Journal of Family Issues

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Journal of Family Issues  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4) J. Fam. Issues
Discipline Sociology
Language English
Edited by Constance L. Shehan
Publication details
Publisher SAGE Publications
Publication history 1980-present
Frequency Monthly
Impact factor
ISSN 0192-513X (print)
1552-5481 (web)
LCCN 80643987
OCLC number 5035642

Journal of Family Issues is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of family studies. The journal's editor-in-chief is Constance L. Shehan (University of Florida). It was established in 1980 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.


According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2010 impact factor is 1.264, ranking it 15 out of 39 journals in the category "Family Studies".[1]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

Journal of Family Issues is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and the Social Sciences Citation Index.


  1. ^ Journals Ranked by Impact: Family Studies. "2010 Journal Citation Reports". Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.) (Thomson Reuters). 2011. 

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