City and Community

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City & Community  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4) City Community
Discipline Sociology
Language English
Edited by Hilary Silver
Publication details
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Sociological Association
Publication history 2002-present
Frequency Quarterly
Impact factor
ISSN 1535-6841 (print)
1540-6040 (web)

City & Community is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Community and Urban Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association. The journal was established in 2002. The current editor-in-chief is Hilary Silver (Brown University). The journal covers the interface of global and local issues, locally embedded social interaction and community life, urban culture and the meaning of place, and sociological approaches to urban political economy, as well as urban spatial arrangements, social impacts of local natural and built environments, urban and rural inequalities, virtual communities, and other topics germane to urban life and communities that will advance general sociological theory.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 1.095, ranking it 44th out of 138 journals in the category "Sociology".[1]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Sociology". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 

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