Journal Lists

As a public service, these pages aggregate information regarding journals in political science and international relations (broadly defined) that public research articles, research notes, and review essays. These lists are filterable and searchable. These lists attempt to provide the information necessary to choose where to send an article, including broad areas of interest and selected passages from their Web sites that describe their mission.

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Journals Publishing Research Articles in International Relations and Political Science

To search by column, use the search by column feature in the bottom row. APZ = American Politics; ASZ = Area Studies; CPZ = Comparative Politics; CRZ = Critical; ENZ = Environmental; IDZ = Interdisciplinary; IRZ = International Relations; ITZ = Information Technology and Politics; PE = Political Economy; PMZ = Political Methodology; PPZ = Public Policy; PTZ = Political Theory; SSZ = Security Studies; TPZ = Teaching and Pedagogy
JournalSubject CodesEditorsMaximumMinimumResearch Articles Notes
Acta PoliticaASZ, CPZ, IRZ, PPZ, PTZEmilie van Haute, Universite libre de Bruxelles (ULB); Benjamin Leruth, University of Groningen8,000 wordsNone listedThis journal is one of the few truly international political science journals with a broad scope across the discipline. As the official journal of the Dutch Political Science Association (Nederlandse Kring voor de Wetenschap der Politiek) it covers such sub-areas as Dutch and comparative politics, as well as international relations, political theory, public administration and political communication.
African AffairsASZ, CPZ, IDZPeace Medie, University of Ghana, and others8,000 wordsNone listedIt is an inter-disciplinary journal, with a focus on the politics and international relations of sub-Saharan Africa. It also includes sociology, anthropology, economics, and to the extent that articles inform debates on contemporary Africa, history, literature, art, music and more.
African Studies ReviewASZ, CDZ, IDZBenjamin N. Lawrance, University of Arizona, and Cajetan Iheka, Yale University10,000 words7,000 wordsflagship scholarly journal of the African Studies Association (USA). The ASR publishes the highest quality African studies scholarship in all academic disciplines. The ASR?s rigorous interdisciplinary peer review seeks to contribute to the development of scholarly conversations of interest to the diverse audience of the Association?s membership and to the growth of African studies in North America, on the African continent, and in a global comparative context.
AlternativesCPZ, CRZ, ENZ, IDZ, IRZ, PEZ, SSZLacin Idil Oztig, Yildiz Technical University8,000 words6,000 wordsAreas covered include foreign policies, security policies, political theory, comparative politics, environmental politics, peace studies, conflict resolution, globalization and terrorism. Alternatives also aims to cover articles which explore the possibilities of new forms of political practice and identity under increasingly global conditions.
American Journal of Political ScienceAPZ, CPZ, ENZ, IRZ, PEZ, PMZ, PTZ, SSZKathleen Dolan, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee; Jennifer Lawless, University of Virginia10,000 wordsNone listedcommitted to significant advances in knowledge and understanding of citizenship, governance, and politics, and to the public value of political science research.
American Political Science ReviewAPZ, CPZ, ENZ, IRZ, PEZ, PMZ, PTZ, SSZSharon Wright Austin, University of Florida, and others12,000 wordsNone listedscholarly research of exceptional merit: problem-driven scholarship that is well conceptualized, ethically designed, and well executed, meeting the highest ethical and scholarly standards for research
American Politics ResearchAPZCostas Panagopoulos, Northeastern University45 pages25 pagespromote and disseminate high-quality research in all areas of American politics, including local, state, and national. American Politics Research will publish significant studies concerning American political behavior, political parties, public opinion, legislative behavior, courts and the legal process, executive and administrative politics, public policy, and all other topics appropriate to our understanding of American government
Asian SecurityASZ, IRZ, SSZMichael R. Chambers, Indiana State University, and othersNone listedNone listedWe welcome articles on South, Central, Southeast, and East Asia or comparative articles that draw on cases from those regions. The journal covers "traditional" issues such as interstate warfare, the regional balance of power, alliances and other multilateral security institutions, national defense policies, strategic culture, civil-military relations, nuclear proliferation, conventional arms racing, arms control, and conflict-prone areas. The journal also covers "new" security issues such as the stability of democratic transitions, globalization and its backlash, ethnic conflict, insurgency and counter insurgency, nontraditional security threats, failing states, and transnational terrorism. T
Armed Forces & SocietySSZPatricia Shields, Texas State University San Marcos8,000 wordsNone listedan interdisciplinary journal publishes articles quarterly on civil-military relations, veterans, force effectiveness and diversity, military culture, officer education and training, military institutions, ethics, unit cohesion, military families, peacemaking, privatization, public opinion, and conflict management.
Australian Journal of International AffairsASZ, CPZ, IDZ, IRZSara Davies, Griffith University; Ian Hall, Griffith University9,000 words7,000 wordsAJIA is the journal of the Australian Institute of International Affairs. publish high quality scholarly research on international political, social, economic and legal issues, especially (but not exclusively) within the Asia-Pacific region
Australian Journal of Political ScienceASZ, CPZ, IRZ, PTZAnja Gauja, Sydney University, and others8,000 wordsNone listed official journal of the Australian Political Studies Association. International in its outlook, readership and content, we publish articles of high quality at the cutting edge of the discipline
Business and PoliticsPEZVinod K. Aggarwal, University of California Berkeley12,000 wordsNone listeduse the tools of social science to analyze contemporary policy issues such as business strategy in weakly institutionalized environments, private regulation and privatization of services, and the relationship between business organizations, nongovernmental organizations, courts, and political parties. It includes articles that offer new insights on bedrock concerns of international trade, industrial policy, lobbying and public policy, regulation, non-market strategy, and firms as both targets of and catalysts for political activity. The journal also publishes selected cases and commentaries on the interaction of politics and corporate strategy.
British Journal of Political ScienceAPZ, CPZ, ENZ, IRZ, PEZ, PMZ, PTZ, SSZCristina Bodea, Michigan State University, and others10,000 words4,000 wordsThe British Journal of Political Science (BJPolS) is a broadly based journal aiming to cover developments across a wide range of countries and specialisms.
British Journal of Politics & International RelationsCPZ, IRZ, PEZ, PTZEmma-Louise Anderson, Unversity of Leeds, and others9,000 words8,000 words an international journal that publishes peer-reviewed, cutting edge scholarship across the full breadth of the fields of international relations, comparative politics, public policy, political theory, political economy, and politics
British PoliticsASZPeter Kerr, University of Birmingham, UK Steven Kettell, University of Warwick, UK9,000 wordsNone listedpromote a more holistic understanding of British politics by encouraging a closer integration between theoretical and empirical research, between historical and contemporary analyses, and by fostering a conception of British politics as a broad and multi-disciplinary field of study
Cambridge Review of International AffairsASZ, CPZ, IRZ, PEZ, PTZNiyousha Bastani, University of Cambridge and Italo Brandimarte, University of Cambridge 9,000 wordsNone listedThe Cambridge Review of International Affairs is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal of international studies, welcoming submissions from across the social sciences, including international relations, history, law, political economy, area studies, development studies and gender studies.
