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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

Editor-in-Chief: Bernard Enjolras

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

Journal no. 11266

ISTR International Society for Third-Sector Research
  • Now covered by the ISI Social Citation Index
  • 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)
  • 93% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

The official journal of the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR), Voluntas is an interdisciplinary journal that provides a central forum for worldwide research in the area between the state, market, and household sectors. 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 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: .750 (2013)

Subject Category "Social Issues": Rank 25 out of 41

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2013

0.459                    

Geography, Planning and Development 168 out of 617

SJR is a measure of the journal's relative impact in its field, based on its number of citations and number of articles per publication year. For more information, visit: http://www.scimagojr.com/index.php

Rated 1 out of 16 in Public and Not-for-Profit Management by the German Association for Business Research.  For more information, visit: www.v-h-b.de and click on Service.

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

Impact Factor: 0.75 (2013) * 

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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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