Problems of Post-Communism

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Problems of Post-Communism  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Probl. Post-communism
Discipline Political science
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 1075-8216 (print)
1557-783X (web)
LCCN 95659082
OCLC no. 863051164

Problems of Post-Communism is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering economic, political, security, and international developments in post-communist countries. Until 1992 it was known as Problems of Communism and predicted the collapse of the USSR.[1] It was originally published by the United States Information Agency and is now published by Routledge. The editor-in-chief is Dmitry P. Gorenburg (Harvard University).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Current Contents/Social and Behavioral Sciences, ProQuest, Scopus, Social Sciences Citation Index, Sociological Abstracts, and Worldwide Political Science Abstracts. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 0.661, ranking it 98th out of 163 journals in the category "Political Science".[2]


  1. ^ Laqueur, Walter (1994). The Dream that Failed: Reflections on the Soviet Union. Oxford [Oxfordshire]: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-510282-7.  p. 187
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016. 

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