Contemporary Sociology

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Contemporary Sociology  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Contemp. Sociol.
Discipline Sociology
Language English
Edited by Alan Sica
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
ISSN 0094-3061 (print)
1939-8638 (web)
LCCN 72621888
OCLC no. 958948
JSTOR 00943061

Contemporary Sociology is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal of sociology published by SAGE Publications in association with the American Sociological Association since 1972. Each issue of the journal publishes a large number of both in-depth and brief reviews of recent publications in sociology and related disciplines, as well as a list of publications received that have not been reviewed. In 2010 the journal published just under 400 book reviews.[1] In addition, the journal also publishes a small number of review essays and discursive articles in each issue. The editor-in-chief is Alan Sica (The Pennsylvania State University).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

Contemporary Sociology is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2011 impact factor is 0.172, ranking it 119th out of 137 journals in the "Sociology" category.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Web of Science". 2011. Retrieved 2011-07-21. 

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