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Politikon

South African Journal of Political Studies (Taylor and Francis)

 > New Editorial Team: Pieter Fourie (editor, University of Stellenbosch), Joleen Steyn Kotze (assistant editor, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and Research Fellow of the Centre for African Studies, University of the Free State) and Suzanne Graham (book editor, University of Johannesburg) have been appointed for the next three years (2014-2017). Information regarding special editions will be communicated in due course, and in the meantime please feel free to submit articles and book review for consideration.

Pieter's email address is ppfourie@sun.ac.za Joleen's is joleensteynkotze@gmail.com, and Suzanne can be contacted at suzyg@uj.ac.za. Politikon is ranked in the Social Sciences Index, and is published by Taylor & Francis.

The Journal focuses primarily on South African politics, but not exclusively so. Over the years Politikon has published articles by some of the world's leading political scientists, including Arend Lijphart, Samuel Huntington, and Philippe Schmitter.

It has also featured important contributions from South Africa's leading political philosophers, political scientists and international relations experts. It has proved an influential journal, particularly in debates over the merits of South Africa's constitutional reforms (in 1983 and 1994).

In the last few years special issues have focused on women and politics in South Africa, and the South African election of 1999. Recent articles have looked at the negotiated transition from Apartheid to democracy, aspects of identity politics in post-Apartheid South Africa and issues of democratic consolidation.

**To view an online sample copy go to: **

http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/onlinesamples.asp