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  American Diplomacy
American Diplomacy is published on the World Wide Web by American Diplomacy Publishers, a nonprofit corporation chartered in the State of North Carolina.
AtP is interdisciplinary and eclectic. It is not confined to traditional political science boundaries and welcomes articles from interested academics from a wide range of disciplines. AtP is published by the Victoria University of Wellington School of Political Science and International Relations.

AntePodium (AtP) is an electronic journal dedicated to scholarly research on the politico-strategic, politico-economic and politico-cultural dimensions of world affairs.
Konrad Adenauer Auslandsinformationen
Die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Auslandsinformationen sind eine Zeitschrift für internationale Fragen, Außenpolitik und Entwicklungszusammenarbeit. Sie haben das Ziel, einen Teil der im Zusammenhang mit der Auslandsarbeit der KAS gesammelten Informationen der Öffentlichkeit bzw. Fachöffentlichkeit in Deutschland zugänglich zu machen. 
Zur Homepage Aussenpolitik - German Foreign Affairs Review
Although abstracts of all articles are available on the site, only two or three per issue are featured in full length.
The online contents of this quarterly reveals that the journal publishes articles dealing with all regions of the world. However, there is no online editorial comment that explains the mission of the publication.
Logo Deutscher Bundestag Blickpunkt Bundestag - Forum der Demokratie
The founder (and publisher) of borderlands e-journal is Anthony Burke, but its origins lie in earlier collective efforts to create open spaces of dialogue and thought in the humanities.
borderlands is a refereed international journal that aims to promote transdisciplinary work across the humanities, work which might also intersect with diverse practices and sites in culture, policy and everyday life. Although our beginnings are modest, we hope that over time you will be able to view writings cutting across and between politics, media, literature, history, law, science, medicine, philosophy, economics, music, film and more, along with incisive debate about contemporary culture.
Cato Journal
Cato Journal is America's leading free-market public policy journal. Every issue is a valuable resource for scholars concerned with questions of public policy, yet it is written and edited to be accessible to the interested lay reader. Clive Crook of The Economist has called it "the most consistently interesting and provocative journal of its kind."
Cato Journal's stable of writers constitutes a veritable Who's Who in business, government, and academia.

Chimera™, means "the creation of imagination", and is a quarterly electronic journal published by the USA/Africa Institute. Chimera is a platform for individuals who seek to stimulate thought and nurture discussion on the Institute's core areas:

  • Culture

  • Economics/Economic Development

  • Education

  • Governance/Diplomacy

  • Health

  • Technology

Colorlines Magazine (ISSN 1098-3503) is published quarterly by the Applied Research Center (ARC).
ColorLines is the first national, multi-racial magazine devoted to covering the politics and creations of communities of color.
Community Development Journal
Published four times a year by the Oxford University Press. Abstracts On-line since Jan.1996, full text on-line since Oct. 1999.
"The Community Development Journal provides an international forum for political, economic and social programmes which link the activities of people with institutions and government. Dealing with the theory and practice of the policies, programmes and methods employed, the Community Development Journal covers a wide range of topics including  community action, village, town, and regional planning, community studies and rural development." 
Seit 1997;
ständig neue Textbeiträge
Internet-Monatsmagazin für Politik, Zeitgeschichte, Wirtschaft und Kultur
COSMOPOLIS (English edition)
new contributions on a permanent basis.
A magazine on current affairs and culture." A magazine on current affairs and culture."
Founded in 2001, Crossroads is an interdisciplinary journal published three times a year. It has been created and developed by the ASERI Students Association.
welcomes contributions from world-wide scholars and executive officials with government agencies, international agencies, non-governmental organizations and private corporations and is intended for the reader from the academic, governmental, and business sector with an interest in international affairs.
Cultural Logic
CL was first published in Fall 1997 with over ten contributions including articles, reviews and a poetry entry.
Cultural Logic "publishes essays, poetry, and reviews (books, films, other media) by writers working within the Marxist tradition."

