American Journal of Sociology

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Disciplines: Sociology

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Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 12.9 mnths compare →
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Average number of review reports 3.0 compare →
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Latest review

First review round: 73.8 weeks. Overall rating: 1 (bad). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
The review process took 17 months. The reviewers had no expertise in the relevant theory or methods. When I tried to contact the editorial office to get an update on the status of our submission, I got no response. (Efforts to contact the journal included 6 attempts directed at the editor and managing editor, and included both email and telephone messages.)