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Social Analysis

Country Australia  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Australia
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)

Social Sciences
Cultural Studies
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherUniversity of Adelaide
Publication typeJournals
Scope SOCIAL ANALYSIS publishes both works that address philosophical and ontological orientations of understanding, and those which investigate the forces involved in the production of human suffering.


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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.

Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2003Q4
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2004Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2005Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2006Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2018Q2
Cultural Studies2003Q4
Cultural Studies2004Q2
Cultural Studies2005Q1
Cultural Studies2006Q1
Cultural Studies2007Q1
Cultural Studies2008Q2
Cultural Studies2009Q2
Cultural Studies2010Q1
Cultural Studies2011Q1
Cultural Studies2012Q1
Cultural Studies2013Q1
Cultural Studies2014Q1
Cultural Studies2015Q1
Cultural Studies2016Q1
Cultural Studies2017Q1
Cultural Studies2018Q1
Sociology and Political Science2003Q4
Sociology and Political Science2004Q3
Sociology and Political Science2005Q3
Sociology and Political Science2006Q3
Sociology and Political Science2007Q3
Sociology and Political Science2008Q3
Sociology and Political Science2009Q3
Sociology and Political Science2010Q3
Sociology and Political Science2011Q2
Sociology and Political Science2012Q2
Sociology and Political Science2013Q2
Sociology and Political Science2014Q2
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science2017Q2
Sociology and Political Science2018Q2

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)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.074
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.254
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.299
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.262
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.238
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.295
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.301
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.508
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.577
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.098
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.762
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.248
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.915
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.710
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.299
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.074
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.254
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.299
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.237
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.235
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.224
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.212
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.447
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.976
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.768
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.720
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.179
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.733
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.653
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.296
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.074
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.254
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.263
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.291
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.183
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.150
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.096
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.466
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.559
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.510
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.674
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.654
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.638
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.741
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.755
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.849
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 Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20042
Self Cites20057
Self Cites200612
Self Cites20071
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20114
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20135
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20154
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20183
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20032
Total Cites200415
Total Cites200532
Total Cites200628
Total Cites200728
Total Cites200822
Total Cites200918
Total Cites201038
Total Cites201148
Total Cites201280
Total Cites201353
Total Cites201454
Total Cites201592
Total Cites201663
Total Cites201749
Total Cites2018105
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 document20020
External Cites per document20030.074
External Cites per document20040.220
External Cites per document20050.234
External Cites per document20060.136
External Cites per document20070.227
External Cites per document20080.204
External Cites per document20090.212
External Cites per document20100.447
External Cites per document20110.524
External Cites per document20120.976
External Cites per document20130.696
External Cites per document20140.680
External Cites per document20151.128
External Cites per document20160.733
External Cites per document20170.653
External Cites per document20181.259
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.074
Cites per document20040.254
Cites per document20050.299
Cites per document20060.237
Cites per document20070.235
Cites per document20080.224
Cites per document20090.212
Cites per document20100.447
Cites per document20110.571
Cites per document20120.976
Cites per document20130.768
Cites per document20140.720
Cites per document20151.179
Cites per document20160.733
Cites per document20170.653
Cites per document20181.296
% 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 documents20020
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20045
Non-citable documents20057
Non-citable documents200613
Non-citable documents200713
Non-citable documents200812
Non-citable documents20096
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20185
Citable documents20020
Citable documents200327
Citable documents200459
Citable documents2005107
Citable documents2006118
Citable documents2007119
Citable documents200898
Citable documents200985
Citable documents201085
Citable documents201184
Citable documents201282
Citable documents201369
Citable documents201475
Citable documents201578
Citable documents201686
Citable documents201775
Citable documents201881
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 documents20020
Uncited documents200326
Uncited documents200452
Uncited documents200589
Uncited documents2006113
Uncited documents2007108
Uncited documents200892
Uncited documents200975
Uncited documents201061
Uncited documents201156
Uncited documents201241
Uncited documents201345
Uncited documents201449
Uncited documents201543
Uncited documents201652
Uncited documents201752
Uncited documents201845
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20032
Cited documents200412
Cited documents200525
Cited documents200618
Cited documents200724
Cited documents200818
Cited documents200916
Cited documents201026
Cited documents201130
Cited documents201242
Cited documents201327
Cited documents201429
Cited documents201539
Cited documents201636
Cited documents201727
Cited documents201841
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