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Sociology Journal Impact Factor News

SAGE reports strong growth in 2014 Citation Reports® (THOMSON REUTERS, 2015)

SAGE is delighted to report strong performance and continued growth across its journals portfolio in the Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) Thomson Reuters, 2015.

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SAGE and Impact Factor: Key Numbers

  • With over 500 journals now ranked in the JCR, SAGE continues to experience consistent growth within the reports, achieving a 31% increase over the past five years.
  • In this year’s reports, over 100 SAGE journals have received a top 10 category rank.
  • 23 journals received their first Impact Factor (IF).
  • 220 titles are now placed in the top 30% of the JCR.
  • 52% of SAGE journals are ranked within the top half of their subject category.

Journals ranked in the top 10 in sociology

American Sociological Review cover

#1 journal in Sociology
Impact Factor of 4.390

Sociological Methodology Cover

Impact Factor: 2.450
5/142 in Sociology

Sociological Theory cover

Impact Factor: 2.226
6/142 in Sociology

Sociological Methods & Research cover

Impact Factor: 2.205
7/142 in Sociology

Gender & Society Cover

Impact Factor: 1.956 
9/142 in Sociology

Qualitative Research Cover

Impact Factor: 1.909
10/142 in Sociology

Other sociology titles with a significantly increased Impact Factor

Men and Masculinities cover

The Impact factor rose 68% to 1.451 and is now ranked 28/142 in Sociology

Ethnography cover

The Impact Factor for Ethnography  rose 67% to 1.041 and is now ranked 50/142 in Sociology


Cornell Hospitality Quarterly cover

The Impact Factor rose 50% to 1.746 and is now ranked 13/142