About the Journal

Aims and Scope

The Open Family Studies Journal is an Open Access online journal which publishes articles covering all areas of family, family life and family dynamics. The journal seeks manuscripts that cover topics in family demography, family health, family violence, intimate partner violence, divorce and remarriage, culture and family, types of families, changing nature of families, religion and family formation, religion and family stability, family and child / adolescence studies, emotional or behavioral disorders, role of family, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention, respite and foster care, family stress, socioeconomic status and the family, family size, and contraceptive use in families, family decision making, and international migration and the family.

The Open Family Studies Journal, a peer reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on important developments in the field of family studies. The emphasis will be on publishing original and high quality articles rapidly and making them freely available to researchers worldwide.

About the Editor

Augustine J. Kposowa
Department of Sociology
University of California

Brief Biography

Dr. Augustine Kposowa’s line of research adopts a multi-disciplinary approach that encompasses Demography, Epidemiology, Political Economy, and Racial/ethnic Inequality. In addition to doing basic research, Dr. Kposowa is convinced that sociological findings must and should influence public policy in order to uplift the human condition, and for Sociology to remain relevant in the 21st century and beyond. Thus, his findings have received extensive media coverage nationally and internationally. An examination of the Science Citation Index shows that Dr. Kposowa is one of the most cited researchers in the Sociology Department. Dr. Kposowa is currently involved in research that investigates long-term consequences of the Sierra Leone Civil War on population health.

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