International Political Science Review

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International Political Science Review  
International Political Science Review journal front cover.jpg
Abbreviated title (ISO 4) Int. Polit. Sci. Rev. Rev. Int. Sci. Politiq.
Discipline Political science
Language English, with abstracts in French and Spanish
Edited by Marian Sawer, Mark Kesselman
Publication details
Publisher Sage Publications on behalf of the International Political Science Association
Publication history 1980-present
Frequency 5/year
Impact factor
ISSN 0192-5121 (print)
1460-373X (web)
LCCN 80644366
OCLC number 44689900

The International Political Science Review/Revue Internationale de Science Politique is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering the field of political science. The editors-in-chief are Mark Kesselman (Columbia University) and Marian Sawer (Australian National University). It was established in 1980 and is published by Sage Publications on behalf of the International Political Science Association.[1]

Editors’ choice issues[edit]

In 2011, special "Editors' Choice Collections" of articles on a given theme selected from past issues were initiated. So far there have been Editors’ Choice collections published on ideology, regimes and regime change (as reported in 2012), political parties and party systems, and gender and political behavior. These collections are available as open access.

Meisel-Laponce Award[edit]

Since 2009, the journal gives the Meisel-Laponce Award for best article published in the previous four years. It involves a cash prize of US$1000. Short-listed articles are available as open access in the year the award is made.

Most cited article[edit]

The most cited paper published in the journal since the beginning of 2002, cited over 300 times according to Google Scholar, is:

  • Stolle, D.; Hooghe, M.; Micheletti, M. (2005). "Politics in the Supermarket: Political Consumerism as a Form of Political Participation". International Political Science Review/ Revue internationale de science politique 26 (3): 245–269. doi:10.1177/0192512105053784. 

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2012 impact factor is 0.474, ranking it 96th out of 157 journals in the category "Political Science".[2]


  1. ^ "Publications - International Political Science Review". International Political Science Association. Retrieved 16 Augustus 2013. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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