Political Science (journal)

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Not to be confused with PS Political Science & Politics.
Political Science  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Polit. Sci.
Discipline Political science
Language English
Edited by David Capie, Kate McMillan
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Biannually
ISSN 0032-3187 (print)
2041-0611 (web)
LCCN 54036318
OCLC no. 7342321

Political Science is a biannual 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 Sage Publications and focuses on, but is not limited to scholarship 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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