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PADM 560: Human Resources in Public & Nonprofit Administration

This guide supports student research assignments associated with the PADM 560 course.

Examples of Peer Reviewed Journals

The journals listed below represent select peer reviewed journals relevant to the study of human resource management in public and nonprofit administration. This is not a comprehensive list of all titles. Resource tools that you will utilize in your research process, such as databases, will lead you to additional journal titles. You will want to confirm that these additional titles meet the criteria of 'scholarly sources'. 


Administrative Science Quarterly

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory

Public Administration Review


Journal of European Public Policy

International Public Management Journal

Journal of Public Relations Research

Educational Administration Quarterly

American Review of Public Administration

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management

Public Administration

Regulation and Governance

Journal of Information Technology and Politics

Policy Sciences

Criminology & Public Policy

Policy Studies Journal

Human Resources for Health

Journal of Educational Administration

Review of Public Personnel Administration

International Review of Administrative Sciences

Journal of Drug Policy Analysis

Journal of Social Policy

Public Performance & Management Review

Administratie si Management Public

Government and Opposition

Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space

Policy and Politics

Public Policy and Administration

Policy and Internet

Contemporary Economic Policy

Social Policy and Administration

Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management



Science and Public Policy

Public Personnel Management

Journal of Education and Work

Administration and Society

Review of Policy Research

Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice


International Journal of Public Administration

Journal of Library Administration

International Review of Public Administration

Policy and Society


Public Money and Management

Journal of Public Policy

Australian Journal of Public Administration

Critical Policy Studies

Public Administration and Development

The Journal of Poverty and Social Justice

Information Polity

Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies

International Journal of Public Sector Management

Electronic Government

Information Technology for Development

Public Budgeting and Finance

Politics and Governance

Human Service Organizations Management, Leadership and Governance

Public Finance Review

Canadian Public Administration

Canadian Public Policy/ Analyse de Politiques

Cato Journal

Public Works Management and Policy

Scienze Regionali

Revista de Administracao Publica

Journal of Public Procurement

Journal of Policy Practice

Journal of Integrated Care


Innovation Journal

Lex Localis

Journal of Education Finance

Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management

Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences

Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice

Politics and the Life Sciences

Journal of Community Practice

Federal Register

Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences

Public Services Quarterly

Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration

NISPAcee Journal of Public Administration and Policy


Journal of Asian Public Policy

Teaching Public Administration

Rivista Italiana di Politiche Pubbliche

Public Administration Issues

International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare

Reforma y Democracia

AHURI Final Report

Journal of Public Affairs

Journal of Housing for the Elderly

Academia Revista Latinoamericana de Administracion


International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior

European Journal of Government and Economics

Public Policy and Administration

Society and Economy

RAE Revista de Administracao de Empresas

Risk, Hazards and Crisis in Public Policy

The Journal of Social Policy Studies/Zhurnal Issledovaniy Sotsial'noy Politiki

International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management

International Journal of Electronic Governance

Central European Journal of Public Policy

Homeland Security Affairs

International Journal of Public Policy

Journal of Policy History

Frontiers of Business Research in China

Journal of Accounting, Ethics and Public Policy

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