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Russian journal of criminology


Russian Federation

Universities and research institutions in Russian Federation

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Baikal National University of Economics and Law



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Current stage of law development is defined by novelty in all life spheres of Russian society. The anticipated renovation of legal system is determined by international life globalization. The globalization provides both positive and negative trends. Negative trends include increase in crime internationally, transnationally and nationally. Actualization of international, transnational and national crime counteraction issue defines the role and importance of «Russian Journal of Criminology» publication. Society, scientists, law-enforcement system officers, public servants and those concerned about international rule declared individual legal rights and interests’ enforcement take a tender interest in crime counteraction issue. The abovementioned trends in the Russian Federation legal system development initiate a mission of finding a real mechanism of crime counteraction and legal protection of human rights. Scientists and practicians’ interaction will certainly contribute to objective achievement. Therefore, «Russian Journal of Criminology» publication is aimed at criminology science knowledge application to complete analysis and practical, organizational, legal and informational strategies development. The activity of «Russian Journal of Criminology» that involves exchange of scientific theoretical and practical recommendations on crime counteraction between Russian and foreign legal sciences representatives will help concentrating the efforts and coordinating the actions domestically and internationally. Due to the high social importance of «Russian Journal of Criminology» role in solving theoretical and practical problems of crime counteraction, the Editorial Board is comprised of Russian and foreign leading scientists whose works are the basis for criminological science. 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 Science2017Q4
Sociology and Political Science2018Q4
Sociology and Political Science2019Q3

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.036
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.008
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.031
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.082
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.050
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.102
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.101
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.172
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.267
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.036
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.008
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.040
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.110
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.096
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.112
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.170
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.252
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.036
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.011
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.024
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.135
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.057
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.127
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.144
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.133
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.231
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 Cites20133
Self Cites201413
Self Cites20154
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20172
Self Cites20184
Self Cites201919
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20101
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20121
Total Cites20134
Total Cites201414
Total Cites201511
Total Cites201624
Total Cites201728
Total Cites201841
Total Cites201965
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 document20100.000
External Cites per document20110.000
External Cites per document20120.000
External Cites per document20130.010
External Cites per document20140.008
External Cites per document20150.039
External Cites per document20160.084
External Cites per document20170.104
External Cites per document20180.154
External Cites per document20190.178
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.036
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.008
Cites per document20130.040
Cites per document20140.110
Cites per document20150.061
Cites per document20160.096
Cites per document20170.112
Cites per document20180.170
Cites per document20190.252
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20183
Non-citable documents20191
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201028
Citable documents201185
Citable documents2012123
Citable documents201399
Citable documents2014127
Citable documents2015180
Citable documents2016251
Citable documents2017251
Citable documents2018241
Citable documents2019258
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 documents201027
Uncited documents201185
Uncited documents2012123
Uncited documents201396
Uncited documents2014118
Uncited documents2015173
Uncited documents2016244
Uncited documents2017236
Uncited documents2018219
Uncited documents2019213
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20101
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20121
Cited documents20134
Cited documents201411
Cited documents20159
Cited documents201611
Cited documents201719
Cited documents201825
Cited documents201946
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