Disparities in a Flagship Political Science Journal? Analyzing Publication Patterns in the Journal of Politics, 1939–2019

  title={Disparities in a Flagship Political Science Journal? Analyzing Publication Patterns in the Journal of Politics, 1939–2019},
  author={Joseph Saraceno},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  pages={e45 - e55}
This article adds to ongoing discussions about the gender gap in political science publishing. Through a systematic examination of 80 years worth of data, I show how evolving trends in authorship and coauthorship have changed the nature of publishing in the Journal of Politics. I build on previous studies by incorporating into this analysis a decade’s worth of submission data provided to me by the journal. Second, I use a latent Dirichlet allocation topic model to identify how the content of… 
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