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Political Theory

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

Social Sciences
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherSAGE Publications
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00905917
Coverage1973-ongoing
Scope Political Theory is an international journal of political philosophy open to contributions from every methodological, philosophical, and ideological perspective. Essays in historical political thought and modern political theory, normative and analytic philosophy, history of ideas, and assessment of current work are equally welcome.

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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
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
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
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)19990.531
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.360
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.445
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.356
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.663
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.912
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.241
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.217
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.476
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.398
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.509
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.798
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.484
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.812
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.358
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.209
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.986
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.956
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.953
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.531
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.318
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.407
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.355
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.664
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.857
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.178
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.420
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.506
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.084
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.357
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.589
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.515
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.588
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.225
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.960
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.019
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.794
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.234
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.419
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.361
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.616
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.800
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.255
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.148
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.792
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.900
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.515
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.279
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.343
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.826
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.896
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.899
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.729
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.593
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 Cites199911
Self Cites20004
Self Cites20017
Self Cites20025
Self Cites20034
Self Cites20048
Self Cites200512
Self Cites20068
Self Cites200712
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20098
Self Cites201012
Self Cites20119
Self Cites201211
Self Cites20138
Self Cites20146
Self Cites20155
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20172
Total Cites199952
Total Cites200035
Total Cites200146
Total Cites200243
Total Cites200381
Total Cites200496
Total Cites2005106
Total Cites2006115
Total Cites2007119
Total Cites200890
Total Cites2009114
Total Cites2010151
Total Cites2011150
Total Cites2012162
Total Cites2013125
Total Cites201497
Total Cites2015106
Total Cites201681
Total Cites201796
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 document19990.418
External Cites per document20000.282
External Cites per document20010.345
External Cites per document20020.314
External Cites per document20030.631
External Cites per document20040.786
External Cites per document20051.044
External Cites per document20061.321
External Cites per document20071.354
External Cites per document20081.072
External Cites per document20091.262
External Cites per document20101.463
External Cites per document20111.424
External Cites per document20121.480
External Cites per document20131.147
External Cites per document20140.901
External Cites per document20150.971
External Cites per document20160.765
External Cites per document20170.979
Cites per document19990.531
Cites per document20000.318
Cites per document20010.407
Cites per document20020.355
Cites per document20030.664
Cites per document20040.857
Cites per document20051.178
Cites per document20061.420
Cites per document20071.506
Cites per document20081.084
Cites per document20091.357
Cites per document20101.589
Cites per document20111.515
Cites per document20121.588
Cites per document20131.225
Cites per document20140.960
Cites per document20151.019
Cites per document20160.794
Cites per document20171.000
% 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
19990.00
20000.00
20010.00
20020.00
20033.45
20043.13
20050.00
20060.00
20070.00
20080.00
20090.00
20100.00
20112.86
20120.00
20130.00
20145.26
20155.41
20167.14
20170.00
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 documents20156
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents20177
Citable documents199998
Citable documents2000110
Citable documents2001113
Citable documents2002121
Citable documents2003122
Citable documents2004112
Citable documents200590
Citable documents200681
Citable documents200779
Citable documents200883
Citable documents200984
Citable documents201095
Citable documents201199
Citable documents2012102
Citable documents2013102
Citable documents2014101
Citable documents2015104
Citable documents2016102
Citable documents201796
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 documents199975
Uncited documents200093
Uncited documents200188
Uncited documents2002104
Uncited documents200394
Uncited documents200485
Uncited documents200557
Uncited documents200653
Uncited documents200751
Uncited documents200864
Uncited documents200953
Uncited documents201052
Uncited documents201158
Uncited documents201255
Uncited documents201363
Uncited documents201455
Uncited documents201564
Uncited documents201675
Uncited documents201762
Cited documents199929
Cited documents200024
Cited documents200133
Cited documents200229
Cited documents200344
Cited documents200442
Cited documents200550
Cited documents200644
Cited documents200744
Cited documents200834
Cited documents200943
Cited documents201055
Cited documents201151
Cited documents201255
Cited documents201347
Cited documents201452
Cited documents201546
Cited documents201634
Cited documents201741
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