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Sociological Perspectives is the official publication of the Pacific Sociological Association. It is a peer-reviewed quarterly academic journal published by University of California Press, in Berkeley, California. It was first published in 1957. Articles typically address social processes and are related to economic, political, anthropological and historical issues.

Sociological Perspectives  
Language English
Edited by Matthew J. Carlson, Lindsey Wilkinson, Hyeyoung Woo
Publication details
Former name(s)
Pacific Sociological Review
Publication history
Frequency every two months
Standard abbreviations
Sociol. Perspect.
ISSN 0731-1214 (print)
1533-8673 (web)
LCCN 83643392
JSTOR 07311214
OCLC no. 8123782

Abstracting and indexingEdit

Sociological Perspectives is abstracted and indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 1.013, ranking it 84th out of 146 journals in the category "Sociology".[1]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Sociology". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017. 

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