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China Perspectives

Country China  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of China
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Cultural Studies
Geography, Planning and Development
Political Science and International Relations
PublisherFrench Centre for Research on Contemporary China
Publication typeJournals
Coverage2007-2010, 2013-ongoing
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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.

Cultural Studies2008Q1
Cultural Studies2009Q1
Cultural Studies2010Q1
Cultural Studies2011Q3
Cultural Studies2012Q3
Cultural Studies2013Q3
Cultural Studies2014Q1
Cultural Studies2015Q1
Cultural Studies2016Q1
Cultural Studies2017Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2008Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2009Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2010Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2011Q4
Geography, Planning and Development2012Q4
Geography, Planning and Development2013Q4
Geography, Planning and Development2014Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2015Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2016Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2017Q2
Political Science and International Relations2008Q2
Political Science and International Relations2009Q2
Political Science and International Relations2010Q2
Political Science and International Relations2011Q4
Political Science and International Relations2012Q4
Political Science and International Relations2013Q4
Political Science and International Relations2014Q2
Political Science and International Relations2015Q2
Political Science and International Relations2016Q2
Political Science and International Relations2017Q1

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)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.120
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.152
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.256
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.164
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.212
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.152
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.412
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.526
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.802
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.909
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.120
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.152
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.256
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.094
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.234
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.159
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.388
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.608
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.778
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.844
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.120
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.152
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.203
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.021
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.206
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.426
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.565
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.771
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.479
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20085
Self Cites20094
Self Cites20106
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20145
Self Cites20153
Self Cites20166
Self Cites20179
Total Cites20070
Total Cites20086
Total Cites200915
Total Cites201033
Total Cites20119
Total Cites201215
Total Cites201311
Total Cites201433
Total Cites201559
Total Cites201663
Total Cites201765
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 document20070
External Cites per document20080.020
External Cites per document20090.111
External Cites per document20100.209
External Cites per document20110.094
External Cites per document20120.234
External Cites per document20130.159
External Cites per document20140.329
External Cites per document20150.577
External Cites per document20160.704
External Cites per document20170.727
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.120
Cites per document20090.152
Cites per document20100.256
Cites per document20110.094
Cites per document20120.234
Cites per document20130.159
Cites per document20140.388
Cites per document20150.608
Cites per document20160.778
Cites per document20170.844
% 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 documents20070
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20094
Non-citable documents201013
Non-citable documents201119
Non-citable documents201217
Non-citable documents20138
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20169
Non-citable documents201710
Citable documents20070
Citable documents200850
Citable documents200999
Citable documents2010129
Citable documents201196
Citable documents201264
Citable documents201369
Citable documents201485
Citable documents201597
Citable documents201681
Citable documents201777
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 documents20070
Uncited documents200845
Uncited documents200991
Uncited documents2010117
Uncited documents2011111
Uncited documents201268
Uncited documents201366
Uncited documents201465
Uncited documents201566
Uncited documents201658
Uncited documents201759
Cited documents20070
Cited documents20086
Cited documents200912
Cited documents201025
Cited documents20114
Cited documents201213
Cited documents201311
Cited documents201423
Cited documents201537
Cited documents201632
Cited documents201728
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