List of the selected journals

List of journals that are identified as core to the sociological literature by CSA Illumina (ProQuest). The list includes also information on journals submitted directly to the ISA. Link to the journal websites provided below for information on journal mission, author submission guidelines, and contact addresses.

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Acta Sociologica, Nordic Sociological Association, Sweden
Actes de la recherche en sciences sociales, Centre de Sociologie Européenne , France
Advances in Group Processes, Cornell University, USA
Advances in Medical Sociology, The City University of New York, USA
African Sociological Review/Revue Africaine de Sociologie, Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, Senegal
Ageing & Society, University of Sheffield, UK
Alternate Routes, Carleton University, Canada
American Behavioral Scientist
American Journal of Sociology, University of Chicago Press, USA
American Sociological Review, American Sociological Association
The American Sociologist, Transaction Publishing, USA
Amity Journal of Management, Amity University Madhya Pradesh, India
Analyse & Kritik, Germany
Annual Review of Sociology, Annual Review Publishing, USA
Archives Europeennes de Sociologie/European Journal of Sociology, Cambridge University Press, UK
Archives de sciences sociales des religions, CNRS, France
Armed Forces & Society, Loyola University, USA
Asian Journal of Social Science, Brill Publishing, Netherlands


Bangladesh e-Journal of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
Berkeley Journal of Sociology, University of California, USA
Berliner Journal fur Soziologie, Humboldt-Universität, Germany
BMS, Bulletin de Methodologie Sociologique, France
British Journal of Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
British Journal of Sociology of Education, Taylor & Francis Publishing, UK


Cahiers de recherche sociologique, University of Quebec, Canada
Canadian Journal of Sociology/Cahiers canadiens de sociologie
The Canadian Review of Sociology/ La Revue Canadienne de Sociologie, Canadian Sociological Association
Canadian Studies in Population, Canadian Population Society
Child and Family Law Quarterly, Jordan Publishing Limited, UK
Childhood, Norwegian Centre fo Child Research, Norway
City & Community, American Sociological Association
City Healthcare, Moscow Healthcare Department, Russia
Clinical Sociology Review, UJ Press, South Africa 
Comparative Sociology, Chuo University, Japan
Comparative Studies in Society and History, University of Michigan, USA  
Concepts and Transformation, John Benjamins Publishing Company, Netherlands/USA
Constellations, Blackwell Publishing, USA
Contemporary Jewry, Association for the Social Scientific Study of Jewry, USA
Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews, American Sociological Association
Continuity and Change, Cambridge University Press, UK/USA
Contributions to Indian Sociology, Sage Publishing, UK
Critical Sociology, Sage Publishing, UK
Cultural Dynamics, University of Texas, USA
Cultures et Conflits, France
Current Perspectives in Social Theory, University of Nebraska, USA
Current Research in Social Psychology, University of Iowa, USA
Current Sociology, International Sociological Association


Dansk Sociologi, Denmark
Demography, USA
Deviant Behavior, Taylor & Francis Publishing, UK


Eastern European Countryside, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland
Economy and Society, Routledge Publishing, UK
Education et Societes, Institut national de recherche pédagogique, France
Environmental Sociology, UK
Espacio abierto, Asociación Venezolana de Sociología
Estudios de Sociolinguistica, Universidad de Vigo, Spain
Estudios Sociologicos, Centro de Estudios Sociológicos, Mexico
Ethnic and Racial Studies, Routledge Publishing, UK
Ethnography, Sage publishing, UK
European Journal of Social Theory, University of Liverpool, UK
European Journal of Spatial development, Nordic center for spatial development, Sweden
European Review of Applied Sociology, Poland
European Societies, European Sociological Association


Facta Universitatis: Series Philosophy and Sociology, University of Niš, Serbia
Family & Community History, Family & Community Historical Research Society, UK
Forschungsjournal Neue Soziale Bewegungen, Germany


Gender & Society, Rhode Island University, USA 
Glocalism: Journal of Culture, Politics and Innovation, Italy
Greek Review of Social Research
Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, University of Kent, UK


Histoire sociale/Social History, USA
The History of the Family, Taylor & Francis
History of European Ideas, Taylor & Francis
History of the Human Sciences, Sage Publishing, UK
Humanity & Society, Association of Humanist Sociology
Humboldt Journal of Social Relations, Humboldt State University, USA


Iberoamerican Journal of Development Studies
Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, Taylor & Francis Publishing, UK
International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Auburn University, USA
International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, India
International Journal of Japanese Sociology , Japan Sociological Society
International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, SAGE Publishing, UK
International Journal of Politics, Culture and Society, Springer Publishing
International Journal of Public Opinion Research, Oxford Univeristy, UK
International Journal of Sociology, M. E. Sharpe Publishing, USA
International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology
International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, ISA Research Committee on Sociology of Agriculture and Food (RC40)
International Journal of the Sociology of Language, De Gruyter Publishing, Germany
International Journal of the Sociology of Law, Elsevier Publishing
International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Wiley
International Review of Sociology/
Revue Internationale de Sociologie, Taylor & Francis Publishing, UK

