The British Journal of Sociology

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Edited By: Nigel Dodd

Impact Factor: 1.013

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 54/138 (Sociology)

Online ISSN: 1468-4446

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The editorial team, editorial board and staff of the BJS are all deeply saddened by the death of Ulrich Beck. Besides being a member of our International Board since 2001 Professor Beck has been a highly significant presence in the Journal. > Read more

Prize Winner 2014
'The whole is always smaller than its parts - a digital test of Gabriel Tardes' monads'
Bruno Latour, Pablo Jensen, Tommaso Venturini, Sebastian Grauwin and Dominique Boullier

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Radio 4: Thinking Allowed

Dr Elisabeth Schimpfossl looks at the strategies employed by representatives of Russia's new social upper class to gain status and prestige.
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Russia's Social Upper Class: from Ostentation to Culturedness

Jonathan White talks to Laurie Taylor about his sociological investigation of contemporary uses of the generational concept: where did this form of thinking originate and does it disguise more than it illuminates in terms of inequality in modern Britain?
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Thinking generations.

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Interview between Richard Wright and Todd Gitlin
Occupy's predicament: the moment and the prospects for the movement

Todd Gitlin - With responses from Craig Calhoun and Todd Gitlin
BJS Lecture, LSE, London, October 2013

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The editors have chosen two articles from each of the journal's six decades that, in their view, have had a significant and enduring impact on sociology. Each of the articles is accompanied by contemporary commentary that critically assesses the legacy.
Read the Anniversary Issue.