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Women & Politics: Top Journals

Tips, techniques & links to help you find answers for your research papers & projects


"We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to citizens of the United States, be guaranteed to us and our daughters forever."
—Susan B. Anthony, Declaration of Rights for Women, July 1876


"Something which we think is impossible now is not impossible in another decade."
Constance Baker Motley (First African American Woman in the U.S. to become a Federal Judge)


"Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent."
—Eleanor Roosevelt

Top Research Journals for Women & Politics

Generally it is best to use databases to find articles, however sometimes you may want to look at a specific journal. Following is a list of linked journal titles that consistently cover issues of women and politics. Click on the title to access the journal online. In some cases you’ll see multiple choices. Choose the one that covers the date you need and/or is a familiar format, e.g., JSTOR.

 Politics & Gender

Comparative Politics

Comparative Political Studies


Women & Politics


Journal of Democracy


Gender & Society


Social Politics: International Studies in Gender State & Society


Feminist Studies


Feminist Formations (continues NWSA Journal)


Feminist Theory


Latin American Politics & Society


Journal of Latin American Studies


European Journal of Womens Studies


Click here to link to an alphabetical order listing of hundreds of W&GS journals that you have access to from MU Libraries.