Stability connects policymakers, practitioners, academics, and others with timely, peer-reviewed research on a wide range of issues related to security and development, including:- Armed conflict
Stability is the flagship publication of the Centre for Security Governance (CSG), a non-profit think tank dedicated to the study of security and governance transitions in FFCAS. Based in Canada, the CSG maintains a global, multi-disciplinary network of researchers, practitioners and academics engaged in international security and development issues. The CSG’s core mission is to enhance the efficacy of donor assistance and support to FFCAS through world-class research.
For more information regarding Stability, visit the ABOUT page.
Works published with Stability are having a growing impact on policy and practice given the journal’s open-access publishing model and the expertise of its contributors. Stability disseminate its articles, practice notes and commentaries not only through this website but also through several dozen other online portals and communities of practice to ensure that they reach people working in and on violence-affected environments around the world. The results are telling research articles published with Stability are routinely viewed thousands of times – compared to a few dozen times for most pay-walled journals – in only a matter of months and are particularly being read in countries and regions facing security dilemmas. A significant proportion of Stability article downloads are coming from places like Nigeria, India, Indonesia, South Africa, Brazil, Colombia and Kenya. Learn more about Stability’s open access, impact-oriented publishing model by visiting the ABOUT page.
In 2018, Stability was ranked 12th of 74 open access Social Science publications in the world according to Scopus, the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Scopus’s CiteScore rankings include more than 23,830 titles across all disciplines and evaluate serial citation impact over a three-year period.
Stability also ranked 144th out of 487 Political Science and International Relations journals tracked in Scopus’s rankings, encompassing both open access and traditional journals.
In the 2018 CiteScore Metrics, Stability received a score of 0.96, putting it in the 70th percentile of the Political Science and International Relations Category. The 2019 CiteScore Metrics will be released in Spring 2020.
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