Journal of Peace Research
|Journal of Peace Research|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||J. Peace Res.|
|Edited by||Henrik Urdal|
The Journal of Peace Research is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes scholarly articles and book reviews in the fields of peace and conflict studies, conflict resolution, and international security. It was established by Johan Galtung in 1964 and is published bimonthly since 1998. Nils Petter Gleditsch was editor-in-chief from 1983 to 2010; as of 2010[update] the editor is Henrik Urdal (Peace Research Institute Oslo).
Abstracting and indexing
Journal of Peace Research is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2010 impact factor is 1.476, ranking it 12 out of 78 journals in the category "International Relations" and 21 out of 141 journals in the category "Political Science".