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Last Updated on May 27, 2022


Top Journals in Sociology and Political Science

Presenting here the list of top journals in the field of Sociology And Political Science, which you can always refer to and cite while writing your thesis and research papers. You can also submit your research paper in these journals to show the standard and worthiness of your work. This list is ordered by Scopus ranking. Subject category Sociology and Political Science falls under area Social Sciences.

Note: The impact score shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.


1. Administrative Science Quarterly


Administrative Science Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous) (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Johnson School at Cornell University. The overall rank of Administrative Science Quarterly is 19. ISSN of this journal is/are 00018392, 19303815.

Impact Score: 12.71 h-Index: 191 SJR: 17.357 Overall Ranking: 19



2. American Sociological Review


American Sociological Review is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by American Sociological Association. The overall rank of American Sociological Review is 195. ISSN of this journal is/are 00031224, 19398271.

Impact Score: 10.77 h-Index: 208 SJR: 5.944 Overall Ranking: 195


3. American Political Science Review


American Political Science Review is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of American Political Science Review is 201. ISSN of this journal is/are 15375943, 00030554.

Impact Score: 7.23 h-Index: 182 SJR: 5.816 Overall Ranking: 201


4. Annual Review of Political Science


Annual Review of Political Science is a book series covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Annual Reviews Inc.. The overall rank of Annual Review of Political Science is 224. ISSN of this journal is/are 10942939, 15451577.

Impact Score: 12.52 h-Index: 113 SJR: 5.468 Overall Ranking: 224


5. Annual Review of Sociology


Annual Review of Sociology is a book series covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Annual Reviews Inc.. The overall rank of Annual Review of Sociology is 228. ISSN of this journal is/are 03600572, 15452115.

Impact Score: 10.51 h-Index: 186 SJR: 5.406 Overall Ranking: 228



6. American Journal of Political Science


American Journal of Political Science is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of American Journal of Political Science is 271. ISSN of this journal is/are 00925853, 15405907.

Impact Score: 4.95 h-Index: 180 SJR: 4.913 Overall Ranking: 271


7. Leadership Quarterly


Leadership Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to Applied Psychology (Q1); Business and International Management (Q1); Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Inc.. The overall rank of Leadership Quarterly is 272. ISSN of this journal is/are 10489843.

Impact Score: 8.98 h-Index: 163 SJR: 4.907 Overall Ranking: 272


8. Political Analysis


Political Analysis is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Political Analysis is 298. ISSN of this journal is/are 10471987, 14764989.

Impact Score: 6.61 h-Index: 73 SJR: 4.712 Overall Ranking: 298


9. Journal of Service Research


Journal of Service Research is a journal covering the categories related to Information Systems (Q1); Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Service Research is 387. ISSN of this journal is/are 10946705, 15527379.

Impact Score: 8.84 h-Index: 130 SJR: 4.01 Overall Ranking: 387



10. Journal of Organizational Behavior


Journal of Organizational Behavior is a journal covering the categories related to Applied Psychology (Q1); Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q1); Psychology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd. The overall rank of Journal of Organizational Behavior is 401. ISSN of this journal is/are 10991379, 08943796.

Impact Score: 9.23 h-Index: 191 SJR: 3.88 Overall Ranking: 401


11. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory


Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory is a journal covering the categories related to Marketing (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory is 413. ISSN of this journal is/are 14779803, 10531858.

Impact Score: 5.52 h-Index: 119 SJR: 3.811 Overall Ranking: 413


12. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology


Journal of Personality and Social Psychology is a journal covering the categories related to Social Psychology (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by American Psychological Association. The overall rank of Journal of Personality and Social Psychology is 425. ISSN of this journal is/are 223514.

Impact Score: 7.19 h-Index: 392 SJR: 3.697 Overall Ranking: 425


13. International Organization


International Organization is a journal covering the categories related to Law (Q1); Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of International Organization is 442. ISSN of this journal is/are 15315088, 00208183.

Impact Score: 5.31 h-Index: 151 SJR: 3.606 Overall Ranking: 442



14. Political Communication


Political Communication is a journal covering the categories related to Communication (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Political Communication is 491. ISSN of this journal is/are 10584609, 10917675.

