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Politics Prize 2014

POLITICS is pleased to announce the winner of its annual article Prize. The prize is awarded annually for the best article published in POLITICS in the preceding year.

The POLITICS Prize 2013 is awarded to:

Tine Hanrieder, 'Gradual Change in International Organisations: Agency Theory and Historical Institutionalism', Politics, 34:4, pp.324–333

Read the article here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-9256.12050/abstract

Virtual Issues

Politics publishes periodic virtual issues. These virtual issues showcase a range of original articles published by Politics and are free to access.

Virtual Issue on International Politics - click here

Virtual Issue on Learning and Teaching - click here

About the Journal

Politics is edited at Newcastle University. We are a pluralist politics and international studies journal that welcomes all approaches, theories, methods, and empirical cases. We exist to publish the very best in original, timely, research-led reflections on politics and international studies.

You can read more about our editorial ethos in our inaugural editorial (click to download, pdf)

We aim to provide a swift, responsive and informative review process. We aim to provide every author - even those rejected from the journal - with feedback that will improve their work. You can read more about our review process in our 2013 editorial (click to download, pdf)

Since becoming editors in 2012 we have increased the amount of work we publish on learning and teaching in Politics and we encourage further submissions in this area. Ultimately we aim to be a primary destination for research-led reflection on learning and teaching in politics and international studies.

We also welcome proposals for special issues or sections.

Information for authors

Politics publishes articles up to 8000 words in length. We welcome 3 types of articles from scholars at all stages of their careers: concise discussions of state of the art research; Research-led reflections on contemporary events in politics or international relations; theoretically informed reflections on the pedagogy challenges of learning and teaching in politics and international relations.

Articles should be submitted to Politics via our electronic submission system: http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/politics

Authors can find instructions about submitting to Politics here

If you want to contact the editors, please email: politicsjournal@ncl.ac.uk

Editorial team:

Martin Coward (Editor-in-Chief)

Kyle Grayson (Editor-in-Chief)

Michael Barr (Associate Editor)

Emily Clough (Associate Editor)

Valentina Feklyunina (Associate Editor)

Sarina Theys (Editorial Assistant)