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Journal of Chinese Sociologyopen access

Country Switzerland  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Switzerland
5
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
Publisher Springer Open
Publication typeJournals
ISSN21982635
Coverage2014-2020
Scope The mission of the journal is to facilitate the development of the discipline of sociology in China, and promote the academic progress of sociological studies on Chinese society around the world. The Journal aims to build a first-rate international platform for academic exchange and collaboration between Chinese sociologists and their overseas peers. The Journal of Chinese Sociology is a peer-reviewed, open access journal and welcomes high-quality work from all areas of sociology and sociologically informed contributions from anthropologists, economists, historians, psychologists and political scientists. Sponsored by the Institute of Sociology, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, The Journal of Chinese Sociology is Chinese mainland's first English journal in sociology. It mainly publishes empirical studies on contemporary Chinese society with important theoretical and policy implications. Key topics include the changing social stratification/social inequality in China; social movements and contentious politics; the sociological studies on economic reform and development; social organizations and social governance; family and demographic studies; migration, migrant workers and urbanization; cultural and ideological change since the reform; the sociological understanding of the environment; social security and social policy.

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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)2019Q3
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
20190.170
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)20160.300
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.417
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.529
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.762
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.300
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.417
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.515
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.652
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.413
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.395
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 Cites20150
Self Cites20161
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20190
Total Cites20140
Total Cites20150
Total Cites20166
Total Cites201720
Total Cites201834
Total Cites201943
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 document20150.000
External Cites per document20160.250
External Cites per document20170.417
External Cites per document20180.500
External Cites per document20190.652
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20160.300
Cites per document20170.417
Cites per document20180.515
Cites per document20190.652
% 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
20140.00
201511.11
201610.71
201714.29
201822.22
20199.09
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 documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20191
Citable documents20140
Citable documents20152
Citable documents201620
Citable documents201748
Citable documents201866
Citable documents201966
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 documents20152
Uncited documents201615
Uncited documents201734
Uncited documents201843
Uncited documents201941
Cited documents20140
Cited documents20150
Cited documents20165
Cited documents201714
Cited documents201824
Cited documents201926
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