Paper submissions and inquiries can be directed at the Editorial Board at: thelabs@sp.unipi.it.

All articles are subjected to a double-blind peer review process. The journal follows the review process criteria approved by the Committee of the Italian Sociological Journals (CRIS).

The Lab’s Code of Ethics

The Lab’s Quarterly is a peer-reviewed social science journal officially recognized by the ANVUR (National Agency for the Evaluation of the University and Research System) as an academic journal in the Area 14 (Political and Social Sciences) of the Italian university system.

The journal encourages dialogue among the multiple fields in the social sciences through calls for proposals and special issues, welcoming contributions from young and early-career researchers.  Furthermore, it aims to contribute to the national and international sociological debate by adopting the perspective of an open, public and democratic sociology. To this purpose, The Lab’s Quarterly publishes manuscripts under the Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND.

This version of The Lab’s Code of Ethics (updated: June 1, 2021) describes the journal’s ethical guidelines. Guest Editors, Reviewers and Authors of manuscripts processed by The Lab’s Quarterly are invited to follow these guidelines carefully. The current version of The Lab’s Code of Ethics is inspired by COPE’s “Core Practices” (2017) and the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity (2017). For any question or concern regarding the journal’s Code of Ethics, please write to thelabs@sp.unipi.it.