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Journal of African American Studies

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
13
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Cultural Studies
Gender Studies
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherSpringer New York LLC
Publication typeJournals
ISSN19364741, 15591646
Coverage2009-ongoing
Scope The Journal of African American Studies publishes original research on topics of professional and disciplinary concern for the social progress of people of African descent. This includes subjects concerning social transformations that impact the life chances of continental Africans and the African diaspora. Papers may be empirical, methodological, or theoretical; including literary criticism. African American Studies is an interdisciplinary field; diverse disciplinary methods and perspectives that include anthropology, art, economics, law, literature, management science, political science, psychology, sociology, social policy research, and others are appreciated.

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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 Studies1999Q3
Cultural Studies2010Q2
Cultural Studies2011Q1
Cultural Studies2012Q1
Cultural Studies2013Q2
Cultural Studies2014Q1
Cultural Studies2015Q2
Cultural Studies2016Q1
Cultural Studies2017Q1
Gender Studies1999Q4
Gender Studies2010Q3
Gender Studies2011Q2
Gender Studies2012Q3
Gender Studies2013Q3
Gender Studies2014Q3
Gender Studies2015Q3
Gender Studies2016Q2
Gender Studies2017Q3
Sociology and Political Science1999Q4
Sociology and Political Science2010Q3
Sociology and Political Science2011Q3
Sociology and Political Science2012Q3
Sociology and Political Science2013Q3
Sociology and Political Science2014Q3
Sociology and Political Science2015Q3
Sociology and Political Science2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science2017Q3
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
19990.103
20100.158
20110.243
20120.235
20130.209
20140.268
20150.169
20160.342
20170.268
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)19990.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.344
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.635
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.687
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.569
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.492
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.489
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.688
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.850
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.344
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.635
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.687
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.345
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.440
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.402
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.747
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.623
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.344
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.635
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.313
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.377
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.377
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.525
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.273
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 Cites19990
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20134
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20171
Total Cites19990
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201011
Total Cites201133
Total Cites201257
Total Cites201329
Total Cites201444
Total Cites201541
Total Cites201671
Total Cites201748
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 document19990.000
External Cites per document20090
External Cites per document20100.344
External Cites per document20110.596
External Cites per document20120.687
External Cites per document20130.298
External Cites per document20140.410
External Cites per document20150.392
External Cites per document20160.716
External Cites per document20170.610
Cites per document19990.000
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.344
Cites per document20110.635
Cites per document20120.687
Cites per document20130.345
Cites per document20140.440
Cites per document20150.402
Cites per document20160.747
Cites per document20170.623
% 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
19990
20093.13
20104.76
20113.13
20120.00
20132.70
20140.00
20150.00
20160.00
20172.08
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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20173
Citable documents19996
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201032
Citable documents201152
Citable documents201283
Citable documents201384
Citable documents2014100
Citable documents2015102
Citable documents201695
Citable documents201777
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 documents19996
Uncited documents20090
Uncited documents201024
Uncited documents201137
Uncited documents201256
Uncited documents201369
Uncited documents201471
Uncited documents201574
Uncited documents201662
Uncited documents201762
Cited documents19990
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20108
Cited documents201116
Cited documents201229
Cited documents201318
Cited documents201432
Cited documents201530
Cited documents201635
Cited documents201718
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