About ASK

Ask Research and Methods 2016Ask: Research and Methods is a peer-reviewed academic journal devoted to the methodology of social science research.  Since 1995, its mission is to publish innovative work in the social sciences that focuses on methodological issues inherent to all phases of social research. ASK welcomes articles on a broad range of topics and a variety of methodologies including, but not limited to: operationalization of concepts, sampling, interviewing, observation and other fieldwork issues, quantitative and qualitative techniques, research ethics, data management and archiving, and methods of cross-national comparisons.

Beginning in 1995, ASK has been a production of the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology (IFiS) of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Since 2014, ASK is published by The Ohio State University Libraries in partnership with the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. ASK receives organizational support from Cross-National Studies: Interdisciplinary Research and Training Program (CONSIRT).

ASK provides immediate Open Access to content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. In order to lower barriers to publication for authors, ASK does not charge submission or any other form of author fees.

Beginning with Volume 26, Issue 1 (2017), Ask: Research and Methods is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license unless otherwise indicated.

ISSN: 2544-0799 (Online); 1234-9224 (Print)

Editor in Chief: Artur Pokropek, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland, email: apokropek@ifispan.edu.pl

Editorial Advisor: Jolanta Perek-Bialas, Jagielonnian University, Poland and SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

Methodological Advisors: Paweł B. Sztabiński and Mateusz Halawa, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Statistical Advisor: Zbigniew Sawiński, Polish Academy of Sciences and Piotr Jabkowski, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland

Digital Content and Publishing Advisors:  Colin Odden, The Ohio State University, USA and Joshua K. Dubrow, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Lead Managing Editor:  Michał Taracha, SGH Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

Language Editor: John Fells, Graduate School for Social Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Cover Design: Andrzej Lubniewski

Contact Information:

Institute of Philosophy and Sociology
Polish Academy of Sciences
72 Nowy Swiat
00 – 330 Warsaw