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The British Journal of Sociology

Vol 67 (4 Issues in 2016)
Edited by: Nigel Dodd
Print ISSN: 0007-1315 Online ISSN: 1468-4446
Published on behalf of The London School of Economics
Impact Factor: 1.314
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Mission Statement

• To be a leading sociology journal in terms of academic substance, scholarly reputation , with relevance to and impact on the social and democratic questions of our times

• To publish papers demonstrating the highest standards of scholarship in sociology from authors worldwide;

• To carry papers from across the full range of sociological research and knowledge

• To lead debate on key methodological and theoretical questions and controversies in contemporary sociology, for example through the annual lecture special issue

• To highlight new areas of sociological research, new developments in sociological theory, and new methodological innovations, for example through timely special sections and special issues

• To react quickly to major publishing and/or world events by producing special issues and/or sections

• To publish the best work from scholars in new and emerging regions where sociology is developing

• To encourage new and aspiring sociologists to submit papers to the journal, and to spotlight their work through the early career prize

• To engage with the sociological community – academics as well as students – in the UK and abroad, through social media, and a journal blog.

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