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Journal of Human Development and Capabilities

The Journal of Human Development and Capabilities is a peer-reviewed academic journal in the field of people-centered human development and capabilities. It is published by Routledge on behalf of the Human Development and Capability Association. It was established in 2000 as the Journal of Human Development, obtaining its current title in 2009. Its founding editors-in-chief were Khadija Haq (Mahbub ul Haq Human Development Center), Richard Jolly (Institute of Development Studies), and Sakiko Fukuda-Parr (United Nations Development Programme).

Journal of Human Development and Capabilities  
Discipline People-centered development and capabilities
Language English
Edited by Siddiq Osmani
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of Human Development
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
Standard abbreviations
J. Hum. Dev. Capab.
ISSN 1945-2829 (print)
1945-2837 (web)
LCCN 2008202113
OCLC no. 247416875

Abstracting and indexingEdit

The journal is abstracted and indexed in the International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 0.736.[1]


  1. ^ "Journal of Human Development and Capabilities". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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