Statistics (Political Science)

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Showing journal-level statistics from Q3 of 2021 (from 1 July to 30 September), last updated on 19 September 2021. The data are based on the journals from this list.

Most Publications

# Journal Publications
1 Marine Policy 109
2 Perspectives on Politics 91
3 Social Science Quarterly 70
4 International Affairs 69
5 PS: Political Science & Politics 51
6 American Political Science Review 40
7 Journal of Politics 40
8 Political Geography 38
9 World Economy 33
10 Latin American Perspectives 30

Most Cited Journals

# Journal Citations
1 American Political Science Review 1506
2 American Journal of Political Science 1439
3 Journal of Politics 1087
4 International Organization 861
5 Comparative Political Studies 696
6 Journal of European Public Policy 622
7 British Journal of Political Science 551
8 International Studies Quarterly 548
9 European Journal of Political Research 478
10 Journal of Peace Research 474

Most Citations to Recent Papers (>= 2020)

# Journal Citations
1 American Political Science Review 102
2 Journal of European Public Policy 99
3 British Journal of Political Science 80
4 Political Geography 75
5 Journal of Politics 64
6 Review of International Political Economy 61
7 Comparative Political Studies 59
8 European Journal of Political Research 56
9 Democratization 54
10 Political Science Research and Methods 53

Journals with the Most-Followed Twitter Accounts

# Journal Account Followers
1 Foreign Affairs @ForeignAffairs 811968
2 New Republic @newrepublic 177502
3 Nation @The_Nation 93415
4 Dissent @DissentMag 81750
5 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists @BulletinAtomic 61101
6 New Left Review @NewLeftReview 60131
7 Politica y Gobierno @PolGob 27213
8 European Journal of International Law @ejiltalk 21283
9 Monthly Review @monthly_review 20880
10 British Journal of Political Science @BJPolS 17011

Largest Quarterly Growth in Twitter Followers

# Journal Account Growth Followers
1 Journal of International Relations and Development @JIRD_jour + 44 % 847 (+ 259)
2 Political Communication @polcommjournal + 32 % 1118 (+ 268)
3 Pacific Review @ReviewPacific + 29 % 1055 (+ 238)
4 Democratization @democ_journal + 29 % 861 (+ 196)
5 Forum @TheForumJournal + 25 % 74 (+ 15)
6 Political Theory @PoliticalTheory + 23 % 1229 (+ 228)
7 Regulation & Governance @RegGov_journal + 23 % 1165 (+ 216)
8 German Politics @GermanPolJnl + 22 % 438 (+ 78)
9 Communist and Post-Communist Studies @cpcs_journal + 21 % 635 (+ 109)
10 Cooperation and Conflict @CoCo_journal + 19 % 319 (+ 51)

Highest Ranked Journals without Twitter Accounts

Journal Rank
Annual Review of Political Science # 2
Review of International Organizations # 5
International Journal of Press/Politics # 9
Common Market Law Review # 19
Policy and Society # 23
Public Opinion Quarterly # 24
Territory, Politics, Governance # 31
Policy and Politics # 37
International Relations of the Asia-Pacific # 38
Emerging Markets Finance and Trade # 39