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15.04.2019 Open Access

Innovation as a value in healthcare priority-setting: the UK experience

All healthcare systems operate with limited resources and therefore need to set priorities for allocating resources across a population. Trade-offs between maximising health and promoting health equity are inevitable in this process. In this …

07.03.2019 Open Access

Incorporating Inequality Aversion in Health-Care Priority Setting

Although measures of sensitivity to inequality are important in judging the welfare effects of health-care programmes, it is far from straightforward how to elicit them and apply them in health-care decision-making. This paper provides an overview …


Simultaneous Use of Public and Private Specialist Services as a Potential Strategic Behaviour in Access to the National Health Service: Is There a Pattern by Socio-economic Level?

Under national health services (NHS), non-urgent access to specialist doctors is not straightforward and sometimes leads to long waiting times. Consequently, some citizens may decide to pay for private specialist care to complement the services …


Priority-Setting and Personality: Effects of Dispositional Optimism on Preferences for Allocating Healthcare Resources

In a publicly financed health system, it is important that priority-setting reflects social values. Many studies investigate public preferences through surveys taken from samples, but to be representative, these samples must reflect value …


Self-Objectification, System Justifying Beliefs, and the Rise of Labiaplasty

Labiaplasty, an invasive surgical procedure that reduces the size of the labia minora, has dramatically increased in popularity, particularly among adolescent and young adult women in Western cultures. To understand this increase, we examined two …

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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

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Impact per Publication (IPP) 2013: 1.105

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Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2013: 0.599

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