Statistics (Political Science)

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Showing journal-level statistics from Q4 of 2021 (from 1 October to 31 December), last updated on 09 December 2021. The data are based on the journals from this list.

Most Publications

# Journal Publications
1 Marine Policy 72
2 International Affairs 39
3 Political Geography 36
4 Emerging Markets Finance and Trade 34
5 Politics and Governance 33
6 Terrorism and Political Violence 31
7 Public Administration 29
8 Social Science Quarterly 28
9 American Political Science Review 26
10 Monthly Review 25

Most Cited Journals

# Journal Citations
1 American Political Science Review 1028
2 American Journal of Political Science 1022
3 Journal of Politics 703
4 International Organization 523
5 Comparative Political Studies 442
6 Journal of European Public Policy 431
7 International Studies Quarterly 395
8 British Journal of Political Science 395
9 European Journal of Political Research 383
10 Annual Review of Political Science 367

Most Citations to Recent Papers (>= 2020)

# Journal Citations
1 Geopolitics 80
2 American Political Science Review 70
3 Journal of European Public Policy 70
4 Political Geography 68
5 Review of International Political Economy 62
6 West European Politics 60
7 British Journal of Political Science 55
8 Journal of Politics 53
9 Party Politics 52
10 American Journal of Political Science 48

Journals with the Most-Followed Twitter Accounts

# Journal Account Followers
1 Foreign Affairs @ForeignAffairs 818332
2 New Republic @newrepublic 177785
3 Nation @The_Nation 95982
4 Dissent @DissentMag 82630
5 New Left Review @NewLeftReview 62113
6 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists @BulletinAtomic 61530
7 Politica y Gobierno @PolGob 27264
8 European Journal of International Law @ejiltalk 22398
9 Monthly Review @monthly_review 21565
10 International Affairs @IAJournal_CH 19038

Largest Quarterly Growth in Twitter Followers

# Journal Account Growth Followers
1 Swiss Political Science Review @SPSR_RSSP + 35 % 402 (+ 104)
2 Journal of International Relations and Development @JIRD_jour + 27 % 1079 (+ 232)
3 Cooperation and Conflict @CoCo_journal + 26 % 403 (+ 84)
4 Journal of Human Rights @JofHumanRights + 22 % 554 (+ 100)
5 Political Theory @PoliticalTheory + 19 % 1457 (+ 228)
6 Philippine Political Science Journal @PPSJournal + 18 % 224 (+ 34)
7 American Political Science Review @apsrjournal + 18 % 9655 (+ 1465)
8 Mediterranean Politics @Medit_Politics + 17 % 1313 (+ 186)
9 Comparative Political Studies @cps_journal + 17 % 2206 (+ 314)
10 Journal of Political Ideologies @JPolIdeologies + 17 % 606 (+ 88)

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
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
Journal of Conflict Resolution # 42