Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal

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Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Kennedy Inst. Ethics J.
Discipline Bioethics
Language English
Edited by Madison Powers, Rebecca Kukla, John Keown
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 1054-6863 (print)
1086-3249 (web)
LCCN 91640680
OCLC no. 33892866

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal is a quarterly academic journal established in 1991. It is published by the Johns Hopkins University Press on behalf of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and focuses on questions of bioethics such as those relating to the research of and therapeutic use of human embryonic stem cells, organ donation, and genetic manipulation, as well as issues of global justice, research in the developing world, environmental ethics, food ethics, and issues of governance and expertise in clinical research.

The current Editor-in-Chief is Rebecca Kukla.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 1.129, ranking it 22nd out of 51 journals in the category "Ethics".[1]

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  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Ethics". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016.