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Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

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19434472, 19434480





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Terrorism as a tactic has been used by political and ideological actors and groups for thousands of years. Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression addresses the complex causation and effects of terrorist activity by bringing together timely, scientifically and theoretically sound papers addressing terrorism from a behavioral science perspective. The Journal publishes empirical and theoretical papers, letters to the Editor and invited visionary pieces by leading experts in the field, which have a strong base in behavioral science research. The articles will also draw in insights from related disciplines, including anthropology, criminology, economics, history, political science, nonlinear dynamic systems, linguistics and sociology. 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.

Political Science and International Relations2010Q3
Political Science and International Relations2011Q2
Political Science and International Relations2012Q3
Political Science and International Relations2013Q1
Political Science and International Relations2014Q3
Political Science and International Relations2015Q3
Political Science and International Relations2016Q3
Political Science and International Relations2017Q2
Political Science and International Relations2018Q2
Political Science and International Relations2019Q1
Political Science and International Relations2020Q2
Political Science and International Relations2021Q2
Social Psychology2010Q4
Social Psychology2011Q3
Social Psychology2012Q4
Social Psychology2013Q2
Social Psychology2014Q4
Social Psychology2015Q4
Social Psychology2016Q3
Social Psychology2017Q3
Social Psychology2018Q3
Social Psychology2019Q2
Social Psychology2020Q3
Social Psychology2021Q3
Sociology and Political Science2010Q3
Sociology and Political Science2011Q2
Sociology and Political Science2012Q3
Sociology and Political Science2013Q2
Sociology and Political Science2014Q3
Sociology and Political Science2015Q3
Sociology and Political Science2016Q3
Sociology and Political Science2017Q2
Sociology and Political Science2018Q2
Sociology and Political Science2019Q1
Sociology and Political Science2020Q2
Sociology and Political Science2021Q2

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.438
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.724
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.762
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.673
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.712
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.863
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.922
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.260
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.588
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.673
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.623
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.859
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.438
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.724
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.762
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.795
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.538
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.842
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.842
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.459
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.692
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.769
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.122
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.880
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.438
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.724
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.846
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.808
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.615
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.960
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.680
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.692
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.222
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.852
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.000
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20101
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20136
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20169
Self Cites20174
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20194
Self Cites20203
Self Cites20219
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20107
Total Cites201121
Total Cites201232
Total Cites201331
Total Cites201421
Total Cites201532
Total Cites201632
Total Cites201754
Total Cites201866
Total Cites201969
Total Cites202087
Total Cites202194
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 document20090
External Cites per document20100.545
External Cites per document20110.955
External Cites per document20120.886
External Cites per document20130.676
External Cites per document20140.526
External Cites per document20150.838
External Cites per document20160.639
External Cites per document20171.389
External Cites per document20181.757
External Cites per document20191.711
External Cites per document20202.154
External Cites per document20211.735
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.438
Cites per document20110.724
Cites per document20120.762
Cites per document20130.795
Cites per document20140.538
Cites per document20150.842
Cites per document20160.842
Cites per document20171.459
Cites per document20181.692
Cites per document20191.769
Cites per document20202.122
Cites per document20211.880
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20105
Non-citable documents20117
Non-citable documents20127
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20182
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20202
Non-citable documents20211
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201011
Citable documents201122
Citable documents201235
Citable documents201337
Citable documents201438
Citable documents201537
Citable documents201636
Citable documents201736
Citable documents201837
Citable documents201938
Citable documents202039
Citable documents202149
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 documents20090
Uncited documents201012
Uncited documents201120
Uncited documents201224
Uncited documents201321
Uncited documents201423
Uncited documents201520
Uncited documents201619
Uncited documents201715
Uncited documents201815
Uncited documents201918
Uncited documents202015
Uncited documents202119
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20104
Cited documents20119
Cited documents201218
Cited documents201318
Cited documents201416
Cited documents201518
Cited documents201619
Cited documents201722
Cited documents201824
Cited documents201921
Cited documents202026
Cited documents202131
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