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"The ESR is the world's leading journal of quantitative comparative research, and it consistently publishes sociology's most inventive and interesting empirical work."
Richard Breen
University of Oxford

"The ESR is worldwide the leading social science journal in the area of empirical, quantitative and comparative studies. It has an excellent track record of publishing cutting-edge research."
Karl Ulrich Mayer
Stanley B. Resor Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Yale University
Director Emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

"The ESR is now accepted as one of the leading journals in the field. It has played a major role in creating new standards of quality of evidence and rigour of argument in European sociology, and thus in raising its international profile."
Dr. John Goldthorpe
Nuffield College, Oxford, UK

European Sociological Review contains articles in all fields of sociology ranging in length from short research notes up to major reports.


Year Impact Factor Ssi: Sociology
2014 1.740 14 out of 142
2013 1.990 11 out of 138
2012 1.860 15 out of 137
2011 1.935 11 out of 137
2010 1.023 42 out of 129
2009 1.210 34 out of 114
2008 0.816 42 out of 99
2007 0.855 32 out of 96
2006 0.607 39 out of 93

This information is taken from the Journal Citation Reports, published annually as part of the Social Science Citation Index by ISI.


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