SOUTH AND EAST ASIAN RELIGIONS COLLECTIONWelcome to the subscription hub for the new Equinox Religion Library, launching in October 2022, which will host a variety of different collections. The first of these collections is devoted to religions of and in South & East Asia.Our South & East Asia Collection concentrates on those distinctively East, South Asian or Indic religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism and also includes studies of these religions in diaspora, their reception in the West, as well as emerging or “established” new religions in the region. It also includes material on other, non-Indic religious traditions and communities such as Islam, Christianity, Indigenous traditions and historical and contemporary inter-religious contact and change in the region.
Archaeology of Food and Foodways
Archaeology of Food and Foodways is an international refereed journal showcasing original scholarly work on the dynamics between food and culture, food and environment, and shifts in foodways over time, covering time periods from prehistory through the 19th century. Read more.
Buddhist Studies Review
Buddhist Studies Review is published by Equinox on behalf of the UK Association for Buddhist Studies. The Association was founded in 1996 and two years later took over publication of Buddhist Studies Review, which had been run since 1983 by Russell Webb and Sara Boin-Webb. Membership in the Association includes a subscription to the journal among other benefits.You can join the Association through the membership pages on their website.
Founded in 1983, CALICO Journal is the official publication of the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) and is devoted to the dissemination of information concerning the application of technology to language teaching and language learning. Read more.
Body and Religion
Body and Religion is an internationally peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal devoted to the study of all manner of ancient and contemporary practices, concerns, ideals, and connections or disconnections between body and religion. Essays and analyses are capable of being delivered on a multi-media platform, assisting in examining performances, rituals, and other topics that are not easily captured in print.
Bulletin for the Study of Religion
The Bulletin began life in 1971 as the CSSR Bulletin. The journal publishes articles that address religion in general, the history of the field of religious studies, method and theory in the study of religion, and pedagogical practices. The Bulletin is unique in that it offers a forum for various academic voices to debate and reflect on the ever-changing state of the field, and insofar as it encourages scholars continually to engage meta-level questions at the leading edge of inquiry. Read more about the journal.
Comparative Islamic Studies
Comparative Islamic Studies aims to advance research on Islam through comparisons between Islam and other religions, and between religious and non-religious factors and disciplines. Regarding Islam and other religions, CIS extends the scope of comparisons of Islam and Islamic Scripture from the traditional focus on Judaism and Christianity to include religions of Antiquity, Africa, South- and South East Asia, China, Oceania, Europe and the Americas, as well as contemporary new religious movements, spirituality and the various types of esotericism. Read more.
Communication and Medicine
Srikant Sarangi Aalborg University, Denmark
Since its inception in 2004, Communication & Medicine has been consistently interrogating the `black box’ of what is routinely characterised as `the communicative turn’ in healthcare practice in clinical and public health domains. It is now firmly established as a leading forum for these critical debates.
East Asian Pragmatics
East Asian Pragmatics (EAP) focuses on language use and interpersonal interaction within and across East Asian cultures, including national cultures such as Chinese, Japanese and Korean, as well as ethnic minority, regional and other localised cultures, communities of practice, relational networks and other groupings including diasporic communities. Read more.
Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism
Essays in the Philosophy of Humanism published scholarly papers concerning philosophical, historical, or interdisciplinary aspects of humanism, or that deal with the application of humanist principles to problems of everyday life. It ceased publication at the end of 2017.
ISSN (online): 2052-8388
Forensic Archaeology, Anthropology and EcologyForensic Archaeology, Anthropology and Ecology (formerly Archaeological and Environmental Forensic Science) is a journal that specialises in the inter-relationship between forensic anthropology, forensic archaeology and environmental forensic science in terms of research and forensic practice. Read more about the journal
Fieldwork in Religion
The journal publishes articles, review essays and book reviews relevant to the theoretical engagement with and practical undertaking of fieldwork in religion. Submissions are welcome from any disciplinary perspective, theoretical paradigm or methodological approach. Read more about the journal.
