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British Journal of Sociology


British Journal of SociologyRichard Wright is since 2007 the Editor-in-Chief of the British
Journal of Sociology (BJS). In 2008 BJS was ranked #3 out of 96 Sociology journals according to the ISI (impact factor: 2.499).

The aim of the British Journal of Sociology is to provide a medium for the publication of original papers covering the entire span of sociological thought and research.

All contributions, correspondence and books for review should be addressed to

The British Journal of Sociology
London School of Economics
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

Fax +44 (0)20 7955 6311

For more information please visit the BJS webpage at the London School of Economics. See also the journal's website at Blackwell Publishing, including the most recent table of contents.

Highlights and Events

Richard Wright interviews John Hagan about his 2010 BJS public lecture, "The Displaced and Disposed of Darfur" (watch the podcast)

The BJS: Shaping Sociology Over 60 years (read the Anniversary issue)

Visit the LSE website for information on BJS Public Lectures:

'Bringing the Penal State Back In' (Keynote speaker: Loic Wacquant, UC Berkeley; reply by Nicola Lacey, London School of Economics).

'Disparity and Diversity in the Contemporary City: Social Order Revisited' (Keynote speaker: Robert Sampson, Harvard University; reply by Paul Gilroy, London School of Economics).


Richard Wright, Ph.D
(314) 516 - 5034

Assistant to the Editor:

Scott Jacques, Ph.D