Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal profile

The topics of papers published in the BGSS range from theoretical to empirical investigations into:

  • human geography
  • demography
  • settlement geography
  • processes of urbanization and urban settlement systems
  • urban studies, metropolitan areas
  • integrated urban and regional development
  • landscape and rural settlement
  • spatial organization and territorial planning
  • regional policy
  • medical geography
  • tourism and recreation
  • economic geography
  • geography of crime
  • trade geography
  • geography of services
  • political geography
  • electoral geography
  • human ecology
  • sociology
  • economics


dealing with issues of diverse spatial scales - local, regional, national, international

Indexation and bibliographic databases

Bulletin of Geography. Socio-economic Series is covered by the following services:

AGRICOLA (National Agricultural Library)
Arianta
Baidu Scholar
BazEkon
BazHum
CABI (over 50 subsections)
Cambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA, ProQuest)
CEEOL - Central and Eastern European Online Library
CEJSH (The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities)
Clarivate Analytics - Web of Science
CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
Current Geographical Publications
Dimensions
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
EBSCO (relevant databases)
EBSCO Discovery Service
EconBiz
ECONIS
Elsevier-SCIRUS
Engineering Village
Environmental Engineering Abstracts (CSA, ProQuest)
ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)
ESCI Thomson Reuters
Genamics JournalSeek
GeoJournal
GeoRef
Google Scholar
Index Copernicus
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (ProQuest)
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
J-Gate
JournalGuide
JournalTOCs
KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
Microsoft Academic
Naviga (Softweco)
Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers
POL-index
Primo Central (ExLibris)
ProQuest (relevant databases)
Publons
QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
ReadCube
Reaxys
Referativnyi Zhurnal (VINITI)
RePEc - Research Papers in Economics
ResearchGate
Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
SCImago (SJR)
SCOPUS
Sherpa/RoMEO Sociological Abstracts (CSA, ProQuest)
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
SIGLA
Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
TDNet
Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
WanFang Data
Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index
WorldCat (OCLC)
WPSA - Worldwide Political Science Abstracts (CSA, ProQuest)



Why subscribe and read

- a wide array of high quality original articles
- the articles published after double-blind peer review provided by minimum two subject experts (including foreign ones)
- a full database of up-to-date research results in human geography, economic geography – both theoretical and empirical
- a platform for exchanging ideas between the scientists from many countries of the World
- the Advisory Council, distinguished scientists from 31 different countries and from 49 research centres (universities and scientific institutes)

Why submit

- The articles of both domestic and foreign authors are always up-to-date, original, never printed before in other scientific publications, fulfill high scientific standards, and have very good educational value
- The articles are published after double-blind peer review provided by minimum two subject experts (including foreign ones). The reviews are anonymous, neither author nor reviewer knows the other's identity
- The rejection rate of articles amounts to approximately 55%
- All articles have language assistance for authors from non-English speaking countries
- The editors provide fast route for the publication process and full access to DeGruyter e-technology
- Journal is highly evaluated and indexed e.g. on the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education Evaluated Journals List.

 

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

  • The articles of both domestic and foreign authors are always up-to-date,original, never printed before in other scientific publications, fulfill high scientific standards, and have very good educational value
  • The articles are published after double-blind peer review provided by minimum two subject experts. The reviews are anonymous, neither author nor reviewer knows the other's identity
  • The rejection rate of articles amounts to approximately 55%
  • All articles have language assistance for authors from non-English speaking countries
  • The editors provide fast route for the publication process and full access to DeGruyter e-technology

 

Open Access Policy

Creative Commons License
The journal offers access to the contents in the open access system on the principles of non-exclusive license Creative Commons (CC BY-ND 3.0).

 

Advisory Council/Editorial Board

Jan F. ADAMOWSKI, McGill University, Canada

Hany M. AYAD, Alexandria University, Egypt

Stefan BOUZAROVSKI, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Kuei-Tien CHOU, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

Manolis CHRISTOFAKIS, Panteion UniversityAthensGreece

Ana Maria DAOU, Federat University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Gerard-Francois DUMONT, University of Paris SorbonneFrance

Daniel FELSENSTEIN, Hebrew University of Jerusalemlsrael

Alois HYNEK, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

Peter JORDAN, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Sebastian KINDER, University of TübingenGermany

Lily KONG, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Irena E. KOTOWSKA, Warsaw School of EconomicsPoland

Kostis KOUTSOPOULOS, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Andrzej KOWALCZYK, University of Warsaw, Poland

Elmar KULKE, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Sławomir KUREK, Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland

Simon KUŠAR, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Maria LEWICKA, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland

Weidong LIU, Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijing, China 

Teemu MAKKONEN, University of Eastern Finland, Finland

Szymon MARCIŃCZAK, University of Lodz, Poland

Ana MONTEIRO, University of Porto, Portugal

Etienne NEL, University of Otago, New Zeland

Michael A. NIEDZIELSKI, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, USA

Martin OUŘEDNIČEK, Charles UniversityPrague, Czech Republic

Montserrat PALLARES-BARBERA, Universitat Autónoma de BarcelonaSpain

Michael POULSEN, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Christoph RUPPRECHT, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature in Kyoto, Japan

Sevil SARGIN, Marmara University, IstanbulTurkey

Daniel SEIDENGLANZ, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

Sergei SHUBIN, University of SwanseaUnited Kingdom

Viacheslav A. SHUPER, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscow, Russia

Ram Babu SINGH, University of DelhiIndia

Nicolai SLUKA, Moscow State University, Russia

Eduardas SPIRIAJEVAS, Klaipeda University, Lithuania

Marie STENSEKE, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Tadeusz STRYJAKIEWICZ, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland

Michael John SUTTON, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan

Frank SWIACZNY, Chief Population Studies Branch at the UN DESA Population Division in New York, USA

Sasha TSENKOVA, University of CalgaryCanada

Christian VANDERMOTTEN, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Nigel WALFORD, Kingston University, United Kingdom

Kristopher WHITE, KIMEP University, AlmatyKazakhstan

Jean-Marc ZANINETTI, University of Orléans, France

Li ZHANG, Virginia Commonwealth University, RichmondUSA

Simon X.B. ZHAO, University of Hong KongHong Kong

 

List of reviewers

No. 42/2018
No. 41/2018
No. 40/2018
No. 39/2018
No. 38/2017
No. 37/2017
No. 36/2017
No. 35/2017
No. 34/2016
No. 33/2016
No. 32/2016
No. 31/2016
No. 30/2015
No. 29/2015
No. 28/2015
No. 27/2015
No. 26/2014
No. 25/2014
No. 24/2014
No. 23/2014
No. 22/2013
No. 21/2013
No. 20/2013
No. 19/2013
No. 18/2012
No. 17/2012

 

Committee for Language Consultation/Language Editors

Tim BROMBLEY, Grow, Toruń, Poland

Hazel PEARSON, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland

Katarzyna WIĘCKOWSKA, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland

Mikołaj SOBOCIŃSKI, American College of the Middle-East, Kuwait, Kuwait

Tomasz FOJT, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland

Richard BOLT, Toruń, Poland



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