Journals and Academic Presses

International Review of Administrative Sciences

International Review of Administrative Sciences (IRAS) is devoted to academic and professional public management and public administration. It is the oldest scholarly public administration journal specifically focused on comparative and international topics. IRAS encourages reflection on international comparisons, new techniques and approaches in governance, the dialogue between academics and practitioners, and debates about the future of public management and public administration.

Professor Andrew Massey at Exeter is Editor.

European Journal of Political Research

The European Journal of Political Research is the flagship publication of the European Consortium for Political Research. It specialises in articles articulating theoretical and comparative perspectives in political science, covering both quantitative and qualitative approaches.

Published by Wiley-Blackwell, In 2008 it was ranked by the Institute for Scientific Information 2nd out of 99 political science journals for its Impact Factor of 2.514. Professor Claudio Radaelli at Exeter is the commissioning editor together with Prof Richard Katz (Johns Hopkins) as production editor.

History of Political Thought

History of Political Thought is the leading journal in its field. It is also consistently recognised as a very high quality outlet in the ranking of prestige journals in political science generally. It was started in Exeter in 1980 by Janet Coleman and Iain Hampsher-Monk and has been edited from within the department continuously ever since.

The founding editorial board included Sir Isaiah Berlin, Luigi Firpo, Raymond Poloin, Michal Oakeshott, Nicolae Rubenstien and Peter Weber-Schafer and contributors have included, Terence Ball, J.H.Burns, J.G.A. Pocock, Quentin Skinner, Brien Tierney and Perez Zagorin. It has also published special festschift editions for leading scholars such as G.E.M. de Ste. Croix, Neal Wood and J.H.Burns. History of Political Thought is published four times a year.

ECPR press

The ECPR Press publishes original research from leading political scientists and the best amongst young scholars in the discipline. Its scope extends to all fields of political science, international relations and political thought, without restriction in either approach or regional focus. It is also open to interdisciplinary work with a predominant political dimension. Publications by the Press are refereed by either the members of the Editorial Board or by external readers. Dr Dario Castiglione at Exeter is an editor. 

Critical Military Studies

Victoria Basham is launching a new journal - Critical Military Studies - with funding from the Palm Center, University of California, Santa Barbara ($25,000).