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Pluto Journals was launched in 2009, as an independent and international journal publisher in the field of the social sciences. We pride ourselves on producing world class journals that are at the cutting edge of humanities research today.

Our journals

Our journals include the fields of politics, current affairs, international studies, law, political economy, and Arab and Islamic studies. We have have recently launched several new journals covering topics ranging from pan-Africanism to intersectionality.

News and updates

New journal in 2020: Prometheus

Pluto Journals is pleased to announce that we will be taking over publishing Prometheus. Since this journal was launched in 1983, it has pushed against the boundaries surrounding the understanding of innovation. Prometheus will continue to publish critical papers on innovation issues, and you can expect their next issue as part of the Pluto Journals family in early 2020.
Find out more about the journal on their website here.

Launch of new journal: First issue of Zanj

We have released the first issue of our new journal on critical global south studies that can be found on JSTOR here. This issue is a special issue on Kurdish identity, culture and geopolitics, with a view to decolonialization Zanj was launched as one of our new journals in 2018, combining a multidisciplinary approach to provide historically grounded theoretical perspectives that are working towards social justice and social transformation.

Our titles

Edited by Ibrahim G. Aoudé

ISSN: 0271-3519 (Print)

ISSN: 2043-6920 (Online)

Edited by Stephen Wilkinson 

ISSN: 1756-3461 (Print)

ISSN: 1756-347X

Edited by Hatem Bazian

ISSN: 2325-8381 (Print)

ISSN: 2325-839X (Online)

Edited by Khalid Rahman

ISSN: 1812-7347

Edited by Salman Sayyid

ISSN: 2055–5601 (Print)

ISSN: 2055–561X (Online)

Edited by Nick Bano

ISSN: 0954-3635 (Print)

ISSN: 2055-5369 (Online)

Edited by Pauline Tiffen

ISSN: 2513-9533

Edited by Jesse Benjamin

ISSN: 2515-2115

Edited by Melissa Steyn

ISSN: 2516-5518

Edited by Stuart Macdonald

ISSN: 0810-9028 (Print) 

ISSN: 1470-1030 (Online)

Edited by Thomas MacManus

ISSN: 2046-6056 (Print)

ISSN: 2046-6064 (Online)

Edited by Ursula Huws

ISSN: 1745-641X

Edited by Wang Z. B.

ISSN: 2042-891X (Print)

ISSN: 2042-8928 (Online)

Edited by Bulent Gokay

ISSN: 2054-2089 (Print)

ISSN: 2397-7825 (Online)

Edited by Jamil Khader

ISSN: 2410-5449

Edited by Carolyn Jones

ISSN: ​2399-1326​

Edited by Jesse Benjamin

ISSN: 2515-2131

Edited by Jesse Benjamin

ISSN: 2515-2107

Edited by Santiago Slabodsky

ISSN: 2545-8728 (Print)

ISSN: 2422-6343 (Online