Gender and LanguageGender and Language offers an international forum for language-based research on gender and sexuality from feminist, queer, trans and nonbinary perspectives. The journal showcases research on the social analytics of gender in discourse domains that include institutions, media, politics and everyday interaction. Read more about the journal.
Journal Impact Factor: 2.268 (Clarivate Analytics, 2021 data)
Eigenfactor Score: 0.00037 (Clarivate Analytics, 2021 data)
5 Year Impact Factor: 1.588
CiteScore 2021: 2.4 more details
SNIP 2021: 1.279
SJR 2021: 0.340
Qualis CAPES tier 2
Ranked #129 out of 968 journals in the Language and Linguistics category (top 86th percentile) and #43 out of 173 in the Gender Studies category (top 75th percentile) (ranking from 2021 CiteScore)
Health and Social Care Chaplaincy
Health and Social Care Chaplaincy is a multidisciplinary forum for research and discussion relating to the delivery of pastoral and spiritual care across various settings: acute, paediatric, mental health, aged care, palliative care, paramedics, police, detention, military, welfare, industry and other community settings. Learn more.
Indigenous Religious Traditions
Seth Schermerhorn, Hamilton College
Marie Alohalani Brown, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
Launching in 2023, Indigenous Religious Traditions is a peer-reviewed journal that will publish papers representing the most recent scholarship in all areas of the study of Indigenous religious traditions.
This new journal strives for increasingly global perspectives, with representation of peoples and traditions from all continents, covering diverse geographical regions and including traditions of the past as well as of the present. We are concerned with the interface between the disciplines of Indigenous studies and religious studies, Indigenous religious traditions and modernity, colonial and postcolonial conditions, and local and global forces that shape the practice of Indigenous traditions and their categorizations. We are particularly interested in interdisciplinary approaches to the study of Indigenous Peoples and religious traditions, emphasizing Indigenous methodologies among other humanities and social science approaches.
Indigenous Religious Traditions will also include papers that discuss important theoretical, methodological, and conceptual innovations in the study of religion and reflective studies on disciplinary histories.
The journal will publish book reviews as well as review articles.
This international journal offers a platform for scholarship that challenges the traditional boundary between religion and non-religion and the tacit assumptions underlying this distinction. It invites contributions from a critical perspective on various cultural formations that are usually excluded from religion by the gatekeeping practices of the general public, practitioners, the law, and even some scholars of religion.
International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law
The International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles on any aspect of forensic language, speech and audio analysis. Read more about the journal.
Journal Impact Factor: 0.44 (Clarivate Analytics, 2021 data)
Eigenfactor Score: 0.000070 (Clarivate Analytics, 2020 data)
H-Index 2021: 30
CiteScore 2021: 1.1
SJR 2021: 0.181
SNIP 2021: 1.224
Instructed Second Language Acquisition
Instructed Second Language Acquisition, is a forum for reporting and for critical discussion of language research and practice across a wide range of languages and international contexts. It welcomes quantitative and qualitative research to address the role of external manipulation (e.g., instruction, learner self-directed learning, input manipulation) on second language development.
International Journal for the Study of New Religions
The term “New Religions” can be defined in several ways. The journal -- and its affiliated association, the International Association for the Study of New Religions, -- have chosen to adopt a broad definition and welcome material reflecting a broad range of disciplines and approaches. Read more about the journal.
Interreligious Studies and Intercultural Theology
The journal provides a forum for scholars to share ideas and research on a wide range of topics to do with interreligious questions and issues impacting contemporary pluralist society, and to foster a deeper understanding of theoretical and practical matters concerning interreligious relations. Read more about the journal.
Jazz Research Journal
The journal aims to represent a range of disciplinary perspectives on jazz, from ethnography to film studies, sociology to cultural studies, and offers a platform for new thinking on jazz. In this respect, the editors particularly welcome articles that challenge traditional approaches to jazz and encourage writings that engage with jazz as a discursive practice. Read more about the journal.
