American Sociological Review

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For its first thirty years, the American Sociological Society (now the American Sociological Association) was largely dominated by the sociology department of the University of Chicago, and the quasi-official journal of the association was Chicago's American Journal of Sociology . In 1935, the executive committee of the American Sociological Society voted 5 to 4 against disestablishing the American Journal of Sociology as the official journal of society, but the measure was passed on for consideration of the general membership, which voted 2 to 1 to establish a new journal independent of Chicago: the American Sociological Review. [3]

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports , its 2019 impact factor is 6.372, ranking it 2nd out of 150 journals in the category "Sociology". [4]

Past editors

The following persons have been editors-in-chief:

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  1. Elisabeth Gayon (1985). "Guide documentaire de l'étudiant et du chercheur en science politique". In Madeleine Grawitz; Jean Leca (eds.). Traité de science politique (in French). Presses Universitaires de France. p. 305. ISBN   2-13-038858-2.
  3. Lengermann, Patricia Madoo (1979). "The Founding of the American Sociological Review: The Anatomy of a Rebellion". American Sociological Review. 44 (2): 185–198. doi:10.2307/2094504. JSTOR   2094504.
  4. "Journals Ranked by Impact: Sociology". 2019 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2020.