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American Journal of Political Science

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

4.78

h-Index

2022-2023

 193

Rank

2022-2023

 269

SJR

2022-2023

 4.963

Note: The impact score or impact index 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 and Factor

Title American Journal of Political Science
Abbreviation Am. J. Political Sci.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1)
h-index 193
Overall Rank/Ranking 269
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 4.963
Impact Score 4.78
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 00925853, 15405907
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1982, 1986, 1996-2022




Aim and Scope


The American Journal of Political Science (AJPS) publishes research in all major areas of political science including American politics, public policy, international relations, comparative politics, political methodology, and political theory. Founded in 1956, the AJPS publishes articles that make outstanding contributions to scholarly knowledge about notable theoretical concerns, puzzles or controversies in any subfield of political science.


About American Journal of Political Science


American Journal of Political Science is a journal covering the technologies/fields/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 269. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 4.963. 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 193. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of American Journal of Political Science journal is 00925853, 15405907. 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. American Journal of Political Science is cited by a total of 1218 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


American Journal of Political Science Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of American Journal of Political Science is 4.78, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. American Journal of Political Science IF is increased by a factor of 0.63 and approximate percentage change is 15.18% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a rising trend. The impact IF, 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

American Journal of Political Science Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of American Journal of Political Science is 4.78. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of American Journal of Political Science. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 4.78
2021 4.15
2020 4.92
2019 4.96
2018 4.84
2017 6.24
2016 5.75
2015 5.45
2014 4.14

American Journal of Political Science h-index


  Table Setting

American Journal of Political Science has an h-index of 193. It means 193 articles of this journal have more than 193 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.




American Journal of Political Science ISSN


The ISSN of American Journal of Political Science is 00925853, 15405907. 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

American Journal of Political Science Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of American Journal of Political Science is 269. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 4.963. 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 of American Journal of Political Science by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 4.963
2021 4.913
2020 6.347
2019 7.131
2018 9.602
2017 8.595
2016 10.088
2015 8.311
2014 7.745

Ranking of American Journal of Political Science by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 269
2021 271
2020 191
2019 153
2018 83
2017 111
2016 80
2015 114
2014 135

American Journal of Political Science Publisher


Table Setting

American Journal of Political Science is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1982, 1986, 1996-2022. 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 American Journal of Political Science is Am. J. Political Sci.. This abbreviation ('Am. J. Political Sci.') 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 American Journal of Political Science


If your research field is/are related to Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (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.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the American Journal of Political Science?

American Journal of Political Science latest impact IF is 4.78. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 6.24 (2017) and 4.14 (2014), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 5.03 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the American Journal of Political Science?

The American Journal of Political Science has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 4.963, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 10.088 in 2016 and the lowest being 4.913 in 2021. Furthermore, the average SJR of the American Journal of Political Science over the previous 9-year period stands at 5.03.


What's the latest h-index of the American Journal of Political Science?

The latest h-index of the American Journal of Political Science is 193.


Who's the publisher of the American Journal of Political Science?

The American Journal of Political Science is published by the Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the American Journal of Political Science?

The American Journal of Political Science is currently ranked 269 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 80 in 2016 and its lowest position of 271 in 2021.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the American Journal of Political Science?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the American Journal of Political Science is Am. J. Political Sci..


Is the "American Journal of Political Science" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

American Journal of Political Science is classified as a journal that the Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the American Journal of Political Science?

The American Journal of Political Science encompasses the following areas:

  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Sociology and Political Science

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the American Journal of Political Science?

The American Journal of Political Science is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 00925853, 15405907.


What's the best quartile of the American Journal of Political Science?

The best quartile for the American Journal of Political Science is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the American Journal of Political Science?

The American Journal of Political Science coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1982, 1986, 1996-2022.


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 Score (IS) of American Journal of Political Science

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 4.78
2021 4.15
2020 4.92
2019 4.96
2018 4.84
2017 6.24
2016 5.75
2015 5.45
2014 4.14



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