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International Political Sociology

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Duration first review round 6.0 mnths compare →
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First review round: 26.0 weeks. Overall rating: 2 (moderate). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
Reviewers were favorable in recommending publication (one accept and one suggested a couple of revisions), but the editors rejected it anyway, with no opportunity to revise. Plus, the 6 month review time was unprofessional.

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Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
4
Articles published last year
25
Manuscripts received last year
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% accepted last year
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% immediately rejected last year
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Open access status
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Manuscript handling fee?
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Two-year impact factor
1.50

Aims and Scope

Aims and Scope
International Political Sociology is the fifth journal supported by the International Studies Association. It responds to the need for more productive collaboration among sociologists, international relations specialists and sociopolitical theorists. Being a venue for theoretical and empirical innovation in the field of international relations, IPS strongly encourages transdisciplinary analysis of contemporary world phenomena by offering a meeting space for scholars from all over the world. Issues of special concern are the challenges arising from contemporary transformations of social, political, and global orders given the statist forms of traditional sociologies and the marginalization of social processes in many approaches to international relations. IPS draws especiall