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Revista Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Ninez y Juventudopen access



Universities and research institutions in Colombia
Media Ranking in Colombia

Subject Area and Category


Revista Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales



Publication type



1692715X, 20277679





How to publish in this journal


The Latin American Journal of Social Sciences, Childhood and Youth is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary scientific publication dedicated to the presentation of research results that, from the perspective of the social sciences, have children and youth as their central focus (and not just as a subsidiary theme). The Journal addresses the community of researchers interested in the theory and practice of studying, analyzing and delving deeper into the worlds inhabited by children and young people, as well as researchers interested in the design, evaluation and comparison of programs and policies for children and youth. The Journal publishes the results of research, analysis and meta-analysis, which due to their quality and rigor represent the main advances in the study of children and youth in Latin America and the Caribbean or debate existing knowledge and in this field. In synthesis, the Journal receives contributions that respond to the complexity of this field of study and are based on disciplinary, interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary perspectives (such as sociology, neurosciences, psychology, pedagogy and philosophy) and methodological approaches that are considered adequate. The Journal accepts articles in Spanish, Portuguese, French and English, preferably derived from research that is formally endorsed by universities, public institutions, research centers or public and private funding bodies. 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.

Developmental and Educational Psychology2020Q4
Developmental and Educational Psychology2021Q4
Developmental and Educational Psychology2022Q4
Developmental and Educational Psychology2023Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2021Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2022Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2023Q3

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)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.566
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.904
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20230.841
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.566
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.904
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20230.847
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.566
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.914
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20230.816
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 Cites20190
Self Cites202013
Self Cites202125
Self Cites202263
Self Cites202350
Total Cites20190
Total Cites202022
Total Cites202143
Total Cites2022113
Total Cites2023133
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 document20190
External Cites per document20200.205
External Cites per document20210.237
External Cites per document20220.400
External Cites per document20230.529
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.500
Cites per document20210.566
Cites per document20220.904
Cites per document20230.847
% 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 documents20190
Non-citable documents20202
Non-citable documents20212
Non-citable documents20224
Non-citable documents20234
Citable documents20190
Citable documents202042
Citable documents202174
Citable documents2022121
Citable documents2023153
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 documents20190
Uncited documents202028
Uncited documents202145
Uncited documents202261
Uncited documents202379
Cited documents20190
Cited documents202016
Cited documents202131
Cited documents202264
Cited documents202378
% Female Authors

Evolution of the percentage of female authors.

YearFemale Percent
Documents cited by public policy (Overton)

Evolution of the number of documents cited by public policy documents according to Overton database.

Documents related to SDGs (UN)

Evoution of the number of documents related to Sustainable Development Goals defined by United Nations. Available from 2018 onwards.

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