Impact Score: 6.42 h-Index: 90 SJR: 3.371 Overall Ranking: 491


15. Structural Equation Modeling


Structural Equation Modeling is a journal covering the categories related to Decision Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q1); Modeling and Simulation (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Psychology Press Ltd. The overall rank of Structural Equation Modeling is 507. ISSN of this journal is/are 15328007, 10705511.

Impact Score: 4.37 h-Index: 109 SJR: 3.302 Overall Ranking: 507


16. Comparative Political Studies


Comparative Political Studies is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Comparative Political Studies is 524. ISSN of this journal is/are 15523829, 00104140.

Impact Score: 4.82 h-Index: 114 SJR: 3.232 Overall Ranking: 524


17. International Journal of Press/Politics


International Journal of Press/Politics is a journal covering the categories related to Communication (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of International Journal of Press/Politics is 562. ISSN of this journal is/are 19401612.

Impact Score: 5.92 h-Index: 70 SJR: 3.096 Overall Ranking: 562


18. New Media and Society


New Media and Society is a journal covering the categories related to Communication (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of New Media and Society is 575. ISSN of this journal is/are 14614448, 14617315.

Impact Score: 6.92 h-Index: 124 SJR: 3.055 Overall Ranking: 575


19. Journal of Politics


Journal of Politics is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by University of Chicago Press. The overall rank of Journal of Politics is 585. ISSN of this journal is/are 14682508, 00223816.

Impact Score: 3.44 h-Index: 129 SJR: 3.027 Overall Ranking: 585


20. Sociology of Education


Sociology of Education is a journal covering the categories related to Education (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Sociology of Education is 608. ISSN of this journal is/are 00380407, 19398573.

Impact Score: 4.95 h-Index: 100 SJR: 2.932 Overall Ranking: 608


21. British Journal of Political Science


British Journal of Political Science is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of British Journal of Political Science is 614. ISSN of this journal is/are 00071234, 14692112.

Impact Score: 4.85 h-Index: 101 SJR: 2.918 Overall Ranking: 614


22. European Journal of Political Research


European Journal of Political Research is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of European Journal of Political Research is 660. ISSN of this journal is/are 03044130, 14756765.

Impact Score: 6.10 h-Index: 100 SJR: 2.824 Overall Ranking: 660


23. Political Behavior


Political Behavior is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Springer New York. The overall rank of Political Behavior is 663. ISSN of this journal is/are 01909320, 15736687.

Impact Score: 5.29 h-Index: 75 SJR: 2.814 Overall Ranking: 663


24. Public Administration Review


Public Administration Review is a journal covering the categories related to Marketing (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The overall rank of Public Administration Review is 676. ISSN of this journal is/are 00333352, 15406210.

Impact Score: 6.98 h-Index: 149 SJR: 2.788 Overall Ranking: 676


25. American Journal of Sociology


American Journal of Sociology is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by University of Chicago. The overall rank of American Journal of Sociology is 705. ISSN of this journal is/are 00029602, 15375390.

Impact Score: 4.64 h-Index: 191 SJR: 2.721 Overall Ranking: 705


26. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society


Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society is a journal covering the categories related to Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society is 724. ISSN of this journal is/are 17521386, 17521378.

Impact Score: 4.88 h-Index: 59 SJR: 2.696 Overall Ranking: 724


27. Social Issues and Policy Review


Social Issues and Policy Review is a journal covering the categories related to Applied Psychology (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Social Issues and Policy Review is 873. ISSN of this journal is/are 17512409, 17512395.

Impact Score: 9.26 h-Index: 41 SJR: 2.447 Overall Ranking: 873


28. Government Information Quarterly


Government Information Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to E-learning (Q1); Law (Q1); Library and Information Sciences (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Government Information Quarterly is 876. ISSN of this journal is/are 0740624X.

Impact Score: 10.74 h-Index: 112 SJR: 2.439 Overall Ranking: 876


29. Quarterly Journal of Political Science


Quarterly Journal of Political Science is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Now Publishers Inc. The overall rank of Quarterly Journal of Political Science is 887. ISSN of this journal is/are 15540634, 15540626.

