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Top Sociology Journals
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The following Sociology or Social Sciences journals are highly ranked:
- American Journal of Sociology
Earliest American journal in the field. Broad coverage of the Social Sciences. Published by University of Chicago Press
- American Sociological Review: ASR
Flagship journal of the American Sociological Association (ASA)
- Annual Review of Sociology
Reviews of major theoretical and methodological developments in the Social Sciences. Published by Annual Reviews
- Population and Development Review
Interdisciplinary approach to population. Published by the Population Council
- Social Indicators Research
Measurement of social indicators on quality of life. Published by Springer
- Social Forces
Social Sciences research. Published by Oxford University Press.
- Social Networks
Interdisciplinary journal featuring empirical studies, critical reviews, and book reviews related to social networks. Published by Elsevier
- Social Science Research
Quantitative social science research and methodology. Published by Elsevier
- Sociological Methodology
Research methods in the Social Sciences. Published by the American Sociological Association (ASA)
- Sociological Methods & Research
Recent and innovative research methods in the Social Sciences. Published by Sage
Flagship journal of the British Sociological Association
- Sociology of Health and Illness
Empirical and theoretical work on sociological aspects of health, illness, medicine, and health care. Published by Wiley and the Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness
From top 10 journal lists in Eigenfactor, SCImago, and Journal-Ranking.com
Interdisciplinary and Specialized Journal Titles
- Community, Work & Family
Interdisciplinary research on community, work & family. Published by Taylor & Francis
- Ethnic and Racial Studies
Interdisciplinary research on race, ethnicity, and nationalism. Published by Routledge
- Gender & Society
Official journal of Sociologists for Women in Society
- Journal of Bisexuality
Articles and essays on bisexuality. Published by The American Institute for Bisexuality
- Journal of Homosexuality
Interdisciplinary scholarship on sexuality and gender. Published by Routledge
- Journal of Family Issues
Interdisciplinary research on family and marriage. Published by Sage
- Journal of Poverty
Social Sciences perspectives on povery and related issues. Published by Routledge
- Journal of Marriage and Family
From the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)
Interdisciplinary theoretical and empirical research on culture, media and arts. Published by Elsevier.
- Review of Religious Research
Empirical, applied social science research on religion with emphasis on crossing demonational and scholarly borders. Official journal of the Religious Research Association.
- Sociological Forum
Flagship journal of the Eastern Sociological Society.
- Sociology of Education
"research that examines how social institutions and individuals' experiences within these institutions affect educational processes and social development." From the American Sociological Association (ASA).
- Sociology of Religion
From the Association for the Sociology of Religion.
- Teaching Sociology
From the American Sociological Association (ASA).
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