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British Journal of Political Science

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Duration first review round 3.2 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 3.2 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 19 days compare →
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Average number of review reports 2.5 compare →
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Overall rating manuscript handling 4.0 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 18.7 weeks. Overall rating: 3 (good). Outcome: Rejected.

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The editor acknowledged that it took longer than he thought was appropriate but that it was the reviewers fault (what else is new) and said he hoped it wouldn't put me off applying there in the future. The reviews had enough helpful parts in them that I am not displeased with having submitted it. Unfortunately, the 3rd review, which is what held up the entire process, didn't actually seem to read the paper properly (ie I don't see an interaction model, when they are clearly present in the tables).

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Disciplines: Political science

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