Recommended Journals

Crisis Response Journal collates and analyses vital information gathered by acknowledged experts from disasters worldwide, and disseminates the lessons learned to practitioners in the international field of emergency response. This information helps to save lives, protect property and to preserve the environment.

Disasters is a major, peer-reviewed quarterly journal reporting on all aspects of disaster studies, policy and management. It aims to provide a forum for academics, policy-makers and practitioners for high-quality research and practice related to natural disasters and complex political emergencies around the world. The journal promotes the interchange of ideas and experience between academics, practitioners and policymakers, maintaining a balance between field reports, case study articles of general interest and academic papers. It also contains book reviews and conference reports.

The International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters is published triannually during the months of March, August, and November. It is concerned with the social and behavioral aspects of relatively sudden collective stress situations typically referred to as disasters or mass emergencies. All aspects of the life history of such events, both actual and threatened, are examined including mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery activities. These situations often are created by natural disaster agents, technological accidents, violent intergroup conflicts, shortages of vital resources, acute and chronic environmental threats, and other kinds of major hazards to life, health, property, well-being, and everyday routines. While the focus of the Journal is on work dealing with the human and organizational aspects of mass emergencies, contributions concerning medical, biological, physical engineering, or other technical matters are acceptable if social and behavioral features of disasters are also prominently discussed.

The Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management is an invaluable source of information on all aspects of contingency planning, scenario analysis and crisis management in both corporate and public sectors. It focuses on the opportunities and threats facing organizations and presents analysis and case studies of crisis prevention, crisis planning, recovery and turnaround management. With contributions from world-wide sources including corporations, governmental agencies, think tanks and influential academics, this publication provides a vital platform for the exchange of strategic and operational experience, information and knowledge.

Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is one of the most established titles in the critical new field of homeland security. It publishes original, innovative, and timely articles on research and practice from a broad array of professions, including: emergency management, engineering, political science, public policy, decision science, and health and medicine. The journal publishes not only peer-reviewed articles, but also news and communiqués from researchers and practitioners, and book/media reviews.

APPAM founded the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM) in 1981 through the merger of two other journals – Policy Analysis and Public Policy. Wiley-Blackwell (formerly John Wiley & Sons) has published JPAM since 1981 and Policy Studies Journal. The current contract for publishing JPAM runs until the end of 2016. JPAM is published quarterly and is a peer-reviewed research journal.

The Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory serves as a bridge between public administration or public management scholarship and public policy studies. The Journal aims to provide in-depth analysis of developments in the organizational, administrative, and policy sciences as they apply to government and governance. Each issue brings you critical perspectives and cogent analyses, serving as an outlet for the best theoretical and research work in the field.

The primary focus of the Policy Studies Journal (PSJ) is the study of public policy. Published on behalf of the Policy Studies Organization, PSJ publishes individually-submitted articles and symposia of exceptional quality by social scientists and other public policy researchers and leaders. The journal addresses a wide range of public policy issues at all levels of government, and welcomes a comparative approach.

Public Administration Review (PAR), a bi-monthly scholarly journal, has been the premier journal in the field of public administration research, theory, and practice for more than 60 years. PAR is the only journal in public administration that serves both academics and practitioners interested in the public sector and public sector management. Articles identify and analyze current trends, provide a factual basis for decision making, stimulate discussion, and make the leading literature in the field available in an easily accessible format. With articles on a wide range of topics and expert book reviews, PAR is exciting to read and an indispensable resource.

Risk Management aims to facilitate the exchange of information and expertise across countries and across disciplines. Its purpose is to generate ideas and promote good practice for those involved in the business of managing risk. All too often assessments of risk are crudely made and the consequences of getting things wrong can be serious, including lost opportunities, loss of business, loss of reputation and even life. This journal examines both the problems and potential solutions.



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