Journal of Futures Studies
The Journal of Futures Studies is a globally-oriented, trans-disciplinary refereed journal. Its mission is to develop high-quality, futures-oriented research and thinking, based on the evolving knowledge base of Futures Studies / Foresight.
The Journal’s approach is: Trans-disciplinary; – Epistemologically diverse, seeking articles from empirical, interpretative, critical and action learning research traditions, and; Multi-methods based, including, for example, methods such as emerging issues analysis, scenario and alternative futures development and analysis, age-cohort analysis, causal layered analysis, visioning and backcasting.
As well as refereed articles, the Journal publishes essays, book reviews, symposia and art on the following topics: Epistemologically focused futures studies on the construction of possible, probable and preferable futures; Methodological innovation in futures studies, including not only integrated, layered, and critical approaches, but also empirical, interpretive or action-learning based approaches; Applied Futures (for example, case studies in using and practicing futures thinking for organizational change, development and transformation); Alternative futures on a variety of subjects (see topic categories below).
The journal is published by the Graduate Institute of Futures Studies, Tamkang University, Tamsui, Taipei, Taiwan.