How many times have you asked a friend, colleague, mentor, or random social media crowd how long it took to get reviews from a particular journal? Lets expand and deepen that circle a little.
One of us spent their time shredding up cardboard, eating green leaves, and pooping in a box -- and the other one just sat around. Somehow, content was created.
Maybe people declining to fund ASA's dysfunction with their membership dues -- while taking our efforts to develop and promote sociology outside the association -- is the best we can do.
Are you in this to advance knowledge? If so, don't embargo your dissertation.
The results show overwhelming US and European dominance, not surprisingly. And male dominance, which is more extreme among editors in chief, across all disciplines.
If you won't make the effort to promote your research, how can you expect others to?
What's wrong with the way sociology journals do "policy implications." With data, examples, and recommendations.
The know-nothing movement that Trump now leads obviously creates direct challenges that the forces of truth must rise to meet, but we're not responsible for the war on truth.
You absolutely should not just skim the CV and assume the AJS article is or will be more influential based on the journal title alone.
About COVID-19, preprints and the peer review seal of approval.