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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.

 

2-Year Impact Factor: 1.273 (2017)

5-Year Impact Factor: 1.707 (2017)

20 out of 40 on the Social Issues list

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2017:  0.572

85 out of 386 Business and International Management list

123 out of 435 Strategy and Management list

175 out of 699 Geography, Planning and Development list

46 out of 130 Public Administration list

284 out of 1103 Sociology and Political Science list

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.

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017:  1.340

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.

CiteScore 2017: 1.34

Voluntas has a grade of B from the German Association for Business Research. For more information, visit: www.v-h-b.de  and click on Service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Impact Factor: 1.273 (2017) * 

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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. 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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