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  Subjects -> SOCIOLOGY (Total: 375 journals)
Journal of Poverty and Social Justice     Full-text available via subscription   (17 followers)
Journal of Prevention & Intervention Community     Hybrid Journal   (2 followers)
Journal of Public and Professional Sociology     Open Access   (2 followers)
Journal of Religion & Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought     Hybrid Journal   (7 followers)
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships     Hybrid Journal   (4 followers)
Journal of Social Development in Africa     Full-text available via subscription  
Journal of Social Inclusion     Open Access   (3 followers)
Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences     Open Access   (1 follower)
Journal of Sociolinguistics     Hybrid Journal   (12 followers)
Journal of Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (30 followers)
Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability     Hybrid Journal   (18 followers)
Journal of Victorian Culture     Hybrid Journal   (16 followers)
Journal of Vietnamese Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (2 followers)
Judgment and Decision Making     Open Access   (12 followers)
JURA, the Journal of Urban and Regional Analysis     Open Access   (14 followers)
Jurnal Komunitas     Open Access   (1 follower)
Kultura i Spoleczenstwo     Open Access  
L'Orientation scolaire et professionnelle     Open Access  
Landscapes of Violence     Open Access   (2 followers)
Lengas     Open Access  
Les Cahiers de Framespa - Articles     Open Access   (2 followers)
Life Sciences, Society and Policy     Open Access   (1 follower)
Liinc em Revista     Open Access  
Limes. Cultural Regionalistics     Open Access  
Loisir et Société / Society and Leisure     Hybrid Journal  
Mental Health and Social Inclusion     Hybrid Journal   (17 followers)
Meridians : feminism, race, transnationalism     Full-text available via subscription   (2 followers)
Metaphor and Symbol     Hybrid Journal   (13 followers)
Michigan Family Review     Open Access  
Michigan Feminist Studies     Open Access  
Michigan Sociological Review     Full-text available via subscription   (1 follower)
Moussons : Recherche en Sciences Humaines sur l’Asie du Sud-Est     Open Access  
Narrative Works     Open Access   (2 followers)
Neuroscience of Decision Making     Open Access   (2 followers)
New Zealand Sociology     Full-text available via subscription   (4 followers)
Nordic Journal of Migration Research     Open Access   (2 followers)
Observatorio Laboral Revista Venezolana     Open Access  
OGIRISI : a New Journal of African Studies     Open Access  
Opcion     Open Access  
P3T : Journal of Public Policies and Territory     Open Access   (1 follower)
People and Place     Full-text available via subscription   (8 followers)
People Management     Full-text available via subscription   (5 followers)
Philosophy & Technology     Hybrid Journal   (7 followers)
Planned Giving Today     Hybrid Journal   (1 follower)
Política y sociedad     Open Access   (1 follower)
Porn Studies     Hybrid Journal   (1 follower)
Présentation La Nouvelle Revue du Travail     Open Access  
PRISM : A Journal of Regional Engagement     Open Access   (3 followers)
Professions and Professionalism     Open Access   (2 followers)
Protée     Full-text available via subscription  
Psicologia & Sociedade     Open Access   (1 follower)
Public Relations Review     Hybrid Journal   (6 followers)
Punk & Post Punk     Hybrid Journal   (3 followers)
Pyramides     Open Access  
QED : A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking     Full-text available via subscription  
Qualitative Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (28 followers)
Race/Ethnicity : Multidisciplinary Global Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (4 followers)
RASP - Research on Ageing and Social Policy     Open Access   (1 follower)
Recherches féministes     Full-text available via subscription  
Recherches sociologiques et anthropologiques     Open Access   (2 followers)
Reis. Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas     Open Access  
Religião e Sociedade     Open Access   (2 followers)
Religion and Society in Central and Eastern Europe     Open Access  
Research in Organizational Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (5 followers)
Research on Emotion in Organizations     Hybrid Journal   (5 followers)
Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (9 followers)
Review of Japanese Culture and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (1 follower)
Review of Sociology     Full-text available via subscription   (15 followers)
Revista Angolana de Sociologia     Open Access  
Revista Argentina de Sociología     Open Access   (1 follower)
Revista Brasileira de Desenvolvimento Regional     Open Access   (1 follower)
Revista Colombiana de Sociología     Open Access   (1 follower)
Revista de Ciencias Sociales (Cl)     Open Access  
Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural     Open Access   (2 followers)
Revista de Psicología Social     Full-text available via subscription   (1 follower)
Revista de Sociologia e Polí­tica     Open Access   (2 followers)
Revista del CESLA     Open Access  
Revista El Topo     Open Access   (1 follower)
Revista Iberoamericana de Ciencia Tecnología y Sociedad     Open Access  
Revista Internacional de Organizaciones     Open Access  
Revista Internacional de Sociología     Open Access   (1 follower)