Impact Score: 2.41 h-Index: 37 SJR: 2.425 Overall Ranking: 887


30. Political Science Research and Methods


Political Science Research and Methods is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Political Science Research and Methods is 894. ISSN of this journal is/are 20498470, 20498489.

Impact Score: 4.60 h-Index: 17 SJR: 2.419 Overall Ranking: 894


31. Work, Employment and Society


Work, Employment and Society is a journal covering the categories related to Accounting (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Work, Employment and Society is 904. ISSN of this journal is/are 9500170.

Impact Score: 5.96 h-Index: 85 SJR: 2.405 Overall Ranking: 904


32. Public Opinion Quarterly


Public Opinion Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to Communication (Q1); History (Q1); History and Philosophy of Science (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Public Opinion Quarterly is 916. ISSN of this journal is/are 0033362X, 15375331.

Impact Score: 3.80 h-Index: 108 SJR: 2.389 Overall Ranking: 916


33. Work, Aging and Retirement


Work, Aging and Retirement is a journal covering the categories related to Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q1); Geriatrics and Gerontology (Q1); Industrial Relations (Q1); Life-span and Life-course Studies (Q1); Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Work, Aging and Retirement is 923. ISSN of this journal is/are 20544650.

Impact Score: 4.74 h-Index: 27 SJR: 2.38 Overall Ranking: 923


34. Theory and Research in Social Education


Theory and Research in Social Education is a journal covering the categories related to Education (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Theory and Research in Social Education is 926. ISSN of this journal is/are 00933104, 21631654.

Impact Score: 3.57 h-Index: 40 SJR: 2.377 Overall Ranking: 926


35. Journal of Democracy


Journal of Democracy is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Johns Hopkins University Press. The overall rank of Journal of Democracy is 928. ISSN of this journal is/are 10455736, 10863214.

Impact Score: 4.78 h-Index: 91 SJR: 2.372 Overall Ranking: 928


36. Journal of European Public Policy


Journal of European Public Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of European Public Policy is 937. ISSN of this journal is/are 14664429, 13501763.

Impact Score: 5.10 h-Index: 114 SJR: 2.36 Overall Ranking: 937


37. Journal of Race, Ethnicity and Politics


Journal of Race, Ethnicity and Politics is a journal covering the categories related to Anthropology (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Journal of Race, Ethnicity and Politics is 938. ISSN of this journal is/are 20566085.

Impact Score: 2.46 h-Index: 11 SJR: 2.36 Overall Ranking: 938


38. Journal of Peace Research


Journal of Peace Research is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Safety Research (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Journal of Peace Research is 948. ISSN of this journal is/are 223433.

Impact Score: 4.54 h-Index: 108 SJR: 2.35 Overall Ranking: 948


39. Work and Occupations


Work and Occupations is a journal covering the categories related to Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Work and Occupations is 959. ISSN of this journal is/are 07308884, 15528464.

Impact Score: 3.17 h-Index: 73 SJR: 2.334 Overall Ranking: 959


40. Political Psychology


Political Psychology is a journal covering the categories related to Clinical Psychology (Q1); Experimental and Cognitive Psychology (Q1); Philosophy (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Political Psychology is 960. ISSN of this journal is/are 0162895X, 14679221.

Impact Score: 5.28 h-Index: 102 SJR: 2.332 Overall Ranking: 960


41. World Development


World Development is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of World Development is 986. ISSN of this journal is/are 0305750X, 18735991.

Impact Score: 6.27 h-Index: 192 SJR: 2.297 Overall Ranking: 986


42. Accounting, Organizations and Society


Accounting, Organizations and Society is a journal covering the categories related to Accounting (Q1); Applied Psychology (Q1); Information Systems and Management (Q1); Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Accounting, Organizations and Society is 1056. ISSN of this journal is/are 3613682.

Impact Score: 4.78 h-Index: 140 SJR: 2.204 Overall Ranking: 1056


43. Social Forces


Social Forces is a journal covering the categories related to Anthropology (Q1); History (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Social Forces is 1116. ISSN of this journal is/are 15347605, 00377732.

Impact Score: 4.36 h-Index: 137 SJR: 2.135 Overall Ranking: 1116


44. European Political Science Review


European Political Science Review is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of European Political Science Review is 1165. ISSN of this journal is/are 17557739, 17557747.

