American Journal of Political Science
DisciplinePolitical science
Edited byKathleen Dolan, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Jennifer L. Lawless, University of Virginia
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

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".[2] According to SCImago Journal & Country Rank it ranks 3rd best in the field of Political Science and Sociology.[3] Also by other authors[4] it is ranked among 5 best journals in political science. The journal publishes articles on all areas of political science.[5]

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Further reading


  1. ^ Elisabeth Gayon (1985). "Guide documentaire de l'étudiant et du chercheur en science politique". In Madeleine Grawitz [in French]; Jean Leca [in French] (eds.). Traité de science politique (in French). Presses Universitaires de France. p. 305. ISBN 2-13-038858-2.
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2017.
  3. ^ SCImago Journal & Country Rank
  4. ^ Cambridge Journals
  5. ^ "American Journal of Political Science – Journal Information". Wiley-Blackwell. Archived from the original on August 22, 2009. Retrieved August 29, 2009.