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Public Integrity


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Taylor and Francis Ltd.



Publication type



10999922, 15580989





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Public Integrity welcomes original manuscripts from a variety of disciplines that address ethical issues of importance to the public, especially those that introduce new discourse to the field. The Journal’s readership is global and inclusive of scholars, students, and professionals in government; NGOs; nonprofits; and business. The scope of topics addressed include theoretical and applied ethics; corruption; law; organizational behavior and performance; social equity; criminal justice; environmental concerns; philosophy; and human rights. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Business and International Management2019Q2
Business and International Management2020Q2
Public Administration2019Q2
Public Administration2020Q2
Sociology and Political Science2019Q2
Sociology and Political Science2020Q2

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)20000.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.150
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.373
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.816
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.833
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.659
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.316
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.623
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.644
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.651
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.935
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.901
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.721
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.239
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.129
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.101
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.451
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.699
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.744
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.150
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.380
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.943
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.933
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.508
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.585
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.687
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.057
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.567
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.800
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.381
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.031
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.533
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.793
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.653
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.211
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.391
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.632
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.444
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.683
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.488
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.435
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.533
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.043
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.522
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.286
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.766
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.588
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.656
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.981
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 Cites20000
Self Cites20010
Self Cites20026
Self Cites20036
Self Cites200416
Self Cites200550
Self Cites20068
Self Cites200716
Self Cites200832
Self Cites20094
Self Cites20108
Self Cites20118
Self Cites201230
Self Cites201310
Self Cites20146
Self Cites201580
Self Cites201620
Self Cites201732
Self Cites201868
Self Cites201944
Self Cites2020108
Total Cites20000
Total Cites20010
Total Cites200228
Total Cites200312
Total Cites200430
Total Cites200566
Total Cites200656
Total Cites200736
Total Cites200860
Total Cites200932
Total Cites201038
Total Cites201146
Total Cites201274
Total Cites201338
Total Cites201452
Total Cites2015150
Total Cites201666
Total Cites201770
Total Cites2018138
Total Cites2019217
Total Cites2020390
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 document20000
External Cites per document20010.000
External Cites per document20020.400
External Cites per document20030.076
External Cites per document20040.179
External Cites per document20050.229
External Cites per document20060.800
External Cites per document20070.345
External Cites per document20080.528
External Cites per document20090.467
External Cites per document20100.484
External Cites per document20110.603
External Cites per document20120.677
External Cites per document20130.438
External Cites per document20140.730
External Cites per document20151.129
External Cites per document20160.780
External Cites per document20170.623
External Cites per document20180.946
External Cites per document20191.880
External Cites per document20202.564
Cites per document20000.000
Cites per document20010.000
Cites per document20020.500
Cites per document20030.150
Cites per document20040.380
Cites per document20050.943
Cites per document20060.933
Cites per document20070.600
Cites per document20081.091
Cites per document20090.508
Cites per document20100.585
Cites per document20110.687
Cites per document20121.057
Cites per document20130.567
Cites per document20140.800
Cites per document20152.381
Cites per document20161.031
Cites per document20171.000
Cites per document20181.533
Cites per document20191.793
Cites per document20202.653
% 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 documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20021
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20125
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20179
Non-citable documents201816
Non-citable documents201929
Non-citable documents202037
Citable documents20000
Citable documents200123
Citable documents200255
Citable documents200379
Citable documents200478
Citable documents200570
Citable documents200660
Citable documents200758
Citable documents200853
Citable documents200960
Citable documents201062
Citable documents201163
Citable documents201265
Citable documents201364
Citable documents201463
Citable documents201562
Citable documents201659
Citable documents201761
Citable documents201874
Citable documents201992
Citable documents2020110
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 documents20000
Uncited documents200123
Uncited documents200247
Uncited documents200374
Uncited documents200465
Uncited documents200543
Uncited documents200637
Uncited documents200747
Uncited documents200841
Uncited documents200949
Uncited documents201052
Uncited documents201148
Uncited documents201243
Uncited documents201351
Uncited documents201449
Uncited documents201528
Uncited documents201646
Uncited documents201746
Uncited documents201850
Uncited documents201972
Uncited documents202068
Cited documents20000
Cited documents20010
Cited documents20029
Cited documents20036
Cited documents200414
Cited documents200527
Cited documents200623
Cited documents200713
Cited documents200814
Cited documents200914
Cited documents201013
Cited documents201119
Cited documents201227
Cited documents201316
Cited documents201416
Cited documents201535
Cited documents201618
Cited documents201724
Cited documents201840
Cited documents201949
Cited documents202079
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