Journal for Research into Freemasonry and Fraternalism
Ceased publication in 2019.
Journal for the Academic Study of Religion
The Journal for the Academic Study of Religion is a fully refereed and interdisciplinary academic journal. The journal reflects the wide variety of research dealing with all aspects of the academic study of religion, but the journal does not publish purely confessional articles.
Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture
The Journal of Religion, Nature and Culture, which has been published quarterly since 2007, explores through the social and natural sciences the complex relationships among human beings, their diverse 'religions' (broadly and diversely defined) and the earth's living systems, while providing a venue for analysis and debate over what constitutes an ethically appropriate relationship between our own species and the environments we inhabit. Read more.
Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion
Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion is the official journal of the International Association for the Cognitive and Evolutionary Sciences of Religion (IACESR). The Association was founded in 2006 and since then has sponsored a number of international collaborative projects and biennial conferences.
Journal of Film Music
The Journal of Film Music is a forum for the musicological study of film from the standpoint of dramatic musical art. The analytical tools and methodologies of historical, systematic, cognitive, and ethnomusicology all are relevant and essential to this study, which seeks to both document and illuminate film practice through source studies, analysis, theory, and criticism.
Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice
Srikant Sarangi, Aalborg University, Denmark
This journal has the distinct aim of advancing research and practice in applied linguistics as a principled and interdisciplinary endeavour, reflexively foregrounding applied linguistics as professional practice and reflecting the continuation, expansion and re-specification of the field of applied linguistics as originally conceived. Language teaching/learning, second language acquisition, and the education profession remain important in the journal's remit but not exclusively so, with an active engagement of the journal moving to sites from a variety of other professional domains such as law, healthcare, counselling, journalism, business interpreting and translating, where applied linguists have major contributions to make.
Journal of Cognitive Historiography
The Journal of Cognitive Historiography is the first peer-reviewed publication for research concerned with the interactions between history, historiography, and/or archaeology and cognitive theories. Read more about the journal.
Journal of Islamic Archaeology
The Journal of Islamic Archaeology is the only journal today devoted to the field of Islamic archaeology on a global scale. The term refers to the archaeological study of Islamic societies, polities, and communities, wherever they are found. It may be considered a type of “historical” archaeology, in which the study of historically (textually) known societies can be studied through a combination of “texts and tell”. Read more.
Journal of Glacial Archaeology
The Journal of Glacial Archaeology encompasses all topics concerning archaeological discoveries from glacial, permafrost, polar and high‐altitude frozen contexts across the world and presents the latest discoveries and research from frozen sites. Read More.
Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders
The Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders provides a unique forum for qualitative research relating to the ways in which disorders impact on communication and interaction. The interactions include e.g., every day, therapeutic, and educational interactions in home, institutional, organizational, private, and public settings. The disorders include in principle any, e.g., speech and language, communicative, visual, physical, cognitive, and mental disorders. JIRCD also accepts studies in contextual issues involved in these interactions. It includes quantitative studies in social interaction.
Journal of Contemporary Archaeology
The Journal of Contemporary Archaeology is the first dedicated, international, peer-reviewed journal to explore archaeology’s specific contribution to understanding the present and recent past. It is concerned both with archaeologies of the contemporary world, defined temporally as belonging to the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, as well as with reflections on the socio-political implications of doing archaeology in the contemporary world.
Journal of Language and Discrimination
The Journal of Language and Discrimination provides a multidisciplinary platform to broadcast important social issues, focusing on the close relationship between many forms of discrimination and social (in)equality and language. The journal publishes multidisciplinary yet inclusive research of a high scholarly standard, not published or under consideration elsewhere, and with a strong empirical component.
