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This page compiles links to academic journals that publish political science research on American politics. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of specialized political science journals, but rather journals that publish articles in my fields of interest.

Political Science Journals (Alphabetical Order): add | print urls

1. Acta Politica One of the few truly international political science journals with a broad scope across the discipline (published by Springer). edit
2. American Journal of Political Science Published on behalf of the Midwest Political Science Association. edit
3. American Law and Economics Review From the American Law and Economics Association. edit
4. American Political Science Review A leading academic journal on American Politics. edit
5. American Politics Research Academic journal or the dissemination of the latest theory, research and analyses in American political science. edit
6. American Review of Politics The American Review of Politics publishes original research on American politics and the American political process. The primary focus of the journal is on American political development, Southern Politics, early American political thought, constitu edit
7. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science edit
8. Annual Review of Political Science Outlines major developments in field. edit
9. Australian Journal of Political Science the official journal of the Australian Political Studies Association edit
10. British Journal of Political Science edit
11. Business and Politics edit
12. Canadian Journal of Political Science edit
13. COMMONWEALTH: A Journal of Political Science a peer-reviewed journal from the Pennsylvania Political Science Association that publishes original research in all subfields of political science edit
14. Congress & the Presidency an interdisciplinary journal of political science and history that features articles on Congress, the President, the interaction between the two institutions, and national policy-making. edit
15. Constitutional Political Economy a forum for research in the broad area of constitutional analysis, which lies at the intersection of several approaches in modern economics. edit
16. Crime, Law and Social Change peer reviewed journal that publishes essays and reviews addressing the political economy of organized crime whether at the transnational, national, regional or local levels anywhere in the world edit
17. Criminal Justice Studies a quarterly refereed journal, publishes articles that deal with substantive criminal justice and criminological issues edit
18. Critical Policy Studies edit
19. Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race Peer-reviewed journal is devoted to research and criticism on race in the social sciences edit
20. Economics of Governance fosters research at many levels of governance, including corporations, non-profit organizations, local and federal governments, and international organizations. edit
21. Election Law Journal: Rules, Politics, and Policy peer-reviewed journal for up-to-date coverage of this evolving area of specialization edit
22. Electoral Studies edit
23. Environmental Politics edit
24. European Political Science Review EPSR is wide-ranging, broad-minded and embraces all the key themes and approaches of the discipline and it is not restricted to any particular methodology or regional focus. edit
25. Forum, The professionally informed commentary on issues affecting contemporary American politics edit
26. GSTF Journal of Law and Social Sciences peer reviewed, covers research broadly in law, social sciences and humanities edit
27. History of Political Thought edit
28. Illinois Political Science Review From the Illinois Political Science Association edit
29. Indiana Political Science Journal From the Indiana Political Science Association edit
30. International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice a refereed journal for high quality research and analysis in the areas of socio-legal studies and the psychology of law, criminology and social justice edit
31. International Journal of Public Opinion Research edit
32. Journal of Church and State seeks to stimulate interest, dialogue, research, and publication in the broad area of religion and the state edit
33. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties edit
34. Journal of Experimental Criminology focuses on high quality experimental and quasi-experimental research in the development of evidence based crime and justice policy edit
35. Journal of Experimental Political Science Features research – be it theoretical, empirical, methodological, or some combination thereof - that utilizes experimental methods or experimental reasoning based on naturally occurring data. edit
36. Journal of Information Technology & Politics Official journal of the ITP Section of the American Political Science Association edit
37. Journal of Law and Courts From the Law and Courts Organized Section of the American Political Science Association. edit
38. Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization an interdisciplinary journal which promotes an understanding of many complex phenomena by examining such matters from a combined law, economics, and organization perspective edit
39. Journal of Legislative Studies The Journal of Legislative Studies is a major international refereed journal, covering all aspects of legislative research and development, and aimed at scholars and researchers of legislative studies. It is global in scope, interdisciplinary in rang edit
40. Journal of Policy History an interdisciplinary journal concerned with the application of historical perspectives to public policy studies edit
41. Journal of Policy Modeling edit
42. Journal of Political Philosophy devoted to the study of theoretical issues arising out of moral, legal and political life edit
43. Journal of Political Science Published annually by the South Carolina Political Science Association edit
44. Journal of Political Science Education focuses on teaching and learning about politics edit
45. Journal of Politics Published for the Southern Political Science Association. edit
46. Journal of Politics and Law a double-blind peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among teachers and researchers in the field of politics and law edit
47. Journal of Public Economic Theory Official journal of the Association of Public Economic Theory, dedicated to the growing field of public economics. edit
48. Journal of Public Policy applies social science theories and concepts to significant political, economic and social issues and to the ways in which public policies are made edit
49. Journal of Race, Ethnicity and Politics JREP highlights critical and timely research into the multiple junctures between politics and issues of race, ethnicity, immigration, and indigeneity. edit
50. Journal of Supreme Court History ublished for the Supreme Court Historical Society, the journal and the society are dedicated to the collection and preservation of the history of the Supreme Court. edit
