Aims & Scope

The International Journal of Missing Persons (IJMP) is the leading international academic peer reviewed journal specialising in the study of missing persons. It promotes the international development of multidisciplinary empirical research in all areas relating to missing persons. These include:

•Day to day missing person cases

•People going missing on a large scale

•Forensic identification techniques

•Missing person investigations

•Impact of going missing on families and friends

•The being missing experience

•Search and rescue

•Issues relating to justice, policy, and practice

As such, the journal is of vital interest to academics and professionals involved in the scholarly study of all the varied facets of the missing person phenomenon. The journal is committed to rigorous policy and practice debate and the very highest standards of scholarship.