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Psychology, Public Policy, and Law

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryPsychology
Social Psychology

Social Sciences
Law
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherAmerican Psychological Association
Publication typeJournals
ISSN10768971
Coverage1995-ongoing
Scope Psychology, Public Policy, and Law provides a forum to critically evaluate the contributions of psychology and related disciplines (hereinafter psychology) to public policy and legal issues. The journal publishes theoretical and empirical articles that - critically evaluate the contributions and potential contributions of psychology to public policy and legal issues; - assess the desirability of different public policy and legal alternatives in light of the scientific knowledge base in psychology; - articulate research needs that address public policy and legal issues for which there is currently insufficient theoretical and empirical knowledge;
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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
Law1999Q2
Law2000Q1
Law2001Q1
Law2002Q1
Law2003Q1
Law2004Q1
Law2005Q1
Law2006Q1
Law2007Q1
Law2008Q1
Law2009Q1
Law2010Q1
Law2011Q1
Law2012Q1
Law2013Q1
Law2014Q1
Law2015Q1
Law2016Q1
Law2017Q1
Social Psychology1999Q3
Social Psychology2000Q3
Social Psychology2001Q3
Social Psychology2002Q2
Social Psychology2003Q2
Social Psychology2004Q1
Social Psychology2005Q3
Social Psychology2006Q1
Social Psychology2007Q2
Social Psychology2008Q1
Social Psychology2009Q1
Social Psychology2010Q1
Social Psychology2011Q1
Social Psychology2012Q1
Social Psychology2013Q1
Social Psychology2014Q1
Social Psychology2015Q1
Social Psychology2016Q1
Social Psychology2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science1999Q3
Sociology and Political Science2000Q2
Sociology and Political Science2001Q2
Sociology and Political Science2002Q2
Sociology and Political Science2003Q2
Sociology and Political Science2004Q1
Sociology and Political Science2005Q2
Sociology and Political Science2006Q1
Sociology and Political Science2007Q1
Sociology and Political Science2008Q1
Sociology and Political Science2009Q1
Sociology and Political Science2010Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q1
Sociology and Political Science2012Q1
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1
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
19990.286
20000.336
20010.274
20020.455
20030.498
20041.394
20050.383
20061.057
20070.940
20081.211
20091.454
20101.626
20111.372
20121.346
20131.734
20141.225
20151.227
20160.920
20171.431
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)19990.573
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.931
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.900
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.940
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.033
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.193
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.857
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.961
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.205
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.775
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.871
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20103.520
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.135
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.683
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.610
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.793
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.456
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.807
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.573
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.684
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.748
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.818
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.225
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.732
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.016
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.541
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.480
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.216
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.810
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.275
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.609
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.707
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.674
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.495
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.729
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.471
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.469
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.509
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.682
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.226
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.526
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20062.043
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20073.325
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.680
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.091
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.520
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.467
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.316
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.532
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.204
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.783
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.324
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.840
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 Cites20000
Self Cites20010
Self Cites200217
Self Cites20032
Self Cites20047
Self Cites20058
Self Cites20066
Self Cites20074
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20095
Self Cites20104
Self Cites20116
Self Cites20126
Self Cites201316
Self Cites201420
Self Cites201519
Self Cites201614
Self Cites201728
Total Cites199955
Total Cites200080
Total Cites2001119
Total Cites2002112
Total Cites2003125
Total Cites200497
Total Cites200565
Total Cites2006127
Total Cites2007155
Total Cites2008174
Total Cites2009119
Total Cites2010112
Total Cites2011118
Total Cites2012167
Total Cites2013231
Total Cites2014203
Total Cites2015230
Total Cites2016247
Total Cites2017292
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 document19990.573
External Cites per document20000.684
External Cites per document20010.748
External Cites per document20020.693
External Cites per document20031.206
External Cites per document20041.607
External Cites per document20051.096
External Cites per document20061.921
External Cites per document20072.475
External Cites per document20083.440
External Cites per document20093.081
External Cites per document20103.086
External Cites per document20112.667
External Cites per document20123.157
External Cites per document20133.359
External Cites per document20142.440
External Cites per document20152.453
External Cites per document20162.354
External Cites per document20172.467
Cites per document19990.573
Cites per document20000.684
Cites per document20010.748
Cites per document20020.818
Cites per document20031.225
Cites per document20041.732
Cites per document20051.250
Cites per document20062.016
Cites per document20072.541
Cites per document20083.480
Cites per document20093.216
Cites per document20103.200
Cites per document20112.810
Cites per document20123.275
Cites per document20133.609
Cites per document20142.707
Cites per document20152.674
Cites per document20162.495
Cites per document20172.729
% 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
19994.08
20000.00
200120.00
20027.14
20030.00
200414.29
200520.00
200620.00
200720.00
200825.00
20090.00
201017.65
20119.52
20123.85
201317.24
201412.12
20157.50
201619.44
201711.36
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 documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20172
Citable documents199996
Citable documents2000117
Citable documents2001159
Citable documents2002137
Citable documents2003102
Citable documents200456
Citable documents200552
Citable documents200663
Citable documents200761
Citable documents200850
Citable documents200937
Citable documents201035
Citable documents201142
Citable documents201251
Citable documents201364
Citable documents201475
Citable documents201586
Citable documents201699
Citable documents2017107
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 documents199963
Uncited documents200085
Uncited documents2001107
Uncited documents200278
Uncited documents200344
Uncited documents200422
Uncited documents200528
Uncited documents200622
Uncited documents200717
Uncited documents200816
Uncited documents20096
Uncited documents20104
Uncited documents20114
Uncited documents20127
Uncited documents20139
Uncited documents201418
Uncited documents201522
Uncited documents201630
Uncited documents201741
Cited documents199933
Cited documents200032
Cited documents200152
Cited documents200259
Cited documents200358
Cited documents200434
Cited documents200524
Cited documents200641
Cited documents200744
Cited documents200834
Cited documents200931
Cited documents201031
Cited documents201138
Cited documents201244
Cited documents201355
Cited documents201458
Cited documents201566
Cited documents201672
Cited documents201768
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