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SYG 2000: Sociology Research

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Recommended Sociology Journals

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QUICK LINKS:  American Behavioral Scientist | American Sociological Review | Contexts | Journal of Health & Social Behavior | Social Psychology Journal| Sociological Methodology | Sociological Theory | Sociology

American Behavioral Scientist - peer-reviewed and published monthly, is a valuable source of information for scholars, researchers, professionals, and students, providing in-depth perspectives on intriguing contemporary topics throughout the social and behavioral sciences. Each issue offers comprehensive analysis of a single topic, examining inter-disciplinary, important, and diverse arenas.

American Sociological Review - the ASA's flagship journal, was founded in 1936 with the mission to publish original works of interest to the discipline of sociology in general, new theoretical developments, results of research that advance understanding of fundamental social processes, and important methodological innovations. Peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, all areas of sociology are welcome, with emphasis on exceptional quality and general interest.

Contexts - peer-reviewed and published quarterly, offers a smartly written, thought-provoking take on modern life in our communities—it's an indispensable guide to understanding our dynamic society. It takes our favorite newspapers and magazines one step further, answering the "Why does that happen?" question with the research and experience of the best sociologists in the United States. Both the educated lay reader and those in sociology and its related fields find the articles captivating. An official publication of the ASA


Journal of Health & Social Behavior - published quarterly, is a medical sociology journal that publishes empirical and theoretical articles that apply sociological concepts and methods to the understanding of health and illness and the organization of medicine and health care. Its editorial policy favors manuscripts that are grounded in important theoretical issues in medical sociology or the sociology of mental health and that advance theoretical understanding of the processes by which social factors and human health are inter-related



Social Psychology Journal - publishes theoretical and empirical papers on the link between the individual and society. This includes the study of the relations of individuals to one another, as well as to groups, collectivities, and institutions. It also includes the study of intra-individual processes as they substantially influence, or are influenced by, social structure and process. SPQ is genuinely interdisciplinary and publishes works by both sociologists and psychologists.y, including new substantive theories, history of theory, metatheory, formal theory construction, and synthetic contributions. Peer reviewed and published quarterly, Sociological Theory is renowned for featuring the best international research and scholarship and is essential reading for sociologists.


Sociological Methodology - the only American Sociological Association journal that is devoted entirely to research methods for sociology and for the broader social sciences. Published annually as an edited, hardbound book, Sociological Methodology features important methodological papers of interest to the entire field of sociology and provides a natural forum for engaging the philosophical issues that underpin sociological research.

Sociological Methods & Research - When your research depends on the very latest information on the collection, measurement and analysis of data, turn to Sociological Methods & Research (SMR). Each issue of SMR presents new techniques and innovative approaches to recurring research challenges and clarifies existing methods. The journal also provides state-of-the-art tools that researchers and academics need to increase the validity of your research findings.
Sociological Theory - publishes work in all areas of theory, including new substantive theories, history of theory, metatheory, formal theory construction, and synthetic contributions. Peer reviewed and published quarterly, Sociological Theory is renowned for featuring the best international research and scholarship and is essential reading for sociologists.
Sociology - The objective of Sociology is to publish outstanding and original peer-reviewed articles which advance the theoretical understanding of, and promote and report empirical research about the widest range of sociological topics. The journal encourages, and welcomes, submission of papers which report findings using both quantitative and qualitative research methods; articles challenging conventional concepts and proposing new conceptual approaches; and accounts of methodological innovation and the research process.

 

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