Scimago Journal & Country Rank

African Studies

CountryUnited Kingdom
11
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
History

Social Sciences
Anthropology
Cultural Studies
Political Science and International Relations
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherRoutledge
Publication typeJournals
ISSN14692872, 00020184
Coverage1980, 1984-1991, 2008-ongoing
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Anthropology2009Q4
Anthropology2010Q3
Anthropology2011Q3
Anthropology2012Q1
Anthropology2013Q3
Anthropology2014Q3
Anthropology2015Q2
Anthropology2016Q3
Cultural Studies2009Q3
Cultural Studies2010Q3
Cultural Studies2011Q2
Cultural Studies2012Q1
Cultural Studies2013Q2
Cultural Studies2014Q2
Cultural Studies2015Q1
Cultural Studies2016Q2
History2009Q4
History2010Q3
History2011Q2
History2012Q1
History2013Q2
History2014Q2
History2015Q1
History2016Q2
Political Science and International Relations2009Q4
Political Science and International Relations2010Q4
Political Science and International Relations2011Q3
Political Science and International Relations2012Q1
Political Science and International Relations2013Q3
Political Science and International Relations2014Q3
Political Science and International Relations2015Q2
Political Science and International Relations2016Q3
Sociology and Political Science2009Q4
Sociology and Political Science2010Q4
Sociology and Political Science2011Q3
Sociology and Political Science2012Q2
Sociology and Political Science2013Q3
Sociology and Political Science2014Q3
Sociology and Political Science2015Q2
Sociology and Political Science2016Q3
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20090.101
20100.118
20110.174
20120.491
20130.152
20140.175
20150.281
20160.147
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)20090.143
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.371
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.516
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.841
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.521
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.447
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.719
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.454
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.371
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.516
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.896
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.350
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.446
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.625
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.371
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.371
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.488
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.679
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.255
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.480
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.298
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20111
Self Cites20127
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20153
Self Cites20160
Total Cites20093
Total Cites201013
Total Cites201133
Total Cites201260
Total Cites201328
Total Cites201433
Total Cites201545
Total Cites201626
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20090.143
External Cites per document20100.371
External Cites per document20110.500
External Cites per document20120.791
External Cites per document20130.338
External Cites per document20140.432
External Cites per document20150.583
External Cites per document20160.371
Cites per document20090.143
Cites per document20100.371
Cites per document20110.516
Cites per document20120.896
Cites per document20130.350
Cites per document20140.446
Cites per document20150.625
Cites per document20160.371
% 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
20097.14
20106.67
20113.85
20120.00
20134.35
201416.00
201514.81
20163.85
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20091
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20165
Citable documents200921
Citable documents201035
Citable documents201164
Citable documents201267
Citable documents201380
Citable documents201474
Citable documents201572
Citable documents201670
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents200919
Uncited documents201029
Uncited documents201144
Uncited documents201242
Uncited documents201364
Uncited documents201454
Uncited documents201549
Uncited documents201656
Cited documents20093
Cited documents20107
Cited documents201122
Cited documents201228
Cited documents201320
Cited documents201423
Cited documents201527
Cited documents201619
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