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Relevant journals for sport sociologists


The number of journals continues to grow in this area. The following journals are either devoted to the sociology of sport or contain a high proportion of papers written from a sociological perspective.

  • International Review for the Sociology of Sport (IRSS)https://issa1965.org/irss-journal/
  • Sociology of Sport Journal (SSJ)
  • Journal of Sport and Social Issues (JSSI)
  • European Journal for Sport and Society (EJSS)
  • Sport Studies Journal
  • International Journal of Sport and Society
  • Journal of Sport Management
  • Japanese Journal of Sociology of Sport
  • International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science
  • Culture, Sport, Society
  • Annals of Leisure Studies
  • Leisure Studies