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Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal

CountryUnited States
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Cultural Studies
Sociology and Political Science
Publication typeJournals
Scope Publishing original research and scholarly reviews in areas of family and consumer sciences and related disciplines, Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal is concerned with the general well-being of families and individuals, including such areas as child and family studies; clothing and textiles; consumer sciences education; family economics and management; food and nutrition; and housing, equipment, and design. (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.

Cultural Studies2010Q2
Cultural Studies2011Q1
Cultural Studies2012Q1
Cultural Studies2013Q1
Cultural Studies2014Q1
Cultural Studies2015Q1
Cultural Studies2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2010Q3
Sociology and Political Science2011Q3
Sociology and Political Science2012Q3
Sociology and Political Science2013Q2
Sociology and Political Science2014Q2
Sociology and Political Science2015Q3
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)20100.316
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.408
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.488
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.611
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.735
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.697
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.547
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.316
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.408
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.488
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.629
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.793
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.534
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.517
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.316
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.408
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.459
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.627
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.589
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.517
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.443
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 Cites20101
Self Cites201110
Self Cites201211
Self Cites201312
Self Cites201419
Self Cites201514
Self Cites201611
Total Cites20106
Total Cites201120
Total Cites201239
Total Cites201356
Total Cites201469
Total Cites201547
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 document20100.263
External Cites per document20110.204
External Cites per document20120.350
External Cites per document20130.494
External Cites per document20140.575
External Cites per document20150.375
External Cites per document20160.393
Cites per document20100.316
Cites per document20110.408
Cites per document20120.488
Cites per document20130.629
Cites per document20140.793
Cites per document20150.534
Cites per document20160.517
% 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 documents20101
Non-citable documents20115
Non-citable documents201210
Non-citable documents201313
Non-citable documents201413
Non-citable documents201513
Non-citable documents201613
Citable documents201019
Citable documents201149
Citable documents201280
Citable documents201389
Citable documents201487
Citable documents201588
Citable documents201689
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 documents201016
Uncited documents201141
Uncited documents201260
Uncited documents201362
Uncited documents201461
Uncited documents201571
Uncited documents201672
Cited documents20104
Cited documents201113
Cited documents201230
Cited documents201340
Cited documents201439
Cited documents201530
Cited documents201630
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