Established in 1895 as the first U.S. scholarly journal in its field, the American Journal of Sociology (AJS) remains a leading voice for analysis and research in the social sciences. The University of Chicago Sociology Department collectively publishes the journal, which presents pathbreaking work from all areas of sociology.

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