Sociology of Health and Illness (journal)

Sociology of Health & Illness (SHI) is a peer-reviewed academic journal which covers the sociological aspects of healthillnessmedicine, and health care. It is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness. Established in 1979, the journal was originally published by Routledge and Kegan Paul (up to 2002). The Editorial Team is currently led by Karen Lowton (University of Sussex) and Flis Henwood (University of Brighton) as joint Editors in Chief. Other members of the team are: Dr Catherine Will, Dr Ben Fincham, Dr Catherine Theodosius, Professor Gillian Bendelow and Dr Sasha Scambler.

Sociology of Health and Illness
DisciplineSociology of health and illness
LanguageEnglish
Edited byProfessor Karen Lowton and Professor Flis Henwood
Publication details
History1979-present
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness
Frequency8/year
2.122 (2018)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Sociol. Health Illn.
Indexing
ISSN0141-9889 (print)
1467-9566 (web)
LCCN81646145
OCLC no.757396445
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During the years, the annual number of issues has risen from three to four (1986), five (1993), six (1998) and seven (2003) to eight times a year since 2012. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal had an impact factor of 1.735 in 2012, 1.89 in 2016, and currently stands at 2.122 in 2018. The journal was ranked in 2017 as follows: ISI Journal Citation Reports @ Ranking: 2017:46/156 (Public, Environmental & Occupational Health (Social Science)) ISI Journal Citation Reports @ Ranking: 2017:10/42 (Social Sciences, Biomedical) ISI Journal Citation Reports @ Ranking: 2017:29/146 (Sociology)

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