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LSE journal impact factor results

We are pleased to announce the following results for LSE journals in the 2011 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Reports:

  • British Journal of Sociology is 12th in the world in Sociology, with an impact factor of 1.473.
  • British Journal of Industrial Relations is 8th in the world in Industrial Relations & Labour, with an impact factor of 0.903.

British Journal of Sociology

Chief Editor: Richard Wright (University of Missouri, St Louis)
General Editor: Frances Heidensohn (LSE)
Editors: Gillian Stevens (University of Illinois) and Fran Tonkiss (LSE)
Book Review Editor: Claire Moon (LSE)
Journal Manager: Jacquie Gauntlett (LSE)

Published by Wiley-Blackwell

‘For almost 60 years The British Journal of Sociology has represented the mainstream of sociological thinking and research. Consistently ranked highly by the ISI in Sociology, this prestigious international journal publishes sociological scholarship of the highest quality on all aspects of the discipline by academics from all over the world. The British Journal of Sociology is distinguished by the commitment to excellence and scholarship one associates with its home at the London School of Economics and Political Science.’

[quote from the Wiley-Blackwell| website]

British Journal of Industrial Relations

Chief Editor: Carola Frege (LSE)
Managing Editor: Sylvia Roesch (LSE)

Published by Wiley-Blackwell

‘The British Journal of Industrial Relations is an influential and authoritative journal which is essential reading for all academics and practitioners interested in work and employment relations. It is the highest ranked European journal in the Industrial Relations & Labour category of the Social Sciences Citation Index.’

(Wiley-Blackwell website)

Note:

The Thomson Reuters ISI journal impact factor is a measure of how frequently the articles in a journal are cited in a particular year and for 2008 was calculated as:

Number of citations in ISI-eligible journals and other ISI-eligible publications in 2008, which cite articles published in the journal in 2006 and 2007.

 


 

Number of source items published in the journal in 2006 and 2007.

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