Aims and scope

The journal publishes research about the relationships of humans to animals, the environment, and food. JAGE welcomes rigorous, contextualized ethico-political analyses of those relationships so that they can usefully inform policy decisions. The journal encourages submissions that analyze:

i.          sustainable agricultural and environmental practices
ii.         the modification of ecosystems
iii.        national or international policies about agriculture or the environment
iv.        animal welfare
v.         the regulation of technologies (including biotechnologies) that are intended to solve agricultural or environmental problems
vi.        the safety, availability, and affordability of food and feed
vii.       the duties of agricultural and environmental regulatory agencies
viii.      the professional responsibilities of agricultural producers, veterinarians, agricultural scientists, and environmental scientists
ix.        knowledge production practices with respect to agriculture and the environment
x.         power relationships between groups involved in agriculture

Papers should be written in a clear style so that they are accessible to the readership of JAGE, which spans the humanities, the social sciences, and the sciences, and includes policymakers, regulatory agency personnel, professionals, and activists.

All submissions will be subject to double shielded review, the average peer review time is 3 months.

The Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Ethics publishes the following kinds of articles:
i.          Original research articles (no more than 8,000 words)
ii.         Policy Perspectives that analyze a national (or international) agricultural or environmental policy. Policy Perspectives co-authored by established senior researchers and graduate students are preferred. Perspective pieces should be no more than 2,000 words.
iv.        Book reviews (please contact the Editor-in-Chief before submitting a book review)
vi.        Guest edited collections comprising of high-quality thematically related papers on agricultural or environmental issues that were presented at workshops, conferences, or symposiums. Potential guest-editors should contact the Editor-in-Chief with their expression of interest.