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Journal of Social and Personal Relationships

University of Toronto, Canada
Social Media Editor:
Champlain College, Vermont, USA
2013 Impact Factor: 1.080
2013 Ranking: 37/61 in Psychology, Social | 29/74 in Communication
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

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The Journal of Social and Personal Relationships (JSPR) is an international and interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal that publishes the highest quality original research on social and personal relationships. JSPR is the leading journal in the field, publishing empirical and theoretical papers on social and personal relationships. It is multidisciplinary in scope, drawing material from the fields of social psychology, clinical psychology, communication, developmental psychology, and sociology.

"This is the outstanding journal in personal relationships, clearly the most highly cited journal for articles on relationships and the one you most naturally pick up when you are researching a relational topic" Clyde Hendrick Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA

Book Review Section

The Journal of Social and Personal Relationships often includes reviews of the most recently published books in the field, to help readers determine which publications will be of most use to them in their teaching and research.

Electronic access:

Journal of Social and Personal Relationships is available electronically on SAGE Journals Online at

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Institutional Subscription, Combined (Print & E-access) $2,080.00
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Individual Subscription, Print Only $154.00

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Institutional, Single Print Issue $280.00
Individual Single Print Issue $25.00
Frequency: 8 Times/Year eISSN: 1460-3608 ISSN: 0265-4075
Months of Distribution: February , March , May , June , August , September , November , December Current Volume: 32 Current Issue: 1
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