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Urban Affairs Review


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

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SAGE Publications Inc.



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Urban Affairs Reveiw (UAR) is a leading scholarly journal on urban issues and themes. For almost five decades scholars, researchers, policymakers, planners, and administrators have turned to UAR for the latest international research and empirical analysis on the programs and policies that shape our cities. UAR covers: urban policy; urban economic development; residential and community development; governance and service delivery; comparative/international urban research; and social, spatial, and cultural dynamics. 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 Science1999Q1
Sociology and Political Science2000Q1
Sociology and Political Science2001Q1
Sociology and Political Science2002Q1
Sociology and Political Science2003Q2
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
Urban Studies1999Q1
Urban Studies2000Q1
Urban Studies2001Q1
Urban Studies2002Q1
Urban Studies2003Q2
Urban Studies2004Q1
Urban Studies2005Q1
Urban Studies2006Q1
Urban Studies2007Q1
Urban Studies2008Q1
Urban Studies2009Q1
Urban Studies2010Q1
Urban Studies2011Q1
Urban Studies2012Q1
Urban Studies2013Q1
Urban Studies2014Q1
Urban Studies2015Q1
Urban Studies2016Q1
Urban Studies2017Q1
Urban Studies2018Q1
Urban Studies2019Q1

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)19990.860
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.950
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.055
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.312
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.073
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.407
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.264
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20062.088
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.858
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.008
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.344
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.128
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.290
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.808
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.689
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.357
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.975
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.873
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.952
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.393
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.957
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.860
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.981
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.919
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.356
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.846
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.309
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.168
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.090
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.844
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.881
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.911
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.989
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.132
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.656
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.103
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.720
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.598
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.990
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.317
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.009
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.880
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.781
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.915
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20021.265
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.682
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.119
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.169
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.828
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.706
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.479
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.619
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.726
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.836
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.672
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.561
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.422
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.478
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.115
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.014
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.588
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 Cites199920
Self Cites200019
Self Cites200116
Self Cites200217
Self Cites20039
Self Cites200418
Self Cites200514
Self Cites200631
Self Cites200730
Self Cites20089
Self Cites200911
Self Cites201011
Self Cites201118
Self Cites201212
Self Cites201312
Self Cites20147
Self Cites201511
Self Cites201613
Self Cites201722
Self Cites201819
Self Cites201963
Total Cites199992
Total Cites2000106
Total Cites2001102
Total Cites2002137
Total Cites200388
Total Cites2004127
Total Cites2005111
Total Cites2006186
Total Cites2007177
Total Cites2008190
Total Cites2009193
Total Cites2010189
Total Cites2011194
Total Cites2012239
Total Cites2013183
Total Cites2014187
Total Cites2015160
Total Cites2016155
Total Cites2017193
Total Cites2018241
Total Cites2019325
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 document19990.673
External Cites per document20000.806
External Cites per document20010.775
External Cites per document20021.188
External Cites per document20030.760
External Cites per document20041.124
External Cites per document20051.021
External Cites per document20061.742
External Cites per document20071.531
External Cites per document20081.792
External Cites per document20091.802
External Cites per document20101.874
External Cites per document20111.934
External Cites per document20122.522
External Cites per document20131.966
External Cites per document20142.093
External Cites per document20151.602
External Cites per document20161.464
External Cites per document20171.763
External Cites per document20182.135
External Cites per document20192.426
Cites per document19990.860
Cites per document20000.981
Cites per document20010.919
Cites per document20021.356
Cites per document20030.846
Cites per document20041.309
Cites per document20051.168
Cites per document20062.090
Cites per document20071.844
Cites per document20081.881
Cites per document20091.911
Cites per document20101.989
Cites per document20112.132
Cites per document20122.656
Cites per document20132.103
Cites per document20142.174
Cites per document20151.720
Cites per document20161.598
Cites per document20171.990
Cites per document20182.317
Cites per document20193.009
% 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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20042
Non-citable documents20052
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20071
Non-citable documents20083
Non-citable documents20094
Non-citable documents20109
Non-citable documents201114
Non-citable documents201215
Non-citable documents201310
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents20185
Non-citable documents201911
Citable documents1999107
Citable documents2000108
Citable documents2001111
Citable documents2002101
Citable documents2003104
Citable documents200497
Citable documents200595
Citable documents200689
Citable documents200796
Citable documents2008101
Citable documents2009101
Citable documents201095
Citable documents201191
Citable documents201290
Citable documents201387
Citable documents201486
Citable documents201593
Citable documents201697
Citable documents201797
Citable documents2018104
Citable documents2019108
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 documents199958
Uncited documents200053
Uncited documents200157
Uncited documents200242
Uncited documents200357
Uncited documents200447
Uncited documents200548
Uncited documents200628
Uncited documents200739
Uncited documents200839
Uncited documents200932
Uncited documents201040
Uncited documents201138
Uncited documents201234
Uncited documents201335
Uncited documents201423
Uncited documents201529
Uncited documents201639
Uncited documents201734
Uncited documents201839
Uncited documents201931
Cited documents199949
Cited documents200055
Cited documents200154
Cited documents200259
Cited documents200348
Cited documents200452
Cited documents200549
Cited documents200663
Cited documents200758
Cited documents200865
Cited documents200973
Cited documents201064
Cited documents201167
Cited documents201271
Cited documents201362
Cited documents201466
Cited documents201566
Cited documents201664
Cited documents201769
Cited documents201870
Cited documents201988
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