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Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Politicas y Socialesopen access



Universities and research institutions in Mexico

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Facultad de Ciencias Politicas y Sociales, UNAM

Facultad de Ciencias Politicas y Sociales, UNAM in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type





1949, 1976, 1981, 2014-2020



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The Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Sociales y Políticas (Mexican Journal of Political and Social Sciences) in its New Epoch is an academic journal published by the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, at the UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico). It aims to offer an open forum for scientific thought in the social sciences, thus contributing to an innovative academic and institutional profile. Committed to a plural and comprehensive perspective and geared towards the enhancement of academic and professional trajectories of social scientists, scholars and experts, RMCPyS, in its New Epoch, strives to set forth avant-garde and innovative knowledge, in a socially pertinent and scientifically relevant manner. The Journal promotes sustained dialogue and debates around fundamental issues of contemporary society, which summon, intersect, and broaden disciplinary frontiers. 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.

Sociology and Political Science2015Q4
Sociology and Political Science2016Q3
Sociology and Political Science2017Q3
Sociology and Political Science2018Q3
Sociology and Political Science2019Q2
Urban Studies2015Q4
Urban Studies2016Q3
Urban Studies2017Q3
Urban Studies2018Q3
Urban Studies2019Q2

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.

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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.178
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.291
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.257
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.331
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.375
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.178
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.291
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.257
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.324
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.348
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.178
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.291
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.253
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.253
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.306
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 Cites20140
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20164
Self Cites20174
Self Cites20182
Self Cites20197
Total Cites20140
Total Cites20158
Total Cites201625
Total Cites201735
Total Cites201844
Total Cites201947
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 document20140
External Cites per document20150.133
External Cites per document20160.244
External Cites per document20170.228
External Cites per document20180.309
External Cites per document20190.296
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20150.178
Cites per document20160.291
Cites per document20170.257
Cites per document20180.324
Cites per document20190.348
% 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 documents20140
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20178
Non-citable documents201810
Non-citable documents201911
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201545
Citable documents201686
Citable documents2017136
Citable documents2018136
Citable documents2019135
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 documents20140
Uncited documents201540
Uncited documents201671
Uncited documents2017117
Uncited documents2018119
Uncited documents2019116
Cited documents20140
Cited documents20156
Cited documents201620
Cited documents201727
Cited documents201827
Cited documents201930
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