Publius (journal)

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Publius: The Journal of Federalism  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Publius J. Federalism
Discipline Federalism
Language English
Edited by Carol S. Weissert
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0048-5950 (print)
1747-7107 (web)
LCCN 72621452
OCLC no. 60628093
JSTOR 00485950

Publius: The Journal of Federalism is a social science journal published by Oxford University Press, which is international in scope and devoted to the theory and practice of federalism. It was founded in 1973 by Daniel Elazar. Its title is in honor of Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison, who used the pen-name "Publius" in 1787-1788 when they published the papers that became known as The Federalist. The journal is sponsored by the Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations Section of the American Political Science Association and receives financial support from Florida State University.[1]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

It is covered by indexing and abstracting services including Social Sciences Citation Index, Historical Abstracts and PAIS.[1] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 1.050, ranking it 61st out of 163 journals in the category "Political Science".[2]

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  1. ^ a b "About the journal". Publius. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016. 

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