Sociological Theory 


  Editor: Neil L. Gross
ISSN: 0735-2751
Quarterly: March, June, September, December

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Sociological Theory publishes work in all areas of social thought, including new substantive theories, history of theory, metatheory, formal theory construction, and syntheses of existing bodies of theory. Submissions will also be considered as "Research Notes" and occasional review articles will be published.


Read Selected Articles

Reconsidering Virtuosity: Religious Innovation and Spiritual Privilege Marion Goldman and Steven Pfaff (June 2014).

The Problem of Excess Andrew Abbott (March 2014).

Gender and Public Talk: Accounting for Women’s Variable Participation in the Public Sphere Francesca Polletta and Pang Ching Bobby Chen (December 2013).

Thinking about Food and Sex: Deliberate Cognition in the Routine Practices of a Field Vanina Leschziner and Adam Isaiah Green (June 2013).

Transnational State Formation and the Global Politics of Austerity Aaron Major (March 2013).

Self-relations in Social Relations Daniel Silver and Monica Lee (December 2012).

Status Hierarchies and the Organization of Collective Action Brent Simpson, Robb Willer, and Cecilia L. Ridgeway (September 2012).

How Sociology Lost Public Opinion: A Genealogy of a Missing Concept in the Study of the PoliticalJeff Manza and Clem Brooks (June 2012).

Religion in Public Action: From Actors to Settings Paul Lichterman (March 2012).