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Political Science & International Relations

Periodicals at the Louis J. Blume Library


Periodicals (journals, magazines, newspapers) are located on the First (Basement) Floor of the Blume Library and are arranged alphabetically by periodical (source) title. The ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) is listed here only for identification purposes. It is not a location tool.

This is not a comprehensive list of periodicals at St. Mary's University. See Finding Articles in Journals & Magazines for tips on efficiently searching for articles in journals and other periodicals. See Locating Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers in the Blume Library  for more information. If we do not have the item, you might request the article through Inter-library Loan (ILL) or search the CORAL Union List of Periodicals for holdings at area libraries.
  • Indexes with a + (plus) preceding their name are accessible through that link on the St. Mary's University campus only. For access to these indexes from off campus locations, read and follow the Restricted Databases Instructions for Use (limited to current students and faculty).

For more information about some of the indexes listed below, see the database description page.

Recommended Journal/Magazine (Periodical) Databases:

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  • Administrative Science Quarterly (ISSN 0001-8392; Ithaca, NY: Graduate School of Business and Public Administration, Cornell University) 4/year
    Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      Selected full-text: 
      Indexed:  Public Affairs Information Service, United States Political Science Documents
  • Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science (ISSN 0002-7162; Philadelphia, PA: American Academy of Political and Social Science) 24/year 
    Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
    "Directed to practitioners, students and researchers. Looks at health care, social care, rehabilitation, the aging of intelligence, and the lives of older people and the changing social roles."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
      Indexed: Book Review Index, Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature
        Holdings: 1890 (v.1) - present 
        [shelved at H1 .A4 (Third Floor)]
  • British Journal of Political Science (ISSN 0007-1234; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press) 4/year; refereed
    Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines 
    "A broadly based journal aiming to cover developments across a wide range of countries and specialisms. Contributions are drawn from all fields of political science (including political theory, political behaviour, public policy and international relations), and articles from scholars in related disciplines (sociology, social psychology, economics and philosophy) appear frequently. With a reputation established over 30 years of publication, British Journal of Political Science is widely recognised as one of the premier journals in its field."
  • CQ Weekly  (ISSN 0010-5910; Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Inc.) 48/year (formerly Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report)
    Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
    "Provides detailed reports on all major legislative action, the president's legislative proposals, statements and major speeches and analyses of the Supreme Court's decisions. Includes coverage of political and lobbying activites."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
  • Federal Election Commission Record (Washington, DC: Federal Election Commission) 12/year
    Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
    "Reports on all FEC actions. Includes summaries of advisory opinions, litigation and compliance, and provides data on reporting requirements."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
  • International Studies Review (ISSN 1079-1760; Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers) 2/year (formerly Mershon International Studies Review)
    Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      Indexed: Journal of Economic Literature, Public Affairs Information Service
        Holdings: 1994 (v.38) - present
  • Mesoamerica (ISSN 0254-170X; San Jose, Costa Rica: Institute for Central American Studies) 12/year
    Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
    "Provides news and analysis of Central America."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
        Holdings: 1982 (v.1) - present
  • New American (ISSN 0885-6540; Appleton, WI: American Opinion Publishing Inc.) 96/year
    Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
    "For constitutional conservatives and economic libertarians. Focuses on political science, social opinion and economic theory, while rejecting an accidental view of history and exposing the behing-the-scenes forces shaping American politics and culture."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
        Holdings: 1985 (v.1) - present
  • New Oxford Review (ISSN 1049-4244; Berkeley, CA: New Oxford Review) 10/year
    Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
    "Journal of ideas edited by lay Catholics interested in orthodoxy, evangelism, social justice, peace, and family life."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
  • Orbis: A Journal of World Affairs  (ISSN 0030-4387; Greenwich, CT: JAI Press) 4/year
    Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
    "Contains articles on contemporary international affairs."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
      Indexed: United States Political Science Documents
        Holdings: 1957 (v.1) - present 
  • Perspectives on Political Science  (ISSN 1045-7097; Washington, DC: Heldref Publications) 4/year {formerly Teaching Political Science}; refereed 
    Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines 
    Indexed:  IngentaConnect 
    Holdings: 1990 (v.19) - present 
    • Policy Studies Journal (ISSN 0190-292X; Urbana, IL: Policy Studies Organization, University of Illinois) 4/year; refereed
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      "Covers the application of political science and social science to important public policy problems."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
        Indexed:
          Holdings: 1972 (v.1) - present
    • Policy Studies Review (ISSN 0278-4415; Miami, FL: College of Urban and Public Affairs of Florida International University) 4/year; refereed
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      "Covers the application of political and social science to important public policy problems."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
        Indexed:
          Holdings: 1981 (v.1) - present
    • Political Behavior (ISSN 0190-9320; New York, NY: Plenum Publishing Corporation) 4/year; refereed
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      "Publishes interdisciplinary studies, both theoretical and empirical, of groups and individuals as they interact with the political process."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
