The Journal of Chinese Sociology achieved its first impact factor of 1.5 in the most recent Journal Citation Reports, ranking it in the Q3 region among 214 sociology journals.
We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the editors-in-chief, editorial board members, guest editors, reviewers, authors and anyone else who has helped the journal grow. We also want to thank our loyal readers.
Call for papers
Decarbonisation, Green Transition, Sustainable Development, and the Making of Ecological Civilisation in Contemporary China: A Sociological Contribution
Guest editors: Guanli Zhang, Chuntian Lu, Xiang Fang
Embracing the Future: Reproduction, Child-rearing and Family-building
Guest editors: Diyang Zeng, Yang Shen
Digital Technology, Platform Economy, and Imaginaries of Good Life
Guest editors: Bingchun Meng, Linliang Qian
Sports and Lifestyle in the New Era
Guest editors: Yupei Zhao, Lijun Zhou, SUM Kim Wai Raymond
Aims and scope
The mission of the journal is to facilitate the development of the discipline of sociology in China, and promote the academic progress of sociological studies on Chinese society around the world. The Journal aims to build a first-rate international platform for academic exchange and collaboration between Chinese sociologists and their overseas peers.
The Journal of Chinese Sociology is a peer-reviewed, open access journal and welcomes high-quality work from all areas of sociology and sociologically informed contributions from anthropologists, economists, historians, psychologists and political scientists.
Sponsored by the Institute of Sociology, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, The Journal of Chinese Sociology is Chinese mainland's first English journal in sociology. It mainly publishes empirical studies on contemporary Chinese society with important theoretical and policy implications. Key topics include the changing social stratification/social inequality in China; social movements and contentious politics; the sociological studies on economic reform and development; social organizations and social governance; family and demographic studies; migration, migrant workers and urbanization; cultural and ideological change since the reform; the sociological understanding of the environment; social security and social policy.
The Journal of Chinese Sociology is affiliated with: The Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Annual Journal Metrics
2022 Citation Impact
1.5 - 2-year Impact Factor
1.026 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
0.455 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)
30 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
326 days submission to accept (Median)
181 Altmetric mentions
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- ISSN: 2198-2635 (electronic)