Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
8
Articles published last year
73
Manuscripts received last year
n/a
% accepted last year
n/a
% immediately rejected last year
n/a
Open access status
optional
Manuscript handling fee?
no
Kind of complaint procedure
Editorial board
Two-year impact factor
2.50

Aims and Scope

Democratization is devoted to the study of the broad phenomenon of democratization – defined as the way democratic norms, institutions and practices evolve and are disseminated or retracted both within and across national and cultural boundaries. In particular, the journal aims to promote a better understanding of distinct phenomena, such as: transition to democracy and democratic installation, democratic consolidation and crisis, and deepening or weakening of democratic qualities. While the journal does not consider authoritarianism simply as a pre-stage to democracy, it also welcomes studies on various aspects of authoritarian polities, politics and policies, with the journal’s explicit aim to develop a broader understanding of possible relationships between authoritarian and democra

SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 1 review)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 1.3 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 1.8 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection n/a compare →
Characteristics of peer review process
Average number of review reports 2.0 compare →
Average number of review rounds 2.0 compare →
Quality of review reports 5.0 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 4.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 5.0 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 5.9 weeks. Overall rating: 5 (excellent). Outcome: Accepted.