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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 combines full-length articles with shorter research notes (reflecting the latest developments in the field) and book reviews. The journal is published six times per year.
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.
- Voluntas is covered by the ISI Social Citation Index
- It provides an international forum for research in the areas between state, market, and household sectors
- Voluntas is available on JSTOR, and will reach faculty, students and researchers at over 7,000 participating libraries and organizations in over 150 countries
- It presents leading-edge academic argument around civil society issues
- Voluntas offers a style that is accessible to practitioners and policymakers
- The official journal of the International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR)
2-Year Impact Factor: 1.538 (2019)
5-Year Impact Factor: 1.868 (2019)
24 out of 44 on the Social Issues list
SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2019: 0.806
195 out of 1243 Sociology and Political Science list
47 out of 157 Public Administration list
102 out of 394 Business and International Management list
135 out of 427 Strategy and Management 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) 2019:1.232
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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