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International Social Security Review

CountryUnited Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryEconomics, Econometrics and Finance
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)

Social Sciences
Public Administration
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN0020871X, 1468246X
Coverage1972-1979, 1984, 1988-1989, 1991, 2008-ongoing
Scope The International Social Security Review, the world"s major international quarterly publication in the field of social security. First published in 1948, the journal appears in four language editions (English, French, German and Spanish). Articles by leading social security experts around the world present international comparisons and in-depth discussions of topical questions as well as studies of social security systems in different countries, and there is a regular, comprehensive round-up of the latest publications in its field. (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.

Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Public Administration2009Q3
Public Administration2010Q3
Public Administration2011Q2
Public Administration2012Q2
Public Administration2013Q2
Public Administration2014Q2
Public Administration2015Q2
Public Administration2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science2009Q3
Sociology and Political Science2010Q2
Sociology and Political Science2011Q2
Sociology and Political Science2012Q2
Sociology and Political Science2013Q2
Sociology and Political Science2014Q2
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)20090.650
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.585
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.898
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.805
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.976
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.177
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.788
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.714
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.650
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.585
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.898
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.016
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.852
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.066
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.719
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.649
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.650
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.585
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.949
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.098
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.837
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.053
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.541
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.538
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 Cites20091
Self Cites20107
Self Cites201116
Self Cites20129
Self Cites201310
Self Cites20149
Self Cites20157
Self Cites20165
Total Cites200913
Total Cites201024
Total Cites201153
Total Cites201263
Total Cites201352
Total Cites201465
Total Cites201541
Total Cites201637
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 document20090.600
External Cites per document20100.415
External Cites per document20110.627
External Cites per document20120.871
External Cites per document20130.689
External Cites per document20140.918
External Cites per document20150.596
External Cites per document20160.561
Cites per document20090.650
Cites per document20100.585
Cites per document20110.898
Cites per document20121.016
Cites per document20130.852
Cites per document20141.066
Cites per document20150.719
Cites per document20160.649
% 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 documents20091
Non-citable documents20106
Non-citable documents201110
Non-citable documents201212
Non-citable documents20139
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20163
Citable documents200920
Citable documents201041
Citable documents201159
Citable documents201262
Citable documents201361
Citable documents201461
Citable documents201557
Citable documents201657
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 documents200911
Uncited documents201030
Uncited documents201143
Uncited documents201246
Uncited documents201340
Uncited documents201437
Uncited documents201538
Uncited documents201633
Cited documents200910
Cited documents201017
Cited documents201126
Cited documents201228
Cited documents201330
Cited documents201430
Cited documents201523
Cited documents201627
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