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Political Theory

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
55
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
History

Social Sciences
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherSAGE Publications Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00905917, 15527476
Coverage1973-2020
Scope Political Theory is an international journal of political thought open to contributions from a wide range of methodological, philosophical, and ideological perspectives. Essays in contemporary and historical political thought, normative and cultural theory, history of ideas, and assessments of current work are welcome. The journal encourages essays that address pressing political and ethical issues or events.

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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
History1999Q1
History2000Q1
History2001Q1
History2002Q1
History2003Q1
History2004Q1
History2005Q1
History2006Q1
History2007Q1
History2008Q1
History2009Q1
History2010Q1
History2011Q1
History2012Q1
History2013Q1
History2014Q1
History2015Q1
History2016Q1
History2017Q1
History2018Q1
History2019Q1
Sociology and Political Science1999Q2
Sociology and Political Science2000Q2
Sociology and Political Science2001Q2
Sociology and Political Science2002Q2
Sociology and Political Science2003Q2
Sociology and Political Science2004Q2
Sociology and Political Science2005Q1
Sociology and Political Science2006Q2
Sociology and Political Science2007Q1
Sociology and Political Science2008Q2
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 Science2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science2017Q2
Sociology and Political Science2018Q2
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
19990.536
20000.266
20010.543
20020.332
20030.400
20040.490
20050.659
20060.540
20071.278
20080.446
20090.636
20100.745
20111.132
20121.192
20130.843
20140.808
20150.751
20160.570
20170.574
20180.502
20190.634
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)19990.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.368
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.452
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.363
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.725
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.894
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.065
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.006
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.982
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.896
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.153
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.424
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.211
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.606
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.260
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.115
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.993
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.119
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.302
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.236
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.137
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.318
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.416
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.721
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.815
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.911
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.024
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.984
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.724
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.050
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.345
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.302
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.378
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.138
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.925
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.049
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.970
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.330
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.023
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.457
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.556
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.234
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.432
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.373
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.663
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.727
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.905
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.899
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.805
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.524
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.741
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.432
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.136
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.838
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.896
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.926
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.824
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.741
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.236
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.394
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 Cites199913
Self Cites20004
Self Cites20018
Self Cites20025
Self Cites20035
Self Cites20049
Self Cites200513
Self Cites20069
Self Cites200712
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20098
Self Cites201012
Self Cites20119
Self Cites201211
Self Cites20138
Self Cites20146
Self Cites20155
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20172
Self Cites20183
Self Cites20190
Total Cites199956
Total Cites200035
Total Cites200147
Total Cites200244
Total Cites200388
Total Cites2004101
Total Cites2005112
Total Cites2006130
Total Cites2007126
Total Cites200892
Total Cites2009126
Total Cites2010160
Total Cites2011151
Total Cites2012164
Total Cites2013132
Total Cites201498
Total Cites2015108
Total Cites201697
Total Cites2017125
Total Cites201889
Total Cites2019134
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 document19990.439
External Cites per document20000.282
External Cites per document20010.345
External Cites per document20020.322
External Cites per document20030.680
External Cites per document20040.742
External Cites per document20050.805
External Cites per document20060.953
External Cites per document20070.891
External Cites per document20080.717
External Cites per document20090.983
External Cites per document20101.244
External Cites per document20111.224
External Cites per document20121.286
External Cites per document20131.069
External Cites per document20140.868
External Cites per document20151.000
External Cites per document20160.940
External Cites per document20171.309
External Cites per document20180.989
External Cites per document20191.457
Cites per document19990.571
Cites per document20000.318
Cites per document20010.416
Cites per document20020.364
Cites per document20030.721
Cites per document20040.815
Cites per document20050.911
Cites per document20061.024
Cites per document20070.984
Cites per document20080.724
Cites per document20091.050
Cites per document20101.345
Cites per document20111.302
Cites per document20121.378
Cites per document20131.138
Cites per document20140.925
Cites per document20151.049
Cites per document20160.970
Cites per document20171.330
Cites per document20181.023
Cites per document20191.457
% 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
19992.44
20000.00
20010.00
20020.00
20032.44
20041.89
20050.00
20060.00
20070.00
20080.00
20090.00
20100.00
20112.50
20120.00
20130.00
20145.26
20155.41
20167.14
20170.00
20182.50
20197.69
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 documents19996
Non-citable documents20007
Non-citable documents20018
Non-citable documents200212
Non-citable documents200316
Non-citable documents200415
Non-citable documents200517
Non-citable documents200616
Non-citable documents200716
Non-citable documents200815
Non-citable documents200912
Non-citable documents201012
Non-citable documents201110
Non-citable documents20128
Non-citable documents20138
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20157
Non-citable documents20169
Non-citable documents20179
Non-citable documents201810
Non-citable documents20198
Citable documents199998
Citable documents2000110
Citable documents2001113
Citable documents2002121
Citable documents2003122
Citable documents2004124
Citable documents2005123
Citable documents2006127
Citable documents2007128
Citable documents2008127
Citable documents2009120
Citable documents2010119
Citable documents2011116
Citable documents2012119
Citable documents2013116
Citable documents2014106
Citable documents2015103
Citable documents2016100
Citable documents201794
Citable documents201887
Citable documents201992
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 documents200093
Uncited documents200187
Uncited documents2002103
Uncited documents200393
Uncited documents200494
Uncited documents200587
Uncited documents200691
Uncited documents200796
Uncited documents2008106
Uncited documents200982
Uncited documents201073
Uncited documents201175
Uncited documents201270
Uncited documents201373
Uncited documents201460
Uncited documents201563
Uncited documents201671
Uncited documents201757
Uncited documents201854
Uncited documents201955
Cited documents199930
Cited documents200024
Cited documents200134
Cited documents200230
Cited documents200345
Cited documents200445
Cited documents200553
Cited documents200652
Cited documents200748
Cited documents200836
Cited documents200950
Cited documents201058
Cited documents201151
Cited documents201257
Cited documents201351
Cited documents201452
Cited documents201547
Cited documents201638
Cited documents201746
Cited documents201843
Cited documents201945
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