International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Sage Publishing, UK
International Social Science Journal, UNESCO  
International Sociology, International Sociological Association
International Studies in Sociology of Education, Taylor & Francis Publishing, UK
Interuniversity Center for the Research on Sociology of Law, Information and Legal Institutions
Irish Journal of Sociology, Sociological Association of Ireland


Jornal do MAUSS iberolatinoamericano
Journal Music and Arts in Action, MAiA
Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, University of Surrey, UK
Journal of Classical Sociology, Sage Publishing, UK
Journal of Comparative Family Studies, University of Calgary, Canada
Journal of Comparative Research in Anthropology and Sociology
Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, Sage Publishing, UK
Journal of Family History, Sage Publishing, UK
Journal of Family Issues, Sage Publishing, UK
Journal of Health and Social Behavior, American Sociological Association
Journal of Historical Sociology, Wiley
Journal of Latin American Studies, Cambridge University Press
Journal of Law and Conflict Resolution
Journal of Marriage and Family, National Council on Family Relations, USA
The Journal of Mathematical Sociology, Taylor & Francis, UK
Journal of Organizational Sociology, De Gruyter in association with ISA Research Committee on the Sociology of Organizations (RC17)
Journal of Political and Military Sociology, Northern Illinois University, USA
Journal of Religion in Europe
Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Alfred University, USA
Journal of Social Affairs, United Arab Emirates
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, International Association for Relationship Research, USA
The Journal of Socio-Economics, Elsevier Publishing
Journal of Sociocybernetics
Journal of Sociolinguistics, Blackwell Publishing
Journal of Sociology, Australian Sociological Asociation
Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, Western Michigan University, USA
Journal of Sport and Social Issues, Center for the Study of Sport in Society, USA
Journal of World-Systems Research, USA


Kolner Zeitschrift fur Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, Germany


Langage & Societé, Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme, France
Language, Discourse & Society, ISA Research Committee on Language and Society (RC25), Spain
Law & Society Review, University of Massachusetts, Law and Society Association, USA
Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review


Max Weber Studies, UK
Media, Culture & Society, Sage Publishing, UK
Men and Masculinities, Sage Publishing, UK
Mens & Maatschappij, Amsterdam University Press, Netherlands
Methaodos. Revista de ciencias sociales, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid, Spain
Mobilization: An International Journal, San Diego State University, USA


The Netherlands' Journal of Social Sciences 
New Zealand Sociology, Sociological Association of Aotearoa/New Zealand


Opiniones y Actitudes, Centro de Investigaciones Sociologicas, Spain


Papers: Revista de sociologia, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Polemos, Croatian Sociological Association and Jesenski & Turk Publishing House, Croatia
Polish Sociological Review, Polish Sociological Association
Politica y Sociedad, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Political Power and Social Theory
Population Review, Journal of Sociological Demography
Population Studies, Population Investigation Committee, UK
Prisma Social, Revista de ciencias sociales, Spain
Protosociology, J. W. Goethe-University, Germany
Przeglad Socjologiczny, Scientific Society in Lodz, Poland


Qualitative Sociology, Springer Publishing, Netherlands
Quality and Quantity, Springer Publishing, Netherlands


Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Race, Gender & Class, University of New Orleans, Southern University at New Orleans, USA
Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia, Mulino Publishing, Italy
Rationality and Society, Sage Publishing, UK
Recherches Sociographiques, Université Laval, Canada
REDES - Revista Hispana para el Análisis de Redes Sociales
Religion and the Social Order, Association for the Sociology of Religion, USA
Religioni e Societa, Associazione per lo Studio del Fenomeno Religioso, Italy
Research on Language and Social Interaction, Taylor & Francis, UK
Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Research in Social Problems and Public Policy, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Elsevier Publishing
Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Research in the Sociology of Work, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Research in Urban Sociology, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
The Responsive Community, The Communitarian Network, USA
Review, Fernand Braudel Centre, Binghamton University, USA
Review of Religious Research, Religious Research Association, USA
Revija za Sociologiju, Croatia
Revista Brasileira de Sociologia
Revista Critica de Ciencias Sociais, Centro de Estudos Sociais, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Revista de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de Costa Rica
Revista Internacional de Sociología, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain
Revista Mexicana de Sociologia, Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Revista Paraguaya de Sociologia, Centro Paraguayo de Estudios Sociologicos
Revista Româna de Sociologie, Romanian Academy, Publishing House of the Romanian Academy
Revista de Sociologia e Politica, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
Revistas Españolas de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas, Centro Investigaciones Sociologicas, Spain
Rural Sociology, Rural Sociological Society, University of Missouri, USA


