Journal of Political Philosophy


Number of submissions received annually: 


2013: 395

2012: 388

2011: 360


Percentage of submissions accepted 

2013: 6%

2012: 4%

2011: 4%


Percentage of submissions that receive at least one referee report: varies year to year but about 30% 


Average time for manuscript review in months: 1


If possible, give details.

a. Editorial decision within 2 months: 90%

b. Editorial decision between 2 and 6 months: 10%

c. Editorial decision between 7 months and 1 year: 0%

d. Editorial decision of more than 1 year: 0%


The journal has a printed version. 

Average time from acceptance to print publication in months: 8 


The journal has an 'online first' system. 

Average time from acceptance to online publication in months: 1 


Submissions are not anonymous to the editors. 


Submissions are anonymous to the reviewers. 



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Percentage of submissions by women: 35% 


Percentage of accepted articles by women: 30% 


Percentage of submissions by people from minority ethnic groups: 10% 


Percentage of accepted articles by people from minority ethnic groups: 10% 


Publisher: Blackwell-Wiley 

Editor(s)-in-chief: Robert E. Goodin, Nicholas Southwood, Lea Ypi 

Full name: Bob Goodin 

Title/position: Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, ANU 

Email address: Bob.Goodin@anu.edu.au 

Street address: School of Philosophy, Fellows Rd Bldg 09 

City: Canberra 

State/province: ACT 

Zip/postal code: 2601 

Country: Australia 

Journal of Political Philosophy