Area Studies

Journal Rankings
TQCC Average citations Median citations H4-Index Number of Papers Impact Factor
(A journal has H4-Index of h when h of its past four year's publications has h citations, whereby h is the highest possible number that renders the former statement true. The citation data are based on CrossRef. The ranking can be re-used under a CC0-license.)
(Using publications from roughly 2019-10-01 to 2023-10-01)
Rank Journal H4-Index
1 Eurasian Geography and Economics20
2 East European Politics16
3 Latin American Research Review14
4 Journal of Chinese Political Science13
- Journal of Contemporary China13
6 Economic Development and Cultural Change12
7 European Security11
- Journal of Asian Public Policy11
- Journal of Contemporary European Studies11
- Journal of Asian and African Studies11
- Nationalities Papers-The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity11
- South Asia-Journal of South Asian Studies11
- China Quarterly11
14 Journal of Contemporary Asia10
- Post-Soviet Affairs10
- Southeast European and Black Sea Studies10
- African Affairs10
- Asia Pacific Viewpoint10
- Critical Asian Studies10
20 Journal of Eastern African Studies9
- Africa9
- Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies9
- Europe-Asia Studies9
- Journal of Asian Studies9
- Pacific Review9
- Review of African Political Economy9
- Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies9
- China Journal9
- Contemporary South Asia9
30 Latin American Politics and Society8
- Bulletin of Latin American Research8
- European Review8
- Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies8
- Journal of Southern African Studies8
- Mediterranean Politics8
- Asian Studies Review8
- Central Asian Survey8
38 Journal of Modern African Studies7
- Middle East Critique7
- Modern Asian Studies7
- Asian Survey7
- British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies7
- China Information7
- Latin American Perspectives7
- Turkish Studies7
- African Studies7
- Africa Spectrum7
48 East European Politics and Societies6
- International Journal of Middle East Studies6
- Slavic Review6
- African Studies Review6
- China Perspectives6
- India Review6
- Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs6
- Journal of Latin American Studies6
- Pacific Affairs6
57 IDS Bulletin-Institute of Development Studies5
- Israel Affairs5
- Journal of Australian Studies5
- Pacific Focus5
- Social Science Japan Journal5
- Contemporary Pacific5
- Contemporary Southeast Asia5
- East Asian Science Technology and Society-An International Journal5
- Journal of Palestine Studies5
- Modern China5
- Bilig5
68 Journal of Baltic Studies4
- Journal of Southeast Asian Studies4
- Middle East Policy4
- Social Dynamics-A Journal of African Studies4
72 Middle East Journal3
- Modern Italy3
- African and Asian Studies3
- Asian Journal of Social Science3
- Iranian Studies3
- Middle Eastern Studies3
78 Korea Observer2
- London Journal2
80 NWIG-New West Indian Guide-Nieuwe West-Indische Gids1