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Extractive Industries and Society



Universities and research institutions in Netherlands

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Elsevier BV



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The Extractive Industries and Society is the one journal devoted to disseminating in-depth analysis of the socio-economic and environmental impacts of mining and oil and gas production on societies, both past and present. It provides a platform for the exchange of ideas on a wide range of issues and debates on the extractive industries and development, bringing together research undertaken by an interdisciplinary group of social scientists in academia, government, the NGO community and industry. Topics covered by the journal include environmental management at mines and rigs; Corporate Social Responsibility and community development; the environmental and social impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining in developing countries; corruption and the extractive industries; industry reform; the donor community and the extractive industries; climate change and fossil fuel extraction; and taxation and foreign direct investment in the sector. Submissions which draw upon experiences from both developed and developing countries are invited from across the social sciences. The journal publishes original research articles, field reports, critical reviews, conference reports, book reviews and short correspondences. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Economic Geology2015Q2
Economic Geology2016Q2
Economic Geology2017Q1
Economic Geology2018Q1
Economic Geology2019Q1
Economic Geology2020Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2015Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2016Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2017Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2018Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2019Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2020Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2015Q2
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2016Q2
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2017Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2018Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2019Q1
Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law2020Q1

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.

Total Documents

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

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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.225
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.414
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.557
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.695
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.852
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.567
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.225
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.414
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.557
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.515
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.900
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.481
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.225
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.414
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.240
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.338
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.641
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.590
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 Cites20140
Self Cites201542
Self Cites2016128
Self Cites2017199
Self Cites2018163
Self Cites2019254
Self Cites2020424
Total Cites20140
Total Cites201589
Total Cites2016309
Total Cites2017624
Total Cites2018772
Total Cites2019902
Total Cites20201173
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 document20140
External Cites per document20151.382
External Cites per document20161.616
External Cites per document20171.941
External Cites per document20182.207
External Cites per document20192.290
External Cites per document20202.393
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20152.225
Cites per document20162.414
Cites per document20172.557
Cites per document20182.515
Cites per document20192.900
Cites per document20203.481
% 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 documents20140
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents201616
Non-citable documents201725
Non-citable documents201831
Non-citable documents201928
Non-citable documents202024
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201534
Citable documents2016112
Citable documents2017219
Citable documents2018276
Citable documents2019283
Citable documents2020313
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 documents20140
Uncited documents20159
Uncited documents201634
Uncited documents201757
Uncited documents201867
Uncited documents201951
Uncited documents202051
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201531
Cited documents201694
Cited documents2017187
Cited documents2018240
Cited documents2019260
Cited documents2020286
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