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Political Theory

An International Journal of Political Philosophy

Johns Hopkins University, USA
2013 Impact Factor: 0.522
2013 Ranking: 95/157 in Political Science
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

About This Title
Political Theory (PT), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, serves as the leading forum for the development and exchange of political ideas. Broad in scope and international in coverage, PT publishes articles on political theory from a wide range of philosophical, ideological and methodological perspectives. Articles address contemporary and historical political thought, normative and cultural theory, the history of ideas, and critical assessments of current work. The journal encourages essays that address pressing political and ethical issues or events.

Broad Scope
Political Theory serves as the leading forum for the development and exchange of political ideas. The journal is broad in scope and international in coverage, with no single affiliation or orientation. Political Theory's carefully refereed articles discuss current political problematics and cast new light on historical ones. Acknowledging the emergent nature of political thought, the journal engages both major and minor figures in and about the canon of political theory, such as: Plato, Qutb, Locke, Marx, Thoreau, Arendt, and Du Bois. A partial list of areas of study includes issues such as:

  • Liberalism and neoliberalism
  • Justice
  • Feminism
  • Ecophilosophy
  • Cultural politics
  • Equality
  • Politics and aesthetics
  • Deliberative, agonistic, and ancient democracy
  • Language
  • Politics

Regular Features
Political Theory brings you the latest research on political theory. Its international editorial board is dedicated to offering thought-provoking and stimulating scholarship in a variety of forms, including:

  • Feature Articles
  • Critical Responses
  • Books in Review
  • Review Essays
  • Special-Topic Symposia
  • Annual
  • Index


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Frequency: Bi-monthly eISSN: 1552-7476 ISSN: 0090-5917
Months of Distribution: February , April , June , August , October , December Current Volume: 43 Current Issue: 3
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