Political Geography (journal)

Political Geography  
Discipline Political science and geography
Language English
Edited by Philip Steinberg
Publication details
Former name(s)
Political Geography Quarterly
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
Standard abbreviations
Political Geogr.
ISSN 0962-6298 (print)
1873-5096 (web)
LCCN 92655097
OCLC no. 25104907

Political Geography is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal published by Elsevier covering spatial dimensions of politics.[1] The current or-in-chief is Philip Steinberg (Durham University).[2]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 2.733, ranking it 7th out of 163 journals in the category "Political Science" and 9th out of 77 journals in the category "Geography".[3]


The journal began as Political Geography Quarterly in 1982 (ISSN 0260-9827). It became a bimonthly magazine in 1992.[4]

See also[]


  1. ^ "About this journal". Political Geography. Elsevier. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Editorial board". Political Geography. Elsevier. Retrieved 8 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science and Geography". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016.
  4. ^ "Issues". Political Geography Quarterly. Elsevier. Retrieved 8 February 2016.

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