ISSN 0718-090X online version
ISSN 0716-1417 print version


Basic information

The Revista de Ciencia Política is an international and refereed journal published by the Instituto de Ciencia Política of the Pontificia Uniersidad Católica de Chile. It appears three times a year and publishes articles in all areas of Political Science. It was founded in 1979. The editorial policies of the Revista de Ciencia Política encompass all areas of specialization and methodological approaches within Political Science. The journal promotes the academic discussion of present and past political phenomena, as well as conceptual analyses, from the perspective of the various sub-disciplines of Political Science: Political Theory, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Public Policy, Methods, Regional Studies, etc.

Information services

Articles appearing in this journal are abstracted and indexed in International Political Science Abstracts, Handbook of Latin American Studies, The International Bibliography of the Social Science, London School of Economics, Bowker's Databases, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts-Social Science Collection.


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