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Annual Review of Law and Social Science

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherAnnual Reviews Inc.
Publication typeBook Series
Scope The Annual Review of Law and Social Science, in publication since 2005, strives to enhance the understanding of the complex connections between law, culture, social structure, and society by focusing on social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules, institutions, processes, and behaviors.


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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 Science2007Q3
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 Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science2018Q1
Sociology and Political Science2019Q1

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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.667
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.378
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.403
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.376
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.729
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.165
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.163
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.481
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.530
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.096
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.659
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.979
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.378
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.944
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.909
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.368
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.836
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.148
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.290
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.906
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.380
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.959
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.378
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.639
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.543
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.520
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.619
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.854
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.386
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.240
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.980
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 Cites20060
Self Cites20072
Self Cites20085
Self Cites20095
Self Cites20106
Self Cites20112
Self Cites201210
Self Cites20139
Self Cites20147
Self Cites20155
Self Cites201614
Self Cites20176
Self Cites20189
Self Cites20197
Total Cites20060
Total Cites200712
Total Cites200851
Total Cites2009126
Total Cites2010105
Total Cites2011126
Total Cites2012161
Total Cites2013134
Total Cites2014131
Total Cites2015142
Total Cites2016120
Total Cites2017122
Total Cites2018169
Total Cites2019219
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 document20060
External Cites per document20070.556
External Cites per document20081.243
External Cites per document20092.241
External Cites per document20101.833
External Cites per document20111.879
External Cites per document20122.221
External Cites per document20131.712
External Cites per document20142.033
External Cites per document20152.210
External Cites per document20161.767
External Cites per document20171.813
External Cites per document20182.254
External Cites per document20192.865
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.667
Cites per document20081.378
Cites per document20092.333
Cites per document20101.944
Cites per document20111.909
Cites per document20122.368
Cites per document20131.836
Cites per document20142.148
Cites per document20152.290
Cites per document20162.000
Cites per document20171.906
Cites per document20182.380
Cites per document20192.959
% 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 documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20091
Non-citable documents20101
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 documents20191
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200718
Citable documents200837
Citable documents200954
Citable documents201054
Citable documents201166
Citable documents201268
Citable documents201373
Citable documents201461
Citable documents201562
Citable documents201660
Citable documents201764
Citable documents201871
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.

Uncited documents20060
Uncited documents200712
Uncited documents200819
Uncited documents200918
Uncited documents201020
Uncited documents201124
Uncited documents201220
Uncited documents201323
Uncited documents201420
Uncited documents201516
Uncited documents201615
Uncited documents201721
Uncited documents201821
Uncited documents201921
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20076
Cited documents200819
Cited documents200937
Cited documents201035
Cited documents201142
Cited documents201248
Cited documents201350
Cited documents201441
Cited documents201546
Cited documents201645
Cited documents201743
Cited documents201850
Cited documents201954
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