The American Journal of Economics and Sociology
|The American Journal of Economics and Sociology|
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|Am. J. Econ. Sociol.|
|Discipline||Political economics, social philosophy|
|Edited by||Frederic S. Lee|
Wiley-Blackwell (United States)
The American Journal of Economics and Sociology is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1941 by Will Lissner with support from the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation. The purpose of the journal was to create a forum for continuing discussion of the issues raised by Henry George, a political economist, social philosopher, and political activist of the late 19th century. The editor-in-chief is Frederic S. Lee (University of Missouri–Kansas City).
Abstracting and indexing
The journal is abstracted and indexed in:
- Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences
- Journal Citation Reports
- Social Sciences Citation Index
- CAB Abstracts
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 0.302, ranking it 107th out of 138 journals in the category "Sociology" and 261st out of 321 journals in the category "Economics".
- Robert Schalkenbach Foundation website
- Lissner, Will (2001). "On the Origins of the American Journal of Economics and Sociology: Its Purposes and Objectives". American Journal of Economics and Sociology 60 (2): 423. doi:10.1111/1536-7150.00069.
- "Journals Ranked by Impact: Sociology". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.
- "Journals Ranked by Impact: Economics". 2011 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.