Dissent Magazine
Dissent is a quarterly magazine of politics and culture. Each issue features reflective articles about politics in the U.S., incisive social and cultural commentary and a sophisticated coverage of European politics

Ed. by the European Institute of Public Administration. Full texts since 1992.
Papers about the European Union and European Unification (in English and French).
Electronic Journal of e-Government
The Electronic Journal of e-Government aims to publish perspectives on topics relevant to the study, implementation and management of e-Government. The journal contributes to the development of both theory and practice in the field of e-Government. The journal accepts academically robust papers, topical articles and case studies that contribute to the area of research in, and practice of e-Government.
International Information Programs Electronic Journals of the US Department of State
IIP publishes five electronic journals (Economic Perspectives, U.S. Foreign Policy Agenda, U.S. Society & Values, Global Issues, and Issues of Democracy) with a new journal in one of the series appearing each month. French, Portuguese, and Spanish translations of all journals appear from two to four weeks after the English, and certain journals are translated into Arabic and Russian. Hypertext versions of the journals appear on our web site in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Russian.
Ephemera is a free journal for the discussion of theoretical and political perspectives on all aspects of organization.
EIoP European Integration online Papers
The EIoP are published by the executive committee of the European Communities Studies Association Austria since 10 April 1997
The EIoP is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary research paper series in the field of European integration research.  Scholarly contributions from all relevant disciplines are welcome, e.g. from legal studies, political science, economics, sociology, and history. For each article, you will find both a German and an English abstract.
Standard and specific reports since 1973 in French, German and English.

Foreign Policy
Founded in 1970 by Samuel Huntington and Warren Demian Manshel, and now published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C., FOREIGN POLICY is the premier, award-winning magazine of global politics, economics, and ideas. Our mission is to explain how the world works—in particular, how the process of global integration is reshaping nations, institutions, cultures, and, more fundamentally, our daily lives.

Foreign Service Journal
The Foreign Service Journal covers foreign affairs from an insider's perspective. Articles range from hot topics in global economics and politics to chronicling the development of American foreign policy. The Journal keeps readers informed about who's who and what's what in foreign affairs in Washington as well as features how-tos on living overseas as a foreign affairs professional.

Global Issues logo Global Issues
An Electronic Journal of the U.S. Department of State
Globalization and Health
Globalization and Health is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, online journal that provides a platform for research, knowledge sharing and debate on the topic of globalization and its effects on health, both positive and negative.
essentially refers to anything 'supra-territorial', anything that transcends the geopolitical boundaries of the nation-state. As a process it is being driven by liberalisation of markets and technological advancements. In essence, it is about human proximity - people are now living in each other's metaphorical pockets.
Harvard Human Rights Journal
The Harvard Human Rights Journal is an annual journal of international human rights scholarship published by the students of Harvard Law School in cooperation with the Harvard Human Rights Program.
The Journal publishes cutting-edge human rights scholarship by academics, practitioners, and students. In doing so, we provide a forum for dialogue and the exchange of ideas from a variety of international perspectives.

Harvard International Review
The Harvard International Review is a quarterly journal of international relations distributed on six continents. Published by the Harvard International Relations Council, Inc., the HIR offers incisive commentary on global developments in business, science, technology, and politics.

