Scimago Journal & Country Rank

World Politics

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

H-Index

110

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

00438871, 10863338

Coverage

1948-2020

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Scope

World Politics, founded in 1948, is an internationally renowned quarterly journal of political science published in both print and online versions. Open to contributions by scholars, World Politics invites submission of research articles that make theoretical and empirical contributions to the literature, review articles, and research notes bearing on problems in international relations and comparative politics. The journal does not publish articles on current affairs, policy pieces, or narratives of a journalistic nature. Articles submitted for consideration are unsolicited, except for review articles, which are usually commissioned. Published for the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Affairs Join the conversation about this journal
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
Political Science and International Relations1999Q1
Political Science and International Relations2000Q1
Political Science and International Relations2001Q1
Political Science and International Relations2002Q1
Political Science and International Relations2003Q1
Political Science and International Relations2004Q1
Political Science and International Relations2005Q1
Political Science and International Relations2006Q1
Political Science and International Relations2007Q1
Political Science and International Relations2008Q1
Political Science and International Relations2009Q1
Political Science and International Relations2010Q1
Political Science and International Relations2011Q1
Political Science and International Relations2012Q1
Political Science and International Relations2013Q1
Political Science and International Relations2014Q1
Political Science and International Relations2015Q1
Political Science and International Relations2016Q1
Political Science and International Relations2017Q1
Political Science and International Relations2018Q1
Political Science and International Relations2019Q1
Political Science and International Relations2020Q1
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
Sociology and Political Science2020Q1
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
19994.821
20004.941
20013.327
20022.624
20033.396
20043.628
20052.603
20063.433
20073.603
20083.208
20093.118
20105.438
20113.737
20123.753
20134.243
20143.459
20153.646
20165.437
20176.544
20185.028
20192.861
20202.423
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
199917
200019
200120
200217
200319
200420
200521
200619
200720
200815
200921
201019
201120
201220
201320
201424
201521
201615
201718
201816
201920
202019
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)19994.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20004.519
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20014.218
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.724
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20034.233
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20043.880
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20053.829
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20063.792
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20073.911
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.550
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.627
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20105.253
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20115.733
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.547
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20135.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20145.468
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.417
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.035
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.413
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20184.692
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.157
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20204.072
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19994.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20004.559
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20013.964
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20022.875
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20033.607
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20043.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20052.857
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20073.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.067
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.574
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.804
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20115.255
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20125.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20134.576
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.967
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.031
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.183
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.056
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.265
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.278
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19994.048
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20003.946
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.917
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.538
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20033.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20052.513
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.780
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.175
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.128
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.971
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.306
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20115.525
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.641
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.025
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.350
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.611
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.970
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.265
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.889
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 Cites199910
Self Cites20005
Self Cites20017
Self Cites20028
Self Cites200311
Self Cites200411
Self Cites20056
Self Cites20068
Self Cites20077
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20098
Self Cites20106
Self Cites201112
Self Cites20128
Self Cites20134
Self Cites20149
Self Cites20152
Self Cites201611
Self Cites201713
Self Cites20184
Self Cites20197
Self Cites20205
Total Cites1999248
Total Cites2000269
Total Cites2001222
Total Cites2002161
Total Cites2003202
Total Cites2004196
Total Cites2005160
Total Cites2006200
Total Cites2007186
Total Cites2008184
Total Cites2009193
Total Cites2010269
Total Cites2011289
Total Cites2012312
Total Cites2013270
Total Cites2014238
Total Cites2015258
Total Cites2016325
Total Cites2017311
Total Cites2018219
Total Cites2019160
Total Cites2020177
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 document19993.839
External Cites per document20004.475
External Cites per document20013.839
External Cites per document20022.732
External Cites per document20033.411
External Cites per document20043.304
External Cites per document20052.750
External Cites per document20063.368
External Cites per document20073.140
External Cites per document20083.211
External Cites per document20093.426
External Cites per document20104.696
External Cites per document20115.036
External Cites per document20125.067
External Cites per document20134.508
External Cites per document20143.817
External Cites per document20154.000
External Cites per document20164.831
External Cites per document20174.967
External Cites per document20183.981
External Cites per document20193.122
External Cites per document20203.185
Cites per document19994.000
Cites per document20004.559
Cites per document20013.964
Cites per document20022.875
Cites per document20033.607
Cites per document20043.500
Cites per document20052.857
Cites per document20063.333
Cites per document20073.100
Cites per document20083.067
Cites per document20093.574
Cites per document20104.804
Cites per document20115.255
Cites per document20125.200
Cites per document20134.576
Cites per document20143.967
Cites per document20154.031
Cites per document20165.000
Cites per document20175.183
Cites per document20184.056
Cites per document20193.265
Cites per document20203.278
% 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
20005.26
20010.00
20025.88
200310.53
20045.00
200514.29
20065.26
200715.00
20086.67
20090.00
20100.00
20115.00
20120.00
20135.00
20148.33
20150.00
201620.00
201716.67
201812.50
201915.00
202031.58
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 documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20063
Non-citable documents20073
Non-citable documents20083
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents199962
Citable documents200059
Citable documents200156
Citable documents200256
Citable documents200356
Citable documents200456
Citable documents200556
Citable documents200657
Citable documents200757
Citable documents200857
Citable documents200954
Citable documents201056
Citable documents201155
Citable documents201260
Citable documents201359
Citable documents201460
Citable documents201564
Citable documents201665
Citable documents201760
Citable documents201854
Citable documents201949
Citable documents202054
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 documents19996
Uncited documents200010
Uncited documents20018
Uncited documents20029
Uncited documents20039
Uncited documents200414
Uncited documents200517
Uncited documents200618
Uncited documents200715
Uncited documents200813
Uncited documents20093
Uncited documents20104
Uncited documents20113
Uncited documents20127
Uncited documents20137
Uncited documents20146
Uncited documents20156
Uncited documents20169
Uncited documents20176
Uncited documents20189
Uncited documents20198
Uncited documents202015
Cited documents199956
Cited documents200049
Cited documents200148
Cited documents200247
Cited documents200347
Cited documents200442
Cited documents200539
Cited documents200642
Cited documents200745
Cited documents200847
Cited documents200951
Cited documents201052
Cited documents201152
Cited documents201253
Cited documents201352
Cited documents201454
Cited documents201558
Cited documents201656
Cited documents201754
Cited documents201845
Cited documents201941
Cited documents202039
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