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Public Policy and Administration Research: Public Policy Journals

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

Public Policy Journals

Generally it is best to use databases to find articles, however sometimes you may want to look at a specific journal.  The following journals are recommended for articles on government and public policy topics.  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.

Policy Studies Journal

Review of Policy Research

State and Local Government Review


Politics and Policy

State Politics and Policy Quarterly

Public Administration Review

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 

State Legislatures