Political Studies

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Edited By: Cees van der Eijk, Vivien Lowndes, Christopher Pierson and Mark Wenman

Impact Factor: 0.869

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 64/156 (Political Science)

Online ISSN: 1467-9248

Associated Title(s): The British Journal of Politics & International Relations, Political Insight, Political Studies Review, Politics

Most Cited


Papers published in 2014 seeing early citation

Party Politicisation and the Formative Phase of Environmental Policy-Making in Multi-level Systems: Electoral Discourse in UK Meso-elections 1998–2011
Paul Chaney

The Politics of Patronage and Coalition: How Parties Allocate Managerial Positions in State-Owned Enterprises
Laurenz Ennser-Jedenastik

Beyond the Sovereign State: Isopolitan Citizenship, Race and Anglo-American Union
Duncan Bell

Deliberating across Deep Divides
Robert C. Luskin, Ian O'Flynn, James S. Fishkin and David Russell

Top 10 Papers published in 2012 and 2013

Territorial Rights: Concept and Justification
David Miller

Democracy and Legitimacy in the European Union Revisited: Input, Output and‘Throughput’
Vivien A. Schmidt

Justice, Territory and Natural Resources
Avery Kolers

New Alliances: Why Mainstream Parties Govern with Radical Right-Wing Populist Parties
Sarah L. de Lange

Political Feasibility: A Conceptual Exploration
Pablo Gilabert and Holly Lawford-Smith

Nudging and Manipulation
T. M. Wilkinson

The Electoral Impact of the UK 2009 MPs' Expenses Scandal
Charles Pattie and Ron Johnston

Inclusive Britishness: A Multiculturalist Advance
Varun Uberoi and Tariq Modood

Social Capital and Ethno-racial Diversity: Learning to Trust in an Immigrant Society
Dietlind Stolle and Allison Harell

Does Citizenship Education Make Young People Better-Engaged Citizens?
Jon Tonge, Andrew Mycock and Bob Jeffery

Top 10 Papers that contributed to the 2013 Impact Factor

Ideas are Not as Stable as Political Scientists Want Them to Be: A Theory of Incremental Ideational Change
Martin B. Carstensen

The Substantive Representation of Women: What to Do with Conservative Claims?
Karen Celis and Sarah Childs

Territorial Rights: Concept and Justification
David Miller

Political Feasibility: A Conceptual Exploration
Pablo Gilabert and Holly Lawford-Smith

Political Competition and Party Patronage: Public Appointments in Ghana and South Africa
Petr Kopecký

Women's Parliamentary Representation in Africa: The Impact of Democracy and Corruption on the Number of Female Deputies in National Parliaments
Daniel Stockemer

Using Parliamentary Questions to Measure Constituency Focus: An Application to the Irish Case
Shane Martin

The Politics of Local Presence: Is there a Case for Descriptive Representation?
Sarah Childs and Philip Cowley

Disagreement and Opposition in Social Networks: Does Disagreement Discourage Turnout?
Lilach Nir

The Challenge of the All-Affected Principle
Sofia Näsström

The following papers are the most cited papers in Political Studies in 2008 and 2009, contributing to the 2010 Impact Factor

When does diversity erode trust? Neighborhood diversity, interpersonal trust and the mediating effect of social interactions
Dietlind Stolle, Stuart Soroka and Richard Johnston

Does diversity erode social cohesion? Social capital and race in British neighbourhoods
Natalia Letki

Citizenship norms and the expansion of political participation
Russell J. Dalton

Critical mass theory and women's political representation

Sarah Childs and Mona Lena Krook

A cross-national comparison of the internal effects of participation in voluntary organization
Marc Morjé Howard and Leah Gilbert

Civic orientations: Does associational type matter?
William A. Maloney, Jan W. Van Deth and Sigrid Roßteutscher

Immigration and the imagined community in Europe and the United States
Jack Citrin and John Sides

From evaluating democracy assistance to appraising democracy promotion
Peter Burnell

Delimiting Democratic Accountability
Mark Philp

The Multicultural State We're In: Muslims, 'Multiculture' and the 'Civic Re-balancing' of British Multiculturalism
Nasar Meer and Tariq Modood

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