Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Human Rights Quarterly

CountryUnited States
50
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherThe Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication typeJournals
ISSN02750392, 1085794X
Coverage1981, 1990, 1992, 1994-ongoing
Scope Now entering its twenty-fifth year, Human Rights Quarterly is widely recognizedas the leader in the field of human rights. Articles written by experts from around the world and from a range of disciplines are edited to be understood by the intelligent reader. The Quarterly provides up-to-date information on important developments within the United Nations and regional human rights organizations, both governmental and non-governmental. It presents current work in human rights research and policy analysis, reviews of related books, and philosophical essays probing the fundamental nature of human rights as defined by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. (source)
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
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)1997Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)1998Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)1999Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2000Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2001Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2002Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2005Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2006Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2007Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science1997Q1
Sociology and Political Science1998Q3
Sociology and Political Science1999Q2
Sociology and Political Science2000Q2
Sociology and Political Science2001Q2
Sociology and Political Science2002Q2
Sociology and Political Science2003Q2
Sociology and Political Science2004Q3
Sociology and Political Science2005Q2
Sociology and Political Science2006Q2
Sociology and Political Science2007Q2
Sociology and Political Science2008Q2
Sociology and Political Science2009Q2
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
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
19990.596
20000.317
20010.561
20020.333
20030.245
20040.223
20050.474
20060.518
20070.551
20080.339
20090.290
20100.741
20110.950
20121.215
20131.031
20140.613
20150.536
20160.436
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)19990.425
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.354
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.523
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.617
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.615
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.718
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.031
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.134
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.324
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.617
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.715
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.419
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.031
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.382
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.992
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.650
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.098
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.425
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.366
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.535
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.552
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.528
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.969
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.130
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.390
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.243
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.198
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.663
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.105
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.918
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.045
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.402
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.703
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.490
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.351
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.468
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.444
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.583
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.541
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.873
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.082
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.101
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.955
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.031
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.438
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.123
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.524
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.586
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.567
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.123
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.500
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 Cites199912
Self Cites20006
Self Cites200111
Self Cites20026
Self Cites200317
Self Cites20042
Self Cites200521
Self Cites200613
Self Cites200714
Self Cites20083
Self Cites20094
Self Cites201010
Self Cites20117
Self Cites201213
Self Cites20134
Self Cites20148
Self Cites20155
Self Cites20165
Total Cites199934
Total Cites200030
Total Cites200146
Total Cites200253
Total Cites200347
Total Cites200457
Total Cites200594
Total Cites2006122
Total Cites2007146
Total Cites2008128
Total Cites2009115
Total Cites2010163
Total Cites2011200
Total Cites2012186
Total Cites2013182
Total Cites2014129
Total Cites2015155
Total Cites201672
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 document19990.275
External Cites per document20000.293
External Cites per document20010.407
External Cites per document20020.490
External Cites per document20030.337
External Cites per document20040.579
External Cites per document20050.753
External Cites per document20061.009
External Cites per document20071.257
External Cites per document20081.214
External Cites per document20091.156
External Cites per document20101.561
External Cites per document20112.032
External Cites per document20121.784
External Cites per document20132.000
External Cites per document20141.315
External Cites per document20151.648
External Cites per document20160.698
Cites per document19990.425
Cites per document20000.366
Cites per document20010.535
Cites per document20020.552
Cites per document20030.528
Cites per document20040.600
Cites per document20050.969
Cites per document20061.130
Cites per document20071.390
Cites per document20081.243
Cites per document20091.198
Cites per document20101.663
Cites per document20112.105
Cites per document20121.918
Cites per document20132.045
Cites per document20141.402
Cites per document20151.703
Cites per document20160.750
% 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
199936.36
200034.48
200117.65
20020.00
20030.00
20048.33
20057.89
200624.24
200711.43
200811.76
20098.82
201012.90
20119.38
201218.75
201320.59
201421.88
201532.26
201627.03
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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20061
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20083
Non-citable documents20096
Non-citable documents20105
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20157
Non-citable documents20161
Citable documents199980
Citable documents200082
Citable documents200186
Citable documents200296
Citable documents200389
Citable documents200495
Citable documents200597
Citable documents2006108
Citable documents2007105
Citable documents2008103
Citable documents200996
Citable documents201098
Citable documents201195
Citable documents201297
Citable documents201389
Citable documents201492
Citable documents201591
Citable documents201696
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 documents199957
Uncited documents200061
Uncited documents200151
Uncited documents200263
Uncited documents200352
Uncited documents200458
Uncited documents200546
Uncited documents200655
Uncited documents200744
Uncited documents200844
Uncited documents200943
Uncited documents201035
Uncited documents201131
Uncited documents201234
Uncited documents201332
Uncited documents201448
Uncited documents201533
Uncited documents201656
Cited documents199923
Cited documents200021
Cited documents200135
Cited documents200233
Cited documents200337
Cited documents200437
Cited documents200551
Cited documents200654
Cited documents200763
Cited documents200862
Cited documents200959
Cited documents201068
Cited documents201168
Cited documents201263
Cited documents201363
Cited documents201450
Cited documents201565
Cited documents201641
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