Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Psychology, Public Policy, and Law

CountryUnited States
50
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryPsychology
Social Psychology

Social Sciences
Law
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherAmerican Psychological Association
Publication typeJournals
ISSN10768971
Coverage1995-ongoing
Scope Psychology, Public Policy, and Law provides a forum to critically evaluate the contributions of psychology and related disciplines (hereinafter psychology) to public policy and legal issues. The journal publishes theoretical and empirical articles that - critically evaluate the contributions and potential contributions of psychology to public policy and legal issues; - assess the desirability of different public policy and legal alternatives in light of the scientific knowledge base in psychology; - articulate research needs that address public policy and legal issues for which there is currently insufficient theoretical and empirical knowledge; (source)
Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Law1997Q1
Law1998Q1
Law1999Q2
Law2000Q1
Law2001Q2
Law2002Q1
Law2003Q1
Law2004Q1
Law2005Q1
Law2006Q1
Law2007Q1
Law2008Q1
Law2009Q1
Law2010Q1
Law2011Q1
Law2012Q1
Law2013Q1
Law2014Q1
Law2015Q1
Law2016Q1
Social Psychology1997Q2
Social Psychology1998Q3
Social Psychology1999Q3
Social Psychology2000Q3
Social Psychology2001Q3
Social Psychology2002Q2
Social Psychology2003Q2
Social Psychology2004Q1
Social Psychology2005Q3
Social Psychology2006Q1
Social Psychology2007Q2
Social Psychology2008Q1
Social Psychology2009Q1
Social Psychology2010Q1
Social Psychology2011Q1
Social Psychology2012Q1
Social Psychology2013Q1
Social Psychology2014Q1
Social Psychology2015Q1
Social Psychology2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science1997Q1
Sociology and Political Science1998Q2
Sociology and Political Science1999Q3
Sociology and Political Science2000Q2
Sociology and Political Science2001Q3
Sociology and Political Science2002Q2
Sociology and Political Science2003Q2
Sociology and Political Science2004Q1
Sociology and Political Science2005Q2
Sociology and Political Science2006Q1
Sociology and Political Science2007Q1
Sociology and Political Science2008Q1
Sociology and Political Science2009Q1
Sociology and Political Science2010Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q1
Sociology and Political Science2012Q1
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
19990.286
20000.327
20010.266
20020.453
20030.499
20041.400
20050.361
20061.066
20070.878
20081.138
20091.441
20101.677
20111.319
20121.372
20131.725
20141.203
20151.218
20160.863
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19990.552
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.910
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.772
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.902
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.993
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.160
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.649
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.935
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.167
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.746
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.758
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20103.420
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.096
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.508
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.685
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.869
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.240
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.552
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.658
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.604
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.766
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.679
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.019
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.984
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.492
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.440
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.135
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.114
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.762
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.157
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.563
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.613
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.558
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.313
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.441
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.438
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.402
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.636
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20032.051
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.226
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20062.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20073.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.480
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.158
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.468
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.130
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.633
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.113
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites19990
Self Cites20000
Self Cites20010
Self Cites200217
Self Cites20032
Self Cites20047
Self Cites20058
Self Cites20066
Self Cites20074
Self Cites20082
Self Cites20095
Self Cites20104
Self Cites20116
Self Cites20126
Self Cites201316
Self Cites201419
Self Cites201519
Self Cites201614
Total Cites199953
Total Cites200077
Total Cites200196
Total Cites2002105
Total Cites2003119
Total Cites200494
Total Cites200553
Total Cites2006125
Total Cites2007152
Total Cites2008172
Total Cites2009116
Total Cites2010109
Total Cites2011116
Total Cites2012161
Total Cites2013228
Total Cites2014196
Total Cites2015220
Total Cites2016229
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19990.552
External Cites per document20000.658
External Cites per document20010.604
External Cites per document20020.642
External Cites per document20031.147
External Cites per document20041.554
External Cites per document20050.865
External Cites per document20061.889
External Cites per document20072.426
External Cites per document20083.400
External Cites per document20093.000
External Cites per document20103.000
External Cites per document20112.619
External Cites per document20123.039
External Cites per document20133.313
External Cites per document20142.360
External Cites per document20152.337
External Cites per document20162.172
Cites per document19990.552
Cites per document20000.658
Cites per document20010.604
Cites per document20020.766
Cites per document20031.167
Cites per document20041.679
Cites per document20051.019
Cites per document20061.984
Cites per document20072.492
Cites per document20083.440
Cites per document20093.135
Cites per document20103.114
Cites per document20112.762
Cites per document20123.157
Cites per document20133.563
Cites per document20142.613
Cites per document20152.558
Cites per document20162.313
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
19994.08
20000.00
200120.00
20027.14
20030.00
200414.29
200520.00
200620.00
200720.00
200825.00
20090.00
201017.65
20119.52
20123.85
201316.67
201412.12
20157.50
201618.92
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20164
Citable documents199996
Citable documents2000117
Citable documents2001159
Citable documents2002137
Citable documents2003102
Citable documents200456
Citable documents200552
Citable documents200663
Citable documents200761
Citable documents200850
Citable documents200937
Citable documents201035
Citable documents201142
Citable documents201251
Citable documents201364
Citable documents201475
Citable documents201586
Citable documents201699
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents199964
Uncited documents200085
Uncited documents2001111
Uncited documents200281
Uncited documents200345
Uncited documents200422
Uncited documents200528
Uncited documents200622
Uncited documents200717
Uncited documents200817
Uncited documents20097
Uncited documents20104
Uncited documents20114
Uncited documents20127
Uncited documents201310
Uncited documents201419
Uncited documents201523
Uncited documents201631
Cited documents199932
Cited documents200032
Cited documents200148
Cited documents200256
Cited documents200357
Cited documents200434
Cited documents200524
Cited documents200641
Cited documents200744
Cited documents200833
Cited documents200930
Cited documents201031
Cited documents201138
Cited documents201244
Cited documents201354
Cited documents201458
Cited documents201566
Cited documents201672
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