Governance in Africa (GiA) provides an alternative form of academic journal offering free access to research and expert commentary from leading and emerging authors in the field, and from those who have direct experience of the impacts of governance in Africa today. In this context, ‘governance’ in Africa refers to the local/traditional, the national, the regional and the global.
Law and Political Science
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The Electronic Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (EJIMEL) is a publication by the Center for Islamic and Middle Eastern Legal Studies (CIMELS) at the Faculty of Law, University of Zurich, Switzerland. EJIMEL strives to contribute to the understanding of the large geographical area composing the Middle East guided by the awareness that this region has obtained a key position on the world stage over the last decades and keeps evolving fast.
The Journal of Experimental Political Science (JEPS) features research – be it theoretical, empirical, methodological, or some combination thereof - that utilizes experimental methods or experimental reasoning based on naturally occurring data. We define experimental methods broadly: research featuring random (or quasi-random) assignment of subjects to different treatments in an effort to isolate causal relationships between variables of interest.
The Indonesian Journal of International & Comparative Law (IJICL) commenced its publication in 2014 under the auspices of the Institute for Migrant Rights, Cianjur -- Indonesia. The idea behind its establishment grew out of the concern over an impasse in contemporary and comparative legal scholarship in Indonesia and the region in general. As a transnational scholarly project, the Journal provides a forum for legal practitioners and scholars from the Republic of Indonesia, Asia, and elsewhere to discuss a broad range of issues relating to "law."
The Journal on the Use of Force and International Law (JUFIL) is a new peer reviewed journal covering all aspects of the law governing the use of force (jus ad bellum), as distinct from other areas of international law relating to security issues, such as International Humanitarian Law or International Criminal Law.
Genocide Studies International (GSI) is a journal devoted to innovative research, analysis and information. GSI is a forum for the academic study and understanding of the phenomena of genocide and the gross violation of human rights and various approaches to preventing them. It strives to raise awareness of the necessity of genocide prevention and the promotion of universal human rights. It serves as a critical voice for analyzing governmental and supra-governmental efforts in the prevention of genocide. This peer-reviewed journal is interdisciplinary and comparative in nature.
This interdisciplinary journal will publish high-quality, peer-reviewed research on issues of American civic literacy, defined as that level of public knowledge necessary to informed civic participation.
The Journal of Asian Security & International Affairs (JASIA) is an international peer reviewed journal that specializes in political and security issues in all the main sub-regions of Asia – Central and West Asia; South Asia; Northeast Asia; Southeast Asia; and Australasia. The JASIA is particularly interested in papers that link domestic and international political issues and developments with national and regional security concerns and implications.
Research & Politics aims to advance systematic peer-reviewed research in political science and related fields through the open access publication of the very best cutting-edge research and policy analysis. The journal provides a venue for scholars to communicate rapidly and succinctly important new insights to the broadest possible audience while maintaining the highest standards of quality control.
For the first two years, the publication fee is waived for all submissions.
Journal of US-China Public Administration, a professional academic journal, commits itself to promoting the academic communication about analysis of developments in the organizational, administrative and policy sciences, and tries to provide a platform for experts and scholars worldwide to exchange their latest researches and findings.
International Relations and Diplomacy, a professional academic journal, commits itself to promoting the academic communication about recent developments on Relations and Diplomacy, covers all sorts of research on international relations, international security studies, politics, international political economy, regional studies, local government, public law and policy, military study, foreign affairs other relevant areas and tries to provide a platform for experts and scholars worldwide to exchange their latest findings.
Legal history, law rules, legal culture, legal theories, legal systems, questions, debate and discussion about law.
The Rivista Italiana di Antitrust / Italian Antitrust Review (RIA/IAR) is published by the Italian Competition Authority, but it is not its official magazine nor does it represent its policy. It deals with the most important economic and legal antitrust developments, especially Italian and international ones. It thus constitutes a useful and updated tool for operators and scholars, while providing information about the activity of the Authority itself.
Critical Analysis of Law: An International & Interdisciplinary Law Review reflects a broadly contextual approach to legal scholarship animated by the idea of bilateral interdisciplinary engagement set out in the CAL minifesto.