Impact Score: 3.86 h-Index: 38 SJR: 2.075 Overall Ranking: 1165


45. Journal of Conflict Resolution


Journal of Conflict Resolution is a journal covering the categories related to Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous) (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Conflict Resolution is 1180. ISSN of this journal is/are 220027.

Impact Score: 3.34 h-Index: 113 SJR: 2.062 Overall Ranking: 1180


46. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management


Journal of Policy Analysis and Management is a journal covering the categories related to Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous) (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Liss Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Policy Analysis and Management is 1194. ISSN of this journal is/are 02768739, 15206688.

Impact Score: 2.75 h-Index: 90 SJR: 2.052 Overall Ranking: 1194


47. Journal of Public Relations Research


Journal of Public Relations Research is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Journal of Public Relations Research is 1233. ISSN of this journal is/are 1062726X, 1532754X.

Impact Score: 2.79 h-Index: 51 SJR: 2.012 Overall Ranking: 1233


48. Sociological Theory


Sociological Theory is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Sociological Theory is 1236. ISSN of this journal is/are 07352751, 14679558.

Impact Score: 3.46 h-Index: 79 SJR: 2.01 Overall Ranking: 1236


49. European Sociological Review


European Sociological Review is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of European Sociological Review is 1245. ISSN of this journal is/are 02667215, 14682672.

Impact Score: 3.80 h-Index: 93 SJR: 2.001 Overall Ranking: 1245


50. Sociological Methodology


Sociological Methodology is a journal covering the categories related to Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Sociological Methodology is 1263. ISSN of this journal is/are 14679531, 00811750.

Impact Score: 3.50 h-Index: 59 SJR: 1.988 Overall Ranking: 1263


51. Review of International Political Economy


Review of International Political Economy is a journal covering the categories related to Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Review of International Political Economy is 1294. ISSN of this journal is/are 09692290, 14664526.

Impact Score: 4.94 h-Index: 76 SJR: 1.959 Overall Ranking: 1294


52. Policy and Society


Policy and Society is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Policy and Society is 1312. ISSN of this journal is/are 14494035.

Impact Score: 10.82 h-Index: 41 SJR: 1.944 Overall Ranking: 1312


53. Sociological Methods and Research


Sociological Methods and Research is a journal covering the categories related to Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Sociological Methods and Research is 1331. ISSN of this journal is/are 00491241, 15528294.

Impact Score: 4.01 h-Index: 80 SJR: 1.927 Overall Ranking: 1331


54. Food Policy


Food Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Food Science (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Food Policy is 1332. ISSN of this journal is/are 3069192.

Impact Score: 5.89 h-Index: 113 SJR: 1.926 Overall Ranking: 1332


55. Policy Studies Journal


Policy Studies Journal is a journal covering the categories related to Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Policy Studies Journal is 1334. ISSN of this journal is/are 0190292X, 15410072.

Impact Score: 4.88 h-Index: 75 SJR: 1.924 Overall Ranking: 1334


56. International Security


International Security is a journal covering the categories related to Law (Q1); Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by MIT Press Journals. The overall rank of International Security is 1357. ISSN of this journal is/are 15314804, 01622889.

Impact Score: 5.93 h-Index: 113 SJR: 1.91 Overall Ranking: 1357


57. International Affairs


International Affairs is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The overall rank of International Affairs is 1380. ISSN of this journal is/are 14682346, 00205850.

Impact Score: 4.02 h-Index: 84 SJR: 1.891 Overall Ranking: 1380


58. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research


International Journal of Urban and Regional Research is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Urban Studies (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of International Journal of Urban and Regional Research is 1387. ISSN of this journal is/are 03091317, 14682427.

Impact Score: 4.08 h-Index: 119 SJR: 1.883 Overall Ranking: 1387


59. Sociology


Sociology is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Sociology is 1458. ISSN of this journal is/are 380385.

Impact Score: 3.98 h-Index: 117 SJR: 1.828 Overall Ranking: 1458


60. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology


Journal of Experimental Social Psychology is a journal covering the categories related to Social Psychology (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Academic Press Inc.. The overall rank of Journal of Experimental Social Psychology is 1461. ISSN of this journal is/are 00221031, 10960465.

