Sociological Theory


Sociological Theory

"Sociological Theory" is a peer-reviewed journal published by Blackwell Publishing for the American Sociological Association since 1983. It covers the full range of sociological theory - from ethnomethodology to world systems analysis, from commentaries on the classics to the latest cutting-edge ideas, and from re-examinations of neglected theorists to metatheoretical inquiries. Its themes and contributions are interdisciplinary, its orientation pluralistic, its pages open to commentary and debate. Renowned for publishing the best international research and scholarship.

ISI Journal Citation Reports Ranking: 2005: 41/94 (Sociology) Impact Factor: 0.618

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Julia Adams, Jeffrey Alexander, Ron Eyerman and Philip Gorski


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