CAL aims to serve as an international forum for cutting-edge interdisciplinary research in and on law, by scholars from law and other disciplines.
Assembly and Association Briefing is the official newsletter of Maina Kiai, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association.
Law and political science
The European Journal of Comparative Law and Governance publishes top-level academic contributions in English that explore the phenomena of law and governance from a comparative perspective. It includes comparative studies from different fields of law and regulation as well as multi-disciplinary studies on societal governance issues. Comparative studies involving non-European countries are welcome when they deal with topics relevant also for European science and society.
The Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality (“Journal”) aims to encompass issues on race, gender, class, and sexuality. The Journal offers an interdisciplinary approach for academic scholars to contribute to society’s understanding of legal and policy issues concerning social equality. The Journal aims to become a major effort in leading scholars and practitioners to improve race and gender relations, foster new research in and across disciplines, and provide the intellectual foundation for the pursuit of social justice.
Cultural Relations Quarterly Review is an initiative of the Institute for Cultural Relations Policy Budapest. Launched in 2013, its mission is to provide information and analysis on key international political events. Each issue present scrutinised review of international relations on a quarterly basis written by young researchers, scholars, professionals who are specialised in International Relations theory, Political Science, world politics and Economics. Also among the authorts are the Participants of ICRP Internship Programme and the members of ICRP Advisory Board.
The Journal of Law and the Biosciences (JLB) is the first fully Open Access peer-reviewed legal journal focused on the advances at the intersection of law and the biosciences. A co-venture between Duke University, Harvard University Law School, and Stanford University, and published by Oxford University Press, this open access, online, and interdisciplinary academic journal publishes cutting-edge scholarship in this this important new field.
The UN Constitutional showcases the organization’s constitutional assistance and introduces original content on related subjects, as well as offering innovative tools and resources to constitution-makers. The objective is to facilitate information-sharing, collaboration and cross-learning between the various UN entities that work on constitutional matters, thereby bolstering the organization’s constitutional assistance.
Scottish Affairs, founded in 1992, is the leading forum for debate on Scottish current affairs.
Revista Direito, Política e Sociedade has as primary concentration area of the Law and Social Sciences.
STASIS is a peer-reviewed academic journal in social and political theory, which is jointly edited by a group of intellectuals from Eastern, Central, and Northern Europe. The Journal is published by the European University at Saint-Petersburg. Stasis is a bilingual journal that publishes articles in English and in other languages from the region. Stasis accepts for publication articles both in English and in the languages of the region. In the case of acceptance, the articles originally written in other languages are translated into English.
The Oxford Journal of Law and Religion publishes a range of articles drawn from various sectors of the law and religion field, including: social, legal and political issues involving the relationship between law and religion in society; comparative law perspectives on the relationship between religion and state institutions; developments regarding human and constitutional rights to freedom of religion or belief; considerations of the relationship between religious and secular legal systems; empirical work on the place of religion in society; and other salient areas where law and religion in
The Journal of Open Access to Law is an open-access, peer-reviewed academic journal of international scope. Its purpose is to promote international research on the topic of open access to law.
JOAL provides an international forum for academic researchers as well as for practitioners of open legal publishing. Central topics of concern include
Digital journal called Skopein about Criminalistics and forensic sciences in spanish. Quarterly publication of free distribution.
Linguistic Evidence in Security, Law and Intelligence (LESLI) is an interdisciplinary journal for linguists, computer scientists, psychologists, psychiatrists, attorneys, law enforcement, security executives, and intelligence analysts. As the journal of the Institute for Linguistic Evidence and its membership TALE: The Association for Linguistic Evidence, LESLI provides a forum to present rigorous research, requests for research, and policy discussions.
International Politics Reviews will publish in-depth review articles which present authoritative and up-to-date surveys, synthesis and evaluation of the big questions and trends in the field concerning theory, world order and current debates. We seek not only to clarify major debates, but also to present new perspectives and insights, which in turn will help to shape the field in future.
Peacebuilding is an international, comparative, multidisciplinary journal open to articles on contemporary and historical cases. It will aim to provide in-depth analyses of the ideologies, philosophies, interests, and policies that underpin peacebuilding programmes and initiatives, and to connect with debates being held by policymakers, civil society personnel, scholars and students.
