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Political Science ERA Ranking Journals

The ERA research rankings are based on research published throughout the world in ERA accepted journals. The Political Science research rankings involved an analysis of a range of journal publications to establish the performance level of each participating institution in this field.

List of Political Science Research ERA Ranking Journals:


- AQ (Balmain): Journal of Contemporary Analysis
- Acta Politica: international journal of political science
- Administration and Society
- Afrique Contemporaine
- Agenda: empowering women for gender equity
- Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
- Alternative Law Journal?
- Alternatives: global local political
- American Ethnologist
- American International Journal of Contemporary Research
- American Journal of International Law
- American Journal of Political Science
- American Political Science Review
- American Politics Research
- American Review of Politics
- American Review of Public Administration
- Analyse and Kritik: Zeitschrift fuer Sozialtheorie
- Anarchist Studies
- Annual Review of Political Science
- Antithesis
- Aozhou Yanjiu
- Arab Studies Quarterly
- Armed Forces and Society
- Asia - Pacific Review
- Asia Pacific Development Journal
- Asia Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law
- Asia Pacific Viewpoint
- Asia Pacific World
- Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies
- Asian Ethnicity
- Asian Journal of Peacebuilding
- Asian Journal of Political Science
- Asian Perspective
- Asian Security
- Astropolitics: the international journal of space politics and policy
- Austral: Brazilian Journal of Strategy and International Relations
- Australasian Parliamentary Review
- Australian Army Journal
- Australian Defence Force Journal: journal of the Australian profession of arms
- Australian Journal of International Affairs
- Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs
- Australian Journal of Political Science
- Australian Journal of Politics and History
- Australian Review of Public Affairs
- Australian and New Zealand Journal of European Studies
- BIIS: Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies
- Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression
- Boston University Law Review
- British Journal of Political Science
- British Politics
- Bulletin of Latin American Research
- Business and Politics
- Cambridge Review of International Affairs
- Canadian Foreign Policy
- Canadian Journal of Development Studies
- Canadian Journal of Political Science
- Canadian Political Science Review
- Capitalism Nature Socialism: a journal of socialist ecology
- China: An International Journal
- Chinese Journal of International Politics
- Citizenship Studies
- Civil Liberty
- Civil Wars
- Clinical Governance: an international journal
- Cold War History
- Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance
- Commonwealth and Comparative Politics
- Communist and Post-Communist Studies
- Comparative European Politics
- Comparative Political Studies
- Comparative Politics
- Comparative Strategy: an international journal
- Conflict Management and Peace Science
- Conflict Resolution Quarterly
- Conflict Resolution and Negotiation Journal
- Conflict Security and Development
- Conservation and Society
- Constellations: an international journal of critical and democratic theory
- Constitutional Political Economy
- Contemporary Arab Affairs
- Contemporary Chinese Thought: a journal of translations
- Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood
- Contemporary Political Theory
- Contemporary Politics
- Contemporary Security Policy
- Continental Philosophy Review
- Cooperation and Conflict: Nordic journal of international studies
- Cornell International Law Journal
- Cr?tica Contemporanea: Revista de Teor?a Pol?tica
- Crime Law and Social Change: an interdisciplinary journal
- Critical Horizons
- Critical Military Studies
- Critical Policy Analysis: theory methods and practice
- Critical Policy Studies
- Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy
- Critical Social Policy
- Critical Studies on Security
- Critique internationale
- Critique: revue generale des publications francaises et etrangeres
- Cuban Studies
- Cultural Politics
- Current Issues in Comparative Education (CICE)
- Current Politics and Economics of Africa
- Dados: revista de ciencias sociais
- Defence Studies
- Defence and Security Analysis
- Deleuze Studies
- Democratic Theory
- Democratization
- Diaspora Studies
- Diplomacy and Statecraft
- Dynamics of Asymmetric Conflict: pathways toward terrorism and genocide
- EJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government (JeDEM)
- East European Politics and Societies
- Economic and Political Studies
- Economics and Philosophy
- Economy and Society
- Ecopolitics Online Journal
- Education and Urban Society: an independent quarterly journal of social research
- Eighteenth-Century Thought
- Electoral Studies
- Electronic Government: an international journal
- Electronic Journal of e-Government
- Environmental Philosophy
- Environmental Politics
