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Boundary 2

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Literature and Literary Theory

Social Sciences
Cultural Studies
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherDuke University Press
Publication typeJournals
ISSN01903659, 15272141
Scope Extending beyond the postmodern, boundary 2, an international journal of literature and culture, approaches problems in these areas from a number of politically, historically, and theoretically informed perspectives. boundary 2 remains committed to understanding the present and approaching the study of national and international culture and politics through literature and the human sciences.


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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.

Cultural Studies2003Q3
Cultural Studies2004Q2
Cultural Studies2005Q1
Cultural Studies2006Q1
Cultural Studies2007Q1
Cultural Studies2008Q1
Cultural Studies2009Q2
Cultural Studies2010Q2
Cultural Studies2011Q1
Cultural Studies2012Q2
Cultural Studies2013Q2
Cultural Studies2014Q1
Cultural Studies2015Q1
Cultural Studies2016Q2
Cultural Studies2017Q2
Literature and Literary Theory2003Q3
Literature and Literary Theory2004Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2005Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2006Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2007Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2008Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2009Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2010Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2011Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2012Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2013Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2014Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2015Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2016Q1
Literature and Literary Theory2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science2003Q4
Sociology and Political Science2004Q4
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 Science2011Q3
Sociology and Political Science2012Q3
Sociology and Political Science2013Q3
Sociology and Political Science2014Q2
Sociology and Political Science2015Q2
Sociology and Political Science2016Q3
Sociology and Political Science2017Q3

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)20030.143
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.271
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.388
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.377
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.447
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.450
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.283
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.405
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.550
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.602
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.594
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.440
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.684
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.518
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.465
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.271
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.388
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.442
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.422
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.306
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.260
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.386
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.578
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.451
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.756
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.496
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.319
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.271
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.291
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.263
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.245
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.327
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.306
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.271
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.523
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.404
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.963
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.259
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.189
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 Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20062
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20092
Self Cites20102
Self Cites20114
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20173
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20034
Total Cites200416
Total Cites200533
Total Cites200638
Total Cites200735
Total Cites200826
Total Cites200920
Total Cites201032
Total Cites201148
Total Cites201237
Total Cites201336
Total Cites201433
Total Cites201559
Total Cites201656
Total Cites201737
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 document20030.143
External Cites per document20040.271
External Cites per document20050.388
External Cites per document20060.419
External Cites per document20070.422
External Cites per document20080.282
External Cites per document20090.234
External Cites per document20100.361
External Cites per document20110.530
External Cites per document20120.451
External Cites per document20130.472
External Cites per document20140.417
External Cites per document20150.731
External Cites per document20160.496
External Cites per document20170.293
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.143
Cites per document20040.271
Cites per document20050.388
Cites per document20060.442
Cites per document20070.422
Cites per document20080.306
Cites per document20090.260
Cites per document20100.386
Cites per document20110.578
Cites per document20120.451
Cites per document20130.500
Cites per document20140.458
Cites per document20150.756
Cites per document20160.496
Cites per document20170.319
% 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 documents20033
Non-citable documents20044
Non-citable documents20055
Non-citable documents20064
Non-citable documents20075
Non-citable documents20085
Non-citable documents20094
Non-citable documents20106
Non-citable documents20118
Non-citable documents201210
Non-citable documents201310
Non-citable documents201410
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents201612
Non-citable documents201710
Citable documents20020
Citable documents200328
Citable documents200459
Citable documents200585
Citable documents200686
Citable documents200783
Citable documents200885
Citable documents200977
Citable documents201083
Citable documents201183
Citable documents201282
Citable documents201372
Citable documents201472
Citable documents201578
Citable documents2016113
Citable documents2017116
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 documents200328
Uncited documents200451
Uncited documents200567
Uncited documents200665
Uncited documents200768
Uncited documents200873
Uncited documents200963
Uncited documents201065
Uncited documents201165
Uncited documents201268
Uncited documents201360
Uncited documents201458
Uncited documents201564
Uncited documents201698
Uncited documents2017102
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20033
Cited documents200412
Cited documents200523
Cited documents200625
Cited documents200720
Cited documents200817
Cited documents200918
Cited documents201024
Cited documents201126
Cited documents201224
Cited documents201322
Cited documents201424
Cited documents201526
Cited documents201627
Cited documents201724
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