Scimago Journal & Country Rank

African Studies

CountryUnited Kingdom
11
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
History

Social Sciences
Anthropology
Cultural Studies
Political Science and International Relations
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherRoutledge
Publication typeJournals
ISSN14692872, 00020184
Coverage1942-1995, 2008-ongoing
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
Anthropology2009Q4
Anthropology2010Q3
Anthropology2011Q3
Anthropology2012Q2
Anthropology2013Q3
Anthropology2014Q3
Anthropology2015Q2
Anthropology2016Q3
Anthropology2017Q2
Cultural Studies2009Q4
Cultural Studies2010Q2
Cultural Studies2011Q2
Cultural Studies2012Q1
Cultural Studies2013Q2
Cultural Studies2014Q2
Cultural Studies2015Q1
Cultural Studies2016Q2
Cultural Studies2017Q1
History2009Q4
History2010Q2
History2011Q2
History2012Q1
History2013Q2
History2014Q2
History2015Q1
History2016Q2
History2017Q1
Political Science and International Relations2009Q4
Political Science and International Relations2010Q3
Political Science and International Relations2011Q3
Political Science and International Relations2012Q2
Political Science and International Relations2013Q3
Political Science and International Relations2014Q3
Political Science and International Relations2015Q2
Political Science and International Relations2016Q3
Political Science and International Relations2017Q2
Sociology and Political Science2009Q4
Sociology and Political Science2010Q3
Sociology and Political Science2011Q3
Sociology and Political Science2012Q2
Sociology and Political Science2013Q3
Sociology and Political Science2014Q3
Sociology and Political Science2015Q2
Sociology and Political Science2016Q3
Sociology and Political Science2017Q2
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
20090.101
20100.159
20110.167
20120.399
20130.167
20140.186
20150.333
20160.161
20170.297
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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.190
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.444
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.523
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.888
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.547
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.456
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.760
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.536
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.532
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.190
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.444
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.523
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.956
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.375
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.459
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.457
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.549
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.190
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.444
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.755
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.255
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.422
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.383
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.061
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20111
Self Cites20127
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20154
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20172
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20094
Total Cites201016
Total Cites201134
Total Cites201265
Total Cites201330
Total Cites201434
Total Cites201548
Total Cites201632
Total Cites201739
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 document20080
External Cites per document20090.190
External Cites per document20100.444
External Cites per document20110.508
External Cites per document20120.853
External Cites per document20130.363
External Cites per document20140.446
External Cites per document20150.611
External Cites per document20160.457
External Cites per document20170.521
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.190
Cites per document20100.444
Cites per document20110.523
Cites per document20120.956
Cites per document20130.375
Cites per document20140.459
Cites per document20150.667
Cites per document20160.457
Cites per document20170.549
% 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
20080.00
20096.67
20106.67
20113.85
20120.00
20134.35
201416.00
201515.38
20163.85
201716.67
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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20091
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20176
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200921
Citable documents201036
Citable documents201165
Citable documents201268
Citable documents201380
Citable documents201474
Citable documents201572
Citable documents201670
Citable documents201771
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 documents20080
Uncited documents200918
Uncited documents201028
Uncited documents201144
Uncited documents201239
Uncited documents201362
Uncited documents201453
Uncited documents201545
Uncited documents201654
Uncited documents201760
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20094
Cited documents20109
Cited documents201123
Cited documents201232
Cited documents201321
Cited documents201423
Cited documents201530
Cited documents201620
Cited documents201717
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