Helsinki Monitor The Helsinki Monitor
The journal is published four times a year. Online issues are available starting with the 1996 volume and all but one are in HTML format. (The first issue of the '96 volume is only  available in TXT format via a gopher menu.) In addition to the four or five articles in each issue, the journal also features book reviews and OSCE documents.
The Helsinki Monitor is published by the Netherlands Helsinki Committee and the International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights. It publishes articles on the political, economic and social situation in Central and Eastern Europe. A special issue on The Security Model at the OSCE Lisbon Summit was published in 1996.
IMPACT press is a nonprofit, bi-monthly, socio-political magazine that features aggressive journalism, biting commentary and a healthy dose of satire.
Informationen zur politischen Bildung
Information zur politischen Bildung wird herausgegeben von der Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (BpB). Neben den aktuellen Quartalsausgaben werden auch ältere Themenhefte nach ihrer Überarbeitung fortlaufend in das Online-Angebot aufgenommen. 
International Bulletin of Political Psychology
IBPP is an electronic weekly. Development and designed for political psychology Issues
Online starting November 01, 1996 by Embryo-Riddle Aeronautical University
"Designed to sensitize social scientists, public officials, mass media representatives, informed citizenry, and social activists to the psychology of politics and the politics of psychology.. IBPPpresents the opportunity for a quick analysis of current event and privileged look at what researchers are engaged in."
International Politics and Society (German)
This is the online edition of a print publication. Online supplmenets were started in 1998 and do not contain the entire contents of the print publicatino although they do offer access to 6-8 articles per issue.
This journal deals with global trends, foreign policy issues, international relations, the world economy, and country analyses. Articles range from discussing the
chaos in Afghanistan   to issues concerning the EU and Turkey.
Journal of Humanitarian Assistance
Published at the department of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford.
The Journal is updated continuously, rather than published periodically.
The Journal encompasses all aspects of humanitarian assistance, from early warning and emergency provision to post-conflict peace-building and the transition to development. This is inclusive of law, politics, the military, logistics, and the work of national and international organisations.
Journal of International Relations and Development
One volume per year, Online since 1998
Although based in the tiny country of Slovenia, the JIRD is decidedly cosmopolitan in nature. The new journal is not and will not be ‘centric’ in any sense. It will continue to remain open to arguments presented by academics and practitioners from East and West, North and South. We encourage lively debate within the ‘JIRD forum’, and therefore the richest and most extensive exchange of ideas, thoughts and opinions as possible
Journal of Public and International Affairs The Journal of Public and International Affairs
The journal is published once a year and has online versions starting with its 1996 volume. One volume contains 10-12 artciles. Papers from the 1998 issue ar available in both HTML and PDF formats, earlier paperss are retrievable in HTML. Note that links often open up pages in a new window.
JPIA is published jointly by The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs and The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs of Princeton University. It is North America's only scholarly journal that exclusively publishes the work of graduate students in public and international affairs.
Journal of Political Ecology
Published on-line since 1994.
"JPE is a peer reviewed journal begun in 1994 that welcomes submissions in English, French and Spanish from a broad range of disciplines and hopes to encourage research into the linkages between political economy and human environmental impacts. It is provided free and supported by the Political Ecology Society (PESO)."  "JPE is a peer reviewed journal begun in 1994 that welcomes submissions in English, French and Spanish from a broad range of disciplines and hopes to encourage research into the linkages between political economy and human environmental impacts. It is provided free and supported by the Political Ecology Society (PESO)." 
Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies
Founded by a group of European researchers, convinced of the necessity for free access to and publication of knowledge, is a semesterly online journal devoted to the armed forces and power institutions of post-Soviet societies. is a multi-disciplinary journal, which addresses issues across a broad field of disciplines in human and social sciences. Its main objective is to study changes and their underlying mechanisms in post-Soviet republics, through the analysis of the institutions that remain most hidden from the public eye: armies and power institutions. As an electronic journal, also aims to promote scholarly debate across as broad an audience as possible, and make CIS research available to Western scholars.
Journal of Science Communication
is an on-line journal on scientific communication and is trying to become an interdisciplinary melting-pot capable of providing some theoretical guidelines for science communication.

