¶ 1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Alexis Walker, Journal of Marriage and Family Editor, reported an increase in unsolicited manuscripts of 7.6% (287 manuscripts). In addition, seven papers were commissioned. Acceptance rates were close to 8%. The journal continued to be ranked #1 by total citations and #2 by impact in Journal Citation Reports.
¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 Kay Pasley, Editor of Family Relations, reported a 10.3% acceptance rate. The journal’s ranking by the Citation Reports was sixth in total citations, 18th by impact factor, and fourth among social work journals.
¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 NCFR members rated the Journal of Marriage and Family superior for technical quality, theoretical basis, clarity, relevance, and sound methodology. The Decade in Review 2000 was also reported to be selling well.
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Jason Hans took over as editor and published an updated edition of Graduate and Undergraduate Study in Marriage and Family (2002–2004): A Guide to Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral Programs in the United States and Canada (Family Scholar Publications).