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Introducing PSO's newest (and oldest) journal:

Founded in 1837, World Affairs is a quarterly journal showcasing provocative and original research in international and current affairs. The PSO is extremely proud to now be a part of the long history of this exceptional journal in adding it to our growing library of publications that disseminate quality policy research and opinion.
To give PSO members and visitors an early taste of its timely, thought provoking short pieces, we are delighted to provide here an advance publication of one of the articles in the Summer 2016 issue of World Affairs. For whoever becomes US President in November, 'Tectonics' offers some weighty advice from former Director of the CIA and NSA, Gen. Michael V. Hayden.



APUS: Moving Course Apps from Traditional to Media-Rich, Interactive Designs


"At the American Public University System, the success of a project to update the Internet Learning Journal — a peer-reviewed scholarly journal focused on research and advancements in online learning — with rich media and interactive elements has inspired a new initiative: APUS is building out state-of-the-art course applications to accompany the traditional LMS-based courses that serve more than 100,000 APUS students."

Click HERE to read the full interview with Phil Ice, VP of Research and Development and Melissa Layne, Director of Research Methodology and Executive Editor of the Internet Learning Journal about the initiative with Campus Technology.

Call for Papers - EPA

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European Policy Analysis (EPA) is a double blind peer-reviewed journal on policy research with an emphasis on European countries, issues and studies (and/or) which follows a comparative approach (and/or) which contributes to the theoretical understanding of policy research under the aegis of the Policy Studies Organization (PSO). It appears twice a year, in spring and in fall, as online, e-book and print version. General editors are Nils C. Bandelow (Braunschweig/Germany), Peter Biegelbauer (Wien/Austria), Fritz Sager (Bern/Switzerland) and Klaus Schubert (Münster/Germany). Please visit for more information about the journal.

EPA invites previously unpublished papers and quality articles that fall within its scope. We are especially interested in survey articles that present the European state-of-the-art for major theoretical or practical concepts of policy analysis such as “Institutions”, “Policy Learning”, “Evaluation”, “Policy Advice”, “Advocacy Coalition Framework in the European Context”, “Multiple Streams Approach in the European Context”, “Punctuated Equilibrium Theory in the European Context”, “Programmatic Actors”, “Actor-centered Institutionalism”, “Multi-Level Policy-Making in the European Context” and other similar contributions. We also invite overviews on regional perspectives on public policy in Europe ranging from country reports (e.g. “Policy Analysis in France”, “Policy Analysis in Russia”, “Policy Analysis in Slovenia”) to regional ones (e.g., Policy Analysis in the Baltic Countries”) and similar contributions.

Deadlines for papers to appear in No. 1/2016 is 31st December 2015. Please send your proposals to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For more information, please call +49 (0)531 391 8900.


Call for Papers - Women's Health in Global Perspective

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This issue of World Medical & Health Policy, and related workshop, “Women’s Health in Global Perspective,” seek to contribute to understanding and improve policy related to women’s health and wellbeing. Forces ranging from the economic to the climactic have human repercussions whose genesis and solutions demand consideration of their global context. A wealth of recent research and inquiry has considered the particular plight of women, who often suffer disproportionately from lack of education, compromised nutrition, poverty, violence and lack of job opportunities and personal freedom. The Workshop on Women’s Health in Global Perspective will consider the broad ranging social determinants of health on a global scale that importantly influence health outcomes for women everywhere, which in turn has implications for economic, political and social development.
Abstract submission deadline (250 words): October 16, 2015
Contact: Bonnie Stabile, Deputy Editor, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Notification of selected abstracts: November 13, 2015
Workshop March 3rd, 2016
Completed papers due: March 18, 2014
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Inaugural New Water Policy and Practice Issue!



Meet the newest member of our Open Access Journals, the inaugural issue of the New Water Policy and Practice journal!  

Click HERE to read about the journal and view the current issue. 

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