51. Journal of Theoretical Politics An international peer reviewed journal one of whose principal aims is to foster the development of theory in the study of political processes. edit
52. Journal of Value Inquiry an international, peer-reviewed, philosophical quarterly devoted to the stimulation and communication of research in value studies edit
53. Journal of Women, Politics & Policy This peer-reviewed multidisciplinary, international journal presents the work of social scientists — including political scientists, sociologists, economists, and public policy specialists — who study the world through a gendered lens and uncover how edit
54. Justice System Journal edit
55. Law & Policy nternational and interdisciplinary in scope, Law & Policy embraces varied research methodologies that interrogate law, governance, and public policy worldwide edit
56. Law & Society Review peer-reviewed publication for work bearing on the relationship between society and the legal process edit
57. Law and Philosophy work in law and philosophy that is of common interest to individuals in the disciplines of jurisprudence and legal philosophy edit
58. Legislative Studies Quarterly Devoted to research on representative assemblies. edit
59. Local Government Studies edit
60. National Civic Review National Civic Review is one of the oldest civic affairs journals in the United States and is a quarterly publication of the National Civic League. edit
61. National Political Science Review An annual refereed publication of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists edit
62. New England Journal of Political Science By the New England Political Science Association edit
63. New Political Economy edit
64. New Political Science edit
65. Party Politics edit
66. Perspectives on Politics edit
67. Philosophy & Public Affairs published in the belief that a philosophical examination of these issues can contribute to their clarification and to their resolution edit
68. Policy & Society edit
69. Policy Sciences an interdisciplinary and international focus to the study of policy edit
70. Policy Studies Journal An outlet for theoretically and empirically grounded research on policy process and policy analysis. edit
71. Political Analysis Academic journal featuring new ideas for the empirical analysis of politics. edit
72. Political Behavior edit
73. Political Communication edit
74. Political Geography edit
75. Political Psychology edit
76. Political Quarterly dedicated to political and social reform and has long acted as a conduit between policy-makers, commentators and academics edit
77. Political Research Quarterly Published quarterly in association with the Western Political Science Association. edit
78. Political Science Quarterly edit
79. Political Science Research and Methods The journal specifically focuses on research applying rigorous methods to empirical or theoretical problems and promotes a rigorous scientific approach to the study of politics. edit
80. Political Studies edit
81. Political Studies Review eview coverage of new books and literature on political science and international relations edit
82. Political Theory edit
83. Politics publishing cutting-edge political analysis in a short-article format edit
84. Politics & Gender edit
85. Politics & Policy edit
86. Politics and Religion A journal of the Religion and Politics section of APSA edit
87. Politics and the Life Sciences peer-reviewed journal with a global audience. PLS is the official journal of the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences, an American Political Science Association (APSA) Related Group edit
88. Politics, Groups, and Identities scholarship on social groups, exploring the politics of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, class and other dimensions of identity and structural disadvantage edit
89. Polity edit
90. Presidential Studies Quarterly Peer-reviewed political science journal devoted to study of presidents and presidency. edit
91. Public Choice Public Choice studies the intersection between economics and political science. This journal’s roots are in the application of economic methods to problems normally dealt with by political scientists. edit
92. Public Opinion Quarterly edit
93. Public Policy Research features policy-relevant and politically savvy essays about the major issues in the news and those rising up the political agenda, and includes original research and analysis edit
94. Publius: The Journal of Federalism edit
95. Ratio Juris a leading international journal of philosophy of law and general jurisprudence. It provides a truly international and trans-cultural forum for the communication of philosophical ideas about law and le edit
96. Representation: Journal of Representative Democracy primary focus is the study of elections and voting systems; but it has a general interest in all matters relating to the theme of "representative democracy" edit
97. Research and Politics This journal focuses on short (4,000 word) articles that are easily accessible but that are also methodologically rigorous edit
98. Review of Policy Research Academic journal on the politics and policy of science and technology. edit
99. Review of Political Economy edit
100. Review of Politics publishes primarily philosophical and historical studies of politics, especially those concentrating on political theory and American political thought edit
101. Social Alternatives edit
102. Social Justice Research nvestigating the origins, structures, and consequences of justice in human affairs edit
103. Social Politics the journal for incisive analyses of gender, politics and policy across the globe edit
104. Social Science History seeks to advance the study of the past by publishing research that appeals to the journal's interdisciplinary readership edit
105. Social Science Journal The Social Science Journal is the official journal of the Western Social Science Association. The principal purpose of the journal is to publish scholarly work in the social sciences edit
106. Social Science Quarterly publishes current research on a broad range of topics including political science, sociology, economics, history, social work, geography, international studies, and women's studies edit
107. Social Science Research Social Science Research publishes papers devoted to quantitative social science research and methodology. edit
108. Society Founded in 1962, Society publishes new ideas and research findings drawn from all the social sciences, and presented in a readable and useful manner. It is aimed at decision makers and others. edit
109. State Politics & Policy Quarterly The official publication of the State Politics and Policy Section of the American Political Science Association edit
110. Studies in American Political Development Articles focus on governmental institutions over time and on their social, economic and cultural setting. edit
111. Urban Affairs Review Published by the Urban Politics Section of the APSA. edit

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