Journal of Marriage and Family
|Journal of Marriage and Family|
|Living (1939-1940), Marriage and Family Living (1941-1963)|
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|J. Marriage Fam.|
|Edited by||R. Kelly Raley|
The Journal of Marriage and Family is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the National Council on Family Relations. It was established in 1939 as Living, renamed to Marriage and Family Living in 1941, and obtained its current title in 1964. The current editor-in-chief is R. Kelly Raley (University of Texas at Austin). The journal covers research and theory, research interpretation and reviews, and critical discussion on all aspects of marriage, close relationships, and families.
Journal of Marriage and Family is indexed by Thomson Reuters. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 2.208, ranking it fifth out of 38 journals in the category "Family Studies" and tenth out of 137 journals in the category "Sociology".