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Universities and research institutions in Spain

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Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in Scimago Institutions Rankings



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02102862, 20139004





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Papers. Revista de Sociologia (ISSN 0210-2862) is edited in electronic format by the Department of Sociology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Since it was founded in 1972, it has become one of the leading journals of sociology in Spain and the Spanish-speaking community. Its main aim is to publish and spread original scientific research and rigurous theoretical work in sociology and other related social sciences (anthropology, political science, economy, social psychology). The contents cover virtually all fields of sociological research and theory, and explore interdisciplinary boundaries in the social sciences. It accepts three languages (English, Spanish and Catalan), though all titles, abstracts and keywords are available in English 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.

Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q3
Sociology and Political Science2012Q4
Sociology and Political Science2013Q3
Sociology and Political Science2014Q3
Sociology and Political Science2015Q3
Sociology and Political Science2016Q4
Sociology and Political Science2017Q3
Sociology and Political Science2018Q4
Sociology and Political Science2019Q3
Sociology and Political Science2020Q3

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.

Total Documents

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

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.085
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.338
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.272
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.389
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.395
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.321
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.594
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.703
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.085
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.338
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.301
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.138
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.378
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.313
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.551
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.747
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.085
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.325
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.130
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.354
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.621
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.627
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20191
Self Cites20200
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20125
Total Cites201324
Total Cites201446
Total Cites201531
Total Cites201613
Total Cites201728
Total Cites201825
Total Cites201943
Total Cites202068
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.085
External Cites per document20130.240
External Cites per document20140.346
External Cites per document20150.309
External Cites per document20160.155
External Cites per document20170.384
External Cites per document20180.316
External Cites per document20190.538
External Cites per document20200.747
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.085
Cites per document20130.250
Cites per document20140.338
Cites per document20150.301
Cites per document20160.138
Cites per document20170.378
Cites per document20180.313
Cites per document20190.551
Cites per document20200.747
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20149
Non-citable documents20159
Non-citable documents201610
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201259
Citable documents201396
Citable documents2014127
Citable documents201594
Citable documents201684
Citable documents201773
Citable documents201879
Citable documents201978
Citable documents202091
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 documents20110
Uncited documents201254
Uncited documents201372
Uncited documents2014104
Uncited documents201581
Uncited documents201682
Uncited documents201750
Uncited documents201860
Uncited documents201952
Uncited documents202057
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20125
Cited documents201324
Cited documents201432
Cited documents201522
Cited documents201612
Cited documents201724
Cited documents201820
Cited documents201926
Cited documents202034
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