Political Science Quarterly

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Political Science Quarterly
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DisciplinePolitical science
Edited byDemetrios James Caraley
Publication details
0.426 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Political Sci. Q.
NLMPolit Sci Q
ISSN0032-3195 (print)
1538-165X (web)
OCLC no.785797935

Political Science Quarterly is an American double blind peer-reviewed academic journal covering government, politics, and policy, published since 1886[1] by the Academy of Political Science. Its editor-in-chief is Demetrios James Caraley (Columbia University).[2] Each issue consists of five or six articles as well as up to 40 book reviews.

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 0.426, ranking it 146th out of 169 journals in the category "Political Science".[3]


Political Science Quarterly was established in 1886 by John W. Burgess (Columbia University), the Academy's first president, with the active involvement of New York publisher George A. Plimpton.


  1. ^ Elisabeth Gayon (1985). "Guide documentaire de l'étudiant et du chercheur en science politique". In Madeleine Grawitz; Jean Leca (eds.). Traité de science politique (in French). Presses Universitaires de France. p. 305. ISBN 2-13-038858-2.
  2. ^ "Political Science Quarterly Editorial Board". PSQOnline. Retrieved 2018-12-03.
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2018.

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