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Date of this Version

4-5-2021

Abstract

This paper is designed to evaluate sociology of knowledge, sociology of education, educational sociology, sociology, and education using bibliometric analysis from 2001 to 2020. The main purpose is to consolidate the published scholarship on the sociology of education in the Web of Science indexed documents. There was a lack of measurable quantities on the subject. We used the bibliometric analysis and a total of 1698 published documents were found. The study findings showed that the topic of 'sociology of knowledge' was on top with a total number of 1698 publications, 1392 articles as a type of published documents, 1236 publications in English, and a considerable increase in publications as per years were found. The top author named Young M was found with 504 citations and 8 documents started from 2001. Similarly, the Department of Sociology was on the top out of 1088 organization, United States (US) was on the top out of 40 countries, and sociology of knowledge as a keyword out of 4266. Further, the British Journal of Sociology of Education was placed at the top of sources out of 828, and the Economic Social Research Council ESRC as a top funding agency. We have presented the trend of data in tables and figures.

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