Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
12
Articles published last year
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Manuscripts received last year
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% accepted last year
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% immediately rejected last year
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Open access status
optional
Manuscript handling fee?
no
Kind of complaint procedure
Editor
Two-year impact factor
1.69
Five-year impact factor
2.09

Aims and Scope

Sex Roles is an interdisciplinary behavioral science journal offering a feminist perspective. It publishes original research reports and review articles that illuminate the underlying processes and consequences of gender role socialization, gendered perceptions and behaviors, and gender stereotypes. The range of topics extends to gender issues in employment and work environments; interpersonal relationships; sexual orientation and identity; body image; violence against women, or intimate partners; gender role socialization; the influences of media, schools, peers and community on stereotypes; the acquisition, maintenance, and impact of stereotypes; the cultural, economic, legal and political effects of contemporary social change; or methodological issues in gender research.

SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 7 reviews)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 3.5 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 6.9 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 9 days compare →
Characteristics of peer review process
Average number of review reports 2.2 compare →
Average number of review rounds 1.5 compare →
Quality of review reports 3.4 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 5.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 2.8 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 6.9 weeks. Overall rating: 5 (excellent). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
The review process was relatively fast. The editor provided us with a reasonable explanation for the rejection. We got transferred to other journals and could use the feedback from the reviews to improve our paper.