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Perspectives on Politics
  • ISSN: 1537-5927 (Print), 1541-0986 (Online)
  • Frequency: 4 issues per year
Perspectives on Politics seeks to provide a space for broad and synthetic discussion within the political science profession and between the profession and the broader scholarly and reading publics. Such discussion necessarily draws on and contributes to the scholarship published in the more specialized journals that dominate our discipline. At the same time, Perspectives seeks to promote a complementary form of broad public discussion and synergistic understanding within the profession that is essential to advancing research and promoting scholarly community. Perspectives seeks to nurture a political science public sphere, publicizing important scholarly topics, ideas, and innovations, linking scholarly authors and readers, and promoting broad reflexive discussion among political scientists about the work that we do and why this work matters.

Perspectives on Politics is sold ONLY as part of a joint subscription with American Political Science Review and PS: Political Science & Politics.

  • On the cover

    Cover Art: New York City, United States. 29th Apr, 2015. Thousands in NYC protest in solidarity with Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray at the hands of the police. One hundred and forty three people were arrested. © Michael Nigro/Pacific Press/Alamy Live News. Credit: PACIFIC PRESS / Alamy Stock Photo.