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Societies: An Open Access Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities


  • Madine VanderPlaat

    () (Founding Editor-in-Chief, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3, Canada)


Scholars have long recognized the value of moving beyond their disciplinary silos to view the world from a variety of different perspectives. Our understanding of humanity and the world in which we live has been greatly enhanced by the insights produced by multidisciplinary research teams and the emergence of interdisciplinary programs within academia. Societies, the latest open access journal from MDPI, contributes to this thriving enterprise in three inter-related and unique ways. [...]

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  • Madine VanderPlaat, 2011. "Societies: An Open Access Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities," Societies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 1(1), pages 1-2, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:gam:jsoctx:v:1:y:2011:i:1:p:1-2:d:11371

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    JEL classification:

    • A13 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Social Values
    • A14 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Sociology of Economics
    • P - Economic Systems
    • P0 - Economic Systems - - General
    • P1 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems
    • P2 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies
    • P3 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions
    • P4 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems
    • P5 - Economic Systems - - Comparative Economic Systems
    • Z1 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics


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