Schweizerische Zeitschrift fur Soziologie/
Revue Suisse de Soziologie/
Swiss Journal of Sociology, Swiss Sociological Association
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, Springer Publishing, USA 
Sexualities, Sage Publishing, UK 
Shakaigaku Hyoron/Japanese Sociological Review, Japan Sociological Society 
Simmel Studies, Georg Simmel Gesellschaft, Germany 
Sivil Toplum, Turkey
Social Compass, International Federation of Institutes for Social and Socio-Religious Research
Social & Legal Studies, Sage Publishing, UK 
Social Movement Studies, Taylor & Francis, UK 
Social Problems, Society for the Study of Social Problems, University of Tennessee, USA 
Social Psychology Quarterly, American Sociological Association 
Social Research Update, University of Surrey, UK 
Social Science History, Social and Demographic Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, USA 
Social Science Information/ Information sur les Sciences Sociales, Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme, France 
Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier Publishing 
Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, USA 
Social Studies of Science, Sage Publishing, UK
Social Theory & Health, Palgrave Macmillan Publishing 
Social Thought & Research, University of Kansas, USA 
Sociedade e Estado, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil 
Societes, Université de Boeck, France, Belgium 
Societes Contemporaines, Les Presses des Sciences Po, France 
Sociologia - Problemas e Praticas, Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia, Portugal 
Sociologia - Slovak Sociological Review, Institute for Sociology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia 
Sociologia Internationalis, Duncker & Humblot Publishing, Germany 
Sociologia del Lavoro, Universitá di Bologna, Italy
Sociologia Ruralis, European Society for Rural Sociology
Sociologia del Trabajo, Siglo XXI de España Publishing, Spain 
Sociologias, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil 
Sociological Bulletin, Indian Sociological Society, India   
Sociological Focus, North Central Sociological Association, USA 
Sociological Forum, Eastern Sociological Society, USA 
Sociological Imagination, Vitervo University, USA 
Sociological Inquiry, International Sociology Honor Society, University of South Alabama, USA 
Sociological Methodology, American Sociological Association 
Sociological Methods & Research, Sage Publishing, UK 
Sociological Perspectives, University of California Press, USA 
Sociological Problems, Bulgarian Sociological Association, Bulgaria
The Sociological Quarterly, Midwest Sociological Society, Augustana College, USA
Sociological Research, M. E. Sharpe Publishing, USA
Sociological Research Online, UK
The Sociological Review, Keele University, UK
The Sociological Review, Association of Sociologists of the Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Macedonia
Sociological Science
Sociological Spectrum, Mid-South Sociological Association, USA
Sociological Studies of Children and Youth
Sociological Theory, American Sociological Association
Sociologicky Casopis/Czech Sociological Review, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Sociologie et Societes, Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal, Canada
Sociologie du Travail, Elsevier Publishing
Sociologies in Dialogue, Brazilian Sociological Society
Sociologija, Lithuania
Sociologus, Germany
Sociology, British Sociological Association
Sociology of Health and Illness, Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness, UK
Sociology of Islam, Brill
Sociology of Religion, Wake Forest University, USA
Sociology of Sport Journal, North American Society for the Sociology of Sport
Sociološki pregled. Sociological Society of Serbia, Belgrade
Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World, ASA
Soshioroji, Kyoto University, Japan
Sosietas, Indonesia
Sosiologia, The Westermarck Society, Finland
Sosiologisk tidsskrift, Norway
South African Review of Sociology, South African Sociological Association
South Asian Journal of Social Sciences
Southern Rural Sociology, Southern Rural Sociological Association, Auburn University, USA
Soziale Systeme, Universitaet Luzern, Switzerland
Soziologische Revue, Universität Konstanz, Germany
Space and Culture, University of Alberta, Canada
Studi di Sociologia, Universitá Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy
Studia Socjologiczne, Polish Academy of Sciences
Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Studies in Qualitative Methodology, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Studies in Symbolic Interaction, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Symbolic Interaction, The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, Northern Illinois University, USA
Szociologiai Szemle, Hungarian Sociological Association


Taiwanese Journal of Sociology, National Taipei University, Taiwan
Teaching Sociology, American Sociological Association
Tempo Social, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Theory, Culture & Society, Sage Publishing, UK
Theory and Society, Springer Publishing, Netherlands
Thesis Eleven, Sage Publishing, UK
Tijdschrift voor Sociologie, University of Antwerpen, Belgium
Time & Society, Sage Publishing, UK
Trascience. A journal of global studies
TripleC: Cognition, Communication, Co-operation, Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society


Women's Studies International Forum, Elsevier Publishing
Work, Employment and Society, British Sociological Association
Work and Occupations, Sage Publishing, UK
Working Notes, Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, Ireland


Youth & Society, Sage Publishing, UK


Zeitschrift für kritische Theorie, Zu Klampen Publishing, Germany
Zeitschrift für Soziologie der Erziehung und Socialisation/
Journal for Sociology of Education and Socialization, Juventa Publishing, Germany

Zeitschrift für Rechtssoziologie, Lucius and Lucius Publishing, Germany
Zeitschrift für Soziologie, Bielefeld University, Germany