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Published in partnership with the Department of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Social Forces is recognized as a global leader among social research journals. The journal emphasizes cutting-edge sociological inquiry and explores realms the discipline shares with psychology, anthropology, political science, history, and economics.


YearImpact FactorSsi: Sociology
20141.30334 out of 142
20131.09548 out of 137
20121.67223 out of 137
20111.29131 out of 137

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Science Citation Index by ISI.

Impact Factor: 1.303

5-Yr impact factor: 2.236


Arne L. Kalleberg

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