Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Canadian Political Science Review is an electronic review of political science research undertaken by Canadians or about Canada. It invites manuscripts that address any issue of interest to political scientists and especially to its membership in the British Columbia and Prairie Provinces' Political Studies Associations and the Atlantic Provinces Political Science Association. The CPSR aims to stimulate the further intellectual development of political science within the Canadian political science community and in the international community of scholars in the field.

 

Section Policies

Editorial Notes

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Research Symposium

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Research Notes

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Field Analyses

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Provincial Perspectives

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Book Reviews

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Commentaries and Discussion

Unchecked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Association Notes and Notices

Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Professional Notes and Advertisements

Unchecked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The CPSR is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal. Anonymized manuscripts are circulated to reviewers for comment and anonymized comments from reviewers are circulated to authors to guide revisions, prior to acceptance of any manuscript for the Journal.

 

Publication Frequency

The CPSR publishes two regular issues per year open from January to June and July to December. Articles appear electronically on a incremental basis once the review and copyediting processes have been completed. Special Issues are also published from time to time.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Canadian Political Science Review

The Canadian Political Science Review is an electronic review of political science research undertaken by Canadians or about Canada. It invites manuscripts that address any issue of interest to political scientists and especially to its membership in the British Columbia and Prairie Provinces Political Studies Associations and the Atlantic Provinces Political Science Association. The CPSR aims to stimulate the further intellectual development of political science within the Canadian political science community and in the international community of scholars in the field.

 

Editorial Team

Co-Editors
Tracy Summerville Department of Political Science, University of Northern BC
John Young, Department of Political Science University of Northern BC
Alan Siaroff, Department of Political Science, University of Lethbridge