West European Politics

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West European Politics  
West Eur. Politics
Discipline Comparative politics
Language English
Edited by Peter Mair, Klaus Goetz
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1978-present
Frequency Bimonthly
1.464
Indexing
ISSN 0140-2382 (print)
1743-9655 (web)
LCCN 80641468
OCLC no. 473894221
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West European Politics is a peer-reviewed academic journal of comparative politics focusing on Western Europe. It was established in 1978 and serves as one of the main publication venues in that field.[1] Its founding editors-in-chief were Vincent Wright and Gordon Smith; the current editors are Peter Mair and Klaus Goetz. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 1.464, ranking it 36th out of 163 journals in the category "Political Science".[2]

Vincent Wright Memorial Prize[edit]

The Vincent Wright Memorial Prize was established in 1999 to honour the memory of Vincent Wright. Two prizes are awarded annually on the recommendation of members of the editorial advisory board for the best articles published in the journal during the preceding year.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Russel J. Dalton (1991). "Comparative Politics of the Industrial Democracies: From the Golden Age to Island Hopping". In William Crotty. Political Science: Looking to the Future — Volume 2: Comparative Politics, Policy, and International Relations. Northwestern University Press. p. 20. ISBN 0-8101-0950-6. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016. 

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