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Work, Employment and Society

Work, Employment and Society

2017 Impact Factor: 2.195
2017 Ranking: 68/353 in Economics | 24/146 in Sociology | 6/27 in Industrial Relations & Labor
Source: Journal Citation Reports®, 2018 release, a Clarivate Analytics product
Published in Association with British Sociological Association

Editor in Chief
Elizabeth Cotton Middlesex University, UK
Editors in Chief
Eleonore Kofman Middlesex University, UK
Suzan Lewis Middlesex University, UK
Chair
Irena Grugulis University of Leeds, UK
Publications Assistant
Sophie Jaques British Sociological Association, UK
Editors
Maria Adamson Middlesex University, UK
Alexandra Beauregard Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Uracha Chatrakul Birkbeck, University of London, UK
Nick Clark Middlesex University, UK
Anne Daguerre Middlesex University, UK
Alessio D'Angelo Middlesex University, UK
Janroj Keles Middlesex University, UK
Daniela Lup Middlesex University, UK
Ian Roper Middlesex University, UK


eISSN: 14698722 | ISSN: 09500170 | Current volume: 33 | Current issue: 1 Frequency: Bi-monthly

"Work, Employment and Society encourages exploration across the boundaries of industrial sociology, industrial relations, labour economics, applied psychology, and organisational analysis. Work, Employment and Society is where scholars who refuse to fit 100% inside the traditional moulds feel most at home." Jill Rubery, Manchester School of Management, UK

"Work, Employment and Society has become, to my mind, the leading international journal for researchers in economic sociology. It provides the rare combination of a pluralistic approach to research methodology, with a rigorous emphasis on quality. Its articles have set the agenda for many of the key research debates in recent years." Duncan Gallie Nuffield College, Oxford, UK

"Work, Employment and Society is a major forum for the latest sociological research on work. I eagerly await each issue, and always find something of interest." Arne L. Kalleberg, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Work, Employment and Society is a leading international peer-reviewed journal of the British Sociological Association which publishes theoretically informed and original research on the sociology of work.

Work, Employment and Society is an official journal of the British Sociological Association. Work, Employment and Society analyses all forms of work and their relation to wider social processes and structures, and to quality of life. It embraces the study of the labour process; industrial relations; changes in labour markets; and the gender and domestic divisions of labour. It supports contemporary, historical and comparative studies and both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.

All issues of Work, Employment and Society are available to browse online.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

Work, Employment and Society (WES) is a leading international peer-reviewed journal of the British Sociological Association which publishes theoretically informed and original research on the sociology of work.

WES covers all aspects of work, employment and unemployment and their connections with wider social processes and social structures. The journal is sociologically orientated but welcomes contributions from other disciplines which addresses the issues in a way that informs less debated aspects of the journal's remit, such as unpaid labour and the informal economy. The journal adheres to high standards of scholarship but sees no conflict between accessibility and scholarships; submissions must be clear and free from jargon.

Editorial Board
Shoba Arun Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Carol Atkinson Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Kendra Briken University of Strathclyde, UK
Michael Brookes University of Hertfordshire, UK
Clare Butler Newcastle University, UK
Denise Currie Queens University Belfast, UK
Tony Dobbins University of Birmingham, UK
Rory Donnelly University of Liverpool, UK
Jo Grady University of Sheffield, UK
Donald Hislop University of Aberdeen, UK
Damian Hodgson University of Manchester, UK
Jo Ingold University of Leeds, UK
Jana Javornik University of Leeds, UK
Joyce Jiang University of York, UK
Daniel King Nottingham Trent University, UK
Knut Laaser University of Stirling, UK
Adrian Madden Greenwich University, UK
Chidiebere Ogbonnaya University of Sussex, UK
Wendy Olsen University of Manchester, UK
Davide Però University of Nottingham, UK
Keith Randle University of Hertfordshire, UK
James Richards Heriot-Watt University, UK
Helen Sampson Cardiff University, UK
Kate Sang Heriot-Watt University, UK
Gerbrand Tholen City University London, UK
Danat Valizade University of Leeds, UK
Michail Veliziotis University of Southampton, UK
Mark Williams University of Surrey, UK
Carol Wolkowitz University of Warwick, UK
Geoff Wood University of Essex, UK
Associate Board
Tracey Adams University of Western Ontario, Canada
Pauline Anderson University of Strathclyde, UK
Maurizio Atzeni Centre for Labour Relations, National Research Council of Argentina, Argentina
Chiara Benassi King’s College London, UK
Brendan Churchill University of Melbourne, UK
Edward Granter University of Birmingham, UK
Breda Gray University of Limerick, Ireland
Anita Hammer De Montfort University, UK
Philip Hancock University of Essex, UK
Maria Hudson University of Essex, UK
Andrew Jenkins University College London, UK
Markus Klein University of Strathclyde, UK
Marek Korczynski University of Nottingham, UK
Ana Lopes Newcastle University, UK
Clare Lyonette University of Warwick, UK
Michael McGann University of Melbourne, Australia
Annalisa Murgia University of Milan, Italy
Tiziana Nazio University of Turin, Italy
Harry Pitts University of Bristol, UK
Abigail Powell University of New South Wales, Australia
Julie Prowse University of Bradford, UK
Peter Prowse Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Thomas Roulet King’s College London, UK
Barbara Samaluk University of Greenwich, UK
Hans Siebers Tilburg University, Netherlands
Paul Sissons Coventry University, UK
Dimitrinka Stoyanova Russell Cardiff University, UK
Bill Taylor City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Rebecca Taylor University of Southampton, UK
Tommy H L Tse Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
Ylva Ulfsdotter University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Maria Villares-Varela University of Southampton, UK
Sally Weller Australian Catholic University, Australia
James Wickham Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Ruth Woodfield University of St Andrews, UK
Tessa Wright Queen Mary University of London, UK
International Advisory Board
Gerhard Bosch University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Michael Burawoy University of California, Berkeley, USA
Asaf Darr University of Haifa, Israel
Tony Dundon Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester
Cynthia Epstein City University New York, USA
Stephen Frenkel University of New South Wales, Australia
Mary Gatta Wider Opportunities for Women, USA
Heidi Gottfried Wayne State University, USA
Bill Harley The University of Melbourne, Australia
Axel Haunschild Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
Tony Huzzard Lund University, Sweden
Sarosh Kuruvilla Cornell University, USA
Ruth Milkman CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, USA
Ruud Muffels Tilburg University, Netherlands
Luis Ortiz Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Sarah Oxenbridge University of Sydney, Australia
Valeria Pulignano University of Leuven, Belgium
Karen Shire University of Duisberg-Essen, Germany
Vera Trappmann University of Leeds, UK
Edward Webster University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
Adrian Wilkinson Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, Griffith Business School, Griffith University
Xiaogang Wu Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China
Charlotte Yates McMaster University, Canada
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