About our Publications

SSSP and its divisions publish a number of newsletters, journals, booklets, and more. In addition to these publications, the SSSP Divisions periodically publish newsletters throughout the year available in print or electronically for its members. For more information on the SSSP Divisions visit the Divisions section of our website.


Social Problems Journal
Social Problems presents accessible, relevant, and innovative articles that maintain critical perspectives of the utmost scholarly integrity, and is one of the most respected and widely read professional journals in the social sciences. 
Agenda For Social Justice
Agenda for Social Justice is designed to inform policy makers and the public-at-large about some of the nation's most pressing social problems and to propose policy responses to those problems. It is an effort to nourish a more "public sociology" that will be easily accessible to policy makers.
Global Agenda For Social Justice
Global Agenda for Social Justice provides accessible insights into some of the world’s most pressing social problems and proposes practicable international public policy responses to those problems.
Global Agenda For Social Justice
The Agenda Rapid Response Volumes are quick production e-books written by a highly respected team of authors brought together by the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP), which address timely and pressing social problems in the United States and globally.
Social Problems Course Texts
Social Problems Course Texts are social problem texts for course adoption published by SSSP in cooperation with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. There are 5 books in the SSSP Presidential Series.
Social Problems Newsletter
Social Problems Forum: The SSSP Newsletter was produced by the SSSP from 1963 to 2013. The newsletter provided essays, commentaries, letters to the editor, book reviews, photo essays, and announcements for SSSP members. The SSSP membership voted to discontinue the newsletter in 2013. Archives of the newsletter are      available on the SSSP website.
Working Toward A Just World: Visions, Experiences, and Challenges
Working Toward A Just World: Visions, Experiences, and Challenges is intended for SSSP members, their colleagues and their students who want to learn more about one or more areas of study and activism that are the foci of the SSSP Divisions.