Gender & Society

Gender & Society is a peer-reviewed academic journal that covers research in the field of gender studies. The editor-in-chief is Jo Reger (Oakland University). It was established in 1987 and is currently published by SAGE Publications in association with Sociologists for Women in Society.

Gender & Society
DisciplineGender studies
Edited byJo Reger
Publication details
2.36 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Gend. Soc.
ISSN0891-2432 (print)
1552-3977 (web)
OCLC no.14687475


Articles appearing in Gender & Society analyze gender and gendered processes in interactions, organizations, societies, and global and transnational spaces. The journal primarily publishes empirical articles, which are both theoretically engaged and methodologically rigorous, including qualitative, quantitative, and comparative-historical methodologies.[1]

Abstracting and indexing

Gender & Society is abstracted and indexed in over 70 databases including Scopus and the Social Sciences Citation Index.[2] According to Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 2.36, ranking it 2nd out of 42 journals in the category "Women's Studies" and 20th out of 146 journals in the category "Sociology."[3]

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