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Political science

Use this guide to access key information and resources about political science.

Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Preferred Journals List

The Australian Political Studies Association (APSA), as the peak body in Political Science and International Relations in Australia, developed a preferred journal rankings list to demonstrate journal quality. The list is ranked A* through to C, with 5% of journals ranked A*, 15% A, 30% B and 50% C.

2019 APSA Preferred Journal List

Further information about the list can be found via the APSA Publications website

Key journal article databases

Journal articles will give you more detailed analysis and critical research on political science in theory and in practice. Use Library Search for articles across a wide range of the UQ Library's journal article collections, or select an individual database for a more targeted subject-specific approach.

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Peer reviewed articles