About This Journal

The Journal of Political Science (ISSN-0098-4612) is the official journal of the South Carolina Political Science Association and published annually by The Athenaeum Press. JoPS seeks to publish original research of high quality that contributes to all subfields of political science. We especially welcome research on Southern politics and politics on the state of South Carolina. This journal is abstracted and indexed in ProQuest and EBSCO Database Political Science Complete.


About This Journal

  • Year started: 1973
  • Affiliation: South Carolina Political Science Association
  • Publisher: The Athenaeum Press
  • Frequency: Annual percentage of articles given a "revise & resubmit": 36%
  • Percent of "revise & resubmit" articles published: 83%
  • Acceptance rate: 27%
  • Percent of solicited articles: 0%
  • Review period: 2-4 months

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Volume 48 - 2020

  • Print and Online: $25 (domestic and international, postage included)
  • Individual subscribers should create an account and log in on the journal website.
  • Institutional subscribers should provide their IP address to enable access.
  • Agent Discount 10% off (only applies to institutional subscriptions).

Single copies

  • Electronic copies of back issues (volume 1 – 36) are available on our journal website for free.
  • Electronic copies of volume 37-47: single issue: $25; single article: $10.
  • Payment Method: we only accept checks, payable to “Journal of Political Science”.

Subscription Contact:
Dr. Drew Kurlowski
Dept. of Politics
BRTH 348
Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC 29528-6054
e-mail: jops@coastal.edu; kurlowski@coastal.edu
telephone: 843-349-4110

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