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Showing journal-level statistics from Q4 of 2021. The data are based on the journals from this list.

Most Publications

# Journal Publications
1 Journal of British Studies 43
2 Journal of Social and Personal Relationships 23
3 Ethnic and Racial Studies 21
4 Transactions in GIS 19
5 Social Indicators Research 19
6 Geoforum 18
7 Terrorism and Political Violence 18
8 Journal of Rural Studies 18
9 Landscape and Urban Planning 17
10 Marine Policy 17

Most Cited Journals

# Journal Citations
1 American Journal of Political Science 333
2 American Political Science Review 280
3 American Sociological Review 237
4 Journal of Politics 203
5 International Organization 192
6 Geoforum 189
7 American Journal of Sociology 185
8 Regional Studies 175
9 Annual Review of Sociology 159
10 Journal of Communication 158

Most Citations to Recent Papers (>= 2020)

# Journal Citations
1 Annals of Tourism Research 48
2 Geoforum 28
3 Digital Journalism 28
4 International Journal of Advertising 25
5 Progress in Human Geography 25
6 Party Politics 23
7 New Media & Society 23
8 British Journal of Political Science 22
9 Geopolitics 21
10 Antipode 21

Journals with the Most-Followed Twitter Accounts

# Journal Account Followers
1 Foreign Affairs @ForeignAffairs 814282
2 New Republic @newrepublic 177605
3 Nation @The_Nation 93880
4 Dissent @DissentMag 82007
5 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists @BulletinAtomic 61311
6 Sociological Review @TheSocReview 61105
7 New Left Review @NewLeftReview 60561
8 Harvard Law Review @HarvLRev 43745
9 Journal of Palestine Studies @PalStudies 39787
10 Sociology @sociologyjnl 31032

Largest Monthly Growth in Twitter Followers

# Journal Account Growth Followers
1 Social Dynamics @_SocDynamics + 44 % 23 (+ 7)
2 Poetics @Poetics_Journal + 19 % 313 (+ 51)
3 Journal of Applied Communication Research @JAppliedCommRes + 17 % 149 (+ 22)
4 Journal of Language and Social Psychology @jlangsocpsych + 13 % 62 (+ 7)
5 Slavic Review @slavicreview + 13 % 718 (+ 81)
6 Social Science Research @SSReditorial + 13 % 144 (+ 16)
7 Journal of Women's History @JournWomensHist + 12 % 1040 (+ 112)
8 Sociological Methodology @SocMethod + 10 % 428 (+ 39)
9 South African Journal on Human Rights @SAJHR_ZA + 10 % 1702 (+ 150)
10 Economy and Society @EconSocJournal + 10 % 1403 (+ 122)

Highest Ranked Journals without Twitter Accounts

Journal Rank Category
Communication Monographs # 1 Communication
China Journal # 1 Area Studies
Journal of Economic History # 1 History
Annual Review of Political Science # 2 Political Science & International Relations
New Media & Society # 2 Communication
Journal of Contemporary China # 2 Area Studies
Journal of Contemporary Asia # 3 Area Studies
Annual Review of Sociology # 3 Sociology
Sociological Methods & Research # 4 Sociology
Communication Methods & Measures # 4 Communication