Scimago Journal & Country Rank

British Politics

CountryUnited Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities

Social Sciences
Political Science and International Relations
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17469198, 1746918X
Scope British Politics offers the only forum explicitly designed to promote research in British political studies, and seeks to provide a counterweight to the growing fragmentation of this field during recent years. To this end, the journal aims to promote a more holistic understanding of British politics by encouraging a closer integration between theoretical and empirical research, between historical and contemporary analyses, and by fostering a conception of British politics as a broad and multi-disciplinary field of study. This incorporates a range of sub-fields, including psephology, policy analysis, regional studies, comparative politics, institutional analysis, political theory, political economy, historical analysis, cultural studies and social policy. (source)

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Political Science and International Relations2007Q1
Political Science and International Relations2008Q1
Political Science and International Relations2009Q1
Political Science and International Relations2010Q1
Political Science and International Relations2011Q1
Political Science and International Relations2012Q1
Political Science and International Relations2013Q1
Political Science and International Relations2014Q1
Political Science and International Relations2015Q2
Political Science and International Relations2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science2007Q1
Sociology and Political Science2008Q1
Sociology and Political Science2009Q1
Sociology and Political Science2010Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q1
Sociology and Political Science2012Q1
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q2
Sociology and Political Science2016Q2

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.143
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.258
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.138
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.101
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.300
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.118
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.918
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.629
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.258
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.015
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.896
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.319
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.046
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.065
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.938
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.605
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.220
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.977
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.833
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.273
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.714
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.902
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.047
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.571
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites200711
Self Cites200813
Self Cites200910
Self Cites20108
Self Cites20113
Self Cites201211
Self Cites201312
Self Cites20144
Self Cites201511
Self Cites20164
Total Cites200724
Total Cites200843
Total Cites200978
Total Cites201067
Total Cites201160
Total Cites201291
Total Cites201368
Total Cites201466
Total Cites201560
Total Cites201646
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20070.619
External Cites per document20080.698
External Cites per document20091.097
External Cites per document20100.894
External Cites per document20110.851
External Cites per document20121.159
External Cites per document20130.862
External Cites per document20141.000
External Cites per document20150.766
External Cites per document20160.553
Cites per document20071.143
Cites per document20081.000
Cites per document20091.258
Cites per document20101.015
Cites per document20110.896
Cites per document20121.319
Cites per document20131.046
Cites per document20141.065
Cites per document20150.938
Cites per document20160.605
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20073
Non-citable documents20086
Non-citable documents200910
Non-citable documents201011
Non-citable documents201113
Non-citable documents201213
Non-citable documents201313
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents201513
Non-citable documents201613
Citable documents200721
Citable documents200843
Citable documents200962
Citable documents201066
Citable documents201167
Citable documents201269
Citable documents201365
Citable documents201462
Citable documents201564
Citable documents201676
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents200712
Uncited documents200826
Uncited documents200933
Uncited documents201044
Uncited documents201144
Uncited documents201241
Uncited documents201343
Uncited documents201439
Uncited documents201542
Uncited documents201660
Cited documents200712
Cited documents200823
Cited documents200939
Cited documents201033
Cited documents201136
Cited documents201241
Cited documents201335
Cited documents201435
Cited documents201535
Cited documents201629
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