December issue of 'Federal Law Review' marks end of an era, start of exciting new partnership

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The partnership with SAGE will take the 'FLR' to the world stage.

By founding this new relationship with SAGE we will have the opportunity to develop our international distribution.

A special edition of the Federal Law Review (FLR), focusing on federalism in divided societies, signals the next stage in the esteemed journal’s history.

The themed December 2018 issue, ‘The Theory and Practice of Federalism in Deeply Divided Societies’, features internationally renowned legal scholars Professor Rosalind Dixon and Professor Mark Tushnet.

Published since 1964 by the ANU College of Law, the FLR is recognised as one of Australia’s leading academic law journals. It is rated A* by the Australian Research Council (i.e. among the top 5% in the world).

The December issue is the final edition to be published in-house by the ANU College of Law. From 2019, the journal will be published by SAGE Publishing as part of an exciting new partnership with the ANU College of Law.

The partnership with SAGE is set to take the FLR to the world stage, making it more widely available to international audiences via the publisher’s global distribution network.

“By founding this new relationship with SAGE we will have the opportunity to develop our international distribution,” said FLR General Editor, Associate Professor Ron Levy, from the ANU College of Law.

“This in turn will allow us to set more ambitious goals and aims for the journal in the future,” he said.

The quarterly journal specialises in all matters of federal law, including the analysis of legal and policy questions relating to the nature of federalism, both in Australia and internationally. The enhanced international distribution of the FLR will further extend the journal’s already significant readership and reputation.

“We are excited to be working with SAGE. SAGE is a publisher with a strong global presence and we believe the new partnership will extend the journal’s already significant readership and reputation, said Mia Stone, FLR Publication Officer.

Miranda Nunhofer, Vice President, Humanities and Social Science Journals, SAGE, commented:

“SAGE has always been devoted to supporting new approaches to research and helping academics have access to a wide variety of resources. Since 1964 the FLR has provided researchers with new perspectives on issues of federal law, publishing regional and international research in the field. We look forward to working with the FLR and the ANU from 2019.”

The first SAGE issue will be released in March 2019.

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