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VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations

VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations

Official journal of the International Society for Third-Sector Research

Co-Editor-in-Chief: T. Brandsen; R. Simsa

ISSN: 0957-8765 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-7888 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11266

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  • An international forum for research in the areas between state, market, and household sectors
  • Presents leading-edge academic argument around civil society issues
  • Offers a style that is accessible to practitioners and policymakers
  • Official journal of the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR)

Voluntas, the official journal of the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR), is an interdisciplinary journal that provides a central forum for worldwide research in the area between the state, market, and household sectors. The journal publishes full-length articles and book reviews.

Voluntas is essential reading for all those engaged in research on the Third Sector (voluntary and nonprofit organizations) including economists, lawyers, political scientists, psychologists, sociologists, and social and public policy analysts. It presents leading-edge academic argument around civil society issues in a style that is accessible to practitioners and policymakers.

Articles are published in English with abstracts in French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, and Arabic.

2-Year Impact Factor: 1.097 (2015)

5-Year Impact Factor 1.427 (2015)

22 out of 41 on the Social Issues list

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2015:  0.441

Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014:  0.926

The IPP measures the ratio of citations per article published in the three previous years.

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2014:  1.081

The SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.

 

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Related subjects » Political Science - Social Policy / Labor / Population Economics - Social Sciences

Impact Factor: 1.097 (2015) * 

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    The official journal of the International Society for Third-Sector Research, Voluntas is an interdisciplinary international journal that aims to be the central forum for worldwide research in the area between the state, market, and household sectors. Articles are published in English but abstracts in French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, and Arabic are included. The journal combines full-length articles with shorter research notes (reflecting the latest developments in the field) and book reviews.

    Voluntas is essential reading for all those engaged in research into the Third Sector (voluntary and nonprofit organizations) including economists, lawyers, political scientists, psychologists, sociologists, and social and public policy analysts. It aims to present leading-edge academic argument around civil society issues in a style that is accessible to practitioners and policymakers.
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