Impact Score: 3.15 h-Index: 151 SJR: 1.825 Overall Ranking: 1461


61. Environmental Politics


Environmental Politics is a journal covering the categories related to Environmental Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of Environmental Politics is 1520. ISSN of this journal is/are 9644016.

Impact Score: 5.18 h-Index: 75 SJR: 1.788 Overall Ranking: 1520


62. Political Research Quarterly


Political Research Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Political Research Quarterly is 1531. ISSN of this journal is/are 1938274X, 10659129.

Impact Score: 3.21 h-Index: 87 SJR: 1.782 Overall Ranking: 1531


63. Sustainability Science


Sustainability Science is a journal covering the categories related to Ecology (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Global and Planetary Change (Q1); Health (social science) (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Nature and Landscape Conservation (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Springer Japan. The overall rank of Sustainability Science is 1545. ISSN of this journal is/are 18624065, 18624057.

Impact Score: 7.08 h-Index: 65 SJR: 1.775 Overall Ranking: 1545


64. World Politics


World Politics is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of World Politics is 1618. ISSN of this journal is/are 00438871, 10863338.

Impact Score: 2.67 h-Index: 114 SJR: 1.734 Overall Ranking: 1618


65. Policy Sciences


Policy Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Springer Netherlands. The overall rank of Policy Sciences is 1767. ISSN of this journal is/are 00322687, 15730891.

Impact Score: 5.46 h-Index: 61 SJR: 1.661 Overall Ranking: 1767


66. Research and Politics


Research and Politics is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Research and Politics is 1771. ISSN of this journal is/are 20531680.

Impact Score: 4.52 h-Index: 24 SJR: 1.659 Overall Ranking: 1771


67. Cities


Cities is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1); Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management (Q1); Urban Studies (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Cities is 1778. ISSN of this journal is/are 2642751.

Impact Score: 6.40 h-Index: 102 SJR: 1.656 Overall Ranking: 1778


68. Early Childhood Research Quarterly


Early Childhood Research Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to Developmental and Educational Psychology (Q1); Education (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Early Childhood Research Quarterly is 1786. ISSN of this journal is/are 8852006.

Impact Score: 4.12 h-Index: 105 SJR: 1.653 Overall Ranking: 1786


69. Legislative Studies Quarterly


Legislative Studies Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The overall rank of Legislative Studies Quarterly is 1807. ISSN of this journal is/are 03629805, 19399162.

Impact Score: 2.55 h-Index: 56 SJR: 1.637 Overall Ranking: 1807


70. Internet Research


Internet Research is a journal covering the categories related to Communication (Q1); Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Emerald Group Publishing Ltd.. The overall rank of Internet Research is 1836. ISSN of this journal is/are 10662243.

Impact Score: 6.91 h-Index: 94 SJR: 1.618 Overall Ranking: 1836


71. Public Administration


Public Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Public Administration is 1840. ISSN of this journal is/are 14679299, 00333298.

Impact Score: 4.57 h-Index: 98 SJR: 1.617 Overall Ranking: 1840


72. International Studies Quarterly


International Studies Quarterly is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of International Studies Quarterly is 1846. ISSN of this journal is/are 14682478, 00208833.

Impact Score: 2.56 h-Index: 106 SJR: 1.615 Overall Ranking: 1846


73. American Review of Public Administration


American Review of Public Administration is a journal covering the categories related to Marketing (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of American Review of Public Administration is 1853. ISSN of this journal is/are 15523357, 02750740.

Impact Score: 5.13 h-Index: 62 SJR: 1.612 Overall Ranking: 1853


74. Social Networks


Social Networks is a journal covering the categories related to Anthropology (Q1); Psychology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Social Networks is 1951. ISSN of this journal is/are 3788733.

Impact Score: 3.14 h-Index: 102 SJR: 1.565 Overall Ranking: 1951


75. Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences


Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences is a journal covering the categories related to Clinical Psychology (Q1); Geriatrics and Gerontology (Q1); Gerontology (Q1); Health (social science) (Q1); Life-span and Life-course Studies (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Gerontological Society of America. The overall rank of Journals of Gerontology - Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences is 1970. ISSN of this journal is/are 10795014, 17585368.

