Behavior and Social Issues

Affiliated with Behaviorists for Social Responsibility, Behavior and Social Issues is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary scientific journal which serves as a primary scholarly outlet for articles that advance the analysis of human social behavior, particularly with regard to understanding and influencing significant social problems. The journal is particularly interested in publishing work related to issues with social justice, human rights, and sustainability implications, but all serious social issues are of interest. Articles considered for publication should be grounded in behavior analytic and behavioral systems science. (Before submitting, please go to "About" on the menu above to review the Focus and Scope of the journal.)

Predecessor (Legacy) Journals:

Behaviorists for Social Action Journal (1978-1985)

Behavior Analysis and Social Action (1987-1989)

Vol 25 (2016)

Table of Contents


Editorial: We Are Not Powerless PDF
Mark A Mattaini 1-3


The Effects of Bin Proximity and Visual Prompts on Recycling in a University Building PDF
Neal D Miller, James N Meindl, Mallorie Caradine 4-10
Toward Consistent Terminology in a Behaviorist Approach to Cultural Analysis PDF
Sigrid S. Glenn, Maria E. Malott, Maria Amalia Pia Abib Andery, Marcelo Benvenuti, Ramona A. Houmanfar, Ingunn Sandaker, João Claudio Todorov, Emmanuel Zagury Tourinho, Laercia Abreu Vasconcelos 11-27
What is the Metacontingency? Deconstructing Claims of Emergence and Cultural-Level Selection PDF
Jonathan V Krispin 28-41
Teaching Social Skills to Students with Autism: A Video Modeling Social Stories Approach PDF
Sarah Halle, Chris Ninness, Sharon K. Ninness, David Lawson 42-53
Natural, Behavioral and Cultural Selection-Analysis: An Integrative Approach PDF
Kalliu Carvalho Couto, Ingunn Sandaker 54-60
Fostering the Sustainable Use of Common-Pool Resources Through Behavioral Interventions: An Experimental Approach PDF
Julio Camargo, Verônica Bender Haydu 61-76
Organized Cooperation: A Behavioral Perspective on Volunteerism PDF
Carolyn Brayko, Ramona Houmanfar, Elizabeth Ghezzi 77-98

Book Review

Developing Coalitions for Effective Action: The Five Horsemen of the Modern World: Climate, Food, Water, Disease, and Obesity. By Daniel Callahan PDF
David J. Cox 99-102

Published by the University of Illinois at Chicago Library

And Behaviorists for Social Responsibility