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Political Science Research Guide: Major Political Science Journals

Use this guide to begin your political science research.

How Do I Search These Journals?

To search the content within these journals, you have two choices:

  • Search them individually via the links below (links go to OskiCat and then you search the journal via the publisher's site)
  • Use one of the databases on the previous tab to search across these and many other journals. 

Major Journals in Political Science

Major Journals in Comparative Politics

African Affairs : 1944 - present

Asian Survey : 1961 - present

Canadian Journal of Political Science : 1968 - present

Comparative Political Studies : 1997 - present

Comparative Politics : 1968 - present

Demokratizatsiya : 1997 - present

Europe-Asia Studies : 1993 - present

European Journal of Political Research : 1997 - present

International Journal of Middle East Studies : 1970 - present

Journal of Democracy : 1990 - present

Journal of European Public Policy : 1997 - present

Journal of Modern African Studies : 1963 - present

Latin American Perspectives : 1974 - present

Latin American Politics & Society : 2001 - present

Latin American Research Review : 1965 - present

Middle Eastern Studies : 1964 - present

Nationalities Papers : 1972 - present

Post-Soviet Affairs : 2002 - present

Studies in Comparative International Development : 1965 - present

West European Politics : 1993 - present

Major Journals in American Politics

Major Journals in International Relations

American Journal of International Law : 1907 - present

Current History : 1941 - present

Foreign Affairs : 1922 - present

Foreign Policy : 1970 - present

Human Rights Quarterly : 1981 - present

International Interactions : 1974 - present

International Organization : 1947 - present

International Security : 1976 - present

International Studies Quarterly : 1967 - present

Journal of Common Market Studies : 1962 - present

Journal of Conflict Resolution : 1957 - present

Orbis : 1957 - present

Washington Quarterly : 1978 - present

Major Journals in Political Theory

Boston Review : 1975 - present

Critical Review : 1986 - present

Ethics : 1938 - present

Hypatia : 1986 - present

Journal of the History of Ideas : 1940 - present

Journal of the History of Philosophy : 1963 - present

Philosophy & Public Affairs : 1971 - present

Political Theory : 1973 - present

Review of Politics : 1939 - present

Theory and Event : 1997 - present

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