Politics and Governance is an innovative new offering to the world of online peer-reviewed open access publishing in the Political Sciences.

Open Access Journal | ISSN: 2183-2463

Politics and Governance (ISSN: 2183-2463) is an internationally peer-reviewed open access journal that publishes significant and cutting-edge research drawn from all areas of Political Science.

Editors: Amelia Hadfield (Canterbury Christ Church University) and Andrej J. Zwitter (University of Groningen) (see full Editorial Board)

Open Access: free to read and share, with an article processing charge for accepted papers to offset production costs (more details here)

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Governing Disasters: Embracing Human Rights in a Multi-Level, Multi-Duty Bearer, Disaster Governance Landscape
Lottie Lane and Marlies Hesselman
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 12 May 2017
Why the United States Supports International Enforcement for Some Treaties but not for Others
Jon Hovi and Tora Skodvin
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 10 May 2017
Policy Integration and Multi-Level Governance: Dealing with the Vertical Dimension of Policy Mix Designs
Michael Howlett , Joanna Vince and Pablo del Río
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 5 May 2017
The State of Jordanian Women’s Organizations—Five Years Beyond the Arab Spring
Peter A. Ferguson
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 28 April 2017
Mixed Signals: Democratization and the Myanmar Media
Tina Burrett
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 13 April 2017
Towards Exit from the EU: The Conservative Party’s Increasing Euroscepticism since the 1980s
Peter Dorey
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 5 April 2017
The Effect of Direct Democratic Participation on Citizens’ Political Attitudes in Switzerland: The Difference between Availability and Use
Anna Kern
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 27 March 2017
Trust and Tolerance across the Middle East and North Africa: A Comparative Perspective on the Impact of the Arab Uprisings
Niels Spierings
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 24 March 2017
Brexit and Devolution in the United Kingdom
Michael Keating
Commentary | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 22 March 2017
Field Recognition and the State Prerogative: Why Democratic Legitimation Recedes in Private Transnational Sustainability Regulation
Klaus Dingwerth
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
Patterns of Legitimation in Hybrid Transnational Regimes: The Controversy Surrounding the Lex Sportiva
Klaus Dieter Wolf
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
Legitimizing Private Actors in Global Governance: From Performance to Performativity
Elke Krahmann
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
American Better Business Bureaus, the Truth-in-Advertising Movement, and the Complexities of Legitimizing Business Self-Regulation over the Long Term
Edward J. Balleisen
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
Between History and Passion: The Legitimacy of Social Clubs in the Province of Buenos Aires (2001–2007)
Agustín Elías Casagrande
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
The Public–Private Dichotomy in Fascist Corporativism: Discursive Strategies and Models of Legitimization
Maurizio Cau
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 15 March 2017
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