Aotearoa/New Zealand Political Science Journal

Political Science is Aotearoa/New Zealand’s only disciplinary political science journal. It was established in 1948 by the Political Science Programme at Victoria University of Wellington, and has been associated with the New Zealand Political Science Association since the Association’s inception in 1974. The journal is currently published by Sage, UK. Read more about Political Science at

The journal is included in the ISI Political Science JCR, has a 2014 impact factor of 0.700 and a Ranking of 75/157 in Political Science. It presents original, peer reviewed, high quality scholarship from a range of methodological and theoretical perspectives, particularly but not limited to those with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region.

Political Science has a new website at This link directs you to the electronic version of the journal and provides access to all current and back issues directly. It will also direct you to information about the submission of manuscripts.