The University of Chicago Press （UCP）, founded in 1891, is one of the leading university press in the United States. The journals of UCP cover social sciences, humanities, economics, education, biology, medicine, physics and other disciplines, which have made great contributions to the establishment and dissemination of the Chicago Economic School and the Chicago Social School. The Journal of Political Economy as the first academic publication of UCP, founded in 1892, is one of the five top international journals of economics. In addition to partnering with the University's own departments and schools, UCP publishes influential academic journals on behalf of academic and professional associations, foundations, museums, and other nonprofit organizations. All of these publications are peer-reviewed.
Based on the needs of teachers and students, the library has ordered the following 8 UCP journals since 2022:
1. Journal of Political Economy
Journal of Political Economy as one of the oldest and the most famous economics journals, provides a very important academic research in terms of economic theory and practice. It mainly publishes research papers about the theory and practice in the field of political economics, involving financial theory, fiscal policy, labor economics, microeconomic and macroeconomic theory, international trade, planning and development, etc.
2. The Journal of Law and Economics
The Journal of Law and Economics publishes research on a wide range of topics, including the economic analysis of law, the economic analysis of regulation and the behavior of regulated firms, industrial organization and antitrust policy, the political economy of legislation and the legislative process, law and finance, and corporate finance and governance.
3. The China Journal
The China Journal studies Chinese politics, economics, diplomacy, and culture, providing in-depth coverage on important topics such as anthropology, economics, foreign policy, modern history, sociology, and political science, as well as publishing high-quality reviews of recent books on modern China.
4. Current Anthropology
Current Anthropology publishes research papers and reviews in anthropology and related fields, ranging from the origins of the human species to explanations of the complexities of modern life.
5. Critical Historical Studies
Critical Historical Studies publishes monographic, theoretical, critical, and critical reflections on current cultural, political, and academic issues. It aims to promote interdisciplinary communication among scholars across the social and humanities sciences, covering all historical eras and regions of the world.
6. The Journal of Modern History
The Journal of Modern History is regarded as one of the representative journals in the field of European historical studies, with articles and reviews on politics, culture, and historical studies in Renaissance and later European countries.
7. Comparative Education Review
Comparative Education Review is the flagship journal of the Institute of Comparative and International Education. It publishes articles and analytical commentary on comparative studies of educational systems, policies and the social, economic and political environments in different countries.
8. The Library Quarterly
The Library Quarterly publishes cutting-edge articles, papers, editorials and reviews in the field of library science and management technology.
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Feb. 23, 2022