Political Science

List of Journals

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The category ‘Political Science’ comprises 266 journals – namely:

• 175 in Political Science (Table 1); and

• 91 in International Relations (Table 2).

The choice of journals is based on Web of Science 's SSCI (Social Science Citations Index).


• The column Rank refers to the ranking accorded to the journal by Web of Science based on the 2-year Journal Impact Factor 2017.

• Journals listed in pale letters do not deposit scholarly metadata at CrossRef. As a consequence, OOIR cannot track their latest papers.

• The logo Open Access denotes Open Access journals.

1American Journal of Political Science1956Wiley
2International Organization1947Cambridge University Press
3Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory1991Oxford University Press
5Annual Review of Political Science1998Annual Reviews
6European Journal of Political Research1973Wiley
7Political Geography1982Elsevier
8Journal of Conflict Resolution1957SAGE
9British Journal of Political Science1971Cambridge University Press
10American Political Science Review1906Cambridge University Press
11World Politics1948Cambridge University Press
12Global Environmental Politics2001MIT
13Journal of Democracy1990Project MUSE
14Socio-Economic Review2003Oxford University Press
15Journal of European Public Policy1994Taylor & Francis
16Comparative Political Studies1968SAGE
17Public Administration1923Wiley
18Policy Studies Journal1972Wiley
19Political Psychology1980Wiley
20Political Communication1980Taylor & Francis
21Regulation & Governance2007Wiley
22Environmental Politics1992Taylor & Francis
23Review of International Organizations2006Springer
24New Political Economy1996Taylor & Francis
25Political Analysis1990Cambridge University Press
26Post-Soviet Affairs1985Taylor & Francis
27West European Politics1978Taylor & Francis
28Review of International Political Economy1994Taylor & Francis
29African Affairs1901Oxford University Press
29Democratization1994Taylor & Francis
31International Journal of Press/Politics1996SAGE
32Journal of Peace Research1964SAGE
33Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science1890SAGE
34Journal of Political Philosophy1993Wiley
35Party Politics1995SAGE
36Cooperation and Conflict 1965SAGE
37Comparative European Politics2003Palgrave
38International Political Sociology2007Oxford University Press
39South European Society and Politics1996Taylor & Francis
40International Studies Quarterly1957Oxford University Press
41Quarterly Journal of Political Science2006now publishers
42Journal of Politics1939University of Chicago Press
43JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies1962Wiley
44Territory, Politics, Governance2013Taylor & Francis
45New Left Review Open Access1960New Left Review Ltd
45Public Opinion Quarterly1937Oxford University Press
47Politics & Society1970SAGE
48European Union Politics2000SAGE
49International Environmental Agreements2001Springer
50Political Behavior1979Springer
51Geopolitics1996Taylor & Francis
52European Political Science Review2009Cambridge University Press
53Political Studies1953SAGE
54Journal of Strategic Studies1978Taylor & Francis
55International Theory2009Cambridge University Press
57Terrorism and Political Violence1989Taylor & Francis
58Perspectives on Politics2003Cambridge University Press
59Politics & Gender2005Cambridge University Press
60International Studies Review1994Oxford University Press
61International Journal of Transitional Justice2007Oxford University Press
62Government and Opposition1965Cambridge University Press
63Social Movement Studies2002Taylor & Francis
64British Journal of Politics & International Relations1999SAGE
65Political Research Quarterly1948SAGE
66Problems of Post-Communism1954Taylor & Francis
67Local Government Studies1975Taylor & Francis
67Policy and Society Open Access1990Taylor & Francis
69State Politics & Policy Quarterly2001SAGE
70Studies in Conflict & Terrorism1977Taylor & Francis
71International Journal of Public Opinion Research1989Oxford University Press
72Publius1971Oxford University Press
73Comparative Politics1950Ingenta Connect
74Political Quarterly1930Wiley
75International Political Science Review1980SAGE
76Legislative Studies Quarterly1976Wiley
77Journal of Public Policy1981Cambridge University Press
78Philosophy & Public Affairs1972Wiley
78Journal of International Relations and Development2004Palgrave
78Policy and Politics1972Ingenta Connect
78Review of Policy Research1981Wiley
78Political Science1948Taylor & Francis
