Journal of Social and Political Psychology

The Journal of Social and Political Psychology (JSPP) is a peer-reviewed open-access journal (without author fees). It publishes articles at the intersection of social and political psychology from different epistemological, methodological, theoretical, and cultural perspectives and from different regions across the globe that substantially advance the understanding of social problems, their reduction, and the promotion of social justice. For more information see Focus and Scope. Please register if you are interested in being notified about new publications once they are posted online.

Please find here a list of past, current, and upcoming Special Thematic Sections.



Call for papers: Special thematic section on "Collective memories and present-day intergroup relations: A social-psychological perspective"

We invite submissions for a special thematic section of JSPP on "Collective memories and present-day intergroup relations: A social-psychological perspective" (guest-edited by Ana Figueiredo, Jonas Rees, & Laurent Licata)  
Posted: 2016-03-31 More...

Ongoing Series on "Decolonizing Psychological Science"

The editors of JSPP are happy to announce that they continue to invite submissions for an ongoing series of articles on the topic of "decolonizing psychological science"...  
Posted: 2015-11-06 More...
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Vol 4, No 1 (2016)

Issue in progress: Articles will be added continuously as soon as they are finalized.

Table of Contents

Theoretical Articles

Activism as a Heroic Quest for Symbolic Immortality: An Existential Perspective on Collective Action PDF HTML
Julia Elad-Strenger 44-65

Original Research Reports

American State Gun Law Strength and State Resident Differences in Neuroticism Levels PDF HTML
Stewart J. H. McCann, Chantelle Zawila 91-113
Disentangling Islamophobia: The Differential Effects of Symbolic, Realistic, and Terroristic Threat Perceptions as Mediators Between Social Dominance Orientation and Islamophobia PDF HTML
Fatih Uenal 66-90
Constructing Work and Subjectivities in Precarious Conditions: Psycho-Discursive Practices in Young People’s Interviews in Greece PDF HTML
Georgios Kesisoglou, Evangelia Figgou, Maria Dikaiou 24-43
Lake Wobegon's Guns: Overestimating Our Gun-Related Competences PDF HTML
Emily Stark, Daniel Sachau 8-23

From the Editors

Editorial Report and Acknowledgement of Reviewers, 2015 PDF HTML
J. Christopher Cohrs, Johanna Ray Vollhardt 1-7

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ISSN: 2195-3325
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