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Comparative European Politics

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Political Science and International Relations
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN1740388X, 14724790
Scope Comparative European Politics (CEP) arises out of a unique editorial partnership linking political scientists in Europe and North America. CEP defines its scope broadly to include the comparative politics and political economy of the whole of contemporary Europe within and beyond the European Union, the processes of European integration and enlargement and the place of Europe and European states within international/global political and economic dynamics.


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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.

Political Science and International Relations2010Q2
Political Science and International Relations2011Q2
Political Science and International Relations2012Q1
Political Science and International Relations2013Q1
Political Science and International Relations2014Q1
Political Science and International Relations2015Q1
Political Science and International Relations2016Q1
Political Science and International Relations2017Q1
Political Science and International Relations2018Q1

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.020
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.064
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.464
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.320
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.534
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.838
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.168
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.110
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.020
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.064
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.163
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.202
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.534
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.971
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.058
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.124
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.020
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.963
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.850
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.113
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.704
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.892
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.958
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.200
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20102
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20135
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20161
Self Cites201712
Self Cites201814
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201030
Total Cites201151
Total Cites201283
Total Cites2013100
Total Cites2014119
Total Cites2015158
Total Cites2016205
Total Cites2017214
Total Cites2018240
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 document20090
External Cites per document20101.167
External Cites per document20110.980
External Cites per document20121.064
External Cites per document20131.105
External Cites per document20141.192
External Cites per document20151.524
External Cites per document20161.962
External Cites per document20171.942
External Cites per document20182.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20101.250
Cites per document20111.020
Cites per document20121.064
Cites per document20131.163
Cites per document20141.202
Cites per document20151.534
Cites per document20161.971
Cites per document20172.058
Cites per document20182.124
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20183
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201024
Citable documents201150
Citable documents201278
Citable documents201386
Citable documents201499
Citable documents2015103
Citable documents2016104
Citable documents2017104
Citable documents2018113
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 documents20090
Uncited documents201014
Uncited documents201124
Uncited documents201241
Uncited documents201345
Uncited documents201448
Uncited documents201543
Uncited documents201638
Uncited documents201734
Uncited documents201845
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201011
Cited documents201127
Cited documents201239
Cited documents201343
Cited documents201453
Cited documents201561
Cited documents201666
Cited documents201770
Cited documents201871
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