- Ethical Theory and Moral Practice
- Ethics and Global Politics
- Ethics and International Affairs
- Ethnopolitics
- Europe-Asia Studies
- European Foreign Affairs Review
- European Integration Online Papers
- European Journal of International Relations
- European Journal of Philosophy
- European Journal of Political Economy
- European Journal of Political Research
- European Journal of Political theory
- European Journal of Social Sciences
- European Journal of Social Theory
- European Political Science
- European Political Science Review
- European Politics and Society
- Flinders Journal of History and Politics
- Foreign Policy Analysis
- Foreign Policy: the magazine of global politics economics and ideas
- Forum for Development Studies
- French Politics Culture and Society
- French Politics: a journal of contemporary and comparative French politics policy and society
- Geopolitics
- Georgetown Journal of International Affairs
- German Politics
- German Politics and Society
- Global Change Peace and Security
- Global Constitutionalism
- Global Development Studies
- Global Discourse: An interdisciplinary journal of current affairs and applied contemporary thought
- Global Environmental Politics
- Global Governance
- Global Health Governance
- Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric
- Global Policy
- Global Responsibility to Protect
- Global Studies Review
- Global Summitry
- Governance: an international journal of policy administration and institution
- Government and Opposition: an international journal of comparative politics
- Griffith Asia Quarterly
- Harvard Asia Quarterly
- Health Policy and Planning
- History of European Ideas
- History of Political Thought
- History of the Human Sciences
- Human Rights Quarterly: a comparative and international journal of the social sciences humanities and law
- Humanitas Journal of European Studies
- Hypatia: a journal of feminist philosophy
- Indian Journal of Political Science
- Indian Journal of Politics
- Informa?tica na Educac?a?o: Teoria e Pra?tica
- Information Polity: An International Journal of Government and Democracy in the Information Age
- Insight Turkey
- Intelligence and National Security
- Interest Groups and Advocacy
- International Affairs
- International Affairs: promoting dialogue between academics and policy-makers
- International Environmental Agreements: Politics Law and Economics
- International Feminist Journal of Politics
- International Interactions: Empirical and Theoretical Research in International Relations
- International Journal
- International Journal of China Studies
- International Journal of Conflict and Violence
- International Journal of Diplomacy and Economy
- International Journal of Diversity in Organisations Communities and Nations
- International Journal of Electronic Democracy
- International Journal of Electronic Governance
- International Journal of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies
- International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence
- International Journal of Law Crime and Justice
- International Journal of Peace Studies
- International Journal of Politics Culture and Society
- International Journal of Press/Politics
- International Journal of Public Administration
- International Journal of Public Opinion Research
- International Journal of Public Policy
- International Journal of Social Welfare
- International Journal of Transitional Justice
- International Journal on World Peace
- International Labor and Working-Class History
- International Negotiation: A Journal of Theory and Practice
- International Organization
- International Peacekeeping
- International Political Science Review
- International Political Sociology
- International Politics: a journal of transnational issues and global problems
- International Public Relations Review
- International Relations Journal
- International Relations of the Asia-Pacific
- International Review of Public Administration
- International Security
- International Socialism Journal
- International Studies Perspectives
- International Studies Quarterly
- International Studies Review
- International Theory: a journal of international politics law and philosophy
- Irish Political Studies
- Israel Affairs
- Japan Review of International Affairs
- Japanese Journal of Political Science
- Journal for the Study of Radicalism
- Journal of African Elections
- Journal of Applied Philosophy
- Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs
- Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies
- Journal of Borderlands Studies
- Journal of Chinese Governance
- Journal of Chinese Political Science
- Journal of Civil Society
- Journal of Cold War Studies
- Journal of Common Market Studies
- Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics
- Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: research and practice
- Journal of Conflict Resolution: research on war and peace between and within nations
- Journal of Conflict Studies
- Journal of Contemporary European Studies
- Journal of Contemporary Politics
- Journal of Critical Realism
- Journal of Current Chinese Affairs
- Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs
- Journal of Cybercommunication Academic Society
- Journal of Democracy
- Journal of Developing Societies
- Journal of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations
- Journal of Disaster Research
- Journal of East Asia and International Law
- Journal of East Asian Affairs
- Journal of East Asian Studies
- Journal of Elections Public Opinion and Parties
- Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy
- Journal of European Integration
- Journal of European Integration History
- Journal of European Public Policy
- Journal of Experimental Political Science
- Journal of Financial Economics
- Journal of Futures Studies
- Journal of Genocide Research
- Journal of Global Ethics
- Journal of Global Intelligence and Policy
- Journal of Global Security Studies
- Journal of Haitian Studies
- Journal of Human Development and Capabilities
- Journal of Human Rights Practice
- Journal of Human Security
- Journal of Information Technology and Politics
- Journal of International Peacekeeping
- Journal of International Political Theory
- Journal of International Relations and Development
- Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding
- Journal of Law and Courts
- Journal of Moral Philosophy
- Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs
- Journal of Peace Research: an interdisciplinary and international quarterly of scholarly work in peace research
- Journal of Policy Analysis and Management
- Journal of Political Ideologies
- Journal of Political Marketing: political campaigns in the new millennium
- Journal of Political Philosophy
- Journal of Political Power
- Journal of Political Science
- Journal of Political and Military Sociology
- Journal of Politics in Latin America
- Journal of Population Economics
- Journal of Pro-Poor Growth
- Journal of Public Administration Theory and Research
- Journal of Public Deliberation
- Journal of Public Policy
- Journal of Refugee Studies
- Journal of Slavic Military Studies
- Journal of Social Philosophy
- Journal of Social and Political Psychology
- Journal of Sociology
- Journal of Strategic Studies
- Journal of Terrorism Research
- Journal of Theoretical Politics
- Journal of Transatlantic Studies
- Journal of Women Politics and Policy
- Journal of the History of Economic Thought
- Journal of the History of Ideas: an international quarterly devoted to intellectual history
- Kasarinlan: Philippine Journal of Third World Studies
- Keio Journal of Politics
- Korean Social Science Journal
- La Nouvelle Revue Francaise
- Labour History Review
- Latin American Politics and Society
- Latin American Research Review
- Legislative Studies Quarterly
- Limes: Cultural Regionalistics
- Local Government Studies
- Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement
- MOTS: les langages du politique
- Marine Policy
- Maritime Affairs
- Marxism and Reality: Journal of the Central Translation and Compilation Bureau
- Media War and Conflict
- Mediterranean Politics
- Melbourne Journal of Politics
- Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication
- Middle East Policy
- Migration Studies
- Military Operations Research (Alexandria 1996)
- Millennium: journal of international studies
- Minerva Journal of Women and War
- Modern Intellectual History
- Modern Judaism: a journal of Jewish ideas and experience
- Modern and Contemporary France
- Mongolian Journal of International Affairs
- Monthly Review
- Moral Philosophy and Politics
- National Political Science Review
- Naval War College Review
- New Formations: a journal of culture/theory/politics
- New Left Review
- New Political Economy
- New Political Science: a journal of politics and culture
- New Proposals: Journal of Marxism and Interdisciplinary Inquiry
- Nonproliferation Review
- Nordic Journal of Human Rights
- Nueva Sociedad: democracia y politica en America Latina
- Open Journal of Political Science
- Orbis (Kidlington): a journal of world affairs
- Osteuropa
- PArticipation and COnflict
- PS: Political Science and Politics
- Pacific Focus
- Parameters: the United States army's senior professional journal
- Parliamentary Affairs
- Parliaments Estates and Representation
- Party Politics: international journal for the study of political parties and political organizations
- Patterns of Prejudice
- Peace Review: a journal of social justice
- Peace Studies Journal
- Peace and Change: a journal of peace research
- Peace and Policy
- Peacebuilding
- Pensamiento Propio
- Perspectives on European Politics and Society
- Perspectives on Global Development and Technology
- Perspectives on Politics
- Perspectives on Terrorism
- Perspectives: the Central European Review of International Affairs
- Philippine Political Science Journal
- Philosophy Today
- Philosophy and Public Affairs
- Philosophy and Social Criticism
- Place Branding and Public Diplomacy
- Policy Futures in Education
- Policy Sciences: an international journal devoted to the improvement of policy making
- Policy Studies
- Policy Studies Journal
- Policy and Politics: an international journal
- Policy and Society
- Polis