Journal of Monolingual and Bilingual Speech
This journal studies human speech in all its manifestations. The average person in today's world speaks at least one native language in its standard and/or dialectal forms and speaks at various levels of proficiency at least one more languge that is acquired simultaneously or consecutively in instructional or immersion settings. The term speech is used here to mean oral rather than written language and is an umbrella term to refer both to the physical aspects of the ability to speak/communicate as well as the cognitive aspects involved in the human linguistic faculty. Gestural (sign) language, i,e, the language of manual communication is known to display, by and large, the same fundamental properties as spoken language, and as such is a type of speech. More about the journal.
Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology
Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology is the only journal currently published that deals with the entire multicultural world of Mediterranean archaeology. The journal publishes material that deals with, amongst others, the social, politicoeconomic and ideological aspects of local or regional production and development, and of social interaction and change in the Mediterranean. Read more.
Journal of Multilingual Theories and Practices
The aim of this peer-reviewed international journal is to showcase diverse perspectives and methodologies in the research of multilingualism. Studies published in the journal are motivated theoretically, focused on significant issues, rigorous in both methods and argumentation. Read more.
Journal of World Popular Music
This journal publishes research and scholarship on international popular musics, also known as World Music, Global Pop, World Beat or, more recently, World Music 2.0, providing a forum to explore the manifestations and impacts of post-globalizing trends, processes, and dynamics surrounding these musics today. It adopts an open-minded perspective, including in its scope any local popularized musics of the world, commercially available music of non-Western origin, musics of ethnic minorities, and contemporary fusions or collaborations with local ‘traditional’ or ‘roots’ musics with Western pop and rock musics. Learn more.
Lexicography aims to serve as a leading-edge forum and powerhouse for all global issues of lexicographic interest, with an emphasis on Asian perspectives and concerns. The journal is open for researchers, lexicographers, students, teachers, translators, and all language lovers from around the globe, who are invited to discuss lexicography and dictionary issues referring to history, typology, use, criticism, structure, IT, components, compilation, application, media, phraseology, corpus linguistics, translation, education, etc. Read more about the journal..
Journal of Research Design and Statistics in Linguistics and Communication Science
This journal is devoted to exploring how quantitative methods and statistical techniques can supplement qualitative analyses in linguistics and communication science; research on the quantitative characteristics of language and text in a more mathematical form. More about the journal.
Journal of Skyscape Archaeology
The Journal of Skyscape Archaeology (JSA) is concerned with the role and importance of the sky in the interpretation of the material record. Currently, elements of this study can be found separately in the disciplines of archaeoastronomy, archaeology, cultural astronomy, anthropology and history. JSA brings them together under the aegis of a new academic journal in order to promote cross-fertilization towards an understanding of the cosmologies of the societies who constructed and used the rich archaeological heritage we study today. More about the journal.
Mediation Theory and Practice
Equinox ceased publishing this journal in 2022. For all enquiries, please contact [email protected].
issues are available from Equinox Publishing Ltd.
Mediation Theory and Practice is an international forum for original, peer-reviewed research about mediation, as well as practice and events reports, policy discussions and innovations in mediation training and education. The journal’s approach is multidisciplinary and it is a resource for academics, practitioners, trainers, and policy makers. Learn More about this journal.
PentecoStudies offers a distinctly interdisciplinary forum for the study of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity. Authors from the social sciences, the humanities, cultural studies, religious studies and theology are all welcome. Read more about this journal.
Linguistics and the Human Sciences
Linguistics and the Human Sciences is committed to fostering a dialogue of disciplines, in which linguistics figures prominently. This journal is devoted to the exploration of how understanding about language – our principal meaning-making semiotic system – helps us understand other phenomena in human experience, and vice versa. It aims to explore the relationships between linguistics and such areas of scholarly concern as history, sociology, politics, archaeology, religious studies, translation and the study of art in various semiotic modalities.
Pomegranate is the first International, peer-reviewed journal of Pagan studies. It provides a forum for papers, essays and symposia on both ancient and contemporary Pagan religious practices. The Pomegranate also publishes timely reviews of scholarly books in this growing field.
Perfect Beat first appeared in July 1992 and has been published by Equinox since 2009.
