Penn Sociology Colloquium Series: Jerry Jacobs, Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

"The Internationalization of Sociology"
Sep 14, 2022 at - | McNeil 150

This presentation will present an overview of the academic publication system in the field of sociology, drawing on highlights from several recent papers in this area, including:  

  • An overview of the 148 sociology journals listed in the Web of Citation Journal Citation Reports (WoS, JCR)
  • A brief discussion of journal selection strategies
  • An update on efforts to make journal websites more “author friendly”
  • Data on the role of books vs. articles
  • Data on the international representation in leading sociology journals, by topic and author
  •  Trends in international authorship over 30 years in JCR indexed journals