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Fieldwork in Religion


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Equinox Publishing Ltd



Publication type



17430615, 17430623





How to publish in this journal


Fieldwork in Religion (FIR) is a peer reviewed, interdisciplinary journal seeking engagement between scholars carrying out empirical research in religion. It will consider articles from established scholars and research students. The purpose of Fieldwork in Religion is to promote critical investigation into all aspects of the empirical study of contemporary religion. The journal is interdisciplinary in that it is not limited to the fields of anthropology and ethnography. Fieldwork in Religion seeks to promote empirical study of religion in all disciplines: religious studies, anthropology, ethnography, sociology, psychology, folklore, or cultural studies. A further important aim of Fieldwork in Religion is to encourage the discussion of methodology in fieldwork either through discrete articles on issues of methodology or by publishing fieldwork case studies that include methodological challenges and the impact of methodology on the results of empirical research. 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.

Religious Studies2015Q3
Religious Studies2016Q3
Religious Studies2017Q3
Religious Studies2018Q3
Religious Studies2019Q3
Religious Studies2020Q2

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)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.094
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.089
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.157
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.217
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.094
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.077
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.184
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.242
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.115
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.280
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.400
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 Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20200
Total Cites20140
Total Cites20150
Total Cites20160
Total Cites20173
Total Cites20183
Total Cites20197
Total Cites20208
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 document20150.000
External Cites per document20160.000
External Cites per document20170.111
External Cites per document20180.059
External Cites per document20190.212
External Cites per document20200.286
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20170.094
Cites per document20180.077
Cites per document20190.184
Cites per document20200.242
% 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 documents20152
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20175
Non-citable documents20185
Non-citable documents20195
Non-citable documents20205
Citable documents20140
Citable documents20154
Citable documents201615
Citable documents201727
Citable documents201834
Citable documents201933
Citable documents202028
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 documents20156
Uncited documents201619
Uncited documents201730
Uncited documents201836
Uncited documents201934
Uncited documents202028
Cited documents20140
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20160
Cited documents20172
Cited documents20183
Cited documents20194
Cited documents20205
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