Canadian Journal of Political ScienceASZ, CPZ, IRZ, PTZCameron Anderson, University of Western Ontario and Mélanie Bourque, University of Quebec Ottawa10,000 wordsNone listedleading political science journal in Canada and publishes cutting-edge research in all areas of the discipline. The Journal is the primary forum for innovative research on all facets of Canadian politics and government as well as the principal outlet for Canadian political science scholarship.
The China QuarterlyASZ, CPZ, IDZTim Pringle, University of London9,000 wordsNone listedthe leading scholarly journal in its field, covering all aspects of contemporary China including Taiwan. Its interdisciplinary approach covers a range of subjects including anthropology/sociology, literature and the arts, business/economics, geography, history, international affairs, law, and politics.
Communist and Post-Communist StudiesASZ, CPZJ. Paul Goode, Carleton University10,000 words8,000 wordsinternational, peer-reviewed scholarly journal featuring comparative research on current and historical developments in the communist and post-communist world. Post-communist states and societies encompass Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, Asia, Africa, and Latin America, for which the term "post-communist" remains analytically useful as a temporal or geographical frame
Comparative European PoliticsASZ, CPZColin Hay, Sciences Po, and others8,000 wordsNone listedIt publishes substantial articles marking either core empirical developments, theoretical innovation or, preferably, both. The journal particularly encourages pieces which seek to develop the link between substantive empirical investigations and theoretical elaboration and those which transcend the artificial separation of domestic, comparative and international analysis
Comparative Political StudiesCPZDavid J. Samuels, University of Minnesota, and Benjamin W. Ansel, University of Oxford 12,000 wordsNone listedPapers should address issues of validation of evidence. This may involve the use of negative cases, counterfactuals, use of multiple methods, robustness checks, and comparisons with findings from other published research (both qualitative and quantitative). The paper should convince readers that the findings are reliable, and trustworthy.
Comparative PoliticsASZ, CPZKenneth Paul Erickson, CUNY; Irving Leonard Markovitz, CUNY12,000 words. Reduce 12,000 word limit by 500 words per full-page table/figure, and by 250 words per half-page table/figure. None listedan international journal that publishes scholarly articles devoted to the comparative analysis of political institutions and behavior.
Conflict Management and Peace ScienceIRZ, SSZScott Wolford, University of Texas11,000 words10,000 wordsInternational and civil conflict, arms races, the effect of international trade on political interactions, international mediation, war termination and the survival of peace settlements, and game theoretic approaches to conflict and cooperation.
Congress & the PresidencyAPZJeffrey Crouch, American University40 pagesNone listedn interdisciplinary journal of political science and history that features articles on Congress, the President, the interaction between the two institutions, and national policy-making. C
Contemporary Political TheoryPTZTerrell Carver, University of Bristol and Samuel A. Chambers, Johns Hopkins University10,000 wordsNone listedAuthors should strive for clarity and concision and should assume a broad, interdisciplinary audience of intelligent non-specialists. Therefore, manuscripts should explain complex concepts, clarify and introduce special terminology, and avoid gesturing allusively to broad and dense literatures that are not explicated fully in the text.
Contemporary PoliticsCPZ, IDZ, IRZ, PEZAndrew Rosser, University of Melbourne10,000 wordsNone listedan international peer-reviewed journal which examines the intersection of national and international politics. Recognising that the boundaries between domestic and international politics are inherently porous, it provides a platform for studies which problematise, cross or transcend the disciplinary divide between international relations and comparative politics.
Contemporary Security PolicyASZ, SSZHylke Dijkstra, Maastricht University12,000 wordsNone listedArticles promote new analytical approaches, iconoclastic interpretations and previously overlooked perspectives. Its pages encourage novel contributions and outlooks, not particular methodologies or policy goals. Its geographical scope is worldwide and includes security challenges in Europe, Africa, the Middle-East and Asia.
Cooperation and ConflictASZ, SSZAnnika Björkdahl, Lund University, Sweden8,000 wordsNone listedublish work that is theoretically informed, empirically rich, and methodologically rigorous, and which advances the state of the art of the discipline through theoretical, conceptual and methodological innovation. Cooperation and Conflict has a tradition to publish on Nordic and European Affairs.
Critical Review of International Social and Political PhilosophyCRZ, PTZRichard Bellamy, Hertie School, Berlin, and others10,000 words6,000 wordsexplores the normative assumptions and implications of current public policy issues and socio-political-legal processes. Areas of interest include: Democracy Multiculturalism Gender and race equality Environmental protection Restorative justice, reparations and aid Immigration Health care Welfare and social justice European Union Human rights Judicial review and the role of courts War and terrorism Globalization Social inequality
Critical Studies on SecurityCRZ, SSZJ. Marshall Beier, McMaster University8,000 words5,000 wordsan international, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the study of ?security? in and through social critique. The journal aims to publish theoretically informed scholarship, which engages with the practice and politics of security. We welcome articles from or across the range of disciplines, and from any of the critical social theoretical positions.
DemocratizationASZ, CPZ, PPZJeffrey Haynes, London Metropolitan University and Aurel Croissant, University of Heidelberg9,000 wordsNone listedThe journal aims to encourage debate on the many aspects of democratization that are of interest to policy-makers, administrators and journalists, aid and development personnel, as well as to all those involved in education.
East European PoliticsASZ, CPZAdam Fagan, King's College London; Petr Kopeck_, Leiden University10,000 wordsNone listedEast European Politics is an international refereed journal which publishes cutting-edge research covering the government, politics, and societies of the post-communist space. In geographical terms, EEP covers the entire post-communist region, including East Central and South Eastern Europe, Russia and all the other countries of the former Soviet Union.
Electoral StudiesAPZ, CPZ, PPZOliver Heath, Royal Holloway University of London, and Kaat Smets, Royal Holloway University of London 10,000 words8,000 words an international journal dedicated to the study of elections and voting in different parts of the world...topics such as turnout, voting behaviour, campaigns, political parties and electoral systems, amongst many others
Energy PolicyENZ, PPZStephen D. Thomas, University of Greenwich8,000 words4,500 wordsglobal, regional, national, or even local topics that are of wider policy significance, and of interest to international agencies, governments, public and private sector entities, local communities and non-governmental organisations. Within this broad spectrum, topics of particular interest include energy and environmental regulation, energy supply security, the quality and efficiency of energy services, the effectiveness of market-based approaches and/or governmental interventions, technological innovation and diffusion, and voluntary initiatives where the broader policy implications can be recognised.
Energy Research and Social ScienceENZ, IDZ, PPZBenjamin K. Sovacool, University of Sussex10,000 words6,000 wordsthe intersection of energy technologies, fuels, and resources on one side; and social processes and influences - including communities of energy users, people affected by energy production, social institutions, customs, traditions, behaviors, and policies - on the other. Put another way, ERSS investigates the social system surrounding energy technology and hardware.
Environmental PoliticsENZ, PPZJohn M. Meyer, Humboldt State University8,000 wordsNone listedEnvironmental Politics is open to the use of a variety of methods and theoretical approaches to studying environmental politics, and welcomes submissions on the politics of global, national, and local scales of action and meaning, as well as international environmental issues in all parts of the world. All submissions should make clear the implications of their findings for environmental politics more broadly.
