RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS | 2019-09-13

Monthly Report | August 2019 in the Social Sciences

Statistics
How many papers were published across the social sciences in August 2019? Which journals were most active, and which papers were trending in each discipline?
In total, 3076 papers were published in 458 social science journals throughout August 2019. Click here to see the top trending papers across all categories from August 2019.

Political Science

In August 2019, 136 Political Science journals published 900 papers.

The most active journals were:


 

The top trending papers were the following (based on Altmetric Attention Scores 14 days after the papers' publications):

Sociology

In August 2019, 98 Sociology journals published 538 papers.

The most active journals were:


 

The top trending papers were the following (based on Altmetric Attention Scores 14 days after the papers' publications):

Law

In August 2019, 49 Law journals published 172 papers.

The most active journals were:


 

The top trending papers were the following (based on Altmetric Attention Scores 14 days after the papers' publications):

Geography

In August 2019, 59 Geography journals published 408 papers.

The most active journals were:


 

The top trending papers were the following (based on Altmetric Attention Scores 14 days after the papers' publications):

History

In August 2019, 48 History journals published 552 papers.

The most active journals were:


 

The top trending papers were the following (based on Altmetric Attention Scores 14 days after the papers' publications):

Area Studies

In August 2019, 42 Area Studies journals published 336 papers.

The most active journals were:


 

The top trending papers were the following (based on Altmetric Attention Scores 14 days after the papers' publications):

Communication

In August 2019, 70 Communication journals published 400 papers.

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The top trending papers were the following (based on Altmetric Attention Scores 14 days after the papers' publications):


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