Scottish Justice Matters has been set up by the Scottish Consortium on Crime and Criminal Justice. The Editorial Board is a sub-group of the SCCCJ and is accountable to it.
The aim of the publication is to support the objectives of the Consortium in ways which complement its other activities. Our Editorial Board draws on the mix of membership from the voluntary sector, academic institutions and other experienced people.
Scottish Justice Matters aims to be lively, accessible, informative, inclusive, outward looking and sustainable.
The Korean Society of International Law (KSIL), one of the largest academic societies in Asia, is launching a new international journal entitled the Korean Journal of International and Comparative Law (KJIC). The journal will not only publish articles concerning general issues of international and comparative law but also present research with Asian and particularly Korean perspectives in the fields of international and comparative law.
The USENIX Journal of Election Technology and Systems (JETS) s a new hybrid journal/conference where papers will have a journal-style reviewing process and online-only publication.
JETS was initiated by the USENIX Association to improve the quality of reviewing and shorten the turnaround time relative to the normal journal process while keeping the community feel of the computer science conference process alive.
The National Security Law Journal (NSLJ) is a student-edited legal periodical at the George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia, published at least two times per year in hard copy and digital form. Our objective is to publish innovative, thought-provoking issues on pressing matters in the field of national security law. Each issue comprises creative, original, groundbreaking articles that appeal to both academia and the practicing legal community.
Global Constitutionalism - Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law (Glob-Con) seeks to promote a deeper understanding on the foundations, limitations and principles of political order and their dynamics over time on a global scale. The journal is interested in work that refers to constitutionalism as a template for empirical, conceptual or normative research on past, present and future political and legal practices, within and beyond the state.
The new peer-reviewed Journal of Law and Courts (JLC) aims to be the premier journal for members of the law and courts intellectual community in terms of quality and scope of articles and size and diversity of audience.
Journal of Criminology is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles in all areas of criminology.
Publisher: Sociologia Jurídica
Sociologia Jurídica takes an interdisciplinary approach to the intersection of sociology and law.
Areas of interest include:
Cadernos de Ciências Humanas
Cadernos de Ciências Humanas is a biannual journal dedicated to the
humanities and the social sciences. Each issue is divided into four
sections and each section is devoted to a particular type
Revista Nacional de Administración
The National Review Board (RNA) is a biannual Spanish-language journal
published by the School of Management Sciences of the Distance State
University of Costa Rica with the support of
the Editorial UNED and the Assistant Dean of Research.
Revista de la Facultad de sciencias sociales y jurídicas
La Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Jurídica is an open-acces annual
journal coordinated by the professors of the UMH, Purificación
Cremades García and
Alfonso Ortega Gimènez, and which benefits from the collaboration of
other professors of the UMH: Carlos José Navas Alejo, José Antonio
Martínez y José Alberto García Avilés.
Historia y Política
The journal Historia y Política [History and Politics] began
publication in 1999. It comes out every six months, with peer reviews.
It was an initiative of the
departments of History of Thought and Social and Political Movements
at the UCM, and the department of Social History and the History of
Thought at the
Služba Božja (Service of God) is a Croatian language journal featuring
articles on Christianity and practical theology including:
- Canon Law
- Religious Pedagogy,
- Pastoral Theology
Contact: Služba Božja
Subject: Humanities, Theology
"Politička misao" (Political Thought) is the oldest journal of
political science in Eastern Europe and the only journal of that kind
in Croatia. It was launched
in 1964. "Politička misao" publishes reviewed scientific and
specialised texts in political science and related social science
disciplines economy, law,
Revista eletrônica de ciência política
La Revista eletrônica de ciência política is a journal published by
students of the Graduate Program in Political Science from
Universidade Federal do
Paraná. Its main objective is to disseminate the scientific research
conducted y young researchers - masters, masters-doctoral students -
relevant to the field of political science.
Çankırı Karatekin Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Dergisi
Publisher: Çankırı Karatekin Üniversitesi
Language: Turkish, English
Çankırı Karatekin University Journal of the Faculty of
Economics and Administrative Sciences is a refereed journal
published biannually (December & June).
Original studies as well as translations and book reviews on