Journal abbreviation: South African review of sociology

The abbreviation of the journal title "South African review of sociology" is "S. Afr. Rev. Sociol.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
SouthS.matches the word "South in the term South Africa"
AfricanAfr.matches the word "Africa in the term South Africa"
reviewRev.matches the stem "review-"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
sociologySociol.matches the stem "sociolog-"

Abbreviation systems

The International Organization for Standardization has established the ISO 4 abbreviation system as a uniform method for abbreviating journal titles. By providing a consistent means of referencing journals, this system simplifies the process of citation and enhances the clarity of communication in academic research.

ISO (International Organization for Standardization), NLM (National Library of Medicine), and CASSI (CAS Source Index) represent three distinct journal title abbreviation systems, with ISO being universal, NLM specific to biomedical fields, and CASSI focusing on chemistry-related subjects.

About the journal

Full journal titleSouth African review of sociology
AbbreviationS. Afr. Rev. Sociol.
ISSN (print)2152-8586
ISSN (online)2072-1978
NLM catalogNA

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