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American Sociological Review

American Sociological Review 
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Am. Sociol. Rev.
Discipline Sociology
Language English
Edited by Omar Lizardo, Rory McVeigh, and Sarah Mustillo
Publication details
Sage Publications (United States)
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
Impact factor
ISSN 0003-1224
LCCN 37010449
OCLC no. 38161061
JSTOR 00031224
  • Journal homepage
  • Online access

The American Sociological Review is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering all aspects of sociology. It is published by Sage Publications on behalf of the American Sociological Association. It was established in 1936. The current editors-in-chief are Omar Lizardo, Rory McVeigh, and Sarah Mustillo (University of Notre Dame).[1]


  • History 1
  • Abstracting and indexing 2
  • Past editors 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


For its first thirty years, the American Sociological Society (now the American Sociological Association) was largely dominated by the sociology department of the University of Chicago, and the quasi-official journal of the association was Chicago's American Journal of Sociology. In 1935, the executive committee of the American Sociological Society voted 5 to 4 against disestablishing the American Journal of Sociology as the official journal of society, but the measure was passed onto for consideration of the general membership which voted 2 to 1 to establish a new journal independent of Chicago: the American Sociological Review.[2]

Abstracting and indexing

American Sociological Review is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2013 impact factor is 4.266, ranking it 1st out of 137 journals in the category "Sociology".[3]

Past editors

The following persons have been editors of the journal:


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External links

  • Official website
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