World Politics

World Politics  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
World Polit.
Discipline Political science, international relations
Language English
Edited by Deborah J. Yashar
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 0043-8871
LCCN 50003829
OCLC no. 33895557

World Politics is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering political science and international relations. It is published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Affairs. Before 2003, it was sponsored by Princeton's Center of International Studies and before 1951, by the Yale Institute of International Studies. It was established in 1948 and the editor-in-chief is Deborah J. Yashar (Princeton University). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 2.450, ranking it 5th out of 85 journals in the category "International Relations".[1]


  1. "Journals Ranked by Impact: International Relations". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.

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