Ethics & International AffairsIDZ, IRZ, PTZJoel H. Rosenthal, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs8,000 words7,000 wordsArticles should be written in clear, jargon-free English with adequate but not excessive documentation. We aim to be accessible to a variety of readers: scholars from diverse disciplines, policy-makers, and journalists, among others.
European Journal of International RelationsIRZ, PEZ, SSZOliver Kessler, University of Erfurt12,000 words8,000 wordsglobal community of International Relations scholars that make a substantive contribution to the development of theory and/or theoretically-informed empirical analysis across the field of international relations.
European Journal of International SecurityENZ, IRZ, SSZEdward Newman, University of Leeds, and others12,000 wrods9,000 wordscovers all areas of international security, including: conflict and peacebuilding; strategy and warfare; environmental, health and food security; energy, ecological and climate security; human, gender and everyday security; technology and security; and security governance. The journal is particularly concerned to make connections and build bridges, both between different disciplinary and theoretical perspectives, but also across regional boundaries. E
European Journal of Political TheoryPTZRobin Douglass, King's College London; Enzo Rossi, University of Amsterdam11,000 words8,000 wordsanalytic political philosophy, political theory, comparative political thought, and the history of ideas of any tradition. Work that challenges orthodoxies and disrupts entrenched debates is particularly encouraged.
European Journal of Political ResearchASZ, CPZIsabelle Engeli, University of Exeter, and others10,000 wordsNone listedoriginal and substantial contributions to the study of comparative European politics.
European Political Science ReviewCPZ, IRZ, PTZMarina Costa Lobo, University of Lisbon; Matt Qvortrup, Coventry University 10,000 wordsNone listedEPSR welcomes empirical papers based on either qualitative or quantitative methodologies. These papers should be placed in the context of larger (theoretical) debates in the discipline. EPSR also welcomes conceptual and theoretical papers as well as contributions from the field of normative political theory.
European Union PoliticsASZ, CPZ, IRZ, PTZGerald Schneider, University of Konstanz, Germany9,000 words4,000 wordsEUP publishes research articles from all sub-fields of contemporary political science, including international relations, comparative politics, public administration, public policy and political theory. The journal particularly welcomes articles that offer a new theoretical argument, analyze original data in a novel fashion or present an innovative methodological approach
Foreign Policy AnalysisIRZ, PEZ, SSZBrian Lai, University of Iowa, USA and Lisbeth Aggestam, University of Gothenburg, Sweden11,000 wordsNone listedWe intend to publish papers explicitly motivated by foreign policy theories, by particular cases of foreign policy processes or outcomes, as well as more general approaches to understanding and explaining foreign policy processes or outcomes.
Global Environmental PoliticsENZ, IDZSteven Bernstein, University of Toronto, and others8,000 wordsNone listedWhile articles must focus on political and policy issues, authors and readers will presumably have a range of disciplinary backgrounds, including political science, international relations, sociology, history, human geography, public policy, science and technology studies, environmental ethics, law, economics, and environmental science
Global Governance"ENZ, IRZ, SSZAlanna Lyon, University of New Hampshire, and others8,000 wordsNone listed showcases the expertise of leading scholars and practitioners concerned with the processes of international cooperation and multilateralism. The result is a provocative exploration of the most pressing transnational challenges of our time?issues of peace and security, development, human rights, the environment, and health among them?presenting groundbreaking research, opinion pieces, and book reviews. published in association with the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS).
Global Studies QuarterlyCPZ, ENZ, IDZ, IRZ, IT, PEZ, SSZBrent J. Steele, University of Utah; Jelena Subotic, Georgia State University10,000 wordsNone listedThese submissions address important global issues relevant to a general international-studies audience.
GlobalizationsCPZ, CRZ, IDZ, IRZBarry Gills, University of Helsinki8,000 wordsNone listedmultidisciplinary research and looks to publish contributions from all regions of the world.
GovernanceCPZ, IDZ, PPZPaolo Graziano, University of Padova and Adam Sheingate, Johns Hopkins University 9,000 wordsNone listedGovernance is an international journal devoted to the study of executive politics, public policy, administration, and the organization of the state. Papers that adopt a comparative perspective are of particular interest.
Government and OppositionASZ, CPZLaura Cram, University of Edinburgh, and Erik Jones, European Union Institute10,000 words (usually 8,000)None listedone of the world's leading global comparative politics journals. This means that we publish papers dealing with any part of the world, and on any theme, to do with comparative politics, liberally defined. We accept papers that cover a single case, so long as they are positioned within the comparative politics literature and seek to advance comparative political analysis. We also publish substantial review articles, many of which are commissioned, and some of which are the result of proposals made to our review editor. We are tied to no substantive position, nor to any methodological orthodoxy beyond the fundamental principle of intellectual rigour.
Human Rights QuarterlyCPZ, IDZ, IRZ, PPZBert B. Lockwood, University of Cincinnati10,000 words5,000 wordsup-to-date information on important developments within the United Nations and regional human rights organizations, both governmental and non-governmental
Information, Communication & SocietyIDZ, ITZBrian D. Loader, University of York8,000 wordsNone listedDrawing together the most current work upon the social, economic, and cultural impact of the emerging properties of the new information and communications technologies, this journal positions itself at the centre of contemporary debates about the information age. Information, Communication & Society (iCS) transcends cultural and geographical boundaries as it explores a diverse range of issues relating to the development and application of information and communications technologies (ICTs), asking such questions as: What are the new and evolving forms of social software? What direction will these forms take? ICTs facilitating globalization and how might this affect conceptions of local identity, ethnic differences, and regional sub-cultures? Are ICTs leading to an age of electronic surveillance and social control? What are the implications for policing criminal activity, citizen privacy and public expression? How are ICTs affecting daily life and social structures such as the family, work and organization, commerce and business, education, health care, and leisure activities? To what extent do the virtual worlds constructed using ICTs impact on the construction of objects, spaces, and entities in the material world?
International AffairsCPZ, IRZ, PPZ, SSZAndrew Dorman, Chatham House9,000 words7,000 wordsAuthors are asked to write clearly and economically and to avoid academic or technical jargon as International Affairs spans a wide range of fields and is also aimed at practitioners.
International Feminist Journal of PoliticsCRZShine Choi, Massey University, and others9,000 words5,000 wordsWe understand IFJP readers to be interested in many things, including (but not limited to) the link between the local and global; the experiences of activisms that are embedded in the grassroots; the theoretical insights made possible by this work; and a whole range of methodologies and data.
International InteractionsIRZ, PEZ, SSZJeffrey Pickering, Editor-in-Chief - Kansas State University, USA11,000 words10,000 wordsInternational Interactions accepts the following types of submissions: articles that make theoretical and empirical advances in the scientific study of conflict and political economy. Articles concerned primarily with reviewing literature or making normative policy prescriptions will not be considered
International Journal of Press/PoliticsIDZCristian Vaccari, Loughborough University8,000 words6,000 words interested in theoretical and empirical research on the linkages between the news media and political processes and actors. Special attention is given to the following subjects: the press and political institutions (e.g. the state, government, political parties, social movements, unions, interest groups, business), the politics of media coverage of social and cultural issues (e.g. race, language, health, environment, gender, nationhood, migration, labor), the dynamics and effects of political communication (e.g. election campaigning, advocacy, grassroots mobilization, political advertising, lobbying), politics and media systems, and the relation between politics and journalistic practice. The Journal encourages comparative, cross-national research from various theoretical and methodological approaches across the social sciences
International Journal of Public Opinion ResearchAPZ, CPZ, IRZ, PMZPorismita Borah, Washington State University9,000 wordsNone listedThe International Journal of Public Opinion Research welcomes full articles and research notes that describe studies of public opinion that contribute to theory development and testing about political, social and current issues, particularly those that involve comparative analysis; the role of public opinion polls in political decision making, the development of public policies, electoral behavior, and mass communications; evaluations of and improvements in the methodology of public opinion surveys.
