The SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.

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