- Politica Externa
- Politica y Gobierno
- Political Analysis
- Political Behavior
- Political Communication: an international journal
- Political Crossroads
- Political Geography
- Political Psychology
- Political Quarterly
- Political Research Quarterly
- Political Science
- Political Science Quarterly: the journal of public and international affairs
- Political Science Research and Methods
- Political Studies
- Political Studies Review
- Political Theology
- Political Theory
- Politics (Oxford): cutting edge political science in short-article format
- Politics Philosophy and Economics
- Politics Religion and Ideology
- Politics and Gender
- Politics and Governance
- Politics and Policy
- Politics and Religion
- Politics and Society
- Politics and the Life Sciences
- Politik
- Politikon: South African journal of political science
- Politique Etrangere
- Politique et Societes
- Politische Vierteljahresschrift
- Polity
- Post-Soviet Affairs
- Postcolonial Studies: culture politics economy
- Presidential Studies Quarterly
- Problems of Post-Communism
- Provincial China
- Psychotherapy and Politics International
- Public Administration Review
- Public Administration: an international quarterly covering public administration throughout the world
- Public Choice
- Public Opinion Quarterly
- Public Policy
- Public Policy and Administration
- Publius: the journal of federalism
- Quaderni
- Qualitative Social Work: research and practice
- Quarterly Journal of Political Science
- RUSI Journal
- Ratio: an international journal of analytic philosophy
- Rationality and Society
- Regional and Federal Studies
- Regulation and Governance
- Religion State and Society: the Keston journal
- Representation: journal of representative democracy
- Resilience : international policies practices and discourses
- Review of International Political Economy
- Review of International Studies
- Review of Japanese Culture and Society
- Review of Political Economy
- Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional
- Revue Francaise de Science Politique
- Revue d'Economie Politique
- Revue de la Regulation: capitalisme institutions pouvoirs
- Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica
- Scandinavian Political Studies
- Science and Global Security: the technical basis for arms control and environmental policy initiatives
- Science and Public Policy
- Science and Society: a journal of marxist thought and analysis
- Scottish Journal of Political Economy
- Security Challenges
- Security Dialogue
- Security Studies
- Small Wars and Insurgencies
- Social Alternatives
- Social Identities: journal for the study of race nation and culture
- Social Policy and Administration: an international journal of policy and research
- Socialism and Democracy
- South European Society and Politics
- Southeast European and Black Sea Studies
- Stability: International Journal of Security & Development
- State Crime
- Strategic Analysis of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis
- Strategic Studies
- Studies in American Political Development
- Studies in Conflict and Terrorism
- Studies in Law Politics and Society
- Studies in Political Economy: a socialist review
- Studies in Social Justice
- Survival
- TMC Academic Journal
- TRaNS: Trans-Regional and -National Studies of Southeast Asia
- Taiwan Journal of Democracy
- Telos
- Temida
- Terrorism and Political Violence
- The Adam Smith Review
- The Anti-Trafficking Review
- The British Journal of Politics and International Relations
- The Cato Journal: an interdisciplinary journal of public policy analysis
- The China and Eurasia Forum Quarterly
- The Chinese Journal of Comparative Law
- The Cyprus Review: a journal of social economic and political issues
- The Economics of Peace and Security Journal
- The Global Studies Journal
- The Hague Journal of Diplomacy
- The International Gramsci Journal
- The International History Review
- The International Journal of Human Rights
- The International Scope Review
- The International Spectator
- The Journal of Legislative Studies
- The Journal of Peace Prosperity and Freedom
- The Journal of Politics
- The Korean Journal of Defense Analysis
- The New England Journal of Political Science
- The Open Political Science Journal
- The Pacific Review
- The Peace and Conflict Review
- The Polar Journal
- The Review of Politics
- The Round Table: the commonwealth journal of international affairs
- The SAIS Review of International Affairs
- The Sixties: a journal of history politics and culture
- The South African Journal of International Affairs
- The South Slav Journal
- Theoria: a journal of social and political theory
- Theory and Event: an online journal of political theory
- Theory and Society: renewal and critique in social theory
- Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions
- Transnational Legal Theory
- Turkish Journal of Politics
- Turkish Studies
- Urban Challenge
- War and Society
- War in History
- Washington Quarterly
- West European Politics
- World Politics
- World Tensions
- World Today
- Zeitschrift Fur Politikwissenschaft


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