83European Journal of Political Economy1985Elsevier
84Citizenship Studies1997Taylor & Francis
85Journal of Human Rights2002Taylor & Francis
86Global Policy2010Wiley
87German Politics1992Taylor & Francis
88Electoral Studies1982Elsevier
89Latin American Politics and Society1959Cambridge University Press
90Journal of Theoretical Politics1989SAGE
91Parliamentary Affairs1947Oxford University Press
92Journal of European Integration1977Taylor & Francis
93Mediterranean Politics1996Taylor & Francis
94Critical Review1986Taylor & Francis
95Survival1959Taylor & Francis
96American Politics Research1973SAGE
97Public Choice1966Springer
98Ethics & International Affairs1958Cambridge University Press
99Review of African Political Economy1974Taylor & Francis
100International Feminist Journal of Politics1999Taylor & Francis
101Political Studies Review2003SAGE
101Studies in Comparative International Development1965Springer
103Economics & Politics1989Wiley
104Presidential Studies Quarterly1971Wiley
105Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional Open Access1958Scielo
105Contemporary Southeast Asia1979Project MUSE
107Scottish Journal of Political Economy1954Wiley
108PS: Political Science & Politics1986Cambridge University Press
109Social Science Quarterly1919Wiley
110Contemporary Political Theory2002Palgrave
111New Republic1914Rachel Rosenfelt
112International Politics1964Palgrave
113Irish Political Studies1986Taylor & Francis
114British Politics2006Palgrave
115Europe-Asia Studies1949Taylor & Francis
116Lex Localis2003Lex Localis Press
117East European Politics and Societies1986SAGE
118European Political Science2001Palgrave
119Politics, Philosophy & Economics2002SAGE
120Human Rights Quarterly1982Project MUSE
121Political Theory1973SAGE
122Nation1865Nation Co Inc
123Swiss Political Science Review1995Wiley
123Politica y Gobierno Open Access1994Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas
125Acta Politica1996Palgrave
126Communist and Post-Communist Studies1968Elsevier
126Australian Journal of Political Science1966Taylor & Francis
128Monthly Review1949Monthly Review Foundation
129Nations and Nationalism1995Wiley
130Contemporary Politics1995Taylor & Francis
130Journal of Chinese Political Science1995Springer
132Cambridge Review of International Affairs1986Taylor & Francis
133Journal of Women Politics & Policy1980Taylor & Francis
134Politics and Religion2008Cambridge University Press
135Latin American Perspectives1974SAGE
136Armed Forces & Society1974SAGE
138Japanese Journal of Political Science2000Cambridge University Press
139Politikon1974Taylor & Francis
139Canadian Journal of Political Science1935Cambridge University Press
141Dissent1954Project MUSE
142Romanian Journal of Political Science2001Romanian Acad Soc
143Studies in American Political Development1986Cambridge University Press
144Scandinavian Political Studies1966Wiley
145Current History1914Daniel Mark Redmond
146Political Science Quarterly1886Wiley
147European History Quarterly1971SAGE
148Revista de Ciencia Politica Open Access1979Pontificia Univ Catolica Chile
149Philippine Political Science Journal1974Taylor & Francis
150Independent Review1996Independent Inst
151Politicka Ekonomie Open Access1952University of Economics, Prague
152Politische Vierteljahresschrift1960Springer
153Ethics & Global Politics Open Access2008Taylor & Francis
154Historical Materialism1997Brill
155Historia y Politica1999Centro Estudios Politicos Constitucionales
156Polity1986University of Chicago Press
157International Journal of Conflict and Violence Open Access2007Uni Bielefeld
158Politix1987De Boeck Universite
159Revista de Estudios Politicos1941Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales
160Journal of Policy History1989Cambridge University Press
161Telos1968Telos Press
162Revue d'Économie Politique1887Editions Dalloz
163Osteuropa1925bwv (Berline Wissenschaftsverlag)
164Australian Journal of Politics and History1955Wiley
165Journal of Cold War Studies1999MIT
166Journal of Australian Political Economy Open Access1977Australian Political Economy Movement
167Revista del CLAD Reforma y Democracia1994CLAD
168Austrian Journal of Political Science Open Access1972Innsbruck University Press
169Internasjonal Politikk Open Access0NOASP
999European Security1992Taylor & Francis
999Contemporary Security Policy1980Taylor & Francis
999Journal of Contemporary European Studies1980Taylor & Francis
999Policy and Internet2009Wiley
999Political Science Research and Methods2013Cambridge University Press
999Politics and Governance Open Access2013Cogitatio Press

