Associations collaborating with the ICPA-Forum and the JCPA to promote comparative policy studies, enjoy sponsorship of the Award for Best Comparative Paper Presented at their Association’s Annual Conference. The Award consists of an Award Certificate signed by a Joint ICPA-Forum Adjudication Committee, a cash grant underwritten by the ICPA-Forum and Routledge and the collaborating association, and priority publication slot allocation to the awarded article following JCPA standard review. As part of the Agreement to underwrite and sponsor the Award, the ICPA-Forum appreciates assistance to provide visibility and communication to associations' membership in order to promote comparative policy analytic studies together, and internationally.
Members of collaborating associations, are encouraged to become members of the ICPA-Forum at a special rate of $55/y, which includes the following benefits: free individual subscriptions to the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (regular subscription is currently $233) which includes five issues per annual volume and approx. 600 pages. Members of ICPA-Forum will also receive 30% discount on Routledge/Taylor and Francis publications.
Collaborating association’s are included in the ICPA-Forum and JCPA International Institutional Sponsorship Program inclusive of links to association’s site and activities. This is in addition to the opportunity to conduct an Exchange of Adverts between the JCPA and journal(s) published on behalf of the collaborating Association. Collaborating associations receive priority (a) to hold back-to-back International Comparative Workshops with Association’s Annual Conference on topics of common interest; (b) towards ICPA-Forum Sponsorship of Comparative Panels or Panel Series at a collaborating Association’s Annual Conference; and (c) priority into ideas for JCPA Special Issues within the scholarly mission and Aims and Scope of comparative scholarship as established by the JCPA.. Collaborating associations may leverage of the ICPA-Forum Network to establish International Comparative Research Consortia on topics of common interest and the entire ICPA-Forum Network for comparative publications on topics of common interest.
Associations will be featured the ICPA-Forum, inclusive of links, on one of the front pages of each issue of the Journal, as well as in a special section of the JCPA webpage [www.jcpa.ca], on the Routledge JCPA webpage, and on the ICPA-Forum webpage.