Organization:Work, Employment & Society

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Work, Employment & Society  
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Edited byElizabeth Cotton, Eleonore Kofman and Suzan Lewis (Editors in Chief)
Publication details
SAGE Publications
1.821 (2016)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Work Employ. Soc.
ISSN0950-0170 (print)
1469-8722 (web)
OCLC no.45106968

Work, Employment & Society is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the fields of economics and industrial relations. It has been in publication since 1984 and is currently published by SAGE Publications on behalf of the British Sociological Association.


Work, Employment & Society publishes theoretically informed and original research on the sociology of work. The journal aims to cover all aspects of work, employment and unemployment and their connections with wider social processes and social structures.

Abstracting and indexing

Work, Employment and Society is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2016 impact factor is 1.821, ranking it 73 out of 347 journals in the category "Economics".[1] and 28 out of 143 journals in the category "Sociology".[2] and 6 out of 25 journals in the category "Industrial Relations and Labor".[3]


  1. "Journals Ranked by Impact: Economics". 2016 Journal Citation Reports (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2012. 
  2. "Journals Ranked by Impact: Sociology". 2016 Journal Citation Reports (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017. 
  3. "Journals Ranked by Impact: Industrial Relations and Labor". 2016 Journal Citation Reports (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017. 

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