        Indexed: PsycINFO, United States Political Science Documents Abstracts, IngentaConnect   
          Holdings: 1979 (v.1) - present
    • Political Research Quarterly (ISSN 1065-9129; Salt Lake City, UT: University of Utah) 4/year; refereed
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
        Indexed: Book Review Index, IngentaConnect 
          Holdings: 1993 (v.46) - present
    • Political Theory (ISSN 0090-5917; Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications) 6/year; refereed 
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      "Provides a forum for the diverse orientations in the study of political ideas, including the history of political thought, modern theory, conceptual analysis, and polemic argumentation."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
        Indexed: Philosopher's Index, IngentaConnect 
          Holdings: 1973 (v.1) - present
    • Politics and the Life Sciences (ISSN 0730-9384; Great Britian: Beech Tree Publishing) 2/year; refereed
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      "Provides a forum for scholars interested in both the methods and the findings of research in the life sciences that relates to the study of politics and public policy."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
        Indexed: United States Political Science Documents
          Holdings: 1982 (v.1) - present
    • Polity (ISSN 0032-3497; Amhert, MA: Northeastern Political Science Association) 4/year; refereed
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      "Covers American politics, comparative politics, political theory and international relations."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
        Indexed: United States Political Science Documents, IngentaConnect 
          Holdings: 1968 (v.1) - present
    • Public Opinion Quarterly (ISSN 0033-362X; Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press) 4/year; refereed
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      "Devoted to research in public opinion. Covers survey methods, communication, propaganda."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
        Indexed: Public Affairs Information Services, Unites States Political Science Documents
          Holdings: 1937 (v.1) - present
    • Publius: The Journal of Federalism (ISSN 0048-5950; Easton, PA: Robert B. and Helen S. Meyner Center for the Study of State and Local Government) 4/year; refereed
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
        Indexed: United States Political Science Documents, IngentaConnect 
          Holdings: 1971 (v.1) - present 
    • Review of International Studies (ISSN 0260-2105; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press) 4/year; refereed
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      "Reviews politics, law, history and other areas of social science in the international arena."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
        Indexed: IngentaConnect 
          Holdings: 1981 (v.7) - present
          {Online: 1997 (v. 23) - present
          Tables of contents, Abstracts; Full-text to subscribers}
    • Review of Politics (ISSN 0034-6705; Notre Dame, IN: The University of Notre Dame) 4/year; refereed
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
        Indexed: Book Review Index, IngentaConnect 
          Holdings: 1939 (v.1) - present
  • Social Science Research: A Quarterly Journal of Social Science Methodology and Quantitative Research (ISSN 0049-089X; San Diego, CA: Academic Press) 4/year; refereed 
    Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines 
    Indexed: +Criminal Justice Abstracts, +PsycINFO, IngentaConnect
    Holdings: 1972 (v.1) - 1996 (v.25) 
    {Online: 1996 (v.25) - present
    Full-image to subscribing institutions
    • Society (ISSN 0147-2011; New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, Inc.) 24/year 
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      "Explores and analyzes issues in the social sciences and public policy. Presents new ideas for decision-makers and others concerned with trends in modern society."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
        Indexed: Public Affairs Information Service Index, United States Political Science Documents 
          Holdings: 1972 (v.9) - present 
    • Spectrum  (ISSN 1067-8530; Lexington, KY: The Council of State Governments) 4/year 
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      "Covers all aspects of state government; provides analysis of policies, programs and ideas for the student of state government and state government practitioners."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
    • Texas Journal of Political Studies (ISSN 0191-0930; Huntsville, TX: Sam Houston State University Department of Government) 2/year 
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      "Publishes the spectrum of social science research that relates to international, national, state and local political systems."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
  • Women & Politics (ISSN 0195-7732; New York: Haworth Press) 4/year
  • now Journal of Women, Politics & Policy
    Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines 
    "Multidisciplinary, international journal presents the work of social scientists—including political scientists, sociologists, economists, and public policy specialists—who study the world through a gendered lens and uncover how gender functions in the political and policy arenas. Throughout, the journal places a special emphasis on the intersection of gender, race/ethnicity, class, and other dimensions of women’s experiences."
    Holdings: 1999 (v.20) - present 
    Selected full-text: from 2001 to present in Haworth Press Journals
    • World Politics: A Quarterly Journal of International Relations (ISSN 0043-8871; Baltimore, MD: The John Hopkins University Press) 4/year; refereed
      Description  |  Contributor Submission Guidelines
      "Publishes scholarly manuscripts on topics in international relations, comparative politics, political theory, foreign policy and modernization."--from Ulrich's International Periodical Directory
        Indexed: Book Review Index, United States Political Science Documents

    This list was compiled from the following sources: 
  • St. Mary's University Blume Library resources 
  • American Political Science Association list of Scholarly Journals 

  • A list of Political Science periodicals included in the IngentaConnect  service can be found by browsing publications by subject, selecting Social Sciences, then Political Science
  • A list of Political Science journals available electronically (usually by subscription) is available through OCLC FirstSearch Electronic Collections Online (ECO)

  • author: Diane M. Duesterhoeft • email: dduesterhoeft@stmarytx.edu 
    compiled by Micky Candia, Grace-Ellen Meixner and Diane M. Duesterhoeft
    URL: http://library.stmarytx.edu/acadlib/subject/polisci/poindex.htm
    created March 16, 1998 • updated July 14, 2005

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