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Political Studies Association conference 2021 journal highlights and free articles
Scroll down to browse the journal highlights for the Political Studies Association conference. Including a collection of free articles on political expertise. We also have special issues of Policy & Politics, the European Journal and Politics and Gender and Global Discourse. Keep reading to learn about the launch of our exciting new journal Global Political Economy in 2022.
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Expertise in Politics collection
Enjoy free access to this selection of articles on the topic of expertise in politics. The collection includes articles from Policy & Politics and the European Journal of Politics and Gender. The collection is free to read until 8 April and includes:
Gender expertise in global governance: contesting the boundaries of a field
Rahel Kunz, Elisabeth Prügl, and Hayley Thompson
The expertise of politicians and their role in epistemic communities [Open Access]
Anne Skevik Grødem and Jon M. Hippe
Highlights from Policy & Politics
Policy & Politics is a world-leading journal committed to advancing our understanding of the dynamics of policy-making and implementation. With an impact factor of 3.069 it ranks in the top 10 journals in Public Administration category of the Journal Citation Reports. Policy & Politics also sits in the top 20 journals in the Political Science category.
Prize winning articles
We are delighted to announce the 2021 winners of Policy & Politics best paper prizes:
The Bleddyn Davies Prize, which acknowledges scholarship of the very highest standard by an early career academic, is awarded to:
‘Applying design in public administration: a literature review to explore the state of the art‘ Margot Hermus, Arwin van Buuren & Victor Bekkers
The Ken Young Prize, which is awarded to the article judged to represent excellence in the field published in Policy & Politics, is awarded to:
‘When design meets power: Design thinking, public sector innovation and the politics of policymaking’
Jenny M Lewis, Michael McGann and Emma Blomkamp
Want to know why our editors chose these articles? Visit the Policy & Politics blog to learn more.
Introducing the new Policy & Politics editors
Please join us in welcoming Dr Oscar Berglund, Professor Claire Dunlop, and Professor Chris Weible as Co-editors of Policy & Politics. The new editorial team's term started earlier this year with a new editorial statement. Read about the new team’s plans for the journal on the Policy & Politics blog.
Recent special issues
Beyond nudge: advancing the state-of-the-art of behavioural public policy and administration
Guest edited by Benjamin Ewert, Kathrin Loer and Eva Thomann
Policy-making as designing: the added value of design thinking for public administration and public policy
Guest edited by Arwin van Buuren, Jenny M Lewis and B Guy Peters
Highlights from the European Journal of Politics and Gender
Editors’ Choice collection, free until 30 April:
Under different umbrellas: intersectionality and alliances in US feminist politics
Myra Marx Ferree
Invisible while visible: an Australian perspective on queer women leaders in international affairs
Eurobarometer surveys: another history of European gender equality policy?
Céline Belot and Sophie Jacquot
Recent special issues:
Beyond the binary: new approaches to measuring gender in political science research [Free until 31 March]
Guest Edited by Amy Alexander, Catherine Bolzendahl and Lena Wängnerud
Rethinking the ambition gap: gender and candidate emergence in comparative perspective
Guest Edited by Jennifer M. Piscopo and Meryl Kenny
Highlights from Global Discourse
Themed issue: Pandemic Politics in the Persian Gulf, free until 31 March
Enjoy a free preview of our upcoming issue ‘Understanding the Politics of Fear: COVID-19, Crises and Democracy’, until 11 April including:
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New journal coming soon: Global Political Economy
Global Political Economy is the much-anticipated journal for the discipline of global political economy. The journal offers a critical platform for research that interrogates prevailing institutions, norms and patterns of authority and explanatory categories, authors will engage with and drive debates around emancipatory discourses and praxis.