Political Science (journal)

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Political Science  
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DisciplinePolitical science
Edited byDavid Capie, Jana von Stein and Jack Vowles
Publication details
Publication history
FrequencyThree issues per year
Standard abbreviations
Political Sci.
ISSN0032-3187 (print)
2041-0611 (web)
OCLC no.7342321

Political Science is a triannual peer-reviewed academic journal covering political science. It was established at Victoria University of Wellington in 1948 and remains New Zealand's sole professional journal of political science.[1] It is published by Taylor and Francis and has a broadly comparative or international approach, with a particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Current Contents, International Bibliography of the Social Sciences, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2013 impact factor is 0.700, ranking it 75th out of 156 journals in the category "Political Science".[2]


  1. ^ New Zealand Political Science Association, NZPSA Political Science Journal
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014.

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