American Journal of Political Science

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American Journal of Political Science  
Former names
Midwest Journal of Political Science
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Am. J. Polit. Sci.
Discipline Political science
Language English
Edited by William G. Jacoby (Michigan State University)
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0092-5853 (print)
1540-5907 (web)
LCCN 73647828
OCLC no. 884770809
JSTOR 00925853

The American Journal of Political Science is a journal published by the Midwest Political Science Association. It was formerly known as the Midwest Journal of Political Science. According to the 2014 edition of the ISI Journal Citation Reports, its impact factor is 3.269. This ranks the American Journal of Political Science 4th out of 161 listed journals in the category "Political Science".[1] According to SCImago Journal & Country Rank it ranks 3rd best in the field of Political science and Sociology.[2] Also by other authors[3] it is ranked among 5 best journals in political science. The journal publishes articles on all areas of political science.[4]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 
  2. ^ SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  3. ^ Cambridge Journals
  4. ^ "American Journal of Political Science – Journal Information". Wiley-Blackwell. Retrieved 29 August 2009. 

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