American Journal of Sociology

The American Journal of Sociology was established in 1895 by Albion Small and is the oldest academic journal of sociology in the United States. The journal is attached to the University of Chicago s sociology department and it is published bimonthly by The University of Chicago Press. Its editor-in-chief is Andrew Abbott (University of Chicago). The journal presents work on the theory, methods, practice, and history of sociology. It also publishes sociology-related papers by scholars from outside sociology, speaking to sociologists, social scientists, and the general sociological reader. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2009 impact factor is 3.476, ranking it 2nd out of 114 journals in the category "Sociology". The journal is set in Old Style 7 by the Miller and Richards Foundry. From 1926 to 1933, the journal was co-edited by a number of different members of the University of Chicago faculty including Ellsworth Faris, Robert E. Park, Ernest Burgess, Fay-Cooper Cole, Marion Talbot, Frederick Starr, Edward Sapir, Louis Wirth, Eyler Simpson, Edward Webster, Edwin Sutherland, William Ogburn, Herbert Blumer, and Robert Redfield. In 2002, the American Journal of Sociology

Publisher
University of Chicago Press
Country
United States
History
1895–present
Impact factor
3.476 (2009 }} The American Journal of Sociology was established in 1895 by Albion Woodbury Small Albion Small and is the oldest academic journal of sociology in the United States. The journal is attached to the University of Chicago s sociology department and it is published bimonthly by List of University of Chicago Press journals The University of Chicago Press . Its editor-in-chief is Andrew Abbott ( University of Chicago ). The journal presents work on the theory, methods, practice, and history of sociology. It also publishes sociology-related papers by scholars from outside sociology, speaking to sociologists, social scientists, and the general sociological reader. According to the Journal Citation Reports , its 2009 impact factor is 3.476, ranking it 2nd out of 114 journals in the category "Sociology".{{cite web url)
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