Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of African American Studies

CountryUnited States
8
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Cultural Studies
Gender Studies
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherTransaction Publishers
Publication typeJournals
ISSN15591646
Coverage2009-ongoing
Scope The Journal of African American Studies publishes original research on topics of professional and disciplinary concern for the social progress of people of African descent. This includes subjects concerning social transformations that impact the life chances of continental Africans and the African diaspora. Papers may be empirical, methodological, or theoretical; including literary criticism. African American Studies is an interdisciplinary field; diverse disciplinary methods and perspectives that include anthropology, art, economics, law, literature, management science, political science, psychology, sociology, social policy research, and others are appreciated. (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
Cultural Studies1999Q3
Cultural Studies2010Q2
Cultural Studies2011Q1
Cultural Studies2012Q1
Cultural Studies2013Q2
Cultural Studies2014Q1
Cultural Studies2015Q2
Gender Studies1999Q4
Gender Studies2010Q3
Gender Studies2011Q2
Gender Studies2012Q3
Gender Studies2013Q3
Gender Studies2014Q3
Gender Studies2015Q3
Sociology and Political Science1999Q4
Sociology and Political Science2010Q3
Sociology and Political Science2011Q3
Sociology and Political Science2012Q3
Sociology and Political Science2013Q3
Sociology and Political Science2014Q3
Sociology and Political Science2015Q3
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
19990.103
20100.157
20110.235
20120.229
20130.214
20140.237
20150.155
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)19990.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.281
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.615
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.651
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.526
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.435
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.281
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.615
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.651
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.321
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.370
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.355
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.281
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.615
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.297
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.367
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 Cites19990
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20134
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20151
Total Cites19990
Total Cites20109
Total Cites201132
Total Cites201254
Total Cites201327
Total Cites201437
Total Cites201533
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 document19990.000
External Cites per document20100.281
External Cites per document20110.577
External Cites per document20120.651
External Cites per document20130.274
External Cites per document20140.340
External Cites per document20150.344
Cites per document19990.000
Cites per document20100.281
Cites per document20110.615
Cites per document20120.651
Cites per document20130.321
Cites per document20140.370
Cites per document20150.355
% 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
19990
20104.76
20113.13
20120.00
20132.70
20140.00
20150.00
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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents201511
Citable documents19996
Citable documents201032
Citable documents201152
Citable documents201283
Citable documents201384
Citable documents2014100
Citable documents201593
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 documents19996
Uncited documents201024
Uncited documents201138
Uncited documents201258
Uncited documents201370
Uncited documents201473
Uncited documents201579
Cited documents19990
Cited documents20108
Cited documents201115
Cited documents201227
Cited documents201317
Cited documents201430
Cited documents201525
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