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Masculinities and Social Changeopen access



Universities and research institutions in Spain

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Hipatia Press



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The Journal on Masculinities and Social Change (known by its Spanish acronym MCS) is an Open Acces four-monthly Journal of Hipatia Press that publishes research outcomes with significant contributions to masculinities and their influence on social transformations. MCS does not only collect research outcomes from different disciplines and methodological approaches, but also research carried out by interdisciplinar research teams. In this line, disciplinar and intedisciplinar works related to masculinities studies will be welcomed. 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.

Gender Studies2013Q3
Gender Studies2014Q2
Gender Studies2015Q3
Gender Studies2016Q4
Gender Studies2017Q3
Gender Studies2018Q3
Gender Studies2019Q2
Gender Studies2020Q3
Gender Studies2021Q3

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.308
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.160
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.514
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.837
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.673
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.920
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.900
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.875
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.308
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.160
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.514
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.528
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.730
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.868
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.763
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.029
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.308
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.160
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.417
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.520
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.682
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.909
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20133
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20173
Self Cites20183
Self Cites20194
Self Cites20202
Self Cites20216
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20134
Total Cites201429
Total Cites201519
Total Cites201619
Total Cites201727
Total Cites201833
Total Cites201929
Total Cites202021
Total Cites202135
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 document20120
External Cites per document20130.083
External Cites per document20141.083
External Cites per document20150.528
External Cites per document20160.472
External Cites per document20170.667
External Cites per document20180.833
External Cites per document20190.694
External Cites per document20200.594
External Cites per document20210.906
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.308
Cites per document20141.160
Cites per document20150.514
Cites per document20160.528
Cites per document20170.730
Cites per document20180.868
Cites per document20190.763
Cites per document20200.600
Cites per document20211.029
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20182
Non-citable documents20192
Non-citable documents20203
Non-citable documents20212
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201312
Citable documents201424
Citable documents201536
Citable documents201636
Citable documents201736
Citable documents201836
Citable documents201936
Citable documents202032
Citable documents202132
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 documents20120
Uncited documents201311
Uncited documents201415
Uncited documents201527
Uncited documents201621
Uncited documents201724
Uncited documents201825
Uncited documents201922
Uncited documents202022
Uncited documents202115
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20132
Cited documents201410
Cited documents201510
Cited documents201615
Cited documents201713
Cited documents201813
Cited documents201916
Cited documents202013
Cited documents202119
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