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American Politics Research

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Published in Association with University of Illinois

2013 Impact Factor: 0.880
2013 Ranking: 62/157 in Political Science
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

For over 40 years, American Politics Research has served as an integral forum for the dissemination of the latest theory, research and analyses in American political science.  


American Politics Research presents original works by distinguished authors from a wide range of fields concerned with American politics. Articles examine and explore topics in every area of government, from local and state to regional and national. American Politics Research brings you the most recent scholarship on such subject areas as:

  • Voting Behavior
  • Political Parties
  • Public Opinion
  • Foreign Policy
  • Legislative Behavior
  • Courts and the Legal Process
  • Executive Policies
  • Domestic Issues
  • Public Finance
  • Women In Politics

In-Depth Coverage...

American Politics Research supplements its broad coverage with in-depth studies of topics of current interest. Special Issues and Symposia present thematic collections of articles that examine topics from several different angles. Research Agenda Papers synthesize past research on a particular subject and focus attention on future research directions. Recent topics include:

  • Legislative Redistricting in the 1980s and 1990s
  • The Politics of Abortion
  • Tax Reform and American Politics
  • Media, Campaigns and Elections
  • American Foreign Policy
  • State Public Policy

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).  

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Institutional, Single Print Issue $235.00
Individual Single Print Issue $33.00
Frequency: Bi-monthly eISSN: 1552-3373 ISSN: 1532-673X
Months of Distribution: January , March , May , July , September , November Current Volume: 43 Current Issue: 4
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