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Impact Factor
1.145
5 year Impact Factor
1.020

Editors
Professor Keith Popple
Mae Shaw

About the journal

The leading international journal in its field, covering a wide range of topics, reviewing significant developments and providing a forum for cutting-edge debates about theory and practice …

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Top-cited articles

Highly-cited articles

Here you can read the highly-cited papers from 2014 and 2015 which contributed to CDJ’s 2015 Impact Factor result. All these papers are free to read until the end of the year.

Top-cited articles

What's old and new in community development?

In this 50th anniversary special issue the editors of CDJ reflect on emerging issues and the challenges that community development faces. Explore the special issue, free to read until the end of the year.

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Free editorials

Free editorials

All Community Development Journal editorials from 2000 onwards are now free to read online.

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Themed sections

Themed sections

CDJ has developed its publishing offer, introducing Themed Sections in order to bring together shorter collections of original articles on a single theme.

CDJ Plus

CDJ Plus

CDJ Plus connects you to the wider community development world, with links to relevant organisations and journals, access to free content, and more.

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Translated abstracts

Translated abstracts

Abstracts in Community Development Journal are translated into French, Spanish, and Chinese, published once a year, and available to read for free online.

Developing Countries initiative

Developing Countries initiative

OUP is committed to ensuring that non-profit research institutions in developing nations have access to critical research. We participate in a number of free or heavily-reduced rate developing country access initiatives, including INASP, EIFL, and Research4Life, as well as our own Developing Countries Offer.

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