Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues /Researchers:

You are invited to submit a paper for possible inclusion in a special issue of
Sociology of the Youth: Sociological Studies of Youth Journal (A Quarterly with ISSN:2476-5198)in the Department of Sociology, Babol Branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran. This Special Issue aims to provide a platform for researchers and practitioners to present new research and developments in the area. Sociological Studies of Youth is a peer reviewed open access journal and is the only journal in the field of youth sociology in Iran. Papers published in this quarterly will receive very high publicity and acquire very high reputation. The journal covers high quality research oriented articles in English. Paper reviewing process and publication are free of any charges. Our fast reviewing process and open accessibility support the authors and provide a perfect opportunity to share their studies.

Let’s say presently this journal has scientific ranking of IAU and also intends to be licensed scientifically in Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.

 Areas of interest for this special journal issue include, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • A focus on contemporary changes to social life especially for the youth
  •  A key theme of technology and society
  • An emphasis upon transferable research skills
  • Study within the innovative Faculty of Arts, Business and Applied Social Sciences with a strong research tradition in youth studies
  • A national and international focus on Youth Problems in the world.
  • Classical and contemporary sociological debates in areas such as globalization, social stratification, gender and sexuality, technology, and sociological theory, marriage of youth, the youth's deviation causes and remedies, etc.


It also offers researchers an increasingly specialist knowledge as they progress with their studies. Youth Studies at SSYQ offers a multidisciplinary approach to the contemporary understanding of young people, with an emphasis on the critical tradition in the social sciences. The course draws on sociology, social policy, Youth studies, and cultural studies. You will examine the social construction of young people in historical, national, international and comparative contexts. Key themes to be explored include the study of young people in relation to education, youth work, social services, criminal justice, the labor market, the transition to adult life, and youth culture.

You will need to submit your full paper based on the attached format by email:  

Please see the journal website for more information as follow:

Thank you very much for submitting your paper.



Professor Mohammad Sadiq Mahdavi

Editor in chief