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Sociological Scienceopen access

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
PublisherSociety for Sociological Science
Publication typeJournals
ISSN23306696
Coverage2014-ongoing
Scope Sociological Science is an open-access, online, peer-reviewed, international journal for social scientists committed to advancing a general understanding of social processes. Sociological Science welcomes original research and commentary from all subfields of sociology, and does not privilege any particular theoretical or methodological approach.

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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
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q1
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
20181.709
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)20152.367
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.877
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.390
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.985
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.367
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.877
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.390
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.231
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.367
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.877
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.560
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.182
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 Cites20140
Self Cites20154
Self Cites201612
Self Cites201710
Self Cites201811
Total Cites20140
Total Cites201571
Total Cites2016164
Total Cites2017251
Total Cites2018232
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 document20140
External Cites per document20152.233
External Cites per document20162.667
External Cites per document20172.295
External Cites per document20182.125
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20152.367
Cites per document20162.877
Cites per document20172.390
Cites per document20182.231
% 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
201413.33
201517.86
201614.58
201710.34
201828.13
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 documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20181
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201530
Citable documents201657
Citable documents2017105
Citable documents2018104
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 documents20140
Uncited documents20159
Uncited documents201624
Uncited documents201739
Uncited documents201829
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201521
Cited documents201634
Cited documents201767
Cited documents201876
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