Academic Journals Relevant to CED

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Canadian CED Network

Year: 2012

CCEDNet’s Research Advisory Committee has compiled the following list of academic journals that cover subjects relevant to community economic development such as community development, the social economy, rural development, cooperative development, economic development, public policy, planning, and evaluation.

If you have other suggestions, please post them in the comments section below. 


  • ANSER Journal
  • Canadian Review of Social Policy
  • Canadian Journal of Urban Research
  • Canadian Public Policy
  • Journal of Community Positive Practices
  • Journal of Community Practice
  • Journal of Co-operative Studies
  • Journal of Poverty:  Innovations on Social, Political and Economic Inequalities
  • Journal of Rural and Community Development
  • Journal of Rural Studies)
  • Non-profit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly
  • Progressive Planning
  • Review of Social Economy (Journal of the Association for Social Economics)
  • Rural Co-operatives Magazine
  • The Philanthropist
  • The Good Society
  • Urban Affairs Review


  • Économie et solidarités (CIRIEC)
  • Liens social et politiques
  • Nouvelles pratiques sociales
  • Service Social