International NegotiationIRZBertram I. Spector, Center for Negotiation Analyses12,000 wordsNone listedexamines negotiation from many perspectives, to explore its theoretical foundations and to promote its practical application. It addresses the processes of negotiation relating to political, security, environmental, ethnic, economic, business, legal, scientific and cultural issues and conflicts among nations, international and regional organisations, and multinational corporations and other non-state parties.
International OrganizationCPZ, IRZ, PEZ, SSZBrett Ashley Leeds, Rice University; Layna Mosley, Princeton University14,000 wordsNone listedbest and most innovative scholarly manuscripts on international relations
International PeacekeepingIDZ, IRZ, PPZ, SSZNina Wilson, Lund University10,000 words9,000 words debates about peacebuilding and monitoring of agreements, humanitarian intervention and the responsibility to protect, preventive deployments, sanctions, international policing, protection of aid in internal disputes, and the relationship between peacekeepers, state authorities, rival factions, civilians and non-governmental organizations. The journal promotes debate on these issues in the fields of international relations, military studies, peace and conflict studies, international law, feminist studies and development studies.
International Political Science ReviewASZ, CPZ, IRZ, PTZTheresa Reidy, University College Cork, and Daniel Stockemer, University of Ottawa8,000 wordsNone listedjournal of the International Political Science Association. It is committed to publishing peer-reviewed articles that make a significant contribution to international political science. It seeks to meet the needs of political scientists throughout the world who are interested in studying political phenomena in the context of global interdependence and change. We welcome articles reporting research on substantive topics, concepts, and/or methodologies in all fields of political science. It is expected that authors will establish the significance of their research question, locate it within the relevant literature, and clearly set out the research design through which they intend addressing the question. Single-country case studies should analyze the theoretical and comparative implications of the case.
International PoliticsCRZ, IRZMichael J. Williams, New York University; Costanza Musu, University of Ottawa7,500 wordsNone listed leading peer reviewed journal dedicated to transnational issues and global problems. It subscribes to no political or methodological identity, and welcomes any appropriate contributions designed to communicate findings and enhance dialogue. Taking as its point of departure the simple but essential notion that no one approach has all the answers, it aims to provide a global forum for a rapidly expanding community of scholars from across the range of academic disciplines.
International Political SociologyCRZ, ENZ, IDZ, IRZDebbie Lisle, Queen's University Belfast10,000 words8,000 wordsparticularly interested in receiving papers on new developments in postcolonial and decolonial approaches, questions of transversal citizenship, innovative analyses of gender relations, the international re-politicisation of inequality, new debates on the Anthropocene, innovative approaches to critical thinking and methods, re-imaginations of security, and critical engagements with practice theory.
International RelationsIRZWilliam Bain, National University of Singapore, Singapore and Milja Kurki, Aberystwyth University, UK12,000 words8,000 wordsInternational Relations welcomes articles from all perspectives and on all subjects pertaining to international relations, including law, economics, ethics, strategy, philosophy, culture, and the environment, in addition to more mainstream conceptual work and policy analysis.
International Relations of the Asia-PacificASZ, CPZ, IDZ, IRZ, PEZ, SSZMotoshi Suzuki, Kyoto University10,000 words6,000 wordsthe relations between the countries within the Asia-Pacific region; the relations between the Asia-Pacific and the rest of the world; and general issues and theories of international relations that have a bearing on one or more countries of the Asia-Pacific. The journal is open to all methodological approaches and schools of thought
International SecuritySSZSebastian Rosato, University of Notre Dame15,000 words10,000 wordsWe define “security” broadly to include issues related to the causes, conduct, and consequences of wars.
International Studies PerspectivesIRZ, TPZJames M. Scott, Texas Christian University 10,000 wordsNone listedManuscripts of original research (maximum of 10,000 words, inclusive of all text, notes, tables/figures, references, and appendices) that lack a primary emphasis on pedagogy, policy analysis, and/or practice related to international studies are not suitable for ISP and should not be submitted for review.
International Studies QuarterlyCPZ, IRZ, PEZ, SSZBrandon C. Prins, University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Krista E. Wiegand, University of Tennessee, Knoxville12,000 wordsNone listedIt seeks to publish leading scholarship that engages with significant theoretical, empirical, and normative subjects in international studies.
International Studies ReviewIRZAmanda Murdie, University of Georgia15,000 wordsNone listedhelp (a) scholars engage in the kind of dialogue and debate that will shape the field of international studies in the future; (b) graduate and undergraduate students understand major issues in international studies and identify promising opportunities for research; and (c) educators keep up with new ideas and research.
International TheoryIRZ, PTZToni Erskine, Australia National University, and others 12,000 words None ListedInternational Theory invites authors to submit original theoretically oriented articles on the positive, legal, and/or normative aspects of world politics.
Japanese Journal of Political ScienceASZ, CPZChristina Davis, Harvard University; Junko Kato, University of Tokyo12,000 words8,000 wordsoriginal theoretical and empirically tested political science research. Manuscripts across the full range of sub-fields and research methodologies are welcome for consideration. We are open to single country or comparative studies, and particularly encourage those manuscripts that draw on interdisciplinary approaches to political science questions.
JCMS: Journal of Common Market StudiesASZ, CPZToni Haastrup, University of Stirling and Richard G Whitman, University of Kent8,500 words6,000 wordsJCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies is a leading multidisciplinary journal that publishes high quality and accessible articles advancing debates in European and comparative regionalism studies. JCMS seeks to reach beyond the traditional grounding of the field, which focuses on the politics European Integration.
Journal of Conflict ResolutionCPZ, IRZ, SSZPaul Huth, University of Maryland11,000 words8,000 wordsFocuses especially on international conflict, but its pages are open to a variety of contributions about intergroup conflict, as well as between nations, that may help in understanding problems of war and peace.
Journal of Contemporary ChinaASZ, IDZ, IRZSuisheng Zhao, University of Denver10,000 words8,000 wordsthe only English language journal edited in North America that provides exclusive information about contemporary Chinese affairs for scholars, business people and government policy-makers.
Journal of CybersecurityITZTyler Moore, University of Tulsa; David Pym, University College London15,000 wordsNone listedbroadly constructed and interpreted, aspects of cybersecurity:anthropological and cultural studies; computer science and security; security and crime science; cryptography and associated topics; security economics; human factors and psychology; legal aspects of information security; political and policy perspectives; strategy and international relations; and privacy.
