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Adoption & Fostering

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryPsychology
Social Psychology

Social Sciences
Health (social science)
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Sociology and Political Science
Publisher SAGE Publications Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN1740469X, 03085759
Scope Adoption & Fostering is the only quarterly UK peer reviewed journal dedicated to adoption and fostering issues. Edited by Roger Bullock (Fellow, Centre for Social Policy, The Social Research Unit at Dartington), it also focuses on wider developments in childcare practice and research, providing an international, inter-disciplinary forum for academics and practitioners in social work, psychology, law, medicine, education, training and caring.


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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.

Health (social science)1999Q2
Health (social science)2000Q3
Health (social science)2001Q3
Health (social science)2002Q2
Health (social science)2003Q2
Health (social science)2004Q2
Health (social science)2005Q3
Health (social science)2006Q2
Health (social science)2007Q2
Health (social science)2008Q2
Health (social science)2009Q2
Health (social science)2010Q2
Health (social science)2011Q3
Health (social science)2012Q3
Health (social science)2013Q3
Health (social science)2014Q2
Health (social science)2015Q3
Health (social science)2016Q2
Health (social science)2017Q3
Health (social science)2018Q3
Health (social science)2019Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics1999Q2
Human Factors and Ergonomics2000Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2001Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2002Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2003Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2004Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2005Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2006Q2
Human Factors and Ergonomics2007Q2
Human Factors and Ergonomics2008Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2009Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2010Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2011Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2012Q4
Human Factors and Ergonomics2013Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2014Q2
Human Factors and Ergonomics2015Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2016Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2017Q3
Human Factors and Ergonomics2018Q4
Human Factors and Ergonomics2019Q3
Social Psychology1999Q3
Social Psychology2000Q3
Social Psychology2001Q3
Social Psychology2002Q3
Social Psychology2003Q3
Social Psychology2004Q3
Social Psychology2005Q3
Social Psychology2006Q2
Social Psychology2007Q3
Social Psychology2008Q3
Social Psychology2009Q3
Social Psychology2010Q3
Social Psychology2011Q3
Social Psychology2012Q4
Social Psychology2013Q3
Social Psychology2014Q3
Social Psychology2015Q3
Social Psychology2016Q3
Social Psychology2017Q3
Social Psychology2018Q3
Social Psychology2019Q3
Sociology and Political Science1999Q2
Sociology and Political Science2000Q2
Sociology and Political Science2001Q3
Sociology and Political Science2002Q2
Sociology and Political Science2003Q2
Sociology and Political Science2004Q2
Sociology and Political Science2005Q2
Sociology and Political Science2006Q2
Sociology and Political Science2007Q2
Sociology and Political Science2008Q2
Sociology and Political Science2009Q2
Sociology and Political Science2010Q2
Sociology and Political Science2011Q2
Sociology and Political Science2012Q3
Sociology and Political Science2013Q2
Sociology and Political Science2014Q2
Sociology and Political Science2015Q2
Sociology and Political Science2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science2017Q2
Sociology and Political Science2018Q3
Sociology and Political Science2019Q2

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)19990.552
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.517
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.357
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.508
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.488
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.537
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.566
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.046
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.761
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.795
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.573
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.606
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.556
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.492
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.479
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.708
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.550
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.754
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.516
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.613
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.864
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.552
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.554
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.290
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.521
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.489
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.598
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.549
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.075
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.695
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.824
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.485
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.602
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.490
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.484
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.345
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.697
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.529
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.617
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.607
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.818
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.590
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.441
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.246
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.554
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.554
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.642
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.038
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.589
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.656
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.588
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.619
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.433
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.381
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.240
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.540
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.328
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.456
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.525
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.569
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.939
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 Cites199924
Self Cites200028
Self Cites200115
Self Cites200219
Self Cites200328
Self Cites200429
Self Cites200519
Self Cites200618
Self Cites200713
Self Cites200829
Self Cites200917
Self Cites201019
Self Cites20114
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20137
Self Cites201413
Self Cites201510
Self Cites201617
Self Cites201710
Self Cites201818
Self Cites20198
Total Cites199948
Total Cites200051
Total Cites200127
Total Cites200250
Total Cites200346
Total Cites200452
Total Cites200545
Total Cites200686
Total Cites200757
Total Cites200875
Total Cites200947
Total Cites201059
Total Cites201149
Total Cites201245
Total Cites201330
Total Cites201453
Total Cites201545
Total Cites201658
Total Cites201748
Total Cites201851
Total Cites201963
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 document19990.276
External Cites per document20000.250
External Cites per document20010.129
External Cites per document20020.323
External Cites per document20030.191
External Cites per document20040.264
External Cites per document20050.317
External Cites per document20060.850
External Cites per document20070.537
External Cites per document20080.505
External Cites per document20090.309
External Cites per document20100.408
External Cites per document20110.450
External Cites per document20120.452
External Cites per document20130.264
External Cites per document20140.526
External Cites per document20150.412
External Cites per document20160.436
External Cites per document20170.396
External Cites per document20180.393
External Cites per document20190.714
Cites per document19990.552
Cites per document20000.554
Cites per document20010.290
Cites per document20020.521
Cites per document20030.489
Cites per document20040.598
Cites per document20050.549
Cites per document20061.075
Cites per document20070.695
Cites per document20080.824
Cites per document20090.485
Cites per document20100.602
Cites per document20110.490
Cites per document20120.484
Cites per document20130.345
Cites per document20140.697
Cites per document20150.529
Cites per document20160.617
Cites per document20170.500
Cites per document20180.607
Cites per document20190.818
% 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 documents199952
Non-citable documents200054
Non-citable documents200160
Non-citable documents200260
Non-citable documents200361
Non-citable documents200469
Non-citable documents200574
Non-citable documents200678
Non-citable documents200768
Non-citable documents200866
Non-citable documents200950
Non-citable documents201048
Non-citable documents201146
Non-citable documents201260
Non-citable documents201361
Non-citable documents201451
Non-citable documents201530
Non-citable documents201619
Non-citable documents201718
Non-citable documents201821
Non-citable documents201925
Citable documents199987
Citable documents200092
Citable documents200193
Citable documents200296
Citable documents200394
Citable documents200487
Citable documents200582
Citable documents200680
Citable documents200782
Citable documents200891
Citable documents200997
Citable documents201098
Citable documents2011100
Citable documents201293
Citable documents201387
Citable documents201476
Citable documents201585
Citable documents201694
Citable documents201796
Citable documents201884
Citable documents201977
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 documents1999109
Uncited documents2000111
Uncited documents2001133
Uncited documents2002122
Uncited documents2003122
Uncited documents2004119
Uncited documents2005125
Uncited documents2006109
Uncited documents2007115
Uncited documents2008115
Uncited documents2009114
Uncited documents2010107
Uncited documents2011116
Uncited documents2012125
Uncited documents2013125
Uncited documents201498
Uncited documents201589
Uncited documents201674
Uncited documents201788
Uncited documents201873
Uncited documents201966
Cited documents199930
Cited documents200035
Cited documents200120
Cited documents200234
Cited documents200333
Cited documents200437
Cited documents200531
Cited documents200649
Cited documents200735
Cited documents200842
Cited documents200933
Cited documents201039
Cited documents201130
Cited documents201228
Cited documents201323
Cited documents201429
Cited documents201526
Cited documents201639
Cited documents201726
Cited documents201832
Cited documents201936
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