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  Subjects -> SOCIOLOGY (Total: 389 journals)
Journal of Political Power     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Poverty and Social Justice     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Journal of Prevention & Intervention Community     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Public and Professional Sociology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Religion & Spirituality in Social Work: Social Thought     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Journal of Social Development in Africa     Full-text available via subscription  
Journal of Social Inclusion     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Sociolinguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31)
Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Journal of Victorian Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Journal of Vietnamese Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Judgment and Decision Making     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
JURA, the Journal of Urban and Regional Analysis     Open Access   (Followers: 14)
Jurnal Komunitas     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Kultura i Spoleczenstwo     Open Access  
L'Orientation scolaire et professionnelle     Open Access  
Landscapes of Violence     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Lengas     Open Access  
Les Cahiers de Framespa - Articles     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Life Sciences, Society and Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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   (Followers: 18)
Meridians : feminism, race, transnationalism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Metaphor and Symbol     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Michigan Family Review     Open Access  
Michigan Feminist Studies     Open Access  
Michigan Sociological Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Moussons : Recherche en Sciences Humaines sur l’Asie du Sud-Est     Open Access  
Narrative Works     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Neuroscience of Decision Making     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
New Zealand Sociology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Nordic Journal of Migration Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
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   (Followers: 1)
PArtecipazione e COnflitto     Open Access  
People and Place     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
People Management     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Philosophy & Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Planned Giving Today     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Política y sociedad     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Porn Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Présentation La Nouvelle Revue du Travail     Open Access  
PRISM : A Journal of Regional Engagement     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Professions and Professionalism     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Protée     Full-text available via subscription  
Psicologia & Sociedade     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Public Relations Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Punk & Post Punk     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Pyramides     Open Access  
QED : A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking     Full-text available via subscription  
Qualitative Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
Race/Ethnicity : Multidisciplinary Global Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
RASP - Research on Ageing and Social Policy     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Recherches féministes     Full-text available via subscription  
Recherches sociologiques et anthropologiques     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Reis. Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas     Open Access  
Religião e Sociedade     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Religion and Society in Central and Eastern Europe     Open Access  
Research in Organizational Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Research on Emotion in Organizations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Review of Japanese Culture and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Review of Sociology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Revista Angolana de Sociologia     Open Access  
Revista Argentina de Sociología     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Brasileira de Desenvolvimento Regional     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Colombiana de Sociología     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista de Ciencias Sociales (Cl)     Open Access  
Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista de Psicología Social, International Journal of Social Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Revista de Sociologia e Polí­tica     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Revista del CESLA     Open Access  
Revista El Topo     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revista Iberoamericana de Ciencia Tecnología y Sociedad     Open Access  
Revista Internacional de Organizaciones     Open Access  
Revista Internacional de Sociología     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
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   (Followers: 3)
Revue de la régulation     Open Access  
Revue de Recherche en Civilisation Américaine     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Revue d’ethnoécologie     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Revue Internationale De Securite Sociale     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
RIPS. Revista de Investigaciones Politicas y Sociologicas     Open Access  
Rivista di Sessuologia Clinica     Full-text available via subscription  
Rural Sociology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Saberes em Perspectiva     Open Access  
Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health     Partially Free   (Followers: 5)
Scientiae Studia     Open Access  
Secuencia     Open Access  
Seminar : A Journal of Germanic Studies     Full-text available via subscription  
Senses and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)

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Journal Cover Sociology Compass
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   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  [1603 journals]   [SJR: 0.144]   [H-I: 3]
  • Issue Information
    • Pages: i - ii
      Abstract: No abstract is available for this article.
      PubDate: 2014-07-27T20:18:17.358919-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12109
       
  • Childbirth Within the Risk Society
    • Authors: Mandie Scamell
      Pages: 917 - 928
      Abstract: Despite the fact that the speciality of obstetrics is considered to be a high risk area, indeed it is estimated that in the UK, maternity services account for massive 60% of all the NHS litigation claims burden; scholarly activity in childbirth performance as part of the risk society is relatively underdeveloped when compared to other areas of health. It is the extent of the influence of risk upon the maternity services that makes this underdevelopment especially striking. In an effort to present childbirth as a worthwhile site for empirical investigation and theoretical discussion, this paper attempts to review the sociology of childbirth and to consolidate some of the multidisciplinary contributions made to date on childbirth within the risk society.
      PubDate: 2014-07-27T20:18:15.00454-05:0
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12077
       
