About the journal
The journal “Theory and practice of social development” is included in the List of peer-reviewed scientific publications, in which the main results of theses for the PhD degree, for the D.Phil. degree should be published (published in official website of Higher Attestation Commission December 01, 2015), in accordance with the order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation of July 25, 2014 № 793 (registered by the Ministry of Justice August 25, 2014, registration № 33863), as amended by Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation on June 3, 2015 № 560 (registered by the Ministry of Justice of June 18, 2015, registration number 33863) on sociological (22.00.00), economical (08.00.00), legal (12.00.00) sciences.
The international scientific journal “Theory and Practice of Social Development” has being published as a printed periodical since 2005 and as a web publishing on www.teoria-practica.ru since 2007.
Among published materials there are works of academicians, doctors and candidates of sciences, research fellows, academic staff and young scientists: PhD students, applicants for a Master’s degree, students.
Since 2007, the international scientific journal “Theory and Practice of Social Development” has introduced the name and content of headings according to the branches of science specified in the Nomenclature of Specialties of Scientific Workers. Since 2015, it has been published the scientific papers on three branches (social, economic and legal sciences).
The journal is one of the basic scientific journals of the Institute of Sociology of the Russian Academy of Sciences that provides a platform for the dissemination of new knowledge about society and social processes, exchange of scientific information about current social researches.
The mission of the journal is to publish the results of the original researches on social, economic and legal aspects of the development of modern society.
The editorial policy of the journal is to promote the dissemination of new knowledge and the recent achievements in the social, economic and legal sciences.
The purpose of the journal is to advance an interdisciplinary approach to the problems of the past, present and future in the context of social, economic and legal development.
The publication ethics of the journal is based on the requirement of the legislation of the Russian Federation with regard to copyright and the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors (Committee on Publication Ethics, 2011).
All articles are accepted without external reviews, obligatory examined by anti-plagiarism software, reviewed by experts in the relevant branches of science according to double-blind peer review. They pass through a two-tier proofreading, contain translated information about the author, titles, summary, keywords, notes, provide the bibliographical references in accordance with GOST (in Russian) and the Harvard system (translated into English).