American Sociological Association

City & Community

A Journal of the ASA Section on Community and Urban Sociology

"With its blend of cutting-edge theory and on-the-ground research, City & Community has established itself as a must-read for all urban sociologists in North America . . ."  Sharon Zukin, Brooklyn College


Mission Statement

City & Community, a journal of the ASA Section on Community and Urban Sociology, aims to advance urban sociological theory, promote the highest quality empirical research on communities and urban social life, and encourage sociological perspectives on urban policy. It welcomes contributions that employ quantitative and qualitative methods as well as comparative and historical approaches. The journal encourages manuscripts exploring the interface of global and local issues, locally embedded social interaction and community life, urban culture and the meaning of place, and sociological approaches to urban political economy. The journal also seeks articles on urban spatial arrangements, social impacts of local natural and built environments, urban and rural inequalities, virtual communities, and other topics germane to urban life and communities that will advance general sociological theory. 

Editors: Deirdre Oakley, Georgia State University
ISSN: 1535-6841
Quarterly: March, June, September, December 


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