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Social Movement Studies

CountryUnited Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Cultural Studies
Sociology and Political Science
Publication typeJournals

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 Studies2011Q2
Cultural Studies2012Q1
Cultural Studies2013Q1
Cultural Studies2014Q1
Cultural Studies2015Q1
Cultural Studies2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q3
Sociology and Political Science2012Q3
Sociology and Political Science2013Q2
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q2

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)20110.679
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.980
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.382
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.629
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.214
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.931
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.679
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.980
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.382
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.583
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.155
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.140
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.679
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.980
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.344
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.521
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.815
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.417
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 Cites20122
Self Cites20138
Self Cites20148
Self Cites201513
Self Cites201613
Total Cites201119
Total Cites201250
Total Cites2013123
Total Cites2014152
Total Cites2015222
Total Cites2016122
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 document20110.679
External Cites per document20120.941
External Cites per document20131.292
External Cites per document20141.500
External Cites per document20152.029
External Cites per document20161.019
Cites per document20110.679
Cites per document20120.980
Cites per document20131.382
Cites per document20141.583
Cites per document20152.155
Cites per document20161.140
% 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 documents20132
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20159
Non-citable documents20168
Citable documents201128
Citable documents201251
Citable documents201389
Citable documents201496
Citable documents2015103
Citable documents2016107
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 documents201117
Uncited documents201225
Uncited documents201332
Uncited documents201446
Uncited documents201552
Uncited documents201662
Cited documents201111
Cited documents201226
Cited documents201359
Cited documents201452
Cited documents201560
Cited documents201653
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