Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Human Rights

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Political Science and International Relations
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherCarfax Publishers
Publication typeJournals
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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.

Political Science and International Relations2011Q4
Political Science and International Relations2012Q2
Political Science and International Relations2013Q3
Political Science and International Relations2014Q3
Political Science and International Relations2015Q2
Political Science and International Relations2016Q1
Political Science and International Relations2017Q2
Political Science and International Relations2018Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q4
Sociology and Political Science2012Q2
Sociology and Political Science2013Q3
Sociology and Political Science2014Q3
Sociology and Political Science2015Q2
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q2
Sociology and Political Science2018Q1

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.704
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.732
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.531
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.653
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.815
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.992
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.541
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.917
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.704
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.732
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.531
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.546
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.726
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.790
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.444
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.704
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.732
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.353
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.018
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.519
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.389
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.089
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 Cites20100
Self Cites20111
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20156
Self Cites20166
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20189
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201119
Total Cites201241
Total Cites201351
Total Cites201453
Total Cites201569
Total Cites201695
Total Cites2017145
Total Cites2018117
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 document20100
External Cites per document20110.667
External Cites per document20120.696
External Cites per document20130.521
External Cites per document20140.546
External Cites per document20150.663
External Cites per document20161.113
External Cites per document20171.790
External Cites per document20181.333
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.704
Cites per document20120.732
Cites per document20130.531
Cites per document20140.546
Cites per document20150.726
Cites per document20161.188
Cites per document20171.790
Cites per document20181.444
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents20186
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201127
Citable documents201256
Citable documents201396
Citable documents201497
Citable documents201595
Citable documents201680
Citable documents201781
Citable documents201881
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 documents20100
Uncited documents201119
Uncited documents201232
Uncited documents201368
Uncited documents201466
Uncited documents201557
Uncited documents201645
Uncited documents201735
Uncited documents201838
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20119
Cited documents201226
Cited documents201332
Cited documents201436
Cited documents201543
Cited documents201641
Cited documents201751
Cited documents201849
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