Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Politics

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

University of Chicago Press

University of Chicago in Scimago Institutions Rankings

H-Index

121

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

00223816, 14682508

Coverage

1939-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

jop@usc.edu

Scope

Established in 1939 and published for the Southern Political Science Association, The Journal of Politics is a leading general-interest journal of political science and the oldest regional political science journal in the United States. The scholarship published in The Journal of Politics is theoretically innovative and methodologically diverse, and comprises a blend of the various intellectual approaches that make up the discipline. The Journal of Politics features balanced treatments of research from scholars around the world, in all subfields of political science including American politics, comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and political methodology. Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Sociology and Political Science1999Q1
Sociology and Political Science2000Q1
Sociology and Political Science2001Q1
Sociology and Political Science2002Q1
Sociology and Political Science2003Q1
Sociology and Political Science2004Q1
Sociology and Political Science2005Q1
Sociology and Political Science2006Q1
Sociology and Political Science2007Q1
Sociology and Political Science2008Q1
Sociology and Political Science2009Q1
Sociology and Political Science2010Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q1
Sociology and Political Science2012Q1
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science2018Q1
Sociology and Political Science2019Q1
Sociology and Political Science2020Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
19991.364
20001.412
20011.590
20021.374
20031.703
20041.710
20052.002
20062.338
20072.145
20083.163
20093.805
20103.529
20113.235
20123.882
20134.161
20144.982
20154.704
20164.658
20174.220
20185.266
20194.286
20203.489
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
199947
200049
200152
200253
200360
200455
200554
200672
200779
200881
200997
201085
201188
201279
201378
201487
201581
201685
2017111
2018132
2019144
2020131
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)19990.960
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.137
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.263
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.185
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.408
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.636
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.755
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20062.131
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.025
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.292
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.080
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20103.267
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.173
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.026
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.914
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.442
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.232
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.517
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.586
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.299
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.479
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20204.195
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.960
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.007
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.196
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.195
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.503
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.768
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.846
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.994
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.137
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.888
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.794
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.643
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.559
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.623
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.135
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.959
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.083
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.253
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.256
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.969
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.786
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.819
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.948
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.693
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20031.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.159
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.504
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.624
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.738
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.073
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.066
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.035
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.108
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.841
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.315
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.226
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.566
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.719
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.996
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.290
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites199912
Self Cites200010
Self Cites200122
Self Cites200214
Self Cites200316
Self Cites200415
Self Cites200513
Self Cites200617
Self Cites200724
Self Cites200822
Self Cites200953
Self Cites201036
Self Cites201138
Self Cites201222
Self Cites201329
Self Cites201458
Self Cites201535
Self Cites201634
Self Cites201739
Self Cites201849
Self Cites201944
Self Cites202044
Total Cites1999144
Total Cites2000146
Total Cites2001171
Total Cites2002157
Total Cites2003184
Total Cites2004248
Total Cites2005297
Total Cites2006312
Total Cites2007361
Total Cites2008438
Total Cites2009670
Total Cites2010718
Total Cites2011695
Total Cites2012691
Total Cites2013661
Total Cites2014768
Total Cites2015747
Total Cites2016728
Total Cites2017780
Total Cites2018901
Total Cites20191068
Total Cites20201536
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19990.880
External Cites per document20000.938
External Cites per document20011.042
External Cites per document20020.966
External Cites per document20031.091
External Cites per document20041.421
External Cites per document20051.711
External Cites per document20061.766
External Cites per document20071.872
External Cites per document20082.070
External Cites per document20092.730
External Cites per document20102.717
External Cites per document20112.537
External Cites per document20122.506
External Cites per document20132.538
External Cites per document20142.910
External Cites per document20152.918
External Cites per document20162.821
External Cites per document20172.929
External Cites per document20183.076
External Cites per document20193.131
External Cites per document20203.875
Cites per document19990.960
Cites per document20001.007
Cites per document20011.196
Cites per document20021.061
Cites per document20031.195
Cites per document20041.503
Cites per document20051.768
Cites per document20061.846
Cites per document20071.994
Cites per document20082.137
Cites per document20092.888
Cites per document20102.794
Cites per document20112.643
Cites per document20122.559
Cites per document20132.623
Cites per document20143.135
Cites per document20153.061
Cites per document20162.959
Cites per document20173.083
Cites per document20183.253
Cites per document20193.256
Cites per document20203.969
% 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
19992.13
20000.00
20017.69
20021.89
20030.00
20047.27
200511.11
20069.72
200712.66
200845.68
200911.34
201010.59
20119.09
201211.39
20137.69
201413.79
201518.52
201620.00
201718.02
201819.70
201924.31
202014.50
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20052
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20084
Non-citable documents20096
Non-citable documents20106
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20202
Citable documents1999150
Citable documents2000145
Citable documents2001143
Citable documents2002148
Citable documents2003154
Citable documents2004164
Citable documents2005166
Citable documents2006167
Citable documents2007180
Citable documents2008201
Citable documents2009226
Citable documents2010251
Citable documents2011259
Citable documents2012267
Citable documents2013249
Citable documents2014244
Citable documents2015244
Citable documents2016246
Citable documents2017253
Citable documents2018277
Citable documents2019327
Citable documents2020385
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents199979
Uncited documents200073
Uncited documents200166
Uncited documents200271
Uncited documents200367
Uncited documents200464
Uncited documents200559
Uncited documents200651
Uncited documents200746
Uncited documents200858
Uncited documents200950
Uncited documents201064
Uncited documents201159
Uncited documents201270
Uncited documents201355
Uncited documents201452
Uncited documents201565
Uncited documents201647
Uncited documents201755
Uncited documents201840
Uncited documents201963
Uncited documents202089
Cited documents199971
Cited documents200072
Cited documents200177
Cited documents200277
Cited documents200387
Cited documents2004101
Cited documents2005109
Cited documents2006118
Cited documents2007135
Cited documents2008147
Cited documents2009182
Cited documents2010193
Cited documents2011204
Cited documents2012200
Cited documents2013197
Cited documents2014193
Cited documents2015179
Cited documents2016199
Cited documents2017198
Cited documents2018237
Cited documents2019265
Cited documents2020298
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