Journal of Eastern African StudiesASZ, CPZ, IDZEmma Hunter, University of Edinburgh, and others10,000 wordsNone listedfoster inter-disciplinary analysis, strong comparative perspectives, and research employing the most significant theoretical or methodological approaches for the region. The region includes Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Burundi, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, Malawi, Comoros, Mauritius, Seychelles, Reunion, Madagascar, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Editors also welcome submissions on transnational topics that are meaningfully connected to this region.
Journal of Experimental Political ScienceAPZ, CPZ, IRZ, PMZ, SSZKevin Arceneaux, Sciences-Po4,000 wordsNone listedfeatures cutting-edge research that utilizes experimental methods or experimental reasoning based on naturally occurring data. We define experimental methods broadly: research featuring random (or quasi-random) assignment of subjects to different treatments in an effort to isolate causal relationships between variables of interest. JEPS embraces all of the different types of experiments carried out as part of political science research, including survey experiments, laboratory experiments, field experiments, lab experiments in the field, natural and neurological experiments.
Journal of Historical Political EconomyIDZ, PEZJeffrey A. Jenkins, University of Southern California35 pagesNone listed cutting edge work in political economy (or how political institutions, the political environment, and the economic system interact and influence each other) from an historical perspective. The journal will serve a latent community that exists mostly in the Political Science and Economics communities. In recent years, a larger and larger group of political scientists have been doing quantitative-historical work that involves political economy.
Journal of Information Technology & PoliticsCPZ, IRZ, ITZ, PPZLauren Copelan, Baldwin Wallace University, and others9,000 wordsNone ListedOriginal theory-driven research papers and review essays that focus on information technology and political processes
articles that combine theory and practice to feature a specific focus on policy issues at the local, state/provincial, national, and global levels, with analysis to benefit academics and practitioners
articles that focus on pedagogical issues related to the use of information technology for teaching in political science and related disciplines
Journal of International Relations and DevelopmentCPZ, CRZ, PEZXymena Kurowska, Central European University, and Saskia Stachowitsch, Central European University 12,000 wordsNone listedpublishes articles on contemporary world politics and the global political economy from a variety of methodologies and approaches.
Journal of Modern African StudiesASZ, CPZ, IDZEbenezer Obadare, Council on Foreign Relations, and Ian Taylor, University of St Andrews10,000 wordsPapers derived from fieldwork in Africa are particularly welcome. Its main emphasis is on current issues in African politics, economies, societies, and international relations, seeking to benefit from the work of specialists in different academic disciplines, and of those who are currently engaged in the affairs of the continent.
Journal of Peace ResearchIRZ, SSZScott Gates, University of Oslo & PRIO, Norway 10,000 wordsNone listedstrives for a global focus on conflict and peacemaking; focuses on the causes of violence and conflict resolution
Journal of Political Institutions and Political EconomyIDZ, PEZJeffrey A. Jenkins, University of Southern California35 pagesNone listedConcentrations in political institutions include: (1) studies of particular institutions, like legislatures, executives, judiciaries, interest groups, parties, and bureaucracies; (2) cross-institutional studies, which examine how multiple institutions interact; and (3) studies of system-level institutions and their effects, like constitutionalism, federalism, presidentialism, and parliamentarism. Concentrations in political economy include: (1) comparative political economy, which focuses on the role of governmental institutions and/or power relationships in resource allocation for each type of economic system, (2) international political economy, which analyzes the economic impact of international relations and legal regimes, and (3) formal models of political processes, wherein voters, representatives, and bureaucrats are assumed to behave in rational (self-interested) ways.
Journal of Political PhilosophyCRZ, PTZRobert E. Goodin, Australian National University 10,000 words5,000 wordsThe journal encourages new approaches, including (but not limited to): feminism; environmentalism; critical theory, post-modernism and analytical Marxism; social and public choice theory; law and economics, critical legal studies and critical race studies; and game theoretic, socio-biological and anthropological approaches to politics. It also welcomes work in the history of political thought which builds to a larger philosophical point and work in the philosophy of the social sciences and applied ethics with broader political implications.
Journal of Political Science EducationTPZVictor Asal, University of Albany8,000 words3,000 wordsinvites submissions that span a broad scope of issues in political science education, including teaching-related issues and topics, methods and techniques, learning/teaching activities and devices, including technology-related tools, educational assessment in political science, reviews of textbooks and other related sources, and curriculum development.
Journal of PoliticsAPZ, CPZ, ENZ, IRZ, PEZ, PMZ, PTZ, SSZVera Troeger, Universität Hamburg35 pagesNone listedleading general-interest journal of political science; all subfields of political science including American politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and political methodology
Journal of Race Ethnicity and PoliticsAPZ, CRZ, CPZ, IRZ, PTZAlexandra Filindra, University of Illinois at Chicago9,000 wordsNone listedhighlights critical and timely research into the multiple junctures between politics and issues of race, ethnicity, immigration, and indigeneity, as well as their intersections with other axes of identity and marginalization. The journal publishes work that broadly focuses on racial and ethnic politics, from scholars across all subfields of political science and allied disciplines.
Journal of Strategic StudiesSSZJoseph A. Maiolo, King’s College, , and Thomas G. Mahnken, Johns Hopkins University10,000 words7,000 wordsThe editors welcome articles that challenge our historical understanding of humanity’s efforts to achieve political ends through the application of military and diplomatic means; articles on contemporary security and theoretical controversies of enduring value; and of course articles that explicitly combine the historical and theoretical approaches to the study of modern warfare, defence policy and modern strategy.
Journal of Theoretical PoliticsPMZTorun Dewan, London School of Economics; John Patty, Emory UniversityNone listedNone listed the major journal for publication of work concerned with the development of theory in the study of political processes. There is no absolute limit on length, but 7000 words, including footnotes and references, is a useful target.
Journal of Women Politics & PolicyAPZ, CPZ, PPZHeidi Hartmann, Institute for Women's Policy Research and American University, and others10,560 wordsNone listedwomen's political participation, civic engagement, and the development of public policies that affect women and their families
Latin American PerspectivesASZ, CPZ, CRZ, IDZ, PEZRonald H. Chilcote, University of California Riverside8,000 wordsNone listeda theoretical and scholarly journal for discussion and debate on the political economy of capitalism, imperialism, and socialism in the Americas. The journal's objective is to encourage class analysis of sociocultural realities and political strategies to transform Latin American sociopolitical structures. The journal makes a conscious effort to publish a diversity of political viewpoints, both Marxist and non-Marxist perspectives, that have influenced progressive debates in Latin America.
Latin American Politics and SocietyASZ, CPZ, PEZAlfred P. Montero, Carleton College10,000 wordsNone listeddedicated to challenging prevailing orthodoxies and promoting innovative theoretical and methodological perspectives on the states, societies, economies, and international relations of the Americas in a globalizing world. original research dealing with contemporary Latin American politics, economics, sociology, and U.S.-Latin American relations.
Latin American Research ReviewASZ, IDZ, IRZCarmen Martinez Novo, University of Florida10,000 wordsNone listedpublishes original research and review essays on Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latina/Latino studies. LARR covers the social sciences and the humanities, including the fields of anthropology, economics, history, literature and cultural studies, political science, and sociology. the academic journal of the Latin American Studies Association
Legislative Studies QuarterlyAPZ, CPZBrian F. Crisp, Washington University at St. Louis10,000 wordsNone listeddisseminate scholarly work on parliaments and legislatures, their relations to other political institutions, their functions in the political system, and the activities of their members both within the institution and outside.
