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Political Science

Provides free and subscription resource recommendations in general and various political science subfields. Includes listings of the most widely used political science data and statistical resources.


Political psychology focuses on the role human thinking and emotions play in political choice and behavior. Here are a few suggestions for starting your political psychology research:

For more in-depth overviews of psychology resources including, recommended databases, reference resources, literature reviews, recommended video resources, and tests & measures, please see the Penn Libraries Psychology research guide

Key Reference: Political Psychology

Core Academic Journals: Political Psychology

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data from approximately 12,000 journals from publishers in over 80 countries. You can use JCR to find the best journals published within specific research areas. The following journals are listed in the JCR Political Science category as the most cited, best-quality journals in the areas of political psychology. If you would like to review the JCR list of the top-cited political science journals in the last year, go to Journal Citation Reports and choose: Categories >  Social Sciences, General > Political Science.

Subject Databases: Psychology

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