Violence Against Women (journal)

Violence Against Women  
Discipline Women's studies
Language English
Edited by Claire M. Renzetti
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 1077-8012
LCCN 95652958
OCLC no. 474579811

Violence Against Women is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of women's studies. The journal's editor-in-chief is Claire M. Renzetti (University of Kentucky). It was established in 1995 and is currently published by SAGE Publications. The journal covers topics such as domestic violence, sexual assault, and incest.

Abstracting and indexing

Violence Against Women is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 1.191, ranking it 8th out of 41 journals in the category "Women's Studies".[1]

See also


  1. "Journals Ranked by Impact: Women's Studies". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.
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