Google Scholar ranking of political science journals

Here is a list of all political science journals in the Social Science Citations Index (SSCI),1 ranked according to their h5-index on Google Scholar. Google Scholar provides a similar list of top journals in political science, but this includes only the top 20 journals. I was wondering how the list looked below this number. To see that, I have scraped Google Scholar for the journals in SSCI, with the rvest package in R.

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Open access journals in political science

I have created a list of open access journals in political science—journals that make all of their articles freely accessible without delay. Please bear in mind that this is not an exhaustive list and that editorial policies change. If you notice that one or more journals are missing or that one or more existing entries need updating, please send me an email. I would be happy to hear from you.

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Latest publications

  • Resul Umit, Katrin Auel (2019) Divergent preferences and legislative speeches on Brexit. Forthcoming in Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties. Abstract DOI  pdf
  • Resul Umit, Wouter Poortinga, Pekka Jokinen, Pasi Pohjolainen (2019) The role of income in energy efficiency and curtailment behaviours: Findings from 22 European countries. Energy Research & Social Science, 53, 206–214. Abstract DOI  pdf

Unpublished research

  • Resul Umit (2019) Parliamentary Communication Allowances: Good for Nothing. Abstract  pdf
  • Resul Umit (2019) Unfulfilled Winning Expectations Decrease Voter Satisfaction with Democracy. Abstract  pdf