Journal of Sociocybernetics

The Jounal of Sociocybernetics (ISSN 1607-86667) is a peer reviewed, electronical journal published biannually – Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter – by the Research Committee on Sociocybernetics (RC 51) of the International Sociological Association (ISA). The Journal of Sociocybernetics provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of research findings, reviews and theory in all areas of common interest to social scientists interested in the science of social systems. The journal publishes material relevant to any aspect of systems science relevant to social science disciplines (eg. anthropology, economics, geography, psychology, social policy, sociology and ethics). It is particularly keen to publish findings or reviews which are of general interest to an international readership in social systems theory.

Current issue: Volume 14 (1), 2016

Past issues:

Peer review policy

To ensure the integrity of the blind peer-review for submission to this journal, every effort will be made to prevent the identities of the authors and reviewers from being known to each other. Copyright remains the property of authors. Permission to reprint must be obtained from the authors and the contents of JoS cannot be copied for commercial purposes. JoS does, however, reserve the right to future reproduction of articles in hard copy, portable document format (.pdf), or HTML editions of JoS. The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party. This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge

Guidelines for authors

Editorial Board


Fabio Giglietto, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy


Juan M. Aguado, Murcia University, Spain

Patricia Almaguer-Kalixto, LabCOMplex, UNAM, México

Felix Geyer, The Netherlands

Barry Gibson, University of Sheffield, UK

Michael Paetau, Center for Sociocybernetics Studies Bonn, Germany

Diane Laflamme, Univesité du Québec à Montreal

Felipe Lara Rosano, Center for Applied Sciences and Technology, UNAM, México

Bernd Hornung, University Hospital Giessen & Marburg GmbH, Germany

Margarita Maass Moreno, LabCOMplex, UNAM, México

Czeslaw Mesjasz, Cracow University of Economics, Poland

Philippos Nicolopoulos, University of Indianapolis, Greece

John Raven, “Eye on Society”, UK

Karl-Heinz Simon, University Kassel, Germany