The Romanian Journal of Political Science (PolSci) is the first Romanian peer-reviewed journal of political science edited and published twice a year by the Romanian Academic Society (SAR) on behalf of the Romanian community of political scientists.

The journal publishes a diverse range of political science articles, especially from fields currently under-covered, such as comparative politics, public policy, political economy, or political psychology, covering Romanian or broader Central or South - East European issues. Papers are theory-grounded and based on solid empirical work.
PolSci (Romanian Journal of Political Science) is a bi-annual journal edited by the Romanian Academic Society (RAS). PolSci is indexed by ISI Thomson under the Social Sciences Citation Index and by other prominent institutions such as IPSA, GESIS, EBSCO, CEEOL and ProQuest. Previous PolSci contributors include Francis Fukuyama, Larry Diamond or Philippe Schmitter, as well...
CURRENT ISSUE   Vol. 15, no. 2, Winter 2015 – General issue  

General Issue

ABSTRACT | PolSci Volume 15, number 2 (Winter 2015) comprises articles which deal with themes such as political party funding, recruitment in the civil service and Euroscepticism. The first article deals with the issue of financing political parties in Slovakia. The second explores the revolution-evolution dilemma in military affairs. The third article suggests an association between institutional veto power creating political constraints, and the discretionary fiscal policy reaction of governments during the economic crisis of 2008. The fourth investigates the effect of political competition on the rate of government expenditure growth using competing theories and panel data from 21 OECD countries. The fifth article present a conceptual map of the Czech debate among Czech political parties and party politicians on the European Union. The sixth examines the current tendency of recruitment in the civil service in Georgia. Book reviews: Cass R. Sunstein’s...

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Indexed in:

  • Social Sciences Citation Index
    (ISI Thomson Reuters)
  • IPSA

Advisory Board

  • Larry Diamond Stanford University
  • Tom Gallagher University of Bradford
  • Alena Ledeneva University College London
  • Michael McFaul Stanford University
  • Philippe Schmitter Stanford University
  • Helen Wallace London School of Economics and Political Science

Published by:

Societatea Academica Romana