Human Rights Quarterly

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Human Rights Quarterly  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Hum. Rights Quart.
Discipline Political science, policy studies, law
Language English
Edited by Bert B. Lockwood
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0275-0392 (print)
1085-794X (web)
OCLC no. 33418941

Human Rights Quarterly (HRQ) is a quarterly academic journal established in 1979 covering human rights. The journal is intended for scholars and policymakers and follows recent developments from both governments and non-governmental organizations. It includes research in policy analysis, book reviews, and philosophical essays. The journal is published by the Johns Hopkins University Press and the editor-in-chief is Bert B. Lockwood, Jr. (Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights, University of Cincinnati College of Law).

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 0.841, ranking it 68th out of 161 journals in the category "Political Science" and 23rd out of 41 journals in the category "Social Issues".[1]

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  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science and Social Issues". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 

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