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Work, Employment and Society

Editors in Chief:
University of Leicester, UK
University of Leicester, UK
University of Leicester, UK
University of Leicester, UK
University of Leicester, UK
University of Leicester, UK
University of Leicester, UK
University of Leicester, UK
Book Reviews Editors:
University of Leicester, UK
University of Leicester, UK
Publications Officer:
British Sociological Association, UK
Publications Assistant:
British Sociological Association, UK
Chair of Editorial Board:
University of Brighton, UK
Deputy Chair:
University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Published in Association with British Sociological Association

2013 Impact Factor: 1.229
2013 Ranking: 97/333 in Economics | 35/138 in Sociology | 6/26 in Industrial Relations & Labor
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

"Work, Employment and Society encourages exploration across the boundaries of industrial sociology, industrial relations, labour economics, applied psychology, and organisational analysis. Work, Employment and Society is where scholars who refuse to fit 100% inside the traditional moulds feel most at home." Jill Rubery, Manchester School of Management, UK

"Work, Employment and Society has become, to my mind, the leading international journal for researchers in economic sociology. It provides the rare combination of a pluralistic approach to research methodology, with a rigorous emphasis on quality. Its articles have set the agenda for many of the key research debates in recent years." Duncan Gallie Nuffield College, Oxford, UK

"Work, Employment and Society is a major forum for the latest sociological research on work. I eagerly await each issue, and always find something of interest." Arne L. Kalleberg, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Work, Employment and Society (WES) is a leading international peer-reviewed journal of the British Sociological Association which publishes theoretically informed and original research on the sociology of work.

Work, Employment and Society is an official journal of the British Sociological Association. Work, Employment and Society analyses all forms of work and their relation to wider social processes and structures, and to quality of life. It embraces the study of the labour process; industrial relations; changes in labour markets; and the gender and domestic divisions of labour. It supports contemporary, historical and comparative studies and both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.

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This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

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Institutional, Single Print Issue £78.00
Individual Single Print Issue £17.00
Frequency: Published 6 times a year eISSN: 1469-8722 ISSN: 0950-0170
Months of Distribution: February , April , June , August , October , December Current Volume: 29 Current Issue: 1
Other Titles in: Business & Management  |  Industrial Relations  |  Sociology of Work

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