Journal of Black Studies
|Journal of Black Studies|
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|J. Black Stud.|
|Edited by||Molefi Kete Asante, Ama Mazama|
Journal of Black Studies is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the fields of social sciences and ethnic studies concerning African-American culture. The journal's editors-in-chief are Molefi Kete Asante (Temple University) and Ama Mazama (Temple University). The journal was established in 1970 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.
Abstracting and indexing
Journal of Black Studies is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2011 impact factor is 0.234, ranking it 75 out of 89 journals in the category "Social Sciences" and 12 out of 14 journals in the category "Ethnic Studies".