Scimago Journal & Country Rank

International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracyopen access



Universities and research institutions in Australia

Subject Area and Category


Queensland Uuniversity of Technology

Queensland Uuniversity of Technology in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



22028005, 22027998





How to publish in this journal


The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is an open access, blind peer reviewed journal that publishes critical research about challenges confronting criminal justice systems around the world. Committed to democratising quality knowledge production and dissemination through FREE Open Access publishing. We also use Creative Commons copyright which allows authors to retain their own copyright and re-publish. 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.

Sociology and Political Science2014Q3
Sociology and Political Science2015Q2
Sociology and Political Science2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science2017Q2
Sociology and Political Science2018Q2
Sociology and Political Science2019Q2

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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.960
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.140
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.167
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.336
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.319
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.960
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.140
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.202
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.410
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.267
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.960
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.140
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.017
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.913
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.535
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.106
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 Cites20130
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20156
Self Cites20167
Self Cites20179
Self Cites20188
Self Cites201915
Total Cites20130
Total Cites201424
Total Cites201557
Total Cites201698
Total Cites2017113
Total Cites2018148
Total Cites2019128
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 document20130
External Cites per document20140.920
External Cites per document20151.020
External Cites per document20161.083
External Cites per document20171.106
External Cites per document20181.333
External Cites per document20191.119
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.960
Cites per document20151.140
Cites per document20161.167
Cites per document20171.202
Cites per document20181.410
Cites per document20191.267
% 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 documents20130
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents201710
Non-citable documents20188
Non-citable documents20198
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201425
Citable documents201550
Citable documents201684
Citable documents201794
Citable documents2018105
Citable documents2019101
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 documents20130
Uncited documents201413
Uncited documents201524
Uncited documents201645
Uncited documents201754
Uncited documents201839
Uncited documents201961
Cited documents20130
Cited documents201413
Cited documents201529
Cited documents201646
Cited documents201750
Cited documents201874
Cited documents201948
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