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Journal of Social Policy- Impact Factor, Overall Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and Other Important Metrics

Last Updated on October 4, 2021

Impact Factor

3.269

h-Index

 64

Rank

 2474

SJR

 1.425

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.

Important Metrics

Title Journal of Social Policy
Abbreviation J. Soc. Policy
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Social Work (Q1)
h-index 64
Overall Rank/Ranking 2474
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 1.425
Impact Score 3.05
Impact Factor 3.269 (2020)
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 14697823, 00472794


Aim and Scope


The Journal of Social Policy carries high quality articles on all aspects of social policy in an international context. It places particular emphasis upon articles which seek to contribute to debates on the future direction of social policy, to present new empirical data, to advance theories, or to analyse issues in the making and implementation of social policies.

The Journal of Social Policy is part of the "Social Policy Package", which also includes Social Policy and Society and the Social Policy Digest. An online resource, the Social Policy Digest, was launched in 2003. The Digest provides a regularly up-dated, fully searchable, summary of policy developments and research findings across the whole range of social policy.


About Journal of Social Policy


Journal of Social Policy is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Social Work (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Journal of Social Policy is 2474. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.425. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 64. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Journal of Social Policy journal is 14697823, 00472794. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. Journal of Social Policy is cited by a total of 365 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).


Journal of Social Policy Impact Factor 2020-2021


The impact factor (IF) 2020 of Journal of Social Policy is 3.269, which is computed in 2021 as per it's definition. Journal of Social Policy IF is increased by a factor of 0.68 and approximate percentage change is 26.12% when compared to preceding year 2019, which shows a rising trend. The impact factor (If), also denoted as Journal impact factor (JIF), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Web of Science data.

Table Setting

Impact Factor Trend


Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of Journal of Social Policy. Based on Web of Science data.


Year Impact Factor (IF)
2021/2022Coming Soon
2020 3.269
2019 2.592
2018 2.296
2017 2.261
2016 1.458
2015 1.151
2014 0.865
2013 1.632
2012
2011
2010

Journal of Social Policy Impact Score 2020-2021


The impact score (IS) 2020 of Journal of Social Policy is 3.05, which is computed in 2021 as per its definition. Journal of Social Policy IS is increased by a factor of 0.19 and approximate percentage change is 6.64% when compared to preceding year 2019, which shows a rising trend. The impact score (IS), also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

Journal of Social Policy Impact Score 2021 Prediction


IS 2020 of Journal of Social Policy is 3.05. If the same upward trend persists, impact score of joule may rise in 2021 as well.


Impact Score Trend


Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Journal of Social Policy. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 3.05
2019 2.86
2018 2.61
2017 2.71
2016 1.80
2015 1.78
2014 1.86

Journal of Social Policy h-index


  Table Setting

Journal of Social Policy has an h-index of 64. It means 64 articles of this journal have more than 64 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




Journal of Social Policy ISSN


The ISSN of Journal of Social Policy is 14697823, 00472794. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

Journal of Social Policy Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Journal of Social Policy is 2474. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.425. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.


Journal of Social Policy Publisher


Table Setting

Journal of Social Policy is published by Cambridge University Press. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1976, 1978-1984, 1986-2020. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Journal of Social Policy is J. Soc. Policy. This abbreviation ('J. Soc. Policy') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in Journal of Social Policy


If your research field is/are related to Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Social Work (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of Journal of Social Policy

Impact Factor Table

Year Impact Factor (IF)
2021/2022Coming Soon
2020 3.269
2019 2.592
2018 2.296
2017 2.261
2016 1.458
2015 1.151
2014 0.865
2013 1.632
2012
2011
2010



Year wise Impact Score (IF) of Journal of Social Policy

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 3.05
2019 2.86
2018 2.61
2017 2.71
2016 1.80
2015 1.78
2014 1.86



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