Work, Employment and Society

Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
6
Articles published last year
70
Manuscripts received last year
380
% accepted last year
n/a
% immediately rejected last year
n/a
Open access status
optional
Manuscript handling fee?
no
Kind of complaint procedure
n/a
Two-year impact factor
1.26

Aims and scope

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SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 13 reviews)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 3.4 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 7.5 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 32 days compare →
Characteristics of peer review process
Average number of review reports 3.0 compare →
Average number of review rounds 2.0 compare →
Quality of review reports 3.8 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 3.6 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 3.8 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 24.9 weeks. Overall rating: 3 (good). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
It seems that two of the referees did not possess very deep knowledge of the main theoretical literature, and one of the reviewers admitted he/she is neither sociologist nor philosopher. Furthermore, the comment about country selection is unfair: postdoc projects work like this. To get funding, you are supposed to find an interesting comparative case, and there are some reasons for this but for the topic of the manuscript it could have been anywhere. It is just that my project got funding to study these two particular countries.