Journal of Chinese Political Science

The Journal of Chinese Political Science has recently been accepted into Social Science Citation Index (SSCI).


The Journal of Chinese Political Science (JCPS) is a refereed academic journal that publishes theoretical, policy, and empirical research articles on Chinese politics across the whole spectrum of political science. Coverage in the journal emphasizes Chinese domestic politics and foreign policy in comparative perspectives. The journal also features papers on different aspects of contemporary China when these relate closely to Chinese politics, political economy, political culture, reform and opening, development, the military, law and legal system, foreign relations, and other important issues of political significance. See Springer website for our papers.

Editor-in-Chief: Sujian Guo, San Francisco State University

Associate Editor: Jessica C. Teets, Middlebury College

Assistant Editor:

Julie Yu-Wen Chen, University of Helsinki

Yitan Li, Seattle University

Josef Gregory Mahoney, East China Normal University

Hong PANG, Utah Valley University

Jiangnan Zhu, University of Hong Kong