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Criminology and Public Policy

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Literature and Literary Theory

Social Sciences
Public Administration
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17459133, 15386473
Scope Criminology & Public Policy is interdisciplinary in nature, devoted to policy discussions of criminology research findings. Focusing on the study of criminal justice policy and practice, the central objective of the journal is to strengthen the role of research findings in the formulation of crime and justice policy by publishing empirically based, policy focused articles.


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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.

Literature and Literary Theory2013Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2014Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2015Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2016Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2017Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2018Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2019Q1
Public Administration2013Q2
Public Administration2014Q1
Public Administration2015Q1
Public Administration2016Q1
Public Administration2017Q1
Public Administration2018Q1
Public Administration2019Q1

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.

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.039
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.175
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.482
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.844
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.545
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.926
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.124
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.039
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.175
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.482
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.869
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.427
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.012
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.006
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.039
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.175
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.151
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.526
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.534
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.758
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.738
Total 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.

Self Cites20120
Self Cites20135
Self Cites201419
Self Cites201516
Self Cites201613
Self Cites201725
Self Cites201854
Self Cites201923
Total Cites20120
Total Cites201353
Total Cites2014114
Total Cites2015203
Total Cites2016228
Total Cites2017347
Total Cites2018494
Total Cites2019523
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.

External Cites per document20120
External Cites per document20130.941
External Cites per document20140.979
External Cites per document20151.365
External Cites per document20161.762
External Cites per document20172.252
External Cites per document20182.683
External Cites per document20192.874
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20131.039
Cites per document20141.175
Cites per document20151.482
Cites per document20161.869
Cites per document20172.427
Cites per document20183.012
Cites per document20193.006
% 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
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.

Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20137
Non-citable documents201417
Non-citable documents201522
Non-citable documents201626
Non-citable documents201735
Non-citable documents201844
Non-citable documents201953
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201351
Citable documents201497
Citable documents2015137
Citable documents2016122
Citable documents2017143
Citable documents2018164
Citable documents2019174
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.

Uncited documents20120
Uncited documents201337
Uncited documents201465
Uncited documents201585
Uncited documents201666
Uncited documents201767
Uncited documents201876
Uncited documents201999
Cited documents20120
Cited documents201321
Cited documents201449
Cited documents201574
Cited documents201682
Cited documents2017111
Cited documents2018132
Cited documents2019128
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