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Contemporary Sociology

Contemporary Sociology

A Journal of Reviews
2017 Impact Factor: 0.340
2017 Ranking: 134/146 in Sociology
Source: Journal Citation Reports®, 2018 release, a Clarivate Analytics product
Published in Association with American Sociological Association

Michael Sauder University of Iowa, USA

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eISSN: 19398638 | ISSN: 00943061 | Current volume: 47 | Current issue: 5 Frequency: Bi-monthly
Contemporary Sociology publishes reviews and critical discussions of recent works in sociology and related disciplines that merit the attention of sociologists. Since not all sociological publications can be reviewed, a selection is made to reflect important trends and issues in the field.

The American Sociological Association (ASA), founded in 1905, is a non-profit membership association dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good. With nearly 15,000 members, ASA encompasses sociologists who are faculty members at colleges and universities, researchers, practitioners, and students. About 20 percent of the members work in government, business, or non-profit organizations. ASA hosts an annual meeting with more than 6,000 participants and publishes 14 professional journals and magazines.

As the national organization for sociologists, ASA, through its Executive Office, is well positioned to provide a unique set of services to its members and to promote the vitality, visibility, and diversity of the discipline. Working at the national and international levels, ASA aims to articulate policy and implement programs likely to have the broadest possible impact for sociology now and in the future.

Michael Sauder University of Iowa, USA
Editorial Board
Beth A. Bechky New York University, USA
Elizabeth Popp Berman SUNY-Albany, USA
Ellen Berrey University of Toronto, Canada
Enobong (Anna) Branch University of Massachusetts-Amherst, USA
Japonica Brown-Saracino Boston University, USA
Cynthia Jane Buckley University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Jennifer Jihye Chun University of Toronto, Canada
Denise A. Copelton SUNY-Brockport, USA
Cedric de Leon Tufts University, USA
Claire Laurier Decoteau University of Illinois-Chicago, USA
Andrew Deener University of Connecticut, USA
Michaela DeSoucey North Carolina State University, USA
Marlese Durr Wright State University, USA
Emily Anne Erikson Yale University, USA
Tina Fetner McMaster University, Canada
Gary Alan Fine Northwestern University, USA
David Scott Fitzgerald University of California-San Diego, USA
Crystal Marie Fleming Stony Brook University, USA
Daniel G. Fridman University of Texas-Austin, USA
Michael Haedicke Drake University, USA
Steve G. Hoffman University of Toronto, Canada
Onoso Ikphemi Imoagene University of Pennsylvania, USA
Tiffany D. Joseph Stony Brook University, USA
Brayden G. King Northwestern University, USA
Pablo Lapegna University of Georgia, USA
Ashley Mears Boston University, USA
Simone Polillo University of Virginia, USA
Jennifer A. Reich University of Colorado-Denver, USA
Carrie Lee Smith Millersville University, USA
Sarah Sobieraj Tufts University, USA
Lisa Michele Stulberg New York University, USA
Christina Alicia Sue University of Colorado-Boulder, USA
Vilna Francine Bashi Treitler University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Natasha Kumar Warikoo Harvard University, USA
Owen Whooley University of New Mexico-Albuquerque, USA
Christine L. Williams University of Texas-Austin, USA
Marina Zaloznaya University of Iowa, USA
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  • Concerning book reviews and comments, write Michael Sauder, Department of Sociology, 140 Seashore Hall West, Iowa City, IA 52242; E-mail: CS does not accept unsolicited reviews, nor self-nominations for reviewing a specific book. We do, however, welcome vitae of prospective reviewers. Also, CS will not process review-copies of books sent by any person or organization other than the original publisher. Authors wanting to assure consideration of their book by CS should advise their publisher to send a review copy directly to the journal’s editorial office. The invitation to review a book assumes that the prospective reviewer has not reviewed that book for another scholarly journal. Comments on reviews must be fewer than 300 words and typed double-spaced. Submission of a comment does not guarantee publication. CS reserves the right to reject any comment that does not engage a substantive issue in a review or is otherwise unsuitable. Authors of reviews are invited to reply.

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