↓ Skip to main content

A sociology of the Covid-19 pandemic: A commentary and research agenda for sociologists

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Sociology, July 2020
Altmetric Badge

About this Attention Score

  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (81st percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (71st percentile)

Mentioned by

twitter
14 tweeters
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

dimensions_citation
21 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
131 Mendeley
Title
A sociology of the Covid-19 pandemic: A commentary and research agenda for sociologists
Published in
Journal of Sociology, July 2020
DOI 10.1177/1440783320939682
Authors

Paul R Ward

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 14 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 131 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 131 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 14%
Student > Master 17 13%
Researcher 15 11%
Student > Bachelor 14 11%
Other 7 5%
Other 23 18%
Unknown 37 28%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 54 41%
Business, Management and Accounting 6 5%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 4%
Medicine and Dentistry 5 4%
Sports and Recreations 4 3%
Other 18 14%
Unknown 39 30%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 12. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 03 April 2021.
All research outputs
#2,118,844
of 18,990,581 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Sociology
#114
of 632 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#56,208
of 305,628 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Sociology
#5
of 14 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 18,990,581 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 88th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 632 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 10.2. This one has done well, scoring higher than 81% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 305,628 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 81% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 14 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 71% of its contemporaries.