Revista Katálysis     Open Access  
Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios sobre Cuerpos, Emociones y Sociedad     Open Access  
Revista Mad. Revista del Magíster en Análisis Sistémico Aplicado a la Sociedad     Open Access  
Revista Mexicana de Sociologí­a     Open Access   (3 followers)
Revue de la régulation     Open Access  
Revue de Recherche en Civilisation Américaine     Open Access   (1 follower)
Revue d’ethnoécologie     Open Access   (3 followers)
Revue Internationale De Securite Sociale     Hybrid Journal   (1 follower)
RIPS. Revista de Investigaciones Politicas y Sociologicas     Open Access  
Rural Sociology     Full-text available via subscription   (14 followers)
Saberes em Perspectiva     Open Access  
Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health     Partially Free   (6 followers)
Scientiae Studia     Open Access  
Secuencia     Open Access  
Seminar : A Journal of Germanic Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
Sexuality Research and Social Policy     Hybrid Journal   (6 followers)
Signs and Society     Open Access   (3 followers)
Social Change     Hybrid Journal   (6 followers)
Social Dynamics: A journal of African studies     Hybrid Journal   (2 followers)

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Sociology Compass    [11 followers]  Follow    
  Hybrid Journal Hybrid journal (It can contain Open Access articles)
     ISSN (Print) 1751-9020 - ISSN (Online) 1751-9020
     Published by John Wiley and Sons Homepage  [1594 journals]   [SJR: 0.144]   [H-I: 3]
  • Issue Information
    • Pages: i - ii
      Abstract: No abstract is available for this article.
      PubDate: 2014-01-20T00:36:07.598163-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12103
  • News‐Media and Terrorism: Changing Relationship, Changing
    • Authors: Zohar Kampf
      Pages: 1 - 9
      Abstract: This article discusses two aspects that are important for understanding the relationship between Western news media and terrorism: the changing representation of terrorists and terrorist attacks in the media and, with it, the changing definition of terrorism. By calling attention to evolving news media practices in times of terrorism, I argue that advanced communication technologies and the emergence of global media ecology since the 1990s has made terrorism more visible in both national and international media landscapes. One result is that the more the news media expose terrorism to global audiences via the “front door,” the more controversial the use of the terms “terrorism” and “terrorist” become in social, political, and scholarly discourses. The paper addresses the evolving journalistic practices and their consequences as documented in previous studies on media reporting of terrorism in several national contexts, mostly the UK, the United States, and Israel.
      PubDate: 2014-01-20T00:36:10.142412-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12099
  • At the Intersection of Urban Sociology and Criminology: Fear Of Crime and
           the Postindustrial City
    • Authors: Terressa A. Benz
      Pages: 10 - 19
      Abstract: This essay examines the intersections between urban sociology and criminology in relation to fear of crime. I argue that there is a disconnect between theory and practice when it comes to reducing fear of crime that needs to be resolved in order for the postindustrial city to attract the new middle‐class demographic that is known for embracing and seeking out diversity. Despite the contributions made by environmental criminologists and new urbanists, the most popular explanation of fear of crime and crime reduction, offered by the field of criminology, focuses on reducing quality‐of‐life offenses and incivilities. Yet, these strategies are not known to significantly reduce fear of crime, but rather for purging the urban landscape of its diversity through exclusion.
      PubDate: 2014-01-20T00:36:07.663936-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12119
  • Organising Generations – What Can Sociology Offer to the
           Understanding of Generations at Work?
    • Authors: Elisabeth K. Kelan
      Pages: 20 - 30
      Abstract: Generations at work is a topic of much concern for research and practice, yet sociological scholarship on generations in a work context is scarce. This article brings together sociological research on generations with popular and psychological research on generations at work and explores the potential of a sociology of generations at work through a discussion of the latest generation entering the workplace. The article proceeds to explore which contribution a sociology of generations at work might make and suggests some potential avenues for further research.
      PubDate: 2014-01-20T00:36:06.94056-05:0
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12117
  • Diffusion of Protest
    • Authors: Cecelia Walsh‐Russo
      Pages: 31 - 42
      Abstract: Studies of diffusion have a long‐standing history within the social sciences. Recent concurrent political uprisings within the mid‐East and the global spread of the Occupy! Movement have renewed focus on the spread of tactics within and between social movements organizations. The article discusses the historical context of diffusion research, with an emphasis on diffusion research within the study of social movements. The author calls for continued research on the spread of tactics within international social movements given that such movements are currently dynamic and contested sites of struggle.
