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Sociology Journal


  • Frequency: 6 issues per year  (February, April, June, August, October and December)
  • Editors: Karim Murji, Sarah Neal , Sophie Watson , Kath Woodward, The Open University

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"Sociology is among the finest publications in our discipline" 
Professor Neil J. Smelser, Stanford University


"Sociology has established itself as one of the leading journals in the social sciences" 
Professor Anthony Giddens, London School of Economics

"Sociology is a flagship journal of the British Sociological Association and the United Kingdom´s premier sociology journal. It is amongst the world´s  leaders of its kind in publishing for a mainstream audience across the  spectrum of sociological interest." 
Professor John Brewer,
University of Aberdeen


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Sociology is acknowledged as one of the leading journals in its field. For more than four decades, the journal has made a major contribution to the debates that have shaped the discipline and has an undisputed international reputation for publishing original research of the highest academic standard.


The scope of Sociology is wide ranging - both geographically and substantively - and it includes shorter notes, comments, reviews of recent developments and book reviews as well as core theoretical and empirical research papers. It also publishes occasional special issues principally devoted to particular themes.


Members of the BSA receive either Sociology or Work Employment and Society as part of their membership benefits package. They can also opt to receive the other journal at a reduced rate.  BSA members are also entitled to subscribe to the co-owned BSA/SAGE journal, Cultural Sociology, at a significantly reduced rate.


For a statement regarding the roles and responsibilities of Editorial Team, the Editorial Board, Associate Board and the International Advisory Board, as well as the selection criteria and procedures, of BSA Journal Sociology, please refer to the BSA Journal Terms of Reference.


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