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American Journal of Political Science

The American Journal of Political Science is a journal published by the Midwest Political Science Association. It was formerly known as the Midwest Journal of Political Science. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 5.044, ranking it 1st out of 165 journals in the category "Political Science".[1] According to SCImago Journal & Country Rank it ranks 3rd best in the field of Political Science and Sociology.[2] Also by other authors[3] it is ranked among 5 best journals in political science. The journal publishes articles on all areas of political science.[4]

American Journal of Political Science  
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DisciplinePolitical science
Edited byTo be determined (To be determined)
Publication details
Former name(s)
Midwest Journal of Political Science
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Am. J. Political Sci.
NLMAm J Pol Sci
ISSN0092-5853 (print)
1540-5907 (web)
OCLC no.884770809

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Further readingEdit

  • Gerber, Alan; Malhotra, Neil (October 2008). "Do statistical reporting standards affect what is published? Publication bias in two leading political science journals". Quarterly Journal of Political Science. 3 (3): 313–326. doi:10.1561/100.00008024.


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017.
  2. ^ SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  3. ^ Cambridge Journals
  4. ^ "American Journal of Political Science – Journal Information". Wiley-Blackwell. Archived from the original on August 22, 2009. Retrieved August 29, 2009.

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