From March 1999 to March 2018, the journal was published under the title “Human. Community. Management”. On the 20th of March 20, 2018 the Federal Service for the Supervision of Communication, Information Technology and Mass Communication emended the text of the initial registration records with relation to the changes to its name, its field of distribution, the renaming of the founding institution, and the more precise redefinition of the journal’s thematic profile.

The journal is registered under the certificateПИ № ФС77-72496. Founding institution & publisher: Kuban State University.

The journal is listed among leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and periodicals recommended by the Russian Ministry of Education and Sciences Higher Attestation Commission. The journal publishes articles in the following scientific fields: political sciences - 23.00.02, 23.00.04, 23.00.05; sociological sciences-22.00.04; psychological sciences -19.00.01, 19.00.05, 19.00.13.

The journal is advertized in Rospechat’s catalogues and distributed to the leading academic and scientific institutions of the Russian Federation. Its electronic archive is available on the journal’s website and on the NEB eLIBRARY.RU, as well as in the electronic library “Cyberleninka”).

The journal publishes articles and scientific surveys on the political, sociological and psychological aspects of social processes in contemporary society, as well as reviews of scholarly papers on their respective problems. The journal focuses on the current issues in development and interaction in different spheres of social lifefrom a personal to a global level. Interdisciplinary papers based on the synthesis of different methodological approaches are especially welcome.  The journal is aimed at researchers, members of staff from scientific and/or academic institutions, teachers who study contemporary society theoretically and empirically, as well as at representatives of governance and different institutions of civil society engaged with the problems of social development and how they can be addressed. The journal accepts previously unpublished articles in both English and Russian.

Journal’s Thematic Profile

Political institutions, processes and technologies

Political issues in international relations, and global and regional development

Political regional studies. Ethnopolicy

Social structure, social institutions and processes

General psychology, psychology of personality, history of psychology

Social psychology

Psychology of development, achmeology

Principles of editorial policy cover openness, accessibility, high quality of publications as well as rigorous observance of ethical norms stated in Publication Ethics. The policy of the journal is defined by the international Editorial Council. Publishing is the responsibility of the Editorial Board.

Basic Rubrics

Sothern Russia: people, society, politics

Public politics

Political Institutions and Processes

Public Administration and Governance

Political Problems of International Relations

Regional and Local Policy

Theory and Methodology of Psychology

Psychology of Development

Psychology of Personality

Social Psychology

Issues of Social Theory

Sociology and Psychology of Politics

Sociological Interpretations

Problems of Security

Reflecting on Matters in Print