Politics & Gender

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Politics & Gender  
DisciplinePolitical science, gender studies
Edited bySusan Franceschet and Christina Wolbrecht
Publication details
Cambridge Journals for the Women and Politics Research Section of APSA (United States)
.779[1] (2018)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Politics Gend.
ISSN1743-923X (print)
1743-9248 (web)
OCLC no.62558448

Politics & Gender is a political science journal that publishes scholarship on gender and politics and on women and politics. It aims to represent the full range of questions, issues, and approaches on gender and women across the major subfields of political science, including comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and U.S. politics. It seeks to publish studies that address fundamental questions in politics and political science from the perspective of gender difference, as well as those that interrogate and challenge standard analytical categories and conventional methodologies. The journal is edited by Susan Franceschet and Christina Wolbrecht and its book reviews are edited by Meryl Kenney.


Sarah Bush, Yale University, USA

Suzanne Dovi, University of Arizona, USA

Alice J. Kang, University of Nebraska, USA

Diana Z. O’Brien, Rice University, USA

Wendy G. Smooth, The Ohio State University, USA

Pär Zetterberg, Uppsala University, Sweden

Brooke Ackerly, Vanderbilt University, USA

Soumita Basu, South Asian University, India

Gretchen Bauer, University of Delaware, USA

Marie Berry, University of Denver, USA

Susan Bickford, UNC-Chapel Hill, USA

Amanda Bittner, Memorial University, Canada

Merike Blofield, University of Miami, USA

Erin Cassese, University of Delaware, USA

Alyson Cole, CUNY Graduate Center, USA

Pedro dos Santos, Saint John’s University, USA

Kara Ellerby, University of Delaware, USA

Olle Folke, Uppsala University, Sweden

Kristin Goss, Duke University, USA

Amanda Gouws, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Toni Haastrup, University of Stirling, UK

Donald Haider-Markel, University of Kansas, USA

Mirya Holman, Tulane University, USA

Chang-Ling Huang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Farida Jalalzai, Oklahoma State University, USA

Katrina Lee-Koo, Monash University, Australia

Keisha Lindsay, University of Wisconsin, USA

Jill Locke, Gustavus Adolphus College, USA

Jinee Lokaneeta, Drew University, USA

Peace Medie, University of Bristol, UK

Petra Meier, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Jamila Michener, Cornell, USA

Celeste Montoya, University of Colorado, USA

Rainbow Murray, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Menaka Philips, Tulane University, USA

Jennifer Piscopo, Occidental College, USA

Jessica Preece, Brigham Young, USA

Andrew Reynolds, UNC-Chapel Hill, USA

Deondra Rose, Duke University, USA

Sara Rushing, Montana State University, USA

Maya Sen, Harvard, USA

Paru Shah, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, USA

Laura Sjoberg, University of Florida, USA

Candis Watts Smith, Penn State, USA

Sara Song, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Gina Starblanket, University of Calgary, Canada

Danielle Thomsen, University of California, Irvine, USA

Ann Towns, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Kristen P. Williams, Clark University, USA

Christina Xydias, Bucknell University, USA

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2018 impact factor of .779, ranking it 29 out of 44 journals in the category "Women's Studies" and 136 out of 176 journals in the category "Political Science".[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Impact Factor". Politics & Gender, Cambridge University Press.
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Women's Studies and Political Science". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016.