Scimago Journal & Country Rank

American Journal of Political Science

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd

H-Index

180

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

00925853, 15405907

Coverage

1982, 1986, 1996-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

ajps@ajps.org

Scope

The American Journal of Political Science (AJPS) publishes research in all major areas of political science including American politics, public policy, international relations, comparative politics, political methodology, and political theory. Founded in 1956, the AJPS publishes articles that make outstanding contributions to scholarly knowledge about notable theoretical concerns, puzzles or controversies in any subfield of political science. Join the conversation about this journal
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
Political Science and International Relations1999Q1
Political Science and International Relations2000Q1
Political Science and International Relations2001Q1
Political Science and International Relations2002Q1
Political Science and International Relations2003Q1
Political Science and International Relations2004Q1
Political Science and International Relations2005Q1
Political Science and International Relations2006Q1
Political Science and International Relations2007Q1
Political Science and International Relations2008Q1
Political Science and International Relations2009Q1
Political Science and International Relations2010Q1
Political Science and International Relations2011Q1
Political Science and International Relations2012Q1
Political Science and International Relations2013Q1
Political Science and International Relations2014Q1
Political Science and International Relations2015Q1
Political Science and International Relations2016Q1
Political Science and International Relations2017Q1
Political Science and International Relations2018Q1
Political Science and International Relations2019Q1
Political Science and International Relations2020Q1
Political Science and International Relations2021Q1
Sociology and Political Science1999Q1
Sociology and Political Science2000Q1
Sociology and Political Science2001Q1
Sociology and Political Science2002Q1
Sociology and Political Science2003Q1
Sociology and Political Science2004Q1
Sociology and Political Science2005Q1
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
Sociology and Political Science2018Q1
Sociology and Political Science2019Q1
Sociology and Political Science2020Q1
Sociology and Political Science2021Q1
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
19993.748
20003.656
20014.819
20023.378
20034.219
20043.898
20053.696
20064.511
20073.836
20084.977
20095.541
20105.725
20115.666
20127.600
20137.545
20147.745
20158.311
201610.088
20178.595
20189.602
20197.131
20206.347
20214.913
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
199953
200056
200158
200257
200350
200454
200560
200664
200762
200859
200960
201060
201164
201267
201365
201468
201566
201665
201764
201866
201959
202072
2021133
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)19992.030
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.196
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20012.644
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20022.257
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20032.808
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20043.588
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20053.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20063.670
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20073.412
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.925
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.914
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20105.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20115.253
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.206
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20135.028
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20145.648
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.795
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20166.229
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20177.383
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20187.574
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20197.054
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20206.161
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20217.992
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.030
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.160
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20012.410
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20022.132
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.825
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20043.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20052.919
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.134
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20073.253
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.581
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.524
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.320
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.693
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20124.641
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20134.539
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.638
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.510
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20166.362
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20176.693
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20186.728
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.421
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20205.762
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20217.046
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.836
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.880
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.156
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.035
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.070
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.467
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20052.346
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20062.886
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.653
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20083.016
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20093.471
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.311
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.983
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20124.008
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.198
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.136
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.421
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.731
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20176.023
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.628
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.846
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20204.832
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20214.947
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 Cites199931
Self Cites200045
Self Cites200163
Self Cites200247
Self Cites200345
Self Cites200448
Self Cites200536
Self Cites200641
Self Cites200733
Self Cites200833
Self Cites200938
Self Cites201026
Self Cites201129
Self Cites201235
Self Cites201344
Self Cites201448
Self Cites201547
Self Cites201646
Self Cites201740
Self Cites201843
Self Cites201929
Self Cites202043
Self Cites202154
Total Cites1999337
Total Cites2000352
Total Cites2001376
Total Cites2002356
Total Cites2003483
Total Cites2004495
Total Cites2005470
Total Cites2006514
Total Cites2007579
Total Cites2008666
Total Cites2009837
Total Cites2010782
Total Cites2011840
Total Cites2012854
Total Cites2013867
Total Cites2014909
Total Cites20151102
Total Cites20161266
Total Cites20171332
Total Cites20181312
Total Cites20191057
Total Cites20201089
Total Cites20211388
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 document19991.843
External Cites per document20001.883
External Cites per document20012.006
External Cites per document20021.850
External Cites per document20032.561
External Cites per document20042.709
External Cites per document20052.696
External Cites per document20062.884
External Cites per document20073.067
External Cites per document20083.403
External Cites per document20094.319
External Cites per document20104.177
External Cites per document20114.556
External Cites per document20124.500
External Cites per document20134.401
External Cites per document20144.461
External Cites per document20155.328
External Cites per document20166.131
External Cites per document20176.492
External Cites per document20186.508
External Cites per document20195.272
External Cites per document20205.534
External Cites per document20216.772
Cites per document19992.030
Cites per document20002.160
Cites per document20012.410
Cites per document20022.132
Cites per document20032.825
Cites per document20043.000
Cites per document20052.919
Cites per document20063.134
Cites per document20073.253
Cites per document20083.581
Cites per document20094.524
Cites per document20104.320
Cites per document20114.693
Cites per document20124.641
Cites per document20134.539
Cites per document20144.638
Cites per document20155.510
Cites per document20166.362
Cites per document20176.693
Cites per document20186.728
Cites per document20195.421
Cites per document20205.762
Cites per document20217.046
% 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
19990.00
20007.14
20011.72
20023.51
20038.00
20047.41
20055.00
200610.94
200714.52
200893.22
200915.00
20106.67
201110.94
201211.94
201313.85
201420.59
201522.73
201621.54
201721.88
201816.67
201925.42
202020.83
202117.29
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 documents20111
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Citable documents1999166
Citable documents2000163
Citable documents2001156
Citable documents2002167
Citable documents2003171
Citable documents2004165
Citable documents2005161
Citable documents2006164
Citable documents2007178
Citable documents2008186
Citable documents2009185
Citable documents2010181
Citable documents2011178
Citable documents2012182
Citable documents2013187
Citable documents2014193
Citable documents2015198
Citable documents2016199
Citable documents2017199
Citable documents2018195
Citable documents2019195
Citable documents2020189
Citable documents2021197
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 documents199950
Uncited documents200044
Uncited documents200140
Uncited documents200254
Uncited documents200340
Uncited documents200428
Uncited documents200525
Uncited documents200629
Uncited documents200735
Uncited documents200841
Uncited documents200931
Uncited documents201026
Uncited documents201124
Uncited documents201222
Uncited documents201332
Uncited documents201419
Uncited documents201519
Uncited documents201610
Uncited documents201718
Uncited documents201818
Uncited documents201919
Uncited documents202017
Uncited documents202123
Cited documents1999116
Cited documents2000119
Cited documents2001116
Cited documents2002113
Cited documents2003131
Cited documents2004137
Cited documents2005136
Cited documents2006135
Cited documents2007143
Cited documents2008145
Cited documents2009154
Cited documents2010155
Cited documents2011155
Cited documents2012162
Cited documents2013159
Cited documents2014177
Cited documents2015181
Cited documents2016189
Cited documents2017181
Cited documents2018177
Cited documents2019176
Cited documents2020172
Cited documents2021174
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