Qualitative Research Journals

by Linda Wark

The Qualitative Report, Volume 1, Number 4, Fall, 1992

The following is a list of journals which have published and/or will publish qualitative research:

Advanced Nursing Science
American Behavioral Scientist
American Educational Research Journal
American Journal of Occupational Therapy
American Journal of Sociology
American Psychologist
American Sociological Review
Anthropology and Education Quarterly
Clinical Ethnography
Communication Research
Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry
Educational Researcher
Exceptional Children
Families in Society
Family Medicine
Family Process
Family Relations
Family Systems Medicine
Family Therapy Case Studies
Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research
Health Communication
Heart and Lung
Holistic Nursing Practice
Human Organization
Human Relations
Human Resource Development Quarterly
Human Resource Development International
Humanistic Psychologist
International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology
International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education
International Review of Sport Sociology
Janus Head www.janushead.org
Journal of Advertising
Journal of Aging Studies
Journal of Applied Behavioral Science
Journal of Business Research
Journal of Consumer Research
Journal of Contemporary Ethnography
Journal of Counseling and Development
Journal of Counseling Psychology
Journal of Creative Inquiry
Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation
Journal of Family Issues
Journal of Family Nursing
Journal of Family Practice
Journal of Family Psychology
Journal of Family Psychotherapy
Journal of Humanistic Psychology
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy
Journal of Marketing
Journal of Marketing Research
Journal of Marriage and the Family
Journal of Phenomological Psychology
Journal of Police Science and Administration
Journal of Popular Culture
Journal of Retailing
Journal of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships
Journal of Voluntary Action
Medical Anthropology Quarterly
Methods: A Journal for Human Science
Nursing Research
Nursing Science Quarterly
Occupational Therapy Journal of Research
Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes
Psychological Reports
Qualitative Health Research
Qualitative Inquiry
Qualitative Social Work: Research and Practice
Qualitative Sociology
Quality and Quantity
The Roeper Review
Smith College Studies in Social Work
Social Forces
Social Spectrum
Social Science and Medicine
Sociological Perspectives
Sociological Quarterly
Sociological Spectrum
Sociology of Education
Symbolic Interaction
Teachers College Record
Teaching Sociology
The Counseling Psychologist
The Gerontologist
The Qualitative Report
The Western Criminology Review
Western Journal of Nursing Research
Youth and Society

If you have any other journals you would like to have added to the list, please send those titles to Ron Chenail at The Qualitative Report.

Last update: March 2, 2009

Linda Wark, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in Northern Illinois University's Department of Human and Family Resources' Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy Program. Her e-mail address is r20ljw1@corn.cso.niu.edu.

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