Impact Score: 4.46 h-Index: 159 SJR: 1.559 Overall Ranking: 1970


76. Media, Culture and Society


Media, Culture and Society is a journal covering the categories related to Communication (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Media, Culture and Society is 1984. ISSN of this journal is/are 01634437, 14603675.

Impact Score: 3.69 h-Index: 73 SJR: 1.554 Overall Ranking: 1984


77. Governance


Governance is a journal covering the categories related to Marketing (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Governance is 2041. ISSN of this journal is/are 09521895, 14680491.

Impact Score: 3.73 h-Index: 80 SJR: 1.525 Overall Ranking: 2041


78. Journal of Experimental Political Science


Journal of Experimental Political Science is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Journal of Experimental Political Science is 2095. ISSN of this journal is/are 20522630, 20522649.

Impact Score: 1.87 h-Index: 16 SJR: 1.497 Overall Ranking: 2095


79. Science Communication


Science Communication is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Science Communication is 2117. ISSN of this journal is/are 15528545, 10755470.

Impact Score: 5.54 h-Index: 64 SJR: 1.489 Overall Ranking: 2117


80. Gender and Society


Gender and Society is a journal covering the categories related to Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous) (Q1); Gender Studies (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Gender and Society is 2158. ISSN of this journal is/are 08912432, 15523977.

Impact Score: 4.03 h-Index: 109 SJR: 1.472 Overall Ranking: 2158


81. Resources Policy


Resources Policy is a journal covering the categories related to Economics and Econometrics (Q1); Law (Q1); Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Resources Policy is 2199. ISSN of this journal is/are 3014207.

Impact Score: 8.02 h-Index: 80 SJR: 1.461 Overall Ranking: 2199


82. Sociological Review


Sociological Review is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Inc.. The overall rank of Sociological Review is 2237. ISSN of this journal is/are 1467954X, 00380261.

Impact Score: 2.93 h-Index: 91 SJR: 1.444 Overall Ranking: 2237


83. Geoforum


Geoforum is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Geoforum is 2287. ISSN of this journal is/are 167185.

Impact Score: 3.95 h-Index: 125 SJR: 1.424 Overall Ranking: 2287


84. Journal of Sex Research


Journal of Sex Research is a journal covering the categories related to Gender Studies (Q1); History and Philosophy of Science (Q1); Psychology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Taylor and Francis Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Sex Research is 2296. ISSN of this journal is/are 00224499, 15598519.

Impact Score: 4.62 h-Index: 118 SJR: 1.421 Overall Ranking: 2296


85. Party Politics


Party Politics is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Party Politics is 2388. ISSN of this journal is/are 13540688, 14603683.

Impact Score: 3.28 h-Index: 78 SJR: 1.391 Overall Ranking: 2388


86. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility


Research in Social Stratification and Mobility is a book series covering the categories related to Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by JAI Press. The overall rank of Research in Social Stratification and Mobility is 2394. ISSN of this journal is/are 2765624.

Impact Score: 3.91 h-Index: 43 SJR: 1.39 Overall Ranking: 2394


87. International Journal of Strategic Communication


International Journal of Strategic Communication is a journal covering the categories related to Communication (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Routledge. The overall rank of International Journal of Strategic Communication is 2400. ISSN of this journal is/are 1553118X, 15531198.

Impact Score: 4.04 h-Index: 26 SJR: 1.389 Overall Ranking: 2400


88. Critical Perspectives on Accounting


Critical Perspectives on Accounting is a journal covering the categories related to Accounting (Q1); Finance (Q1); Information Systems and Management (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Academic Press Inc.. The overall rank of Critical Perspectives on Accounting is 2426. ISSN of this journal is/are 10452354, 10959955.

Impact Score: 5.38 h-Index: 74 SJR: 1.381 Overall Ranking: 2426


89. Political Geography


Political Geography is a journal covering the categories related to Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); History (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Political Geography is 2463. ISSN of this journal is/are 9626298.

Impact Score: 3.53 h-Index: 102 SJR: 1.369 Overall Ranking: 2463


90. Canadian Journal of Political Science


Canadian Journal of Political Science is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Canadian Journal of Political Science is 2505. ISSN of this journal is/are 17449324, 00084239.

