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Journal of Family Issues

Journal of Family Issues  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Fam. Issues
Discipline Sociology
Language English
Edited by Constance L. Shehan
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
Impact factor
ISSN 0192-513X (print)
1552-5481 (web)
LCCN 80643987
OCLC no. 5035642
  • Journal homepage
  • Online access
  • Online archive

Journal of Family Issues is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of family studies. The journal's editor-in-chief is Constance L. Shehan (University of Florida). It was established in 1980 and is currently published by SAGE Publications.


  • Impact 1
  • Abstracting and indexing 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2010 impact factor is 1.264, ranking it 15 out of 39 journals in the category "Family Studies".[1]

Abstracting and indexing

Journal of Family Issues is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and the Social Sciences Citation Index.


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Family Studies". 2010  

External links

  • Official website
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