Journal of Security Sector Management
The Journal of Security Sector Management is Published by the Global Facilitation Network for Security Sector Reform, Cranfield University, Shrivenham, UK
v11n1 Cover Journal of World Systems Research
Delivery of issues into users mailboxes is made possible through subscription to the journal's mailing list. Earlier volumes are only available in ASCII format, but later issues can be viewed in HTML. Each volume contains about 10-20 articles in addition to book reviews.
JWSR is published under the sponsorship of the Program in Comparative International Development in the Department of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. Interdesciplinary in focus, this electronic journal is dedicated to  research on the modern world-system and earlier, smaller intersocietal networks.
Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe
JEMIE - Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe is a peer-reviewed electronic journal edited under the auspices of the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI). JEMIE is a multi-disciplinary journal, which addresses minority issues across a broad range of studies, such as ethnopolitics, democratization, conflict management, good governance, participation, minority issues and minority rights. It is devoted to analysing current developments in minority-majority relations in the wider Europe, and stimulating further debate amongst academics, students and practitioners on issues of instability and integration that are hampering democratic development in Europe - both East and West.
Jouvert: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies 
Jouvert is a journal of postcolonial studies. It  is a refereed , multi-disciplinary journal published  by the College of the Humanities and Social Sciences of North Carolina State University. (Two Issues per year).
"Jouvert offers a wide international accessible forum for theinterrogation of textual, cultural and political postcolonialisms. Jouvert invites articles engaging postcolonial theory, literature, history, arts and politics. The journal looks for fully researched scholarly work and solicits interviews , substantial creative work with postcolonial theme, book reviews and reader commentary."
Kommune (German) 
Appears monthly. Only about 50% of all atrticles are availabe online
"Kommune" features issues of national and international politics, economics and ecology from a leftist point of view.
Lua Nova - Revista de Cultura e Política   
Dedicated to create a reflection that offers basis for the debate of substantive questions of nowadays. It enphasizes its public character in the analysis of public policies, and the position of Brazil in the analysis of the international landscape.
M E R I A Journal
The Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) represents a new approach to the study of the modern Middle East. Taking advantage of the opportunities presented by email and the web, MERIA reaches over 22,000 readers in more than 100 countries, serving a high-level audience of Middle East experts, scholars, teachers, students, officials, journalists, and people intensely interested in the region.
Le Monde Diplomatique
Le Monde diplomatique a passé un accord de partenariat avec le Club Stratégies pour mettre en place des formations spécialisées destinées à des publics variés, du cadre supérieur au simple citoyen. Ces formations, assurées par des collaborateurs du Monde diplomatique et d’autres spécialistes européens et internationaux, se feront dans les locaux du journal
Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution
The OJPCR is published by the Tabula Rasa Institute, a nonprofit organization that promotes peace, understanding, and cooperation between people, groups, and nations by providing the resources, education, and leadership necessary to improve our world.
Open Government : A Journal on Freedom of Information
A Journal on Freedom of Information . Launched March access peer reviewed journal on Open Government and Freedom of Information
Opinião Pública 
To establish a specialized academic vehicle to publish articles about theory and methodology in the field of public opinion, political and social behavior, and midia studies. Also, to divulge national and international survey data on these research fields.
Options Magazine
Options Magazine is issued by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Laxenburg, Austria
Peace, Conflict and Development
The journal is published twice annually - in January and July. Papers for the January issue should be submitted by October 1st ; Papers for the June issue should be submitted by April 1st. Details of ‘calls for papers’ are listed separately below.
Peace, Conflict and Development is a new open-access journal focusing on contemporary issues in Conflict and Peace Studies. It aims to publish innovative and accessible writing on a wide range of topics – human rights, democracy and democratisation, conflict resolution, environment, security, war, culture, identity and community, and other related areas of interest.
Peace and Conflict Studies
The first two isses are available directly in HTML format, but later issues are only accessible in PDF format. Published since 1994, a volume contains 5-10 articles.
The journal is published by The Lentz Peace Research Association on behalf of The Network of Peace and Conflict Studies.  The goal of the publication is to "to discuss various issues in peace research and conflict analysis. [...] It publishes articles which deal with the environment, social change, grassroots movements, poverty and hunger, alternative economic development, human security, non-hierarchical world order, economic equity, nonviolence, disarmament, cultural studies, feminine views of peace, green politics, critical pedagogy, conflict resolution, etc." 
Peace and Conflict Studies
Peace and Conflict Studies (PCS--ISSN1082-7307) is published twice a year by the Network of Peace and Conflict Studies.
Peace and Conflict Studies i