  • Civil Religion and National Politics in a Neoliberal Era
    • Authors: Rhys H. Williams; Todd Nicholas Fuist
      Pages: 929 - 938
      Abstract: Civil religion, or the connection of the nation‐state, its history, destiny, and people, to understandings of transcendence or divinity, is in crisis both as a theoretical concept and as a politico‐cultural phenomenon. The crisis has been brought about by the weakened capacity of the nation‐state to generate collective identity and a version of ‘charismatic’ authority. We argue that this has resulted in a shift from the widely accepted conceptualization of civil religion as a unifying force in societies to a more exclusionary force that Williams (2103) calls “tribal civil religion” That, in its own way, undermines the nation‐state. In this paper, we examine the history and various understandings of the concept of civil religion, develop an argument that the assault on the nation‐state has meant the rise of increasingly exclusive and exclusionist expressions of civil religion, and present possible suggestions for sites where ‘unitive’ civil religion may still be found.
      PubDate: 2014-07-27T20:18:17.86911-05:0
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12187
       
  • Mediatized Ritual – Expanding the Field in the Study of Media and
           Ritual
    • Authors: Johanna Sumiala
      Pages: 939 - 947
      Abstract: The purpose of the article Mediatized ritual – Expanding the field in the study of media and ritual is to identify the key debates in present‐day scholarship on media and ritual and bring them into dialogue with current theorizing on the mediatization of society and culture. The article consists of three parts. The first presents a short outline of the study of media and ritual in modern life. The second discusses the idea of mediatized ritual as an evolving concept in the field. The third provides an empirical illustration of the mediatization of ritual by applying the concept to the analysis of the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (1925–2013). In conclusion, it is argued that to study mediatized rituals in today's society is to face the theoretical and empirical challenge of engaging the two social realms of ritual and media in a close interplay. This intellectual venture changes our understanding not only of rituals and media (what they are and what they do) but also of society. This said, to study mediatized rituals is, in fact, to study society in action.
      PubDate: 2014-07-27T20:18:17.429389-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12188
       
  • Synesthetizing Sound Studies and the Sociology of Technology
    • Authors: Owen Marshall
      Pages: 948 - 958
      Abstract: This paper examines current issues at the intersection of the Sociology of Technology and the interdisciplinary field of Sound Studies. It begins with an overview of major social constructionist, interpretive semiotic, and actor–network theoretical sociological approaches to technology as developed within the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS). Considering the predominance of narrative visual metaphors in these approaches' treatment of socio‐technical perception, it is argued that the “turn to sound” in social studies of technology, rather than simply furnishing established analytic approaches with a fresh set of empirical cases (i.e. “sound technologies”), presents an opportunity to better sensitize STS approaches to the contingent socio‐technical shaping and distribution of embodied perceptual modalities in general. A critical review of recent social and historical studies of sound and technology, attending especially to debates surrounding the theoretical shift from acoustemological or soundscape‐based to signal‐oriented “transductive” approaches, suggests the importance for future STS and Sound Studies work of addressing how shared modes of sensory perception are produced within particular socio‐technical frames.
      PubDate: 2014-07-27T20:18:16.239017-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12189
       
  • Strength in Diversity? Group Heterogeneity in the Mobilization of
           Grassroots Organizations
    • Authors: Edward T. Walker; Lina M. Stepick
      Pages: 959 - 975
      Abstract: Grassroots groups often find that they need to manage issues of diversity along racial/ethnic, class, gender, religious, and/or citizenship lines, among several other axes of difference. There are strong reasons to expect that diversity is a benefit to such groups, especially in terms of coalition breadth and the widely held expectation that internal heterogeneity helps organizations to resolve collective action dilemmas. Nonetheless, a long tradition within sociological research sets out the expectation that group heterogeneity thwarts the formation of collective identities and group solidarity, and therefore limits the potential for effective organizing. With a particular emphasis on groups active in local community‐based organizing since the 1970s, we review studies on a variety of features of group diversity and their effects on mobilizing processes. We find that although researchers remain somewhat divided on these critical issues, the preponderance of evidence suggests that managing diversity poses significant challenges for grassroots organizing efforts. While these challenges may not easily be overcome, we point to a variety of cases in which group differences offered a significant asset to social change efforts.
      PubDate: 2014-07-27T20:18:16.663733-05:
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12191
       
  • Techno‐social Life: The Internet, Digital Technology, and Social
           Connectedness
    • Authors: Mary Chayko
      Pages: 976 - 991
      Abstract: This essay explores what it means to be socially connected in a techno‐social world. It describes how a “triple revolution” in social connectedness has been catalyzed by the ever‐increasing use of the Internet, mobile communication, and social media networking (Rainie and Wellman 2012). It argues for the usefulness of the concepts of the community and the network in understanding how social connectedness is created and experienced in the use of digital (computerized) communication technology. It examines some of the consequences – both benefits and hazards – of being near‐continuously available to one another via the Internet, mobile phones, and social media. And it describes how digital (online) and face‐to‐face (offline) spaces become fully integrated and experienced as a single, enmeshed reality. The article concludes that people's use of digital communication technology tends to strengthen social connectedness and prompt, not deter, face‐to‐face interaction and local community ties.
      PubDate: 2014-07-27T20:18:15.46453-05:0
      DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12190
       
 
 
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