Mediterranean PoliticsASZ, CPZ, IDZFrederic Volpi, University of Edinburgh; Matt Buehler, University of Tennessee9,000 words8,000 wordsMediterranean Politics is a refereed journal which brings together research on the contemporary politics and international relations of the Mediterranean and the regions surrrounding it. The Mediterranean is understood not only as those countries whose borders are partially or wholly defined by the sea itself, but as a space that spans the continents of Europe, Africa and Asia. Thus, the journal seeks to act as a bridge between the relevant regional studies communities, and our coverage is inclusive of countries and populations in the broader European, African (North Africa and the Sahel), Middle Eastern (the Mashreq and the Gulf) and West Asian regions. Moreover we welcome contributions that examine the linkages between the Mediterranean area and the wider world.
MillenniumCRZ, IDZ, IRZShruti Balaji, London School of Economics12,000 words9,000 words Interdisciplinary and wide ranging in scope, the journal provides a forum for discussion on the latest developments in the theory of international relations, welcoming innovative and critical approaches. It particularly encourages contributions from research students and young academics, but is also open to submissions from established scholars.
Nationalities PapersASZ, CPZ, IDZHarris Mylonas, George Washington UniversityNone listedNone listed the place to turn for cutting edge multidisciplinary work on nationalism, migration, diasporas, and ethnic conflict. We publish high-quality peer-reviewed articles from historians, political scientists, sociologists, anthropologists, and scholars from other fields. Our traditional geographical emphasis has been on Central and Eastern Europe and Eurasia, but we now publish research from around the globe. As the journal of the Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN), our mission is to bring together scholars worldwide working on nationalism and ethnicity and to feature the best theoretical, empirical, and analytical work in the field.
New Political EconomyCRZ, PEZColin Hay, Sciences Po and University of Sheffield8,000 wordsNone listedIt seeks to represent the terrain of political economy scholarship across different disciplines, emphasising original and innovative work which explores new approaches and methodologies, and addresses core debates and issues of historical and contemporary relevance. These include: Domestic, comparative and global political economy
Space, resources and environment
Justice, inequality and development Global markets, institutions and regulation
Parliamentary AffairsASZ, CPZAlistair Clark, Newcastle University, and Louise Thompson, University of Manchester7,000 wordsNone listeda leading, peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of representation and politics connected to the institution of parliament. The journal is published in partnership with the Hansard Society, created to promote parliamentary democracy throughout the world.
Party PoliticsAPZ, CPZPaul Webb, University of Sussex8,000 wordsNone listedJustice, inequality and development
PeacebuildingIDZ, SSZOliver P. Richmond, University of Manchester; Roger Mac Ginty, Durham UniversityNone listedNone listedpeer-reviewed international, comparative, multidisciplinary journal open to articles on making peace in contemporary and historical cases of conflict-affected societies. It aims to provide in-depth analyses of the ideologies, philosophies, interests, and policies that underpin programmes and initiatives designed to build peace, security, and order, and to connect with debates being held by policymakers, civil society, scholars and students. Our interest spans, but is not confined to, critical interrogations of international and local, formal and informal, peace processes, peacebuilding, mediation, peacekeeping and peace-enforcement, development, and statebuilding.
Perspectives on PoliticsAPZ, CPZ, IRZ, PTZMichael Bernhard, University of Florida12,000 wordsNone listedContributions to the “Articles” section generally follow the traditional conventions for academic journal articles. Perspectives articles are typically works of original research or creative syntheses of such works. Drawing on authors’ scholarly expertise, they engage theoretical literatures in order to address important political issues or phenomena. In keeping with the journal’s distinctive mission, these articles ought to be well-written and addressed to a broad readership of political scientists, social scientists more generally, civic leaders, and policymakers. There is no one-sizefits-all model for Perspectives articles, but articles should represent high-end research that is broader and more integrative than the research published by more specialized disciplinary and sub-disciplinary journals.
Philosophy and Public AffairsPTZAnna Stilz, Princeton University12,000 wordsNone listedwelcomes philosophical discussion of substantive legal, social, and political problems, as well as discussions of the more abstract questions to which they give rise. In addition, it aims to publish studies of the moral and intellectual history of such problems.
Policy and InternetIDZ, ITZ, PPZJonathon Hutchinson, University of Sydney, Australia8,000 words6,000 wordsPolicy & Internet welcomes papers that present genuinely new approaches to a policy question or problem relating to the Internet and related information and communication technologies. Policy & Internet is an international multidisciplinary journal in a new and fragmented field: our potential audience is therefore very wide.
Policy and PoliticsCPZ, PPZOliver Berglund, University of Bristol, and others8,000 wordsNone listedprovides the primary outlet for scholars and reflexive practitioners to engage with the most pressing governance challenges inhibiting the continued advancement in the study of public policy and its practice. These challenges span the globe and link communities in a common struggle to realise and sustain human dignity and quality of life for all. Moreover, they entail questions about: the impact on governance of political inequality and economic inequality
Political AnalysisPMZJeff Gill, American University7,250 words6,500 wordsoriginal and significant advances in the general area of political methodology, including both quantitative and qualitative methodological approaches.
Political BehaviorAPZ, CPZGeoffrey Layman, University of Notre Dame and Benjamin Radcliff, University of Notre Dame9,000 wordsNone listedOriginal research in the general fields of political behavior, institutions, processes, and policies. Approaches include economic (preference structuring, bargaining), psychological (attitude formation and change, motivations, perceptions), sociological (roles, group, class), or political (decision making, coalitions, influence). Articles focus on the political behavior (conventional or unconventional) of the individual person or small group (microanalysis), or of large organizations that participate in the political process such as parties, interest groups, political action committees, governmental agencies, and mass media (macroanalysis).
Political CommunicationAPZ, CPZRegina Lawrence, University of Oregon30 pagesNone listedcutting-edge theory-driven empirical research at the intersection of politics and communication.
Political GeographyCRZ, IDZ, IRZKevin Grove, Florida Interntaional University11,000 wordsNone listed flagship journal of political geography and advances knowledge in all aspects of the geographical and spatial dimensions of politics and the political. The journal brings together leading contributions in the field and promotes interdisciplinary debates in international relations, political science, and other related fields. While we welcome articles with an empirical focus or that center on policy implications, all research published in the journal is expected to engage with and advance the subdiscipline's conceptual, methodological, and theoretical literature.
Political PsychologyAPZ, CPZ Orla Muldoon, University of Limerick, Ireland and James Liu, Massey University, New Zealand9,000 wordsNone listedArticles must focus on the relationship(s) between psychological and political processes, and authors should clearly articulate the political psychological dimensions of the concepts, variables, and theories used in their work.
Political Research QuarterlyAPZ, CPZ, ENZ, IRZ, PEZ, PMZ, PTZ, SSZSeth C. McKee Oklahoma State University, and others10,000 wordsNone listedcovers the breadth of methodological approaches, theoretical perspectives, and substantive topics in the study of politics. Primary fields of research include the following: American Politics, Comparative Politics, Gender, race, SS, and Identity, International Relations, Methodology, Political Theory
Public Administration, Public Law, and Public Policy.
