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Political Communication

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
77
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Communication
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherTaylor and Francis Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN10584609, 10917675
Coverage1980-2020
Scope Political Communication is an international journal, published quarterly, that features cutting-edge theory-driven empirical research at the intersection of politics and communication. Its expansive subject is the site of rapid changes and pressing policy concerns worldwide. The journal welcomes all research methods and analytical viewpoints that advance understanding of the practices, processes, content, effects, and policy implications of political communication. Regular symposium issues explore key issues in depth.

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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
Communication1999Q1
Communication2000Q1
Communication2001Q1
Communication2002Q1
Communication2003Q1
Communication2004Q1
Communication2005Q1
Communication2006Q1
Communication2007Q1
Communication2008Q1
Communication2009Q1
Communication2010Q1
Communication2011Q1
Communication2012Q1
Communication2013Q1
Communication2014Q1
Communication2015Q1
Communication2016Q1
Communication2017Q1
Communication2018Q1
Communication2019Q1
Sociology and Political Science1999Q1
Sociology and Political Science2000Q1
Sociology and Political Science2001Q1
Sociology and Political Science2002Q1
Sociology and Political Science2003Q1
Sociology and Political Science2004Q1
Sociology and Political Science2005Q1
Sociology and Political Science2006Q1
Sociology and Political Science2007Q1
Sociology and Political Science2008Q1
Sociology and Political Science2009Q1
Sociology and Political Science2010Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q1
Sociology and Political Science2012Q1
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science2018Q1
Sociology and Political Science2019Q1
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
19990.904
20001.002
20010.956
20021.740
20030.782
20040.888
20051.087
20061.649
20071.236
20080.997
20091.047
20101.017
20111.670
20122.905
20132.148
20142.054
20151.891
20162.409
20172.713
20182.825
20193.434
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)19990.510
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.672
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.060
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.309
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.292
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.547
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.922
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.990
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.935
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.926
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.776
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.366
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.955
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.452
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.188
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.882
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.762
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.848
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.298
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20184.229
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20196.205
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.510
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.768
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.361
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.096
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.618
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.765
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.738
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.782
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.214
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.075
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.892
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.109
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.435
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.620
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.073
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.879
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.111
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.375
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20196.724
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.542
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.700
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.982
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.950
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.796
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.848
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.528
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.310
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.593
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.020
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.721
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.178
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.561
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.423
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.902
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.450
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.017
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.466
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20196.509
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 Cites19999
Self Cites20009
Self Cites200112
Self Cites200213
Self Cites20036
Self Cites20049
Self Cites20055
Self Cites200614
Self Cites200710
Self Cites20084
Self Cites20094
Self Cites20108
Self Cites20115
Self Cites201211
Self Cites201312
Self Cites201414
Self Cites201511
Self Cites201613
Self Cites201725
Self Cites201817
Self Cites201924
Total Cites199952
Total Cites200063
Total Cites200184
Total Cites2002113
Total Cites200391
Total Cites200496
Total Cites2005123
Total Cites2006143
Total Cites2007146
Total Cites2008139
Total Cites2009155
Total Cites2010139
Total Cites2011188
Total Cites2012199
Total Cites2013151
Total Cites2014186
Total Cites2015170
Total Cites2016262
Total Cites2017280
Total Cites2018385
Total Cites2019585
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 document19990.422
External Cites per document20000.659
External Cites per document20010.857
External Cites per document20021.205
External Cites per document20031.024
External Cites per document20041.208
External Cites per document20051.553
External Cites per document20061.593
External Cites per document20071.619
External Cites per document20081.731
External Cites per document20092.157
External Cites per document20101.955
External Cites per document20112.815
External Cites per document20122.938
External Cites per document20132.242
External Cites per document20142.423
External Cites per document20151.939
External Cites per document20162.736
External Cites per document20172.833
External Cites per document20184.182
External Cites per document20196.448
Cites per document19990.510
Cites per document20000.768
Cites per document20011.000
Cites per document20021.361
Cites per document20031.096
Cites per document20041.333
Cites per document20051.618
Cites per document20061.765
Cites per document20071.738
Cites per document20081.782
Cites per document20092.214
Cites per document20102.075
Cites per document20112.892
Cites per document20123.109
Cites per document20132.435
Cites per document20142.620
Cites per document20152.073
Cites per document20162.879
Cites per document20173.111
Cites per document20184.375
Cites per document20196.724
% 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
199913.04
20002.94
20010.00
20020.00
20038.70
20046.67
200510.71
20067.14
20076.90
200880.00
20098.70
201013.04
20115.00
201219.05
20139.68
201419.35
201516.13
201613.89
201720.93
201815.09
201922.45
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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20034
Non-citable documents20044
Non-citable documents20054
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20087
Non-citable documents20097
Non-citable documents20105
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20178
Non-citable documents201822
Non-citable documents201945
Citable documents1999102
Citable documents200082
Citable documents200184
Citable documents200283
Citable documents200383
Citable documents200472
Citable documents200576
Citable documents200681
Citable documents200784
Citable documents200878
Citable documents200970
Citable documents201067
Citable documents201165
Citable documents201264
Citable documents201362
Citable documents201471
Citable documents201582
Citable documents201691
Citable documents201790
Citable documents201888
Citable documents201987
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 documents199974
Uncited documents200041
Uncited documents200144
Uncited documents200242
Uncited documents200345
Uncited documents200433
Uncited documents200530
Uncited documents200635
Uncited documents200736
Uncited documents200843
Uncited documents200927
Uncited documents201023
Uncited documents201110
Uncited documents201215
Uncited documents201324
Uncited documents201416
Uncited documents201520
Uncited documents201620
Uncited documents201717
Uncited documents201831
Uncited documents201946
Cited documents199928
Cited documents200041
Cited documents200140
Cited documents200241
Cited documents200342
Cited documents200443
Cited documents200550
Cited documents200646
Cited documents200750
Cited documents200842
Cited documents200950
Cited documents201049
Cited documents201156
Cited documents201251
Cited documents201340
Cited documents201456
Cited documents201563
Cited documents201673
Cited documents201781
Cited documents201879
Cited documents201986
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