The journal's name derived from Afrika Bambaata and the Soul Sonic Force's 12-inch, 1983 single Looking for the Perfect Beat. As befits a journal originating in Australia, the journal remains focused on the popular music of the 'Pacific rim' and includes historical and contemporary studies with contributions invited from popular music studies, musicology, cultural studies and ethnomusicological perspectives. Read more about this journal.
Popular Music History
Popular Music History publishes original historical and historiographical research that draws on the wide range of disciplines and intellectual trajectories that have contributed to the establishment of popular music studies as a recognized academic enterprise. Learn more about this journal.
Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts, Cultural Histories, and Contemporary Contexts
This journal is devoted to the academic study of scripture around the globe and is the official journal of SCRIPT, the Society for Research on Iconic and Performative Texts. It deals with the rich panoply of engagements with texts that are foundational in the lives of individuals and communities around the world -- texts that travel under the name of 'scripture' or 'sacred' text. It aims to open up the discussion of sacred texts by crossing traditional boundaries, bringing different disciplinary tools to the process of analysis, and opening up a sustained dialogue between and among scholars and others who are interested in religion, textuality, media and mediation and the contemporary world. Learn more about this journal.
Religious Studies and Theology
For forty years Religious Studies and Theology has published thoughtful, peer-reviewed original research with significance to the inter-related disciplines of Religious Studies and Theology. Learn more.
Published in association with Griffith University, Queensland Review is a multi-disciplinary journal of Australian Studies which focuses on the history, literature, culture, society, politics and environment of the state of Queensland. Queensland’s relations with the Asia-Pacific region are a particular focus of the journal, as are international comparative studies. The journal is interested in research that examines the regional and global contexts of Queensland studies. In addition to scholarly articles, Queensland Review publishes commentaries, interviews, and book reviews.
Researching and Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
This journal is intended for an international audience of scholars, applied linguists, educators and policy makers engaged with Chinese as a foreign language. It offers a forum for presenting work from a range of linguistic sub-fields related to Chinese linguistics, language pedagogy, second-language acquisition, assessment, teacher training and curriculum design. Read more.
Religions of South Asia
RoSA publishes papers by internationally respected scholars on some of the most vibrant and dynamic religious traditions of the world. It includes the latest research on distinctively South Asian or Indic religions - Hindu, Jaina, Buddhist and Sikh - religions which continue to influence the patterns of thought and ways of life of millions of people. Learn more about this journal.
Research on Children and Social Interaction
Research on Children and Social Interaction (RCSI) is an interdisciplinary international peer-reviewed journal that publishes high-quality research on the interactions of children and young people. The aim of RCSI is to advance the study of children’s social interaction as a topic in its own right, and to promote the use of interactional approaches to address a range of issues in the study of children and childhood. Learn More.
Second Language Teacher Education
Second Language Teacher Education (SLTE) is a peer-reviewed international forum devoted to research on the policy and practice of second language teacher education. SLTE welcomes submissions which approach issues in teacher education from the perspectives of globalization, postcolonial debates, English as an international language (EIL), sociocultural theory, postmethod pedagogy, constructivist views, and critical applied linguistics. SLTE encourages submissions on teacher education in various international contexts. Read more.
This journal takes an ecumenical approach to the different schools, methodological principles or research orientations within sociolinguistic research and also accepts contributions from related fields such as pragmatics, discourse analysis, conversational analysis, interactional linguistics, language acquisition and socialization, linguistic anthropology, ethnomethodology and the ethnography of communication. Papers may examine any issue in sociolinguistic research and occasionally papers are accepted for publication in Spanish, Galician, Portuguese or French (90% of the contents are in English). Read more.
Writing and Pedagogy
Writing & Pedagogy provides an internationally-oriented forum for discussion and dissemination of knowledge focussed on the nature of writing and its development across the lifespan. It is innovative in being international in scope, spanning levels of education, and in advancing the theory and practice of writing pedagogy in varying language environments. Read more.