Political Science Quarterly (ISSN 0032-3195, E-ISSN 1538-165X) is a nonpartisan journal, published since 1886 and devoted to the study of contemporary and historical aspects of government, politics, and public affairs. Sample copies available upon request.

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  • Volumes begin with the Spring issue.
  • Volume index appears in the Winter issue.
  • Trim size: 6 3/4" x 10"
  • Average pages per issue: 192

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Publishing since 1886, PSQ is the most widely read and accessible scholarly journal with distinguished contributors such as: Lisa Anderson, Robert A. Dahl, Samuel P. Huntington, Robert Jervis, Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Theda Skocpol, Woodrow Wilson

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With neither an ideological nor a partisan bias, PSQ looks at facts and analyzes data objectively to help readers understand what is really going on in national and world affairs.

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