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World Politics

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

3.55

h-Index

2022-2023

 122

Rank

2022-2023

 770

SJR

2022-2023

 2.670

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 World Politics
Abbreviation World Politics
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Political Science and International Relations (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1)
h-index 122
Overall Rank/Ranking 770
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.670
Impact Score 3.55
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 00438871, 10863338
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1948-2022




Aim and Scope


World Politics, founded in 1948, is an internationally renowned quarterly journal of political science published in both print and online versions. Open to contributions by scholars, World Politics invites submission of research articles that make theoretical and empirical contributions to the literature, review articles, and research notes bearing on problems in international relations and comparative politics. The journal does not publish articles on current affairs, policy pieces, or narratives of a journalistic nature. Articles submitted for consideration are unsolicited, except for review articles, which are usually commissioned.

Published for the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Affairs


About World Politics


World Politics 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 Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of World Politics is 770. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.670. 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 122. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of World Politics journal is 00438871, 10863338. 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. World Politics is cited by a total of 199 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


World Politics Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of World Politics is 3.55, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. World Politics IF is increased by a factor of 1.27 and approximate percentage change is 55.7% 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

World Politics Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of World Politics is 3.55. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of World Politics. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3.55
2021 2.28
2020 2.31
2019 2.21
2018 3.24
2017 3.64
2016 4.69
2015 3.64
2014 3.45

World Politics h-index


  Table Setting

World Politics has an h-index of 122. It means 122 articles of this journal have more than 122 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.




World Politics ISSN


The ISSN of World Politics is 00438871, 10863338. 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

World Politics Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of World Politics is 770. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.670. 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 World Politics by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.670
2021 1.734
2020 2.423
2019 2.861
2018 5.028
2017 6.544
2016 5.437
2015 3.646
2014 3.459

Ranking of World Politics by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 770
2021 1618
2020 962
2019 723
2018 290
2017 187
2016 247
2015 451
2014 504

World Politics Publisher


Table Setting

World Politics is published by Cambridge University Press. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1948-2022. 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 World Politics is World Politics. This abbreviation ('World Politics') 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 World Politics


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 World Politics?

World Politics latest impact IF is 3.55. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 4.69 (2016) and 2.21 (2019), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 3.22 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the World Politics?

The World Politics has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 2.670, 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 6.544 in 2017 and the lowest being 1.734 in 2021. Furthermore, the average SJR of the World Politics over the previous 9-year period stands at 3.22.


What's the latest h-index of the World Politics?

The latest h-index of the World Politics is 122.


Who's the publisher of the World Politics?

The World Politics is published by the Cambridge University Press, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the World Politics?

The World Politics is currently ranked 770 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 187 in 2017 and its lowest position of 1618 in 2021.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the World Politics?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the World Politics is World Politics.


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

World Politics is classified as a journal that the Cambridge University Press publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the World Politics?

The World Politics 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 World Politics?

The World Politics is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 00438871, 10863338.


What's the best quartile of the World Politics?

The best quartile for the World Politics is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the World Politics?

The World Politics coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1948-2022.


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 World Politics

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3.55
2021 2.28
2020 2.31
2019 2.21
2018 3.24
2017 3.64
2016 4.69
2015 3.64
2014 3.45



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