Politics & International Relations

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Sometimes you may want to try specific databases or journals - perhaps your lecturer has recommended particular names as a good way of finding articles. This section lists key sources for Politics and International Relations.

A top, peer-reviewed journal covering British politics and Britain's relationship with Europe and the wider world.


A peer-reviewed journal covering comparative methodology, theory, and research from around the world with important implications for the formation of domestic and foreign policies.


Search and browse, or sign up to the daily newsletter, for an independent source of news analysis and informed comment written by academic experts working with professional journalists to reach a wider audience. The Conversation aims to provide the expert insight needed to better understand current affairs and the complex issues we face.


This international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal is a good source for critical issues related to Eastern Europe.


A top, peer-reviewed journal which examines the evolution of environmental movements and parties. It also provides analysis of the making and implementation of public policy in the area of the environment at international, national and local levels and comments on ideas generated by environmental movements and organisations, and by individual theorists.


A top, peer-reviewed journal covering conceptual and comparative perspectives in political science.


A peer-reviewed journal covering all the aspects of government and politics directly or indirectly connected with Parliament and parliamentary systems in Britain and throughout the world.


A peer-reviewed journal including “some of the best writing about both topical issues and underlying trends in UK and European politics” (Professor Lord Raymond Plant).


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A major, peer-reviewed journal dealing with all aspects of public administration, public policy and public management.


One of the most authoritative, peer-reviewed journals covering political and social issues in Western Europe. It always provides excellent coverage of all national elections in Western Europe.

 

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