International Journal of Fear Studies is an open-access peer-reviewed online journal. IJFS was founded in 2018 by R. Michael Fisher, Ph.D. (Sen. Editor).

Its purpose is to promote the interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary study of fear. It is the first journal of its kind with a focus on the nature and role of fear and on innovations in methodologies, pedagogies and research inquiries that expand the fear imaginary beyond what is commonly assumed as how best to know and manage fear.

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Contents of this journal are copyrighted by the authors and/or artists and should not be reproduced without their permission. Permission is not required for appropriate quote excerpts of material, other than poetry, which are to be used for educational purposes.

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  • The bird's plight, takes a flight 

    Muppirala, Harishankar; Asrani, Manisha (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, The Fearology Institute, Werklund School of Education, Published version, 2021-04-08)
  • Culture of fear and conservation of nature: Critiquing the construction of Sarppakavu in Kerala 

    Mohan, Monisha; Alex, Gigy J. (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, The Fearology Institute, Werklund School of Education, Published version, 2021-04-08)
    This paper critiques the culture of fear accredited to sarppakavu in Kerala, through an investigation of William Logan's Malabar Manual. Kavu, the regional variant of sacred groves in Kerala, a state in Southern India, in ...
  • Precaution 

    John, Nithya Mariam (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, The Fearology Institute, Werklund School of Education, Published version, 2021-04-08)
  • International Journal of Fear Studies, Volume 3 (1), 2021: Interdisciplinary & Transdisciplinary Approaches 

    Fisher, R. Michael; Alex, Rayson K.; Sachindev, P. S. (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, The Fearology Institute, Werklund School of Education, Published version, 2021-04-08)
  • Hydrophobia--The water that I dread! 

    Deborah, S. Susan (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, The Fearology Institute, Werklund School of Education, Published version, 2021-04-08)
  • Tornado Lake (Short Documentary) 

    Deater, Tiffany (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, The Fearology Institute, Werklund School of Education, Published version, 2021-04-08)
  • Navigating women scientist &unnatural selection through :The Nest (1987) and Splice (2006) 

    Deater, Tiffany (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, The Fearology Institute, Werklund School of Education, Published version, 2021-04-08)
    The Nest (1987) and Splice (2006) use fear as a method of generating anxiety, helpless, and even hostility towards its subject_the female scientists. This character stereotype is the source of treacherous and destructive ...
  • Narrativizing ecoterrorism in the Indian film Irada 

    Biswas, Praggnaparamita (In Search of Fearlessness Research Institute, The Fearology Institute, Werklund School of Education, Published version, 2021-04-08)
    Concentrating upon the concept of Ecophobia propagated by Simon C. Estok and David Sobel, this paper intends to explore the Indian movie Irada (2017, dir. Aparnaa Singh) which narrativizes the substantial environmental ...
  • Ecofear in Mohan Koirala's Ambassadors of the Wetland 

    Timalsina, Ramji (In Search of Fearlessness Research Intitute & The Fearology Institute, Werklund School of Education, Published version, 2021-04-08)
    People who are conscious of the impact of environmental degradation become fearful of its consequences. They deal with this issue in their creations. Such creative works including literature function to make the readers ...
  • The locked-down burg 

    Pathak, Shourya (In Search of Fearlessness Research Intitute & The Fearology Institute, Werklund School of Education, Published version, 2021-04-08)

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