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Social Forces

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

3.66

h-Index

2022-2023

 143

Rank

2022-2023

 1161

SJR

2022-2023

 2.132

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 Social Forces
Abbreviation Soc. Forces
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Anthropology (Q1); History (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1)
h-index 143
Overall Rank/Ranking 1161
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.132
Impact Score 3.66
Publisher Oxford University Press
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 15347605, 00377732
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1925-2022




Aim and Scope


Core influence equals the number of times articles from a journal are cited in a given year in one of the three major journals of general interest in the field of sociology (American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, and Social Forces) divided by the number of articles published in the journal in that same year.


About Social Forces


Social Forces is a journal covering the technologies/fields/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 1161. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.132. 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 143. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Social Forces journal is 15347605, 00377732. 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. Social Forces is cited by a total of 779 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Social Forces Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Social Forces is 3.66, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Social Forces IF is decreased by a factor of 0.1 and approximate percentage change is -2.66% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a falling 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

Social Forces Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Social Forces is 3.66. If the same downward trend persists, Impact IF may fall in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Social Forces. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3.66
2021 3.76
2020 2.76
2019 2.19
2018 2.46
2017 2.50
2016 2.85
2015 2.22
2014 1.95

Social Forces h-index


  Table Setting

Social Forces has an h-index of 143. It means 143 articles of this journal have more than 143 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.




Social Forces ISSN


The ISSN of Social Forces is 15347605, 00377732. 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

Social Forces Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Social Forces is 1161. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.132. 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 Social Forces by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.132
2021 2.135
2020 1.952
2019 1.769
2018 2.910
2017 2.257
2016 2.310
2015 1.750
2014 1.706

Ranking of Social Forces by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1161
2021 1116
2020 1375
2019 1666
2018 691
2017 1121
2016 1071
2015 1830
2014 1858

Social Forces Publisher


Table Setting

Social Forces is published by Oxford University Press. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1925-2022. 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 Social Forces is Soc. Forces. This abbreviation ('Soc. Forces') 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 Social Forces


If your research field is/are related to Anthropology (Q1); History (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 Social Forces?

Social Forces latest impact IF is 3.66. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 3.76 (2021) and 1.95 (2014), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 2.71 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Social Forces?

The Social Forces has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 2.132, 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 2.910 in 2018 and the lowest being 1.706 in 2014. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Social Forces over the previous 9-year period stands at 2.71.


What's the latest h-index of the Social Forces?

The latest h-index of the Social Forces is 143.


Who's the publisher of the Social Forces?

The Social Forces is published by the Oxford University Press, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Social Forces?

The Social Forces is currently ranked 1161 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 691 in 2018 and its lowest position of 1858 in 2014.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Social Forces?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Social Forces is Soc. Forces.


Is the "Social Forces" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Social Forces is classified as a journal that the Oxford University Press publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Social Forces?

The Social Forces encompasses the following areas:

  • Anthropology
  • History
  • 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 Social Forces?

The Social Forces is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 15347605, 00377732.


What's the best quartile of the Social Forces?

The best quartile for the Social Forces is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Social Forces?

The Social Forces coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1925-2022.


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 Social Forces

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3.66
2021 3.76
2020 2.76
2019 2.19
2018 2.46
2017 2.50
2016 2.85
2015 2.22
2014 1.95



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