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International Journal of the Commonsopen access

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherInternational Association for the Study of the Commons
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.

Sociology and Political Science2012Q2
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.292
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.075
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.359
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.522
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.467
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.051
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.292
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.075
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.359
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.529
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.264
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.814
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.292
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.075
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.150
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.075
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.588
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20127
Self Cites201315
Self Cites201426
Self Cites201520
Self Cites201633
Self Cites201723
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201231
Total Cites201383
Total Cites2014151
Total Cites2015172
Total Cites2016206
Total Cites2017205
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 document20110
External Cites per document20121.000
External Cites per document20131.700
External Cites per document20141.953
External Cites per document20152.235
External Cites per document20161.901
External Cites per document20171.611
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20121.292
Cites per document20132.075
Cites per document20142.359
Cites per document20152.529
Cites per document20162.264
Cites per document20171.814
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20172
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201224
Citable documents201340
Citable documents201464
Citable documents201568
Citable documents201691
Citable documents2017113
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 documents20110
Uncited documents20129
Uncited documents20139
Uncited documents201417
Uncited documents201511
Uncited documents201625
Uncited documents201745
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201218
Cited documents201334
Cited documents201451
Cited documents201558
Cited documents201667
Cited documents201770
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