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City and Community

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Urban Studies
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publication typeJournals
Scope City & Community (C&C) aims to advance urban sociological theory, promote the highest quality empirical research on communities and urban social life, and encourage sociological perspectives on urban policy. It welcomes contributions that employ quantitative and qualitative methods as well as comparative and historical approaches. The journal encourages manuscripts exploring the interface of global and local issues, locally embedded social interaction and community life, urban culture and the meaning of place, and sociological approaches to urban political economy. The journal also seeks articles on urban spatial arrangements, social impacts of local natural and built environments, urban and rural inequalities, virtual communities, and other topics germane to urban life and communities that will advance general sociological theory.


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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.

Urban Studies2009Q2
Urban Studies2010Q1
Urban Studies2011Q1
Urban Studies2012Q1
Urban Studies2013Q1
Urban Studies2014Q1
Urban Studies2015Q1
Urban Studies2016Q1
Urban Studies2017Q1
Urban Studies2018Q1
Urban Studies2019Q1

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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.682
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.227
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.538
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.759
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.538
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.114
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.885
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.010
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.806
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.867
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.682
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.227
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.538
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.033
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.732
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.017
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.817
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.239
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.892
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.409
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.778
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.682
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.227
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.651
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.256
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.457
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.650
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.140
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.795
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.370
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.156
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.365
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20093
Self Cites20106
Self Cites201110
Self Cites201216
Self Cites20137
Self Cites201411
Self Cites201512
Self Cites20168
Self Cites201719
Self Cites201811
Self Cites201943
Total Cites20080
Total Cites200937
Total Cites201054
Total Cites2011100
Total Cites2012124
Total Cites201397
Total Cites2014117
Total Cites2015109
Total Cites201683
Total Cites2017140
Total Cites2018124
Total Cites2019224
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 document20080
External Cites per document20091.545
External Cites per document20101.091
External Cites per document20111.385
External Cites per document20121.770
External Cites per document20131.607
External Cites per document20141.828
External Cites per document20151.617
External Cites per document20161.119
External Cites per document20171.635
External Cites per document20181.284
External Cites per document20191.437
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20091.682
Cites per document20101.227
Cites per document20111.538
Cites per document20122.033
Cites per document20131.732
Cites per document20142.017
Cites per document20151.817
Cites per document20161.239
Cites per document20171.892
Cites per document20181.409
Cites per document20191.778
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20094
Non-citable documents201011
Non-citable documents201113
Non-citable documents201211
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents201610
Non-citable documents201714
Non-citable documents201813
Non-citable documents20194
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200922
Citable documents201044
Citable documents201165
Citable documents201261
Citable documents201356
Citable documents201458
Citable documents201560
Citable documents201667
Citable documents201774
Citable documents201888
Citable documents2019126
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 documents20080
Uncited documents20096
Uncited documents201026
Uncited documents201137
Uncited documents201224
Uncited documents201317
Uncited documents201417
Uncited documents201525
Uncited documents201644
Uncited documents201740
Uncited documents201848
Uncited documents201940
Cited documents20080
Cited documents200920
Cited documents201029
Cited documents201141
Cited documents201248
Cited documents201344
Cited documents201444
Cited documents201537
Cited documents201633
Cited documents201748
Cited documents201853
Cited documents201990
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