Social Forces

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Social Forces  
Cover of Social Forces, Volume 94, Issue 1.jpg
DisciplineSocial science
LanguageEnglish
Edited byArne L. Kalleberg
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of Social Forces
Publication history
1922–present
Publisher
FrequencyQuarterly
2.113
Standard abbreviations
Soc. Forces
Indexing
ISSN0037-7732
LCCN2001-227382
JSTOR00377732
OCLC no.48534262
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Social Forces (formerly Journal of Social Forces) is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal of social science published by Oxford University Press for the Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It concentrates on sociology but also has a multidisciplinary approach, publishing works from the fields of social psychology, anthropology, political science, history, and economics. Each issue includes between 20 and 25 articles. In addition, the journal also publishes book reviews.

Social Forces was established by Howard W. Odum in 1922 as Journal of Social Forces. The name was changed relatively quickly and since 1925 (volume 4) it has been published as Social Forces.

This journal is currently edited by Arne L. Kalleberg (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

Social Forces is abstracted and indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 1.095, ranking it 19th out of 143 journals in the category "Sociology".[1]

Former editors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Sociology". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017.

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