      PubDate: 2014-01-20T00:36:08.841546-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12115
  • Debating US Contemporary Feminism
    • Authors: Jo Reger
      Pages: 43 - 51
      Abstract: The US women's movement has challenged societal norms, policies, laws, and culture since its inception. However, at the same time, it has inspired debates about its goals, ideology, tactics, and outcomes. These debates emerge from two main sources: the mainstream media as it reflects dominant culture and among feminist activists and/or scholars. I elaborate on three of the most contentious aspects of contemporary feminism through a series of questions: Is the movement still in existence? What is the relationship between generations of feminists? And finally, how have feminists addressed diversity, privilege, and inclusion in the movement, particularly around issues of race‐ethnicity? I conclude that while the movement still exists, feminists continue to struggle with generational relations, and contemporary activists have not created an inclusive and diverse movement. However, I argue that these debates and struggles are evidence of a vibrant movement that continues into the 21st century.
      PubDate: 2014-01-20T00:36:09.284523-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12118
  • Doing Family Without Having Kids
    • Authors: Amy Blackstone
      Pages: 52 - 62
      Abstract: Families that do not include children are largely overlooked by family scholars and in popular discourse. Yet this is one of several family forms that has grown in developed nations since the 1970s. As increasingly fewer adults choose to become parents, understanding the families they create, and the consequences of these family forms, will become even more important. Studies of childless adults reveal that they create bonds to fulfill many of the same functions that families with children fulfill. Research on how, and the extent to which, the childless “do” family without kids is reviewed and suggestions for future research are made.
      PubDate: 2014-01-20T00:36:08.416657-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12102
  • The Influences Affecting and the Influential Effects of Multiracials:
           Multiracialism and Stratification
    • Authors: Hephzibah V. Strmic‐Pawl
      Pages: 63 - 77
      Abstract: Early research on multiracials documents the existence of a newly emergent population, those who identify with more than one race or what is commonly now known as multiracials. Contemporary research on multiracialism has a new focus on the stratification that multiracials experience and how multiracials may be influencing a new racial hierarchy. This paper discusses some of the primary issues of multiracialism and stratification including colorism, the racial hierarchy, social class, gender and sexual orientation, and multiracial as a celebrity‐like status. As the multiracial population grows, so must the field of multiracialism grows to include critical issues and questions regarding stratification.
      PubDate: 2014-01-20T00:36:06.344248-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12100
  • Social Stratification in Jaffna: A Survey of Recent Research on Caste
    • Authors: Prashanth Kuganathan
      Pages: 78 - 88
      Abstract: Since 1983, war has dominated the perception of Sri Lanka. This has affected scholarship on the country, such that the subjects of an overwhelming number of research proposals and publications have been on the war and the prospects and prescriptions for peace. This survey paper is an attempt to locate the system of caste in transition in the Jaffna Peninsula by reviewing recent literature written after the commencement of the war. While detailed ethnographies of caste in Jaffna may have temporarily come to a halt, caste practices have not and remain a salient part of everyday life among the Tamils in Sri Lanka. As the war ended in 2009, it is therefore important that social scientists on Sri Lanka revisit the topic of caste, that is an integral part of not just Tamil culture or society, but being Tamil itself. As the study of caste is dominated by research in India, a microanalysis of Jaffna and Sri Lanka, particularly the nuances of this system in transition due to war and militancy, could contribute to the macro‐study of caste at a sub‐continental perspective.
      PubDate: 2014-01-20T00:36:09.709448-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12101
  • The History of Affirmative Action in the USA: A Teaching and Learning
    • Authors: Jennifer L. Pierce
      Pages: 89 - 98
      Abstract: This Teaching and Learning Guide is designed to accompany my Sociology Compass article on affirmative action. The sample syllabus is organized historically beginning with FDR's New Deal and the first use of the term affirmative action and ending with the most recent Supreme Court's deliberations on this policy. In doing so, it attends not only to the varied meanings and forms of affirmative action across time but also the different interest groups arguing for and against this remedial policy. Along the way, it explores the changing history of race relations in the USA, considers the value of personal narratives as sources in exploring meaning and personhood, examines the ways the news media has framed the debate in contemporary America, and finally, speculates about the future of this controversial policy.
      PubDate: 2014-01-20T00:36:08.094226-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12097
  • Teaching and Learning Guide for: Culture Within Sites, Culture as
           Resources, and Culture as Wider Contexts: A Typology of How Culture Works
           in Social Movement Theory
    • Authors: Todd Nicholas Fuist
      Pages: 99 - 105
      PubDate: 2014-01-20T00:36:07.365645-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12098
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