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Political Research Quarterly

Washington State University, USA
Washington State University, USA
Incoming Editors:
Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma State University
2012 Impact Factor: 1.044
2012 Ranking: 48/157 in Political Science
Source: 2012 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2013)

REVIEW FOR PRQ... The editors of PRQ rely upon the service of conscientious reviewers to ensure that scholarly standards remain high and that they represent the diversity of approaches and interests within political science. If you are interested in becoming a reviewer, please go to our submission website and register as a reviewer to become a part of our reviewer database. Your time is greatly appreciated.

Political Research Quarterly (PRQ) is a refereed scholarly journal publishing original research in all areas of political science. Published quarterly in association with the Western Political Science Association, PRQ is one of the top ranked journals in the field. The journal publishes scholarly research of exceptionally high merit that covers the entire range of topics and subjects in political science, including

  • American politics
  • International relations
  • Comparative politics
  • Public policy and public administration
  • Political theory and philosophy
  • Public law
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Race and ethnicity

In addition to original research articles, collections of articles on a common theme or debate, to be published as short symposia, are welcome. Symposia submissions will undergo the same review process as individual manuscripts. Important debates between scholars or responses to controversial articles will also be published.

PRQ continues a tradition of excellence by publishing high-quality research that makes substantive contributions to our understanding of politics. The journal especially encourages research that is problem-driven and that utilizes multiple methodological and theoretical frameworks to address major political problems or puzzles. More generally, the new editors seek to make the quarterly better reflect the diversity of the discipline of political science and to better serve the full range of political science scholars as a meaningful arena for discussions about leading research and scholarship.  For more information, contact the Editorial Office at

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Institutional, Single Print Issue £46.00
Frequency: Quarterly eISSN: 1938-274X ISSN: 1065-9129
Months of Distribution: March , June , September , December Current Volume: 67 Current Issue: 1
Other Titles in: Politics & International Relations  |  Politics

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