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Encyclopedia > American Journal of Sociology

American Journal of Sociology (AJS) is one of the most important scientific journals in the field of sociology and the first U.S. scholarly journal in its field. It is published bimonthly since 1895 by The University of Chicago Press. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. ... Social interactions of people and their consequences are the subject of sociology studies. ...


AJS presents work on the theory, methods, practice, and history of sociology. AJS also publishes sociology-related papers by scholars from outside sociology field.

ISSN: 00029602
OCLC: 42017129
LCCN: sn99-23420

ISSN, or International Standard Serial Number, is the unique eight-digit number applied to a periodical publication including electronic serials. ... The OCLC, or Online Computer Library Center, was founded in 1967, and originally named the Ohio Computer Library Center. ... LCCN is an abbreviation for two different but related concepts: Library of Congress Cataloging Newsline, an irregularly published online newsletter about matters relating to Library of Congress Classification (which see). ...

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