Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Japan Forum

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Routledge

H-Index

15

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

09555803

Coverage

1989-2003, 2005-2020

Information

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Scope

Japan Forum, the leading European journal in the multidisciplinary field of Japanese Studies, publishes original research in subject areas ranging from archaeology, language, literature, philosophy and culture to history, economics, politics, international relations and law. Submissions from younger researchers as well as from established scholars are welcome, as are submissions which cross disciplinary boundaries or do not otherwise match the subject areas listed above. All submissions are independently refereed. Join the conversation about this journal
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
Cultural Studies1999Q4
Cultural Studies2000Q2
Cultural Studies2001Q3
Cultural Studies2002Q3
Cultural Studies2003Q4
Cultural Studies2004Q3
Cultural Studies2005Q2
Cultural Studies2006Q3
Cultural Studies2007Q3
Cultural Studies2008Q3
Cultural Studies2009Q2
Cultural Studies2010Q3
Cultural Studies2011Q3
Cultural Studies2012Q2
Cultural Studies2013Q2
Cultural Studies2014Q2
Cultural Studies2015Q3
Cultural Studies2016Q3
Cultural Studies2017Q2
Cultural Studies2018Q2
Cultural Studies2019Q1
Cultural Studies2020Q2
History1999Q4
History2000Q2
History2001Q2
History2002Q3
History2003Q4
History2004Q3
History2005Q3
History2006Q3
History2007Q3
History2008Q3
History2009Q2
History2010Q3
History2011Q3
History2012Q2
History2013Q2
History2014Q2
History2015Q3
History2016Q2
History2017Q2
History2018Q2
History2019Q1
History2020Q1
Sociology and Political Science1999Q4
Sociology and Political Science2000Q4
Sociology and Political Science2001Q4
Sociology and Political Science2002Q4
Sociology and Political Science2003Q4
Sociology and Political Science2004Q4
Sociology and Political Science2005Q4
Sociology and Political Science2006Q4
Sociology and Political Science2007Q4
Sociology and Political Science2008Q4
Sociology and Political Science2009Q3
Sociology and Political Science2010Q4
Sociology and Political Science2011Q4
Sociology and Political Science2012Q3
Sociology and Political Science2013Q3
Sociology and Political Science2014Q4
Sociology and Political Science2015Q4
Sociology and Political Science2016Q4
Sociology and Political Science2017Q4
Sociology and Political Science2018Q3
Sociology and Political Science2019Q2
Sociology and Political Science2020Q3
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
19990.100
20000.135
20010.111
20020.104
20030.101
20040.101
20050.122
20060.103
20070.101
20080.101
20090.174
20100.121
20110.111
20120.142
20130.145
20140.135
20150.115
20160.127
20170.136
20180.179
20190.259
20200.217
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
199913
200014
200116
20021
20032
20040
200514
200621
200718
200818
20097
201035
201124
201221
201325
201426
201523
201628
201727
201833
201937
202054
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)19990.047
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.107
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.093
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.091
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.152
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.263
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.118
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.189
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.415
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.183
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.234
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.231
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.321
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.414
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.352
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.438
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.347
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.382
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.442
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.532
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.384
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.047
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.125
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.128
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.116
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.258
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.105
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.125
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.415
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.158
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.186
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.318
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.425
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.314
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.361
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.257
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.377
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.526
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.239
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.371
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.037
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.160
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.074
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.059
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.410
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.083
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.160
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.339
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.304
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.255
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.204
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.314
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.327
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.217
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.200
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 Cites19991
Self Cites20001
Self Cites20010
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20091
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20171
Self Cites20182
Self Cites20194
Self Cites20204
Total Cites19992
Total Cites20005
Total Cites20015
Total Cites20025
Total Cites20038
Total Cites20042
Total Cites20052
Total Cites20062
Total Cites20077
Total Cites200822
Total Cites20099
Total Cites20108
Total Cites201115
Total Cites201221
Total Cites201334
Total Cites201422
Total Cites201526
Total Cites201619
Total Cites201729
Total Cites201841
Total Cites201921
Total Cites202036
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 document19990.024
External Cites per document20000.103
External Cites per document20010.132
External Cites per document20020.125
External Cites per document20030.296
External Cites per document20040.143
External Cites per document20052.000
External Cites per document20060.133
External Cites per document20070.200
External Cites per document20080.377
External Cites per document20090.140
External Cites per document20100.186
External Cites per document20110.224
External Cites per document20120.313
External Cites per document20130.410
External Cites per document20140.324
External Cites per document20150.357
External Cites per document20160.236
External Cites per document20170.373
External Cites per document20180.520
External Cites per document20190.205
External Cites per document20200.340
Cites per document19990.047
Cites per document20000.125
Cites per document20010.128
Cites per document20020.116
Cites per document20030.258
Cites per document20040.105
Cites per document20050.667
Cites per document20060.125
Cites per document20070.200
Cites per document20080.415
Cites per document20090.158
Cites per document20100.186
Cites per document20110.250
Cites per document20120.318
Cites per document20130.425
Cites per document20140.314
Cites per document20150.361
Cites per document20160.257
Cites per document20170.377
Cites per document20180.526
Cites per document20190.239
Cites per document20200.371
% 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
19997.69
20000.00
20016.25
20020.00
20030.00
20040
20050.00
20060.00
20070.00
20080.00
20090.00
20100.00
201133.33
20120.00
20130.00
20147.69
20150.00
20163.57
201714.81
201821.21
20190.00
20203.70
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 documents19992
Non-citable documents20001
Non-citable documents20011
Non-citable documents20023
Non-citable documents20034
Non-citable documents20045
Non-citable documents20052
Non-citable documents20061
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20183
Non-citable documents20195
Non-citable documents20203
Citable documents199941
Citable documents200039
Citable documents200138
Citable documents200240
Citable documents200327
Citable documents200414
Citable documents20051
Citable documents200615
Citable documents200735
Citable documents200853
Citable documents200957
Citable documents201043
Citable documents201158
Citable documents201264
Citable documents201378
Citable documents201468
Citable documents201570
Citable documents201672
Citable documents201775
Citable documents201875
Citable documents201983
Citable documents202094
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 documents199941
Uncited documents200036
Uncited documents200135
Uncited documents200239
Uncited documents200326
Uncited documents200417
Uncited documents20052
Uncited documents200614
Uncited documents200731
Uncited documents200841
Uncited documents200948
Uncited documents201036
Uncited documents201147
Uncited documents201251
Uncited documents201359
Uncited documents201455
Uncited documents201555
Uncited documents201663
Uncited documents201756
Uncited documents201855
Uncited documents201971
Uncited documents202071
Cited documents19992
Cited documents20004
Cited documents20014
Cited documents20024
Cited documents20035
Cited documents20042
Cited documents20051
Cited documents20062
Cited documents20074
Cited documents200812
Cited documents20099
Cited documents20107
Cited documents201113
Cited documents201215
Cited documents201321
Cited documents201415
Cited documents201517
Cited documents201611
Cited documents201721
Cited documents201823
Cited documents201917
Cited documents202026
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