Impact Score: 4.08 h-Index: 40 SJR: 1.359 Overall Ranking: 2505


91. Journal of Criminal Justice


Journal of Criminal Justice is a journal covering the categories related to Applied Psychology (Q1); Law (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier BV. The overall rank of Journal of Criminal Justice is 2509. ISSN of this journal is/are 472352.

Impact Score: 4.61 h-Index: 85 SJR: 1.359 Overall Ranking: 2509


92. British Journal of Sociology


British Journal of Sociology is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of British Journal of Sociology is 2569. ISSN of this journal is/are 00071315, 14684446.

Impact Score: 3.07 h-Index: 99 SJR: 1.335 Overall Ranking: 2569


93. Socio-Economic Review


Socio-Economic Review is a journal covering the categories related to Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Socio-Economic Review is 2633. ISSN of this journal is/are 14751461.

Impact Score: 2.72 h-Index: 62 SJR: 1.315 Overall Ranking: 2633


94. Educational Technology and Society


Educational Technology and Society is a journal covering the categories related to Education (Q1); E-learning (Q1); Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by . The overall rank of Educational Technology and Society is 2647. ISSN of this journal is/are 11763647, 14364522.

Impact Score: 3.19 h-Index: 95 SJR: 1.311 Overall Ranking: 2647


95. Regulation and Governance


Regulation and Governance is a journal covering the categories related to Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Regulation and Governance is 2716. ISSN of this journal is/are 17485983, 17485991.

Impact Score: 3.24 h-Index: 49 SJR: 1.293 Overall Ranking: 2716


96. Journal of Rural Studies


Journal of Rural Studies is a journal covering the categories related to Development (Q1); Forestry (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Rural Studies is 2719. ISSN of this journal is/are 7430167.

Impact Score: 5.17 h-Index: 114 SJR: 1.292 Overall Ranking: 2719


97. Policy and Politics


Policy and Politics is a journal covering the categories related to Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Policy Press. The overall rank of Policy and Politics is 2769. ISSN of this journal is/are 03055736, 14708442.

Impact Score: 3.28 h-Index: 56 SJR: 1.278 Overall Ranking: 2769


98. Social Problems


Social Problems is a journal covering the categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Oxford University Press. The overall rank of Social Problems is 2771. ISSN of this journal is/are 15338533, 00377791.

Impact Score: 3.98 h-Index: 101 SJR: 1.278 Overall Ranking: 2771


99. European Journal of International Relations


European Journal of International Relations is a journal covering the categories related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of European Journal of International Relations is 2795. ISSN of this journal is/are 13540661.

Impact Score: 2.74 h-Index: 93 SJR: 1.269 Overall Ranking: 2795


100. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations


Group Processes and Intergroup Relations is a journal covering the categories related to Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous) (Q1); Communication (Q1); Cultural Studies (Q1); Social Psychology (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by SAGE Publications Ltd. The overall rank of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations is 2796. ISSN of this journal is/are 14617188, 13684302.

Impact Score: 3.15 h-Index: 79 SJR: 1.269 Overall Ranking: 2796








Importance of Choosing Highy Ranked and Rated Journals


While writing a research paper or an academic thesis in the field of Sociology and Political Science or any other field, it is extremely important to cite or reference the research paper from a top ranked journal because it shows the credibility and reliability of your work. Also, most of the reviewers evaluate and judge the standard of your research paper and thesis based on the referenced academic sources.


Summary


Irrespective of whether you are writing an academic thesis or a research journal paper, always remember to refer and cite the papers from good quality and top journals, as it shows the credibility and reliability of your work.

Also, it is recommended to submit your research findings whether theoretical or practical into a highly ranked journal to show the worthiness of your research paper.


List of Top 5, 10, 50, 100 Journals in Sociology and Political Science


Irrespective of whether you are writing an academic thesis or a research journal paper, always remember to refer and cite the papers from good quality and top journals, as it shows the credibility and reliability of your work.

Also, it is recommended to submit your research findings whether theoretical or practical into a highly ranked journal to show the worthiness of your research paper.






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