Political Science QuarterlyAPZ, CPZ, IRZRobert Y. Shapiro, Columbia University40 PagesNone listedarticles on both domestic and international politics
Political Science Research and MethodsAPZ, CPZ, ENZ, IT, IRZ, PEZ, PMZPaul Kellstedt, Texas A&M University9,000 wordsNone listedgeneral political science journal dedicated to publishing original scholarly work of the highest quality from all subfields of political science.
Political StudiesAPZ, CPZ, ENZ, IT, IRZ, PEZ, PMZ, PTZAndrew Hindmoor, University of Sheffield, and others.10,000 words7,000 wordsPolitical Studies publishes rigorous and original work in all fields of political and international relations.
Political Studies ReviewAPZ, CPZ, CRZ, ENZ, IRZ, PEZ, PMZ, PPZ, SSZJustin Fisher, Brunel University London8,000 wordsNone listedaims to be more eclectic in terms of content, style and subject matter to maximise public reach.
Political TheoryPTZJoshua F. Dienstag, University of California, Los Angeles, Elisabeth Ellis, University of Otago, NZ, Davide Panagia University of California, Los Angeles9,000 wordsNone listedEssays in contemporary or historical political thought, normative and cultural theory, history of ideas, and assessments of current work are welcome.
PoliticsAPZ, CPZ, ENZ, IRZ, PEZ, PMZ, PTZ, SSZ, TPZElizabeth Evans, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK and others.8,000 Words7,000 WordsThe editors invite original articles in any area of politics and international studies -- including research in learning and teaching.
Politics & GenderAPZ, CPZ, CRZ, IDZ, IRZ, PTZSusan Franceschet, University of Calgary and Christina Wolbrecht, University of Notre Dame12,000 wordsNone listedgenda-setting journal that publishes the highest quality scholarship on gender and politics and on women and politics; full range of questions, issues, and approaches on gender and women across the major subfields of political science, including comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and U.S. politics
Politics and PolicyASZ, CPZ, IDZ, IRZ PPZDavid Mena Aleman, Universidad IberoamericanaNone listedNone listedpeer-reviewed journal of rigorous original research of an international, comparative nature as it applies to public policy and its political implications. It seeks to bring together contemporary politics and policy research from a variety of disciplines and international perspectives.
Politics & SocietyAPZ, CPZ, CRZ, ENZ, IRZ, PEZ, PMZ, PTZ, SSZPaul Dudenhefer, Duke University12,000 wordsNone listedan alternative, critical voice of the social sciences, Politics & Society publishes original analyses of politics, its social roots, and its consequences.
Politics and ReligionAPZ, CPZ, IDZ, IRZ, PTZAndrew Lewis University of Cincinnati, USA, and Sultan Tepe University of Illinois at Chicago, USA9,000 wordsNone listedThe scope of published work is intentionally broad and we invite innovative work from all methodological approaches in the major subfields of political science, including international relations, American politics, comparative politics, and political theory, that seeks to improve our understanding of religion’s role in some aspect of world politics.
Politics, Groups, and IdentitiesAPZ, CPZ, CRZ, IRZNadia E. Brown, Georgetown University, USA8,750 wordsNone listed presents the best scholarship on social groups, exploring the politics of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, class and other dimensions of identity and structural disadvantage. The journal publishes work across all subfields of political science,
Politics, Philosophy, and EconomicsIDZ, PEZ, PTZThomas Christiano, University of Arizona, and othersNone listedNone listedaims to bring moral, economic and political theory to bear on the analysis, justification and criticism of political and economic institutions and public policies. a distinctive forum for discussions and debates among political scientists, philosophers, and economists on such matters as constitutional design, property rights, distributive justice, the welfare state, egalitarianism, the morals of the market, democratic socialism, population ethics, and the evolution of norms. Of special interest are essays that are widely accessible. Scholars using more specialized techniques (of social choice theory, for example, or of game theory) are encouraged (and given space) to make their arguments and results more accessible to a broader audience
Post-Soviet AffairsASZ, CPZ, IRZTimothy Frye, Columbia University10,000 words6,000 wordsPost-Soviet Affairs is devoted to the study of the polities, economies, societies, and foreign relations of Russia and other republics of the former USSR. Its primary focus is on the tension between impulses of reform, liberalization, and modernization in the region and legacies of corruption, suppression of civil liberties, and other manifestations of the Soviet (and pre-Soviet) past.
Presidential Studies QuarterlyAPZGeorge C. Edwards III, Texas A&M University50 pagesNone listedWe welcome submissions on all aspects of the presidency, including those written from a comparative perspective. PSQ invites papers employing diverse theoretical and methodological approaches, including both quantitative and qualitative work.
Problems of Post-CommunismASZ, CPZ, IDZDmitry Gorenburg, Harvard University10,000 words8,000 words Emphasis is placed on timely research covering current economic, political, security, and international developments and trends in Russia and China, Central Europe and Central Asia, Latin America, and Southeast Asia.
Political Research ExchangeAPZ, CPZ, CRZ, IDZ, IRZAlexandra Segerberg, Uppsala University; Simona Guerra, University of Surrey12,000 words8,000 wordsa dynamic platform to advance research, innovation and debate across the breadth of political science. It welcomes significant theoretical, methodological, and empirical contributions from all fields, including comparative politics, international politics / international relations, political communication, political sociology, political thought, public administration, and interdisciplinary work with a predominantly political dimension.
PS: Political Science & PoliticsAPZ, CPZ, ENZ, IRZ, PEZ, PMZ, PTZ, SSZPhillip Ardoin, Appalachian State University and Paul Gronke, Reed College4,000 wordsNone listedPolitics articles have original research content and should be targeted to a broad audience of political scientists and general readers. Articles in "The Profession" section include research articles on the political science profession and higher education; research and commentary on graduate and undergraduate training; articles on political and social science research; and reflective essays on mentoring. Articles in “The Teacher” section include research on teaching and pedagogy within the field of political science. Articles in this section must include not just an interesting idea or innovation in teaching, but also a systematic assessment of the learning objectives, or a detailed description of the teaching resources, materials, and methods for implementing the innovation.
PolityAPZ, CRZ, IDZ, PTZAlyson Cole, Queens College and Graduate Center, CUNY, and others10,000 wordsNone listedscholarship that reaches beyond the already porous boundaries of discipline, incorporating more content engaging gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, and class, and including more articles that push the conventional boundaries of political science by, for example, employing innovative methods and critical theoretical perspectives.
Public Opinion QuarterlyAPZ, PMZAllyson L. Holbrook, University of Illinois Chicago, and others6,500 wordsNone listedinnovative work in public opinion research and survey methodology. Data collection, data analysis, research ethics, the description and explanation of public opinion and civic behavior, the description and explanation of political and civic behavior, and the description and explanation of political, civic, health and consumer communication.
PubliusCPZ, PTZJohn Dinan, Wake Forest University10,000 wordsNone listedthe latest research from around the world on the theory and practice of federalism; federal system dynamics; intergovernmental relations and administration; regional, state, and provincial governance; local government; and international and comparative federalism.
