There are many political science journals. This is a quick overview of some of the most popular publications. If you would like to see an overview of another political science or government related journal here, contact us.
Political Science Quarterly, or PSQ, is the most widely read political science journal. This nonpartisan journal has been published continuously since 1886. Every article is based on objective evidence that is reviewed by an editorial board of leading political scholars.
The Hoover Institution at Stanford University publishes the Policy Review. The Policy Review examines the American condition, the workings of government and of our political and economic systems and those of others, and the role of the United States in the world.
The Journal of Democracy was founded in 1990. It is an influential quarterly journal which focuses on analyzing democratic regimes and movements around the world. The Journal of Democracy is a branch of the International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy. It is one of the most widely read and cited publications about democracy in the world. the Journal is published by The Johns Hopkins University Press. Its editors are Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner.
Another popular journal is The Washington Quarterly. Published by CSIS, this journal analyzes global strategic changes, international affairs, and their public policy implications. Some of the topics it addresses include The United States role in the world, the emerging great powers, weapons of mass destruction and the missile defense system, and views from the U.S. Congress.
More political science related journals include Southeast European Politics, American Political Science Review, Annual Review of Political Science, OZP, Northwestern University’s Party Politics, Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State, & Society, Revue Internationale de Politique Comparee, Review of Politics, Publius: The Journal of Federalism, Political Science Forum, and Electoral Studies.