Political Geography (journal)

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Political Geography
DisciplinePolitical science and geography
Edited byKevin Grove
Publication details
Former name(s)
Political Geography Quarterly
Frequency8 per year
3.043 (2019)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Political Geogr.
ISSN0962-6298 (print)
1873-5096 (web)
OCLC no.25104907

Political Geography is a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Elsevier covering the geographical and spatial dimensions of politics and the political.[1] The current editor-in-chief is Kevin Grove (Florida International University).[2]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2019 impact factor of 3.043, ranking it 23rd out of 180 journals in the category "Political Science" and 18th out of 84 journals in the category "Geography".[3]


The journal began as Political Geography Quarterly in 1982 (ISSN 0260-9827). It became a bimonthly magazine in 1992.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About this journal". Political Geography. Elsevier. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Editorial board". Political Geography. Elsevier. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science and Geography". 2019 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2019.
  4. ^ "Issues". Political Geography Quarterly. Elsevier. Retrieved 8 February 2016.

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