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Ground-breaking News!The Journal of Chinese Sociology Receives Its First Impact Factor: 1.5!

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.

With this remarkable achievement, The Journal of Chinese Sociology remains committed to providing a first-rate international platform for academic exchange and collaboration between Chinese sociologists and their overseas peers.

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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)

    2023 Speed
    30 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    192 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    83 Altmetric mentions

This journal is indexed by

  • ESCI
  • Scopus
  • Google Scholar
  • DOAJ
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  • Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China 
  • Naver
  • ProQuest International Bibliography of Social Sciences(IBSS)
  • ProQuest Social Sciences
  • ProQuest Sociology
  • ProQuest Central