Quarterly Journal of Political ScienceAPZ, CPZ, ENZ, IRZ, PEZ, PMZ, SSZScott Ashworth, University of Chicago and Joshua D. Clinton, Vanderbilt UniversityNone listedNone listedThe substantive content of the journal will be broad and eclectic, including cutting-edge research on any aspect of private, local, national, comparative, or international politics. The methodological approach will be analytical, focusing on positive political theories, empirical tests of those theories, and the measurement of causal relationships.
Research & PoliticsAPZ, CPZ, ENZ, IRZ, PEZ, PMZ, SSZHanna Bäck, Lund University4,000 wordsNone listedOffer new theoretical or normative arguments in a systematic way; Analyze original data; Re-analyze existing data in a novel fashion; Analyze systematically current events; Make predictions in politics; Update seminal articles with new data; Discuss newly collected data and how these can be used to advance our knowledge about important substantive or theoretical questions.
Review of African Political EconomyASZ, CPZ, CRZ, IDZ, PEZHannah Cross, Chair of EWG, and others8,000 wordsNone listedradical analysis of trends and issues in Africa. It has paid particular attention to the political economy of inequality, exploitatation and oppression, whether driven by global forces or local ones (such as class, race, community and gender), and to materialist interpretations of change in Africa
Review of International OrganizationsIRZ, PEZAxel Dreher, University of MannheimNone listedNone listedThe Review of International Organizations publishes original scientific contributions in the entire field of political economy, with a focus on the policies and structure of international organizations, such as the WTO, World Bank, NATO, WHO, the European Court of Human Rights, and the UN.
Review of International Political EconomyCPZ, CRZ, IDZ, IRZ, PEZJennifer Bair, University of Virginia and others12,000 wordsNone listed It seeks to act as a point of convergence for political economists, international relations scholars, geographers, and sociologists, and is committed to the publication of work that explores such issues as international trade and finance, production and consumption, and global governance and regulation, in conjunction with issues of culture, identity, gender, and ecology.
Review of International StudiesCPZ, IRZMartin Coward, University of Manchester12,000 wordsNone listedReview of International Studies (RIS) publishes high-quality research that makes significant contributions to conversations about global politics, broadly defined.
Security DialogueCRZ, IDZ, IRZ, SSZMark B. Salter, University of Ottawa10,000 words8,000 wordsSecurity Dialogue provides an outlet for new approaches and methodologies from disciplines such as international studies, gender studies, political sociology, political economy, geography, cultural studies, political theory, anthropology, development studies, postcolonial studies, and peace and conflict studies.
Security StudiesIRZ, SSZRonald R. Krebs, University of Minnesota15,000 wordsNone listedArticles in Security Studies contribute to scholarly knowledge in the field of international security, broadly construed
Social Science QuarterlyAPZ, CPZ, ENZ, IDZ, IRZ, PEZ, PMZ, PTZ, SSZKeith Gaddie, University of Oklahoma, and others25 pagesNone listedSocial Science Quarterly is an interdisciplinary journal that publishes high quality, empirical social science research that is of interest to a broad audience of readers across several social science disciplines or which has broad appeal within one discipline.
Space PolicyIDZ, IRZ, PPZDimitrios Stroikos, The London School of Economics and Political ScienceNone listedNone listedSpace Policy publishes articles on space use, activities and developments in their industrial, economic, political, legal and social contexts.
State Politics & Policy QuarterlyAPZ, PPZConor Dowling, University of Mississippi, and others10,000 wordsNone listedThe editors seek manuscripts examining any aspect of political behavior, practices, institutions, and policy in the American states, as well as methodologies used to study these processes.
Studies in American Political DevelopmentAPZ, IDZPaul Frymer, Princeton UniversityNone listedNone listedStudies in American Political Development (SAPD) publishes scholarship on political change and institutional development in the United States from a variety of theoretical viewpoints. Articles focus on governmental institutions over time and on their social, economic and cultural setting.
Studies in Comparative International DevelopmentCPZ, CRZ, IRZ, PEZTamara Kay, University of Notre Dame10,000 wordsNone listedThe journal has a tradition of presenting critical and innovative analytical perspectives that challenge prevailing orthodoxies. It publishes original research articles on the developing world and is open to all theoretical and methodical approaches.
SurvivalIRZ, SSZDana Allin, The International Institute for Strategic Studies10,000 words4,000 wordsncourages writers to challenge conventional wisdom and bring fresh, often controversial, perspectives to bear on the strategic issues of the moment.
Swiss Political Science ReviewSP, IDZ, IRZMartino Maggetti, University of Lausanne; Anke Tresch, University of Lausanne10,000 wordsNone listedaims to be a pluralist platform for developing intellectual exchange across traditional boundaries between its subfields and with its neighbouring disciplines. ... particularly welcomes work engaging with changes in modes and structures of governance, and the challenges this presents for political actors and structures. Having its roots in Switzerland, SPSR is particularly interested in advancing knowledge on the implications of the embedding of national and domestic modes and structures of governance in international and transnational ones as well as issues such as federalism, direct democracy or consociational politics
Territory, Politics, GovernanceCPZ, CRZ, IDZ, IRZKlaus Dodds, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK10,000 wordsNone listedLinks between territories and politics across time and space; Globalization and geopolitical imaginations; Territorial identities and politics; Theories of socio-spatial relations such as territories, places, scales, and networks; Territory, planning, and development; Multi-level governance, federalism, and supranational organizations; Territories of resistance; Spaces of postcolonial governance
Terrorism and Political ViolenceCPZ, IRZ, SSZJohn Horgan, Georgia State University10,000 wordsNone listedsubjects such as:
the political meaning of terrorist activity,
violence by rebels and by states,
the links between political violence and organized crime,
the influence of social networks,
and the impact on human rights.
Texas National Security ReviewIRZ, SSZWilliam Inboden, University of Texas at Austin17,000 words8,000 words grand strategy, great power competition, internal wars, homeland defense, non-state actors, international trade and legal regimes, and prosperity and decline. not interested in arcane arguments that are only of interest to the high priests of the established disciplines. If your arguments and methods are not accessible to the policymaker, they do not belong in this journal.
Theory and EventCRZ, PTZCristina Beltr?n, New York University and Elisabeth Anker, George Washington University10,000 wordsNone listed It welcomes theoretical interventions, interpretations, and engagements with political events, institutions, cultures, and issues as they unfold. It provides a forum attractive to intellectuals who work at the intersections of political theory, cultural theory, political economy, aesthetics, philosophy, and the arts.
Third World QuarterlyASZ, CPZ, CRZ, IDZJing Gu, Institute of Development Studies, and others8,000 wordsNone listedTWQ examines all the issues that affect the many Third Worlds and is not averse to publishing provocative and exploratory articles, especially if they have the merit of opening up emerging areas of research that have not been given sufficient attention.
West European PoliticsASZKlaus Goetz, University of Munich8,500 wordsNone listedcomprehensive scope, embracing the major political developments, including the European Union, and its coverage of all national elections in Western Europe,
World PoliticsCPZ, IRZ, PEZGrigore Pop-Eleches, Princeton University, and others12,500 wordsNone listedWorld Politics aims to publish outstanding scholarship in the fields of international
relations and comparative politics.