Perspectives on Federalism
3 Issues per year
Perspectives on Federalism is a free on-line peer-reviewed journal, promoted by the Centre for Studies on Federalism. This initiative follows the Bibliographical Bulletin on Federalism's success.
Perspectives on Federalism aims at becoming a leading journal on the subject, and an open forum for interdisciplinary debate about federalism at all levels of government: sub-national, national, and supra-national at both regional and global levels.
Along with essays and review articles, which are common to all academic journal, it also publishes short notes to provide information and updated comments about political, economic and legal issues in federal states, regional organizations, and international organizations at global level, whenever they are relevant to scholars of federalism.
Aims and Scope
Why subscribe and read
To access a specialized open forum for interdisciplinary debate about federalism at all levels of government: sub-national, national, and supra-national at both regional and global levels.
Perspectives on Federalism publishes original contributions from different disciplinary viewpoints following a process of double blind review. It has a wide and international readership.
The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.
Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:
- Type of Publication:
- researchers, academics, practitioners interested in the field of political, economic and legal issues in federal states, regional organizations, and international organizations at global level
Submission of Manuscripts
Instructions for Authors
There are no Article Publishing Charges (APC) nor submission charges.
The notes, essays or review articles submitted to Perspectives on Federalism will undergo rigorous double blind review. Authors will receive a feedback in a reasonable time, usually within 2 months.
The members of the Editorial Board of Perspectives on Federalism thank all contributors for sending their papers and for authorizing its evaluation concerning the possibility of publication on the e-journal.
Books for Review
Books proposed for review articles - and/or for the inclusion in the Bibliographical Bulletin on Federalism - should be sent to:
Prof. Roberto Castaldi
Editorial Coordinator of Perspectives on Federalism
Centre for Studies on Federalism
Via Real Collegio 30
10024 Moncalieri (TO)
Abstracting & Indexing
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Salvatore Aloisio, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Giacomo Delledonne, Université Saint - Louis, Brussels Belgium
Fabio Masini, Roma III University, Italy
Filippo Andreatta, Paola Bilancia, Albert Breton, Michael D. Burgess, Raimondo Cagiano de Azevedo, Stefan Collignon, Paul De Grauwe, Bruno de Witte, Sren Dosenrode, Michel Dumoulin, Maurizio Ferrera, Andreas Føllesdal, Peter Häberle, Michel Keating, Alfonso Iozzo, Jean-Victor Louis, Miguel Poiares Maduro, Alberto Majocchi, Petros Mavroidis, Peter-Christian Müller Graff, Antonio Padoa Schioppa, Gianfranco Pasquino, Jo Shaw, Nadia Urbinati, Pascaline Winand.
Roberto Castaldi, eCampus University and Centro Studi sul Federalismo, Italy
Giuseppe Martinico, Scuola Sant'Anna and Centro Studi sul Federalismo, Italy
Simon Bransden, Canterbury Christ Church University
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Manuscripts under review will be treated as confidential documents. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review cannot therefore be used for personal advantage. Reviews should be conducted in depth, providing comments and suggestions to help authors improve their researches and their papers. Referee shall not accept to make a review on issues they are not qualified to deal with, and shall respect the schedule of the review. Reviewers should inform the editors and avoid to review submitted papers in case of conflicts of interests, which may result from established relationships with the author(s) or institutions connected to the papers.