Area Studies

List of Journals

Category: All | Area Studies | Communication | Geography | History | Law | Political Science | Sociology

The category ‘Area Studies’ comprises 67 journals. The choice of journals is based on Web of Science 's SSCI (Social Science Citations Index).


• The column Rank refers to the ranking accorded to the journal by Web of Science based on the 2-year Journal Impact Factor 2017.

• Journals listed in pale letters do not deposit scholarly metadata at CrossRef. As a consequence, OOIR cannot track their latest papers.

• The logo Open Access denotes Open Access journals.

1Post-Soviet Affairs1985Taylor & Francis
2African Affairs1901Oxford University Press
3China Quarterly1960Cambridge University Press
4China Journal1979University of Chicago Press
5Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies1965Taylor & Francis
6Pacific Review1988Taylor & Francis
7Journal of Contemporary Asia1970Taylor & Francis
8Journal of Contemporary China1992Taylor & Francis
9Asia Pacific Viewpoint1959Wiley
10Economic Development and Cultural Change1952University of Chicago Press
11Latin American Politics and Society1959Cambridge University Press
12Mediterranean Politics1996Taylor & Francis
13Pacific Affairs1928University of British Columbia
15Southeast European and Black Sea Studies2001Taylor & Francis
16Review of African Political Economy1974Taylor & Francis
17African Studies Review1958Cambridge University Press
18Journal of Asian Studies1941Cambridge University Press
19International Journal of Middle East Studies1970Cambridge University Press
20Contemporary Southeast Asia1979Project MUSE
21Critical Asian Studies1968Taylor & Francis
21Journal of Modern African Studies1963Cambridge University Press
23Bulletin of Latin American Research1981Wiley
24Europe-Asia Studies1949Taylor & Francis
25East European Politics and Societies1986SAGE
26Slavic Review1941Cambridge University Press
27Journal of Latin American Studies1961Cambridge University Press
28Modern China1975SAGE
29Turkish Studies2000Taylor & Francis
30Journal of Eastern African Studies2007Taylor & Francis
31China Information1986SAGE
32China Review2001Chinese University Press
33Journal of Japanese Studies1974Project MUSE
34Journal of Southern African Studies1975Taylor & Francis
35Contemporary Pacific1989University of Hawaii Press
36Africa1928Cambridge University Press
37British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies1974Taylor & Francis
38Asian Studies Review1977Taylor & Francis
39Latin American Perspectives1974SAGE
40Middle East Journal1947Project MUSE
41Middle East Policy1992Wiley
42Latin American Research Review1965University of Pittsburgh Pres
43Journal of Asian and African Studies1965SAGE
44Social Science Japan Journal1998Oxford University Press
45Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies1999Taylor & Francis
46Journal of Southeast Asian Studies1960Cambridge University Press
47Modern Asian Studies1967Cambridge University Press
48European Review1993Cambridge University Press
49Iranian Studies1967Taylor & Francis
50Social Dynamics1975Taylor & Francis
51Africa Spectrum Open Access1966GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
52Asian Survey1961University of Chicago Press
53Journal of Baltic Studies1970Taylor & Francis
54IDS Bulletin Open Access1968Institute of Development Studies
55Asian Journal of Social Science1973Brill
56Journal of Australian Studies1977Taylor & Francis
57Middle Eastern Studies1964Taylor & Francis
58Pacific Focus1986Wiley
59Journal of Palestine Studies1971University of Chicago Press
59German Studies Review1978Project MUSE
61China: An International Journal2003Project MUSE
62African and Asian Studies2002Brill
63Israel Affairs1994Taylor & Francis
64Korea Observer1968IKS
65London Journal1975Taylor & Francis
66Bilig Open Access1996Ahmet Yesevi Universitesi
67New West Indian Guide1919Brill
68African Studies1921Taylor & Francis