International Relations

1International Organization1947Cambridge University Press
2International Security1976MIT
3Common Market Law Review1963Kluwer
4Foreign Affairs1922CFR
5Journal of Conflict Resolution1957SAGE
6World Politics1948Cambridge University Press
7Global Environmental Politics2001MIT
8International Affairs1922Oxford University Press
9Security Dialogue1970SAGE
10Review of International Organizations2006Springer
11New Political Economy1996Taylor & Francis
12European Journal of International Relations1995SAGE
13Review of International Political Economy1994Taylor & Francis
14Journal of Peace Research1964SAGE
15Cooperation and Conflict 1965SAGE
16International Political Sociology2007Oxford University Press
17International Studies Quarterly1957Oxford University Press
18Marine Policy1977Elsevier
19JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies1962Wiley
20Review of International Studies1975Cambridge University Press
21American Journal of International Law1907Cambridge University Press
22Chinese Journal of International Politics2006Oxford University Press
23Pacific Review1988Taylor & Francis
24Security Studies1991Taylor & Francis
25Journal of Strategic Studies1978Taylor & Francis
26International Theory2009Cambridge University Press
27Terrorism and Political Violence1989Taylor & Francis
28International Studies Review1994Oxford University Press
29International Journal of Transitional Justice2007Oxford University Press
30Conflict Management and Peace Science1973SAGE
31British Journal of Politics & International Relations1999SAGE
32Globalizations2004Taylor & Francis
33Studies in Conflict & Terrorism1977Taylor & Francis
35Foreign Policy Analysis2005Oxford University Press
36Washington Quarterly1978Taylor & Francis
37Journal of International Relations and Development2004Palgrave
38Journal of Human Rights2002Taylor & Francis
39World Economy1977Wiley
40Global Policy2010Wiley
41Global Governance2004Lynne Rienner
42European Journal of International Law1990Oxford University Press
43International Relations1957SAGE
44Latin American Politics and Society1959Cambridge University Press
45Journal of European Integration1977Taylor & Francis
46Mediterranean Politics1996Taylor & Francis
47Review of World Economics1913Springer
48World Trade Review2002Cambridge University Press
49Survival1959Taylor & Francis
50Ethics & International Affairs1958Cambridge University Press
51International Studies Perspectives2000Oxford University Press
52Studies in Comparative International Development1965Springer
52Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists1945Taylor & Francis
54Australian Journal of International Affairs1947Taylor & Francis
55International Peacekeeping1994Taylor & Francis
56Columbia Journal of Transnational Law Open Access1961Columbia Univ
56Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional Open Access1958Scielo
56Contemporary Southeast Asia1979Project MUSE
56International Relations of the Asia-Pacific2001Oxford University Press
60Journal of the Japanese and International Economies1987Elsevier
61Asia Europe Journal2003Springer
62International Politics1964Palgrave
63International Interactions1974Taylor & Francis
64Emerging Markets Finance and Trade1965Taylor & Francis
65Ocean Development and International Law1973Taylor & Francis
66Communist and Post-Communist Studies1968Elsevier
67Journal of World Trade1967Kluwer
68Cambridge Review of International Affairs1986Taylor & Francis
69Middle East Policy1992Wiley
70Space Policy1985Elsevier
71Cornell International Law Journal Open Access1968Cornell
72Asian Perspective1974Lynne Rienner
73Current History1914Daniel Mark Redmond
74Stanford Journal of International Law1966Stanford Univ
75Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy Open Access2006National Taiwan University Press
77War in History1994SAGE
78International Journal1946SAGE
79International Journal of Conflict and Violence Open Access2007Uni Bielefeld
80Pacific Focus1986Wiley
81Journal of Cold War Studies1999MIT
82Korea Observer1968IKS
83Korean Journal of Defense Analysis Open Access1989KIDA
84Uluslararasi Iliskiler2004Uluslararasi Iliskiler Konseyi
85Internasjonal Politikk Open Access0NOASP
999Intelligence and National Security1986Taylor & Francis
999European Security1992Taylor & Francis
999Contemporary Security Policy1980Taylor & Francis
999Journal of Contemporary European Studies1980Taylor & Francis
999Human Rights Law Review1967Oxford University Press
999Political Science Research and Methods2013Cambridge University Press