British Journal of Sociology

The LSE Department of Sociology is home to the British Journal of Sociology (BJS). For more than 50 years, the BJS has represented the mainstream of sociological thinking and research. Browse the latest blog posts written by journal contributors here.

BJS Early Career Prize Winner 2017: Umit Cetin

The British Journal of Sociology Early Career Prize is awarded to authors in the first five years of their career after obtaining their PhD. In this post, the 2017 winner Dr Umit Cetin introduces us to the research behind his winning paper. 

I was delighted to learn that the BJS Early Career Prize had been awarded to me for my paper “Cosmopolitanism […]

Theorising Theory: reflections on the BJS Annual Lecture

MSc student Jalal Pour, in collaboration with Naveen Khan and Ruth Ofori-Danso, offers his reflections on the recent British Journal of Sociology (BJS) Annual Lecture.

The 2015 British Journal of Sociology Annual Public Lecture, entitled “Before Theory Comes Theorising or How to Make Social Science More Interesting,” took place on the 15th October in the Sheikh Zayed Theatre, LSE. The talk was […]

British Journal of Sociology Special Issue on Piketty’s ‘Capital’

Possibly the most talked about book of 2014, Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century is the subject of the December 2014 issue of the British Journal of Sociology.

This special Symposium edition of the BJS contains eleven original articles discussing various aspects and implications of Piketty’s work across sociology as well as other social science disciplines. Nigel Dodd, in his Editor’s Introduction, […]