VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations
Official journal of the International Society for Third-Sector Research
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.
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.
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.
Jianxing Yu, Jun Zhou, and Hua Jiang: A Path for Chinese Civil Society: A Case Study on Industrial Associations in Wenzhou, China (2012)
Pradeep Kumar (October 2016)
- Journal Title
- VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations
- Volume 1 / 1990 - Volume 27 / 2016
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- Springer US
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