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Intersections East European Journal of Society and Politicsopen access



Universities and research institutions in Hungary
Media Ranking in Hungary

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Centre for Social Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences



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Intersections. East European Journal of Society and Politics is a peer reviewed journal which promotes multidisciplinary and comparative thinking on Eastern and Central European societies in a global context. The journal publishes research with international relevance and encourages comparative analysis both within the region and with other parts of the world. Intersections refers to the analytic standpoint of the journal which emphasizes the conjunctive multidimensionality of social phenomena, considering socio-economic, political and cultural aspects. The journal publishes thematic issues and individual papers analysing various countries and regions across disciplines, concentrating on political science, sociology, social anthropology and minority studies. The editors welcome both theoretically and empirically grounded articles, applying qualitative and/or quantitative methods, following single and multiple case research designs. Intersections. East European Journal of Society and Politicsis a journal founded by the Centre for Social Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest and provides an international forum for scholars coming from and/or working on the region. The Journal considers only previously unpublished manuscripts which present original, high-quality research. It is committed to the principle of open access, so articles will be available free of charge. All published articles undergo rigorous peer review, based on initial editorial screening and refereeing by at least two anonymous scholars. 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 Science2018Q2
Sociology and Political Science2019Q2
Sociology and Political Science2020Q3
Sociology and Political Science2021Q3
Sociology and Political Science2022Q3

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)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.387
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.952
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.989
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.975
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.899
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.592
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.695
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.387
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.952
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.989
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.780
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.540
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.564
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.565
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.387
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.952
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.845
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.593
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.393
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.393
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.513
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 Cites20150
Self Cites20161
Self Cites20173
Self Cites20184
Self Cites20196
Self Cites20204
Self Cites20213
Self Cites20224
Total Cites20150
Total Cites201612
Total Cites201760
Total Cites201888
Total Cites201971
Total Cites202047
Total Cites202153
Total Cites202261
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 document20150
External Cites per document20160.355
External Cites per document20170.905
External Cites per document20180.944
External Cites per document20190.714
External Cites per document20200.494
External Cites per document20210.532
External Cites per document20220.528
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.387
Cites per document20170.952
Cites per document20180.989
Cites per document20190.780
Cites per document20200.540
Cites per document20210.564
Cites per document20220.565
% 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 documents20150
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20184
Non-citable documents20193
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20221
Citable documents20150
Citable documents201630
Citable documents201759
Citable documents201885
Citable documents201988
Citable documents202087
Citable documents202194
Citable documents2022107
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 documents20150
Uncited documents201623
Uncited documents201734
Uncited documents201847
Uncited documents201962
Uncited documents202057
Uncited documents202163
Uncited documents202269
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20168
Cited documents201729
Cited documents201842
Cited documents201929
Cited documents202030
Cited documents202131
Cited documents202239
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