The following is a partial list of social science journals, including history and area studies. There are thousands of academic journals covering the social sciences in publication, and many more have been published at various points in the past. The list given here is far from exhaustive, and contains the most influential, currently publishing journals in each field. As a rule of thumb, each field should be represented by at most ten positions, chosen by their impact factors and other ratings. There are many important academic magazines that are not true peer-reviewed journals. They are not listed here.

For a list of periodicals in the physical, life, and applied sciences, see List of scientific journals.

Anthropology

Archaeology

Area studies

See also: List of African studies journals and List of scientific journals in Slavic studies

Business, management & organization theory

Communication

See also: Category:Communication journals

Demography

Economics

For a more comprehensive list, see List of scholarly journals in economics.

Education and educational technology

See also: List of educational psychology journals

Environmental social science

For a more comprehensive list, see List of environmental social science journals.

Geography

History

For a more comprehensive list, see List of history journals.

Interdisciplinary Social Science

Law

For a more comprehensive list, see List of law journals.

Medicine

Planning

Main article: List of planning journals

Political science

See also: List of political science journals and List of international relations journals

Psychology

Main article: List of psychology journals

Semiotics

Social policy

Social work

Sociology

For a more comprehensive list, see List of sociology journals.

Tourism

For a more comprehensive list, see List of tourism journals.

Women's studies

Main article: List of women's studies journals

See also

This literature-related list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (October 2021)