Scimago Journal & Country Rank

American Political Science Review

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

H-Index

182

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

00030554, 15375943

Coverage

1906-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

apsr@mail.uni-mannheim.de

Scope

American Political Science Review is political science's premier scholarly research journal, providing peer-reviewed articles and review essays from subfields throughout the discipline. Areas covered include political theory, American politics, public policy, public administration, comparative politics, and international relations. APSR has published continuously since 1906. American Political Science Review is sold ONLY as part of a joint subscription with Perspectives on Politics and PS: Political Science & Politics. 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
19993.363
20003.112
20015.253
20023.541
20033.706
20044.887
20054.557
20066.240
20075.640
20084.473
20094.099
20107.096
20117.039
20128.772
201310.769
201410.112
20158.764
20167.869
20175.587
20186.531
20195.872
20205.878
20215.816
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
199952
200046
200151
200241
200346
200447
200546
200659
200757
200839
200941
201045
201148
201245
201352
201454
201550
201655
201753
201875
201974
202097
2021141
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)19992.301
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.692
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20012.899
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.114
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20033.316
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20044.663
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20054.843
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20065.406
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20075.424
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20084.708
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20095.453
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.776
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20115.720
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.931
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20136.380
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20147.447
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20157.372
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20166.647
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20176.882
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20185.642
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20195.378
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20206.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20217.923
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.301
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.342
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20012.927
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20022.826
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20033.246
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20044.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20054.366
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20065.396
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20074.368
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.858
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.258
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.898
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20115.264
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20125.127
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20136.101
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20146.421
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20156.245
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.795
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.887
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20185.013
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20194.902
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20205.752
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20217.317
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.982
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20002.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.286
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.546
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.728
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20043.713
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20054.366
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.968
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20073.086
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.362
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.521
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.263
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20114.012
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20124.763
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20135.355
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20145.206
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.160
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.856
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.867
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.194
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.156
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20204.738
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20217.234
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 Cites199923
Self Cites200023
Self Cites200136
Self Cites200223
Self Cites200321
Self Cites200422
Self Cites200523
Self Cites200627
Self Cites200726
Self Cites20089
Self Cites200911
Self Cites201030
Self Cites201121
Self Cites201238
Self Cites201346
Self Cites201431
Self Cites201526
Self Cites201636
Self Cites201711
Self Cites201826
Self Cites201927
Self Cites202057
Self Cites2021109
Total Cites1999359
Total Cites2000377
Total Cites2001442
Total Cites2002421
Total Cites2003448
Total Cites2004576
Total Cites2005585
Total Cites2006750
Total Cites2007664
Total Cites2008625
Total Cites2009660
Total Cites2010671
Total Cites2011658
Total Cites2012687
Total Cites2013842
Total Cites2014931
Total Cites2015943
Total Cites2016904
Total Cites2017777
Total Cites2018792
Total Cites2019897
Total Cites20201162
Total Cites20211800
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 document19992.168
External Cites per document20002.213
External Cites per document20012.725
External Cites per document20022.689
External Cites per document20033.211
External Cites per document20044.262
External Cites per document20054.496
External Cites per document20065.436
External Cites per document20074.282
External Cites per document20083.924
External Cites per document20094.385
External Cites per document20105.047
External Cites per document20115.539
External Cites per document20125.192
External Cites per document20136.076
External Cites per document20146.522
External Cites per document20156.413
External Cites per document20165.865
External Cites per document20174.974
External Cites per document20184.910
External Cites per document20194.833
External Cites per document20205.638
External Cites per document20217.196
Cites per document19992.301
Cites per document20002.342
Cites per document20012.927
Cites per document20022.826
Cites per document20033.246
Cites per document20044.174
Cites per document20054.366
Cites per document20065.396
Cites per document20074.368
Cites per document20083.858
Cites per document20094.258
Cites per document20104.898
Cites per document20115.264
Cites per document20125.127
Cites per document20136.101
Cites per document20146.421
Cites per document20156.245
Cites per document20165.795
Cites per document20174.887
Cites per document20185.013
Cites per document20194.902
Cites per document20205.752
Cites per document20217.317
% 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
19995.77
20002.17
20017.84
20020.00
200310.87
200412.77
20054.35
20068.47
20077.02
200874.36
200914.63
201011.11
201112.50
201211.11
201315.38
201411.11
201522.00
201618.18
201718.87
201818.67
201921.62
202026.80
202120.57
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 documents19991
Non-citable documents20001
Non-citable documents20012
Non-citable documents20021
Non-citable documents20035
Non-citable documents20048
Non-citable documents20059
Non-citable documents20066
Non-citable documents20073
Non-citable documents20085
Non-citable documents20097
Non-citable documents201010
Non-citable documents201110
Non-citable documents20129
Non-citable documents20137
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents20158
Non-citable documents20168
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents20182
Non-citable documents20193
Non-citable documents20206
Non-citable documents202111
Citable documents1999155
Citable documents2000160
Citable documents2001149
Citable documents2002148
Citable documents2003133
Citable documents2004130
Citable documents2005125
Citable documents2006133
Citable documents2007149
Citable documents2008157
Citable documents2009148
Citable documents2010127
Citable documents2011115
Citable documents2012125
Citable documents2013131
Citable documents2014138
Citable documents2015143
Citable documents2016148
Citable documents2017154
Citable documents2018156
Citable documents2019180
Citable documents2020196
Citable documents2021235
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 documents199944
Uncited documents200057
Uncited documents200136
Uncited documents200250
Uncited documents200344
Uncited documents200434
Uncited documents200530
Uncited documents200625
Uncited documents200735
Uncited documents200840
Uncited documents200935
Uncited documents201027
Uncited documents201125
Uncited documents201219
Uncited documents201317
Uncited documents201425
Uncited documents201526
Uncited documents201629
Uncited documents201725
Uncited documents201822
Uncited documents201936
Uncited documents202037
Uncited documents202133
Cited documents1999112
Cited documents2000104
Cited documents2001115
Cited documents200299
Cited documents200394
Cited documents2004104
Cited documents2005104
Cited documents2006114
Cited documents2007117
Cited documents2008122
Cited documents2009120
Cited documents2010110
Cited documents2011100
Cited documents2012115
Cited documents2013121
Cited documents2014120
Cited documents2015125
Cited documents2016127
Cited documents2017134
Cited documents2018136
Cited documents2019147
Cited documents2020165
Cited documents2021213
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