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First Amendment Studies

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
3
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Communication
Law
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherTaylor and Francis Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN21689725, 21689733
Coverage2013-2014, 2016-ongoing
Scope First Amendment Studies publishes original scholarship on all aspects of free speech and embraces the full range of critical, historical, empirical, and descriptive methodologies. First Amendment Studies welcomes scholarship addressing areas including but not limited to: • doctrinal analysis of international and national free speech law and legislation • rhetorical analysis of cases and judicial rhetoric • theoretical and cultural issues related to free speech • the role of free speech in a wide variety of contexts (e.g., organizations, popular culture, traditional and new media).

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Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Communication2014Q4
Communication2015Q3
Communication2016Q4
Communication2017Q4
Communication2018Q3
Law2014Q4
Law2015Q3
Law2016Q4
Law2017Q4
Law2018Q2
Sociology and Political Science2014Q4
Sociology and Political Science2015Q3
Sociology and Political Science2016Q4
Sociology and Political Science2017Q4
Sociology and Political Science2018Q3
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20140.106
20150.179
20160.101
20170.101
20180.256
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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.111
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.821
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.111
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.182
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.214
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.143
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20140
Total Cites20154
Total Cites20162
Total Cites20174
Total Cites201822
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20130
External Cites per document20140.000
External Cites per document20150.167
External Cites per document20160.111
External Cites per document20170.182
External Cites per document20181.100
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20150.333
Cites per document20160.111
Cites per document20170.182
Cites per document20181.100
% 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
20130.00
20140.00
20150.00
20160.00
20170.00
20180.00
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents201612
Non-citable documents201712
Non-citable documents201810
Citable documents20130
Citable documents20144
Citable documents201512
Citable documents201618
Citable documents201722
Citable documents201820
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20130
Uncited documents20144
Uncited documents201510
Uncited documents201628
Uncited documents201730
Uncited documents201819
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20140
Cited documents20154
Cited documents20162
Cited documents20174
Cited documents201811
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