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Science, Technology and Society

Country India  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of India
20
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMultidisciplinary
Multidisciplinary
PublisherSage Publications India Pvt. Ltd
Publication typeJournals
ISSN09730796, 09717218
Coverage1996-2020
Scope Science, Technology and Society is an international journal devoted to the study of science and technology in social context. It focuses on the way in which advances in science and technology influence society and vice versa. It is a peer-reviewed journal that takes an interdisciplinary perspective, encouraging analyses whose approaches are drawn from a variety of disciplines such as history, sociology, philosophy, economics, political science and international relations, science policy involving innovation, foresight studies involving science and technology, technology management, environmental studies, energy studies and gender studies. The journal consciously endeavors to combine scholarly perspectives relevant to academic research and policy issues relating to development. Besides research articles the journal encourages research-based country reports, commentaries and book reviews.

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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
Multidisciplinary1999Q4
Multidisciplinary2000Q2
Multidisciplinary2001Q3
Multidisciplinary2002Q3
Multidisciplinary2003Q2
Multidisciplinary2004Q2
Multidisciplinary2005Q3
Multidisciplinary2006Q3
Multidisciplinary2007Q3
Multidisciplinary2008Q1
Multidisciplinary2009Q2
Multidisciplinary2010Q2
Multidisciplinary2011Q3
Multidisciplinary2012Q3
Multidisciplinary2013Q2
Multidisciplinary2014Q2
Multidisciplinary2015Q2
Multidisciplinary2016Q1
Multidisciplinary2017Q2
Multidisciplinary2018Q2
Multidisciplinary2019Q2
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
19990.100
20000.200
20010.132
20020.114
20030.168
20040.147
20050.107
20060.118
20070.155
20080.401
20090.206
20100.184
20110.156
20120.157
20130.195
20140.313
20150.208
20160.427
20170.259
20180.272
20190.236
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)19990.056
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.181
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.239
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.088
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.247
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.141
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.110
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.245
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.216
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.474
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.059
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.878
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.692
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.820
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.910
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.689
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.636
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.218
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.988
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.092
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.234
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.056
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.196
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.150
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.109
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.271
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.161
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.132
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.150
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.714
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.059
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.737
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.786
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.625
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.615
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.583
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.603
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.322
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.983
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.095
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.074
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.273
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.075
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.176
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.273
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.714
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.652
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.821
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.448
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.364
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.579
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.512
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.590
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.568
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.927
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.900
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.038
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 Cites19990
Self Cites20005
Self Cites20014
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20032
Self Cites20043
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20071
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20093
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20111
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20145
Self Cites20151
Self Cites201617
Self Cites20174
Self Cites20183
Self Cites20197
Total Cites19993
Total Cites200011
Total Cites20019
Total Cites20027
Total Cites200313
Total Cites20049
Total Cites20057
Total Cites20066
Total Cites20077
Total Cites200815
Total Cites200936
Total Cites201028
Total Cites201133
Total Cites201230
Total Cites201332
Total Cites201435
Total Cites201535
Total Cites201678
Total Cites201757
Total Cites201877
Total Cites201981
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 document19990.056
External Cites per document20000.107
External Cites per document20010.083
External Cites per document20020.109
External Cites per document20030.229
External Cites per document20040.107
External Cites per document20050.132
External Cites per document20060.150
External Cites per document20070.214
External Cites per document20080.619
External Cites per document20090.971
External Cites per document20100.737
External Cites per document20110.762
External Cites per document20120.604
External Cites per document20130.577
External Cites per document20140.500
External Cites per document20150.586
External Cites per document20161.034
External Cites per document20170.914
External Cites per document20181.057
External Cites per document20191.000
Cites per document19990.056
Cites per document20000.196
Cites per document20010.150
Cites per document20020.109
Cites per document20030.271
Cites per document20040.161
Cites per document20050.132
Cites per document20060.150
Cites per document20070.250
Cites per document20080.714
Cites per document20091.059
Cites per document20100.737
Cites per document20110.786
Cites per document20120.625
Cites per document20130.615
Cites per document20140.583
Cites per document20150.603
Cites per document20161.322
Cites per document20170.983
Cites per document20181.100
Cites per document20191.095
% 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
20006.67
20010.00
20020.00
200312.50
200417.65
20050
200650.00
200718.18
200835.71
200918.75
201013.33
201110.53
201219.05
201334.78
201423.53
201523.81
201626.09
201726.67
201811.54
20190.00
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 documents199911
Non-citable documents20009
Non-citable documents20014
Non-citable documents20023
Non-citable documents20035
Non-citable documents20046
Non-citable documents20054
Non-citable documents20061
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20184
Non-citable documents20195
Citable documents199954
Citable documents200056
Citable documents200160
Citable documents200264
Citable documents200348
Citable documents200456
Citable documents200553
Citable documents200640
Citable documents200728
Citable documents200821
Citable documents200934
Citable documents201038
Citable documents201142
Citable documents201248
Citable documents201352
Citable documents201460
Citable documents201558
Citable documents201659
Citable documents201758
Citable documents201870
Citable documents201974
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 documents199962
Uncited documents200055
Uncited documents200159
Uncited documents200262
Uncited documents200344
Uncited documents200454
Uncited documents200551
Uncited documents200636
Uncited documents200722
Uncited documents200817
Uncited documents200920
Uncited documents201025
Uncited documents201126
Uncited documents201230
Uncited documents201333
Uncited documents201436
Uncited documents201543
Uncited documents201622
Uncited documents201726
Uncited documents201835
Uncited documents201940
Cited documents19993
Cited documents200010
Cited documents20015
Cited documents20025
Cited documents20039
Cited documents20048
Cited documents20056
Cited documents20065
Cited documents20077
Cited documents20086
Cited documents200917
Cited documents201016
Cited documents201119
Cited documents201220
Cited documents201322
Cited documents201427
Cited documents201518
Cited documents201639
Cited documents201735
Cited documents201839
Cited documents201939
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