Peer-Reviewed Journals

In the course of conducting and curating research on the complex problem of violent extremism and violent social movements, the RESOLVE Network Secretariat team has drawn from the following list of multidisciplinary journals, which were identified as being the core journals publishing on issues related to terrorism research and others that were recommended by members of the Network. Disciplines covered include, but are not limited to, the following: Anthropology, Criminology, Economics, History, Human Geography, International Security, Law, Political Science, Public Health, Religious Studies, Sociology, and Social Psychology.

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African and Asian Studies

Aggression and Violent Behavior

American Historical Review

American Journal of Orthopsychiatry

American Journal of Political Science

American Journal of Sociology

American Political Science Review

American Sociological Review

Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Annual Review of Political Science

Annual Review of Sociology

Applied Ergonomics

Armed Forces and Society

Asian Survey

Behavioral Science of Terrorism and Political Aggression

British Journal of Criminology

British Journal of Political Science

British Journal of Politics and International Relations

Cambridge Review of International Affairs

Communication Research

Comparative Political Studies

Comparative Politics

Conflict and Health

Conflict Management and Peace Science

Cooperation and Conflict


Critical Sociology

Critical Studies on Terrorism

Current Directions in Psychological Science

Current History


Dynamics of Assymetric Conflict

Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy

Environment and Urbanization


European Journal of International Relations

European Journal of Economic History

European Union Politics

Evolutionary Psychology

Feminist Criminology

Foreign Affairs

Genocide Studies and Prevention

Georgetown Journal of International Affairs

Global Governance

Group Processes and Intergroup Relations

Human Relations

Human Rights Quarterly

Humanity and Society

Insight on Africa

International Affairs

International Area Studies Review

International Interactions: Empirical and Theoretical Research in International

International Journal of Behavioral Development

International Journal of Comparative Sociology

International Journal of Middle East Studies

International Journal of Police Science and Management

International Journal of Public Opinion Research

International Organization

International Political Sociology

International Relations of the Asia-Pacific

International Security

International Sociology

International Studies Perspectives

International Studies Quarterly

International Studies Review

Journal of African Economies

Journal of Aggression, Conflict, and Peace Research

Journal of Cold War Studies

Journal of Conflict Resolution

Journal of Contemporary History

Journal of Creative Behavior

Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology

Journal of Democracy

Journal of Economic Geography

Journal of Forensic Sciences

Journal of Global Security Studies

Journal of Interpersonal Violence

Journal of Modern African Studies

Journal of Peace Research

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

Journal of Politics

Journal of Refugee Studies

Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency

Journal of Strategic Security

Journal of Theoretical Politics

Journal of Transformative Education

Journal of Travel Research


Media, War, and Conflict

Methodological Innovations

Middle East Journal

Middle East Policy

Middle Eastern Studies

New Republic

Oxford Economic Papers

Party Politics

Personality and Social Psychology

Perspectives on Politics

Perspectives on Politics

Perspectives on Terrorism

Political Psychology

Political Research Quarterly

Political Science Quarterly

Political Studies

Politics and Society

Progress in Development Studies

Progress in Human Geography

PS: Political Science and Politics

Quarterly Journal of Economics

Rationality and Society

Research and Politics

Review of Economic Studies

Review of International Studies

Security Dialogue

Security Studies

Small Arms Survey

Small Group Research

Small Wars and Insurgencies

Social Forces

Social Science Computer Review

Sociological Perspectives

Sociological Theory

South Asia Economic Journal

Studies in Conflict and Terrorism


Terrorism and Political Violence

The World Bank Research Observer

Urban Studies Journal

Violence Against Women

Washington Quarterly

World Development

World Politics

Youth and Society