Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Civil Society

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherTaylor and Francis Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN17448689, 17448697
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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.

Sociology and Political Science2011Q3
Sociology and Political Science2012Q4
Sociology and Political Science2013Q3
Sociology and Political Science2014Q2
Sociology and Political Science2015Q2
Sociology and Political Science2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science2017Q2
Sociology and Political Science2018Q2

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)20110.696
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.431
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.573
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.061
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.041
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.032
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.305
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.082
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.696
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.431
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.573
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.973
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.928
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.141
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.111
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.853
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.696
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.431
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.745
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.729
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.720
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.898
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 Cites201114
Self Cites20120
Self Cites201312
Self Cites201419
Self Cites201511
Self Cites20169
Self Cites20174
Self Cites20181
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201116
Total Cites201222
Total Cites201343
Total Cites201473
Total Cites201564
Total Cites201681
Total Cites201780
Total Cites201864
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 document20110.087
External Cites per document20120.431
External Cites per document20130.413
External Cites per document20140.720
External Cites per document20150.768
External Cites per document20161.014
External Cites per document20171.056
External Cites per document20180.840
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.696
Cites per document20120.431
Cites per document20130.573
Cites per document20140.973
Cites per document20150.928
Cites per document20161.141
Cites per document20171.111
Cites per document20180.853
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20157
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20183
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201123
Citable documents201251
Citable documents201375
Citable documents201475
Citable documents201569
Citable documents201671
Citable documents201772
Citable documents201875
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 documents201113
Uncited documents201235
Uncited documents201353
Uncited documents201436
Uncited documents201538
Uncited documents201641
Uncited documents201743
Uncited documents201846
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201110
Cited documents201216
Cited documents201323
Cited documents201444
Cited documents201538
Cited documents201637
Cited documents201733
Cited documents201832
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