Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Rhetoric and Public Affairs

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
11
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Language and Linguistics

Social Sciences
Communication
Linguistics and Language
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherMichigan State University
Publication typeJournals
ISSN10948392
Coverage2010-ongoing
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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
Communication2011Q4
Communication2012Q2
Communication2013Q2
Communication2014Q2
Communication2015Q2
Communication2016Q2
Communication2017Q2
Communication2018Q2
Language and Linguistics2011Q3
Language and Linguistics2012Q2
Language and Linguistics2013Q1
Language and Linguistics2014Q2
Language and Linguistics2015Q1
Language and Linguistics2016Q1
Language and Linguistics2017Q1
Language and Linguistics2018Q2
Linguistics and Language2011Q3
Linguistics and Language2012Q2
Linguistics and Language2013Q1
Linguistics and Language2014Q2
Linguistics and Language2015Q1
Linguistics and Language2016Q1
Linguistics and Language2017Q1
Linguistics and Language2018Q2
Sociology and Political Science2011Q4
Sociology and Political Science2012Q2
Sociology and Political Science2013Q2
Sociology and Political Science2014Q2
Sociology and Political Science2015Q2
Sociology and Political Science2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science2017Q2
Sociology and Political Science2018Q2
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
20110.115
20120.393
20130.559
20140.306
20150.427
20160.394
20170.556
20180.272
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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.077
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.383
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.757
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.785
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.813
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.505
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.570
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.392
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.077
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.383
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.757
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.791
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.614
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.410
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.288
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.383
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.864
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.457
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.468
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.345
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.522
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.214
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 Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20125
Self Cites201310
Self Cites201414
Self Cites20159
Self Cites20169
Self Cites20176
Self Cites20182
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20112
Total Cites201218
Total Cites201353
Total Cites201453
Total Cites201543
Total Cites201632
Total Cites201742
Total Cites201821
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 document20100
External Cites per document20110.077
External Cites per document20120.277
External Cites per document20130.614
External Cites per document20140.582
External Cites per document20150.486
External Cites per document20160.295
External Cites per document20170.514
External Cites per document20180.260
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.077
Cites per document20120.383
Cites per document20130.757
Cites per document20140.791
Cites per document20150.614
Cites per document20160.410
Cites per document20170.600
Cites per document20180.288
% 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
20103.45
20110.00
20120.00
20130.00
20144.00
20150.00
20160.00
20170.00
20180.00
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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20126
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20181
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201126
Citable documents201247
Citable documents201370
Citable documents201467
Citable documents201570
Citable documents201678
Citable documents201770
Citable documents201873
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 documents20100
Uncited documents201127
Uncited documents201241
Uncited documents201351
Uncited documents201443
Uncited documents201543
Uncited documents201657
Uncited documents201744
Uncited documents201856
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20112
Cited documents201212
Cited documents201325
Cited documents201427
Cited documents201528
Cited documents201623
Cited documents201728
Cited documents201818
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