Demography (journal)

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Demography  
DisciplineDemography
LanguageEnglish
Edited byJohn D. Iceland, Stephen A. Matthews, Jennifer Van Hook
Publication details
Publication history
1964-present
Publisher
FrequencyBimonthly
Hybrid
2.802
Standard abbreviations
Demography
Indexing
ISSN0070-3370 (print)
1533-7790 (web)
LCCN64009434
JSTOR00703370
OCLC no.1566147
Links

Demography is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering issues related to population and demography. It is an official journal of the Population Association of America and is published on their behalf by Springer Science+Business Media.[1][2] The editors are John D. Iceland, Stephen A. Matthews, and Jennifer Van Hook (The Pennsylvania State University).[3]

History[edit]

The journal was established in 1964.[1][2] The publication has become more frequent in recent years:[4]

  • 1964-1965: Published once a year
  • 1966-1968: Published twice a year
  • 1969-2012: Published four times a year (with the exception of 2010, where there were five issues, one of which was a special supplement)
  • 2013 onward: Published six times a year

Accessibility[edit]

Members of the Population Association of America receive electronic and (optional) print copies of the journal.[5] It is also possible for individuals and institutions to subscribe to the journal through Springer Science+Business Media. Online subscribers can also access electronic versions of articles that have not yet been assigned to a print issue of the journal.[6]

All issues of the journal are available via JSTOR,[7] and Project MUSE.[8] For both, issues up to 2 years old are available via subscriptions to the respective services, whereas more recent issues are available only via a subscription to the journal.

Authors have the option of making their work available open access by paying an article processing charge.[9][10]

Impact and reception[edit]

Demography is a leading journal on issues related to population and demographic trends[11] and research published in Demography has been cited in The New York Times.[12][13] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 2.802.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Demography". Population Association of America. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Demography". Springer Science+Business Media. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
  3. ^ "Editorial Board". Demography. Springer Science+Business Media. Retrieved September 19, 2016.
  4. ^ "All Volumes & Issues". Demography. Springer Science+Business Media. Retrieved November 28, 2013.
  5. ^ "Membership". Population Association of America. Retrieved November 29, 2013.
  6. ^ "Online First Index". Demography. Springer Science+Business Media. Retrieved November 29, 2013.
  7. ^ "Demography". JSTOR. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
  8. ^ "Demography". Project MUSE. Retrieved November 28, 2013.
  9. ^ "Demography - include option for open access publication". Springer Science+Business Media. Retrieved November 28, 2013.
  10. ^ "Open Choice: Your research. Your choice". springer.com. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  11. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Demography". November 8, 2009. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
  12. ^ Freeland, Chrystia (May 10, 2013). "Money Cuts Both Ways in Education". New York Times. Retrieved November 29, 2013.
  13. ^ King, Gary; Soneji, Samir (January 5, 2013). "Social Security: It's Worse Than You Think". The New York Times. Retrieved November 29, 2013.
  14. ^ "Demography". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017.

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