Annual Review of Political Science

Annual Review of Political Science is an annual peer-reviewed academic journal published by Annual Reviews, covering significant developments in the field of political science, including political theory and philosophy, international relations, political economy, political behavior, American and comparative politics, public administration and policy, and methodology.[2] It was established in 1998 and its editors-in-chief are Margaret Levi (Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University) and Nancy Rosenblum (Harvard University).[3]

Annual Review of Political Science  
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DisciplinePolitical science
LanguageEnglish
Edited byMargaret Levi
Nancy L. Rosenblum
Publication details
History1998–present, 22 years old
Publisher
FrequencyAnnually
4.000[1] (2019)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Annu. Rev. Political Sci.
Indexing
ISSN1094-2939 (print)
1545-1577 (web)
LCCN98643699
OCLC no.42836185
Links

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2019 impact factor of 4.000, ranking it eighth out of 180 journals in the category "Political Science".[1]

HistoryEdit

The Annual Review of Political Science published its first volume in 1998; the first editor was Nelson W. Polsby.[4] Upon Polsby's death in 2007, editorship passed to Margaret Levi.[5] In 2012, Nancy L. Rosenblum became co-editor with Levi.[6] Until 2016, the journal was published both in print and online.[7] Beginning in 2017, it is only published online.[8] Under Annual Reviews's "Subscribe to Open" publishing model, the 2020 volume of the Annual Review of Political Science was published open access, a first for the journal.[9][10]

The journal covers significant developments in political science, including political philosophy, international relations, political behavior, political economy, comparative politics, politics of the United States, and content relating to the policy and methodology of public administration.[11] As of 2019, Journal Citation Reports lists the journal's impact factor as 4.000, ranking it eighth of 180 journal titles in the category "Political Science".[1]

Editorial processesEdit

The Annual Review of Political Science is helmed by the editors. The editors are assisted by the editorial committee, which includes associate editors, regular members, and occasionally guest editors. Guest members participate at the invitation of the editors, and serve terms of one year. All other members of the editorial committee are appointed by the Annual Reviews board of directors and serve five-year terms. The editorial committee determines which topics should be included in each volume and solicits reviews from qualified authors.[12] Unsolicited manuscripts are not accepted. Peer review of accepted manuscripts is undertaken by the editorial committee.[13]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Journal Impact Factors". Annual Reviews. Retrieved 13 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Journal home: about this journal". annualreviews.org. Annual Reviews. Retrieved 22 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Editorial committee members for political science". annualreviews.org. Annual Reviews. Retrieved 22 January 2016.
  4. ^ Polsby, Nelson W. (1998). "Preface by Nelson W. Polsby". Annual Review of Political Science. 1. doi:10.1146/annurev.pl.1.010198.100001.
  5. ^ "Nelson W. Polsby (1934–2007)". Annual Review of Political Science. 10. 2007. doi:10.1146/annurev.pl.10.041807.100001.
  6. ^ "Nancy Lipton Rosenblum" (PDF). Scholars at Harvard. 2020. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
  7. ^ "Expected Publication Dates". Annual Reviews. Archived from the original on 9 May 2016. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
  8. ^ "Expected Publication Dates". Annual Reviews. Archived from the original on 23 August 2017. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
  9. ^ "Jisc supports pioneering open access model Subscribe to Open". 10 March 2020. Retrieved 14 October 2020.
  10. ^ "Annual Review of Cancer Biology". UKSG eNews 465. 9 March 2020. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
  11. ^ "Annual Review of Political Science". Annual Reviews. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
  12. ^ "Editorial Principles and Policies". Annual Reviews. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
  13. ^ "Information for Unsolicited Authors and Reviewers". Annual Reviews. Retrieved 15 October 2020.