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International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States
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Michigan State University Press

Michigan State University in Scimago Institutions Rankings



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25241982, 07981759





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The International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food (IJSAF) provides a forum for informed academic social science debates about food and agriculture-related issues. While the journal is owned by the Research Committee of Agriculture and Food of the International Sociological Association, the journal welcomes and encourages contributions based on any social science perspective. Furthermore, it welcomes interdisciplinary approaches to the study of the social, cultural, political and environmental aspects of food production, consumption and agricultural change. Finally, the journal actively reaches out to scholars from all over the globe. 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.

Cultural Studies2021Q3
Cultural Studies2022Q2
Food Science2021Q4
Food Science2022Q3
Sociology and Political Science2021Q4
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)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.600
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.583
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.963
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.583
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.963
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.583
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.909
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 Cites20201
Self Cites20213
Self Cites20221
Total Cites20190
Total Cites202013
Total Cites202119
Total Cites202226
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 document20202.400
External Cites per document20211.333
External Cites per document20220.926
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20202.600
Cites per document20211.583
Cites per document20220.963
% 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 documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20190
Citable documents20205
Citable documents202112
Citable documents202227
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 documents20202
Uncited documents20215
Uncited documents202213
Cited documents20190
Cited documents20203
Cited documents20217
Cited documents202214
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