Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Political Analysis

CountryUnited Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherOxford University Press
Publication typeJournals
ISSN14764989, 10471987
Coverage1989-1993, 2004-ongoing
Scope Political Analysis chronicles these exciting developments by publishing the most sophisticated scholarship in the field. It is the place to learn new methods, to find some of the best empirical scholarship, and to publish your best research. (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.

Sociology and Political Science2005Q1
Sociology and Political Science2006Q1
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 Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1

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)20050.840
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.843
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.182
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.837
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20106.010
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20114.968
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.950
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.991
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20146.448
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.896
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20166.345
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.840
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.843
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.182
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.800
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20095.222
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.527
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.871
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.949
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20134.244
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20145.686
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20156.690
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.890
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.840
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.843
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.173
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20084.490
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20093.696
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.723
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.720
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.390
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20146.055
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.911
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.125
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 Cites20053
Self Cites20062
Self Cites200711
Self Cites20089
Self Cites200918
Self Cites201013
Self Cites20119
Self Cites201219
Self Cites201320
Self Cites201414
Self Cites201537
Self Cites201616
Total Cites200521
Total Cites200643
Total Cites2007168
Total Cites2008285
Total Cites2009376
Total Cites2010335
Total Cites2011201
Total Cites2012230
Total Cites2013331
Total Cites2014489
Total Cites2015562
Total Cites2016354
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 document20050.720
External Cites per document20060.804
External Cites per document20072.039
External Cites per document20083.680
External Cites per document20094.972
External Cites per document20104.351
External Cites per document20112.743
External Cites per document20122.705
External Cites per document20133.987
External Cites per document20145.523
External Cites per document20156.250
External Cites per document20163.714
Cites per document20050.840
Cites per document20060.843
Cites per document20072.182
Cites per document20083.800
Cites per document20095.222
Cites per document20104.527
Cites per document20112.871
Cites per document20122.949
Cites per document20134.244
Cites per document20145.686
Cites per document20156.690
Cites per document20163.890
% 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 documents20051
Non-citable documents20064
Non-citable documents20078
Non-citable documents200810
Non-citable documents200913
Non-citable documents201012
Non-citable documents201112
Non-citable documents20128
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20166
Citable documents200525
Citable documents200651
Citable documents200777
Citable documents200875
Citable documents200972
Citable documents201074
Citable documents201170
Citable documents201278
Citable documents201378
Citable documents201486
Citable documents201584
Citable documents201691
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 documents200514
Uncited documents200627
Uncited documents200731
Uncited documents200829
Uncited documents200933
Uncited documents201019
Uncited documents201121
Uncited documents201225
Uncited documents201323
Uncited documents201420
Uncited documents201525
Uncited documents201624
Cited documents200512
Cited documents200628
Cited documents200754
Cited documents200856
Cited documents200952
Cited documents201067
Cited documents201161
Cited documents201261
Cited documents201361
Cited documents201473
Cited documents201565
Cited documents201673
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