s committed to interdisciplinary explorations on conflict resolution, peace building, humanitarian assistance, and other alternative mechanisms that seek to prevent and control violence. PCS is also interested in articles focusing on social change and nonviolence: sustainable development, ecological balance, community revitalization, reflective practice, action research, social justice, human rights, gender equality, intercultural relations, grassroots movements and organizational transformations.
Policy .com
The policy news and information service Owned and operated by, LLC. The policy com archive contains the weekly full text back to August 12, 1996. Policy Newsstand provides timely, concise summaries of what today's leading policy journals are writing about USpolicy.Reviewed Publications The American Prospect, The American Spectator, The Atlantic Monthly, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy,, Mother Jones, The Nation, National Review, The New Democrat The New Republic, Policy Review, Reason Magazine,The New Republic, Policy Review, Reason Magazine, The Weekly Standard.
" is an Internet policy news and information  service, offering daily policy news and analysis from the world's leading think tanks.Policy.comprovides its usersaccess to leading policy-related news stories from the Associated Press, Daily and weekly briefings of current topics, comprehensive issues library for policy research and references. ",  the Web'spremier guide to the organizations shaping public policy presents Policy Update, a timely and informative e-mail service that delivers the latest news from the world of policy online right to your e-mail inbox. 
The policy com Index contains Issues Library like:civil rights & justice, constitutional issues, communications & technology, crime, economics, education, elections, government reform, immigration, labor, social security, society and values.
Poroi is sponsored by the Project on Rhetoric of Inquiry and published electronically by the University of Iowa Libraries.  Scholarly articles in Poroi emphasize rhetorical analysis and invention in all fields of learning, and they address interdisciplinary audiences. 
Poroi is an online peer-reviewed journal for scholarship attuned to rhetoric in inquiry and culture.
Political Science Quarterly
Although not online in full, the journal has a page devoted to articles fully viewable oline. These go back to 1995 starting with one full text per issue, but the most recent issues make up to four articles available online. An index of abstracts is available starting with Volme 95 of 1976.
Published by the Academy of Political Science (USA), PSQ is a forum for works on public and foreign affairs.
Revista de Economia Política
The Brazilian Journal of Political Economy is published quarterly since 1981 by Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira.
Our Mission  is to publish papers on economic theory and political science, with theory and application, that involves state and market. Objectives: to contribute for the development of economic and political science in Brazil. Áreas of interest: political economy
Revista de Sociologia e Política
The Revista de Sociologia e Política is a bi-annual publication of the Political Science staff of the Departament of Social Sciences of the Paraná Federal University, in Brazil. Created in 1993, it appears in the months of June and November.
The Revista de Sociologia e Política give priority to manuscripts whose main theme pertains to politics and the political. Contributions from all the disciplinary areas of the Humanities and Social Sciences are welcome, whether in the form of theoretical essay, historical research, philosophical reflections or empirical research.
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E- Journal on Feminist News in Culture and Politics
Southeast European Politics
Southeast European Politics is a refereed academic journal published three times per year at the Central European University, Budapest (CEU). It is devoted to political science, international relations, contemporary history and other areas of academic research focusing on Southeastern Europe or pertaining to the region.
The journal seeks to promote a comparative approach, which takes developments in individual countries of Southeastern Europe in the larger context of the region. The journal encourages particularly young academics from Southeastern Europe to submit articles and hopes to become a forum of the young political scientists from the region. Southeast European Politics seeks to cover the areas so far frequently neglected in many academic debates, especially the Southern Balkan countries of Albania, Macedonia, Kosovo, Bulgaria and Montenegro. SEEP is published electronically and in hard copy.
Swiss Political Science Review
The Swiss Political Science Review is a unique forum for the international political science community. The SPSR is a natural medium for the study of Swiss politics and issues that have a privileged link with Switzerland, such as direct democracy, federalism, and consociative democracy.
Tangentium is an online journal devoted to alternative perspectives on IT, politics, education and society.
Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture
Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture (WPCC) is a peer-reviewed journal, published twice a year in hard copy and PDF format. WPCC recognises the interdisciplinary nature of the field of Media and Cultural Studies, and therefore deliberately encourages diverse methods, contexts and themes.  Particular interests include, but are not limited to, work related to Popular Culture, Media Audiences, Political Economy, Promotional Culture, New Media, Political communication, Migration and Diasporic Studies.
Zürcher Beiträge zur Sicherheitspolitik und Konfliktforschung (in German)
Documents are available online starting with issues from 1994.
This publication deals with international  issues of security and conflict.

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Prof. Hans Geser

Soziologisches Institut
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