Family Relations (journal)

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Family Relations  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Fam. Relat.
Discipline Family science, social work
Language English
Edited by Jason D. Hans
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 5/year
ISSN 0197-6664 (print)
1741-3729 (web)
LCCN 80642226
OCLC no. 5885388
JSTOR 01976664

Family Relations is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the National Council on Family Relations. It covers applied research on family studies and social work. The journal was established in 1952 as The Coordinator, renamed The Family Life Coordinator in 1960, and renamed again in 1970 to The Family Coordinator before obtaining its current title in 1980.


The following persons are or have been editors-in-chief of the journal:

  • 2016-present: Jason D. Hans
  • 2010-2015: Ronald M. Sabbatelli
  • 2005-2009: Joyce Arditti
  • 2001-2004: Kay Pasley
  • 1997-2000: Jeffrey W. Dwyer
  • 1993-1996: Mark A. Fine
  • 1987-1992: Timothy H. Brubaker
  • 1982-1986: Michael Sporakowski
  • 1976-1981: James Walters
  • 1970-1975: William C. Nichols, Jr.
  • 1968-1969: William M. Smith, Jr.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 1.426.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Clarivate Analytics. Retrieved 2017-02-08. 
  2. ^ "Family Relations". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2016. 

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