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Showing journal-level statistics from Q4 of 2021 (from 1 October to 31 December), last updated on 09 December 2021. The data are based on the journals from this list.

Most Publications

# Journal Publications
1 Marine Policy 72
2 English Historical Review 68
3 Journal of Rural Studies 60
4 Geoforum 54
5 New West Indian Guide 53
6 Journal of Social and Personal Relationships 51
7 Ethnic and Racial Studies 49
8 Global Environmental Change 49
9 Hispanic American Historical Review 48
10 Journal of British Studies 47

Most Cited Journals

# Journal Citations
1 American Political Science Review 1028
2 American Journal of Political Science 1022
3 American Sociological Review 898
4 American Journal of Sociology 716
5 Journal of Politics 703
6 Geoforum 576
7 New Media & Society 555
8 Annual Review of Sociology 532
9 International Organization 523
10 Journal of Communication 520

Most Citations to Recent Papers (>= 2020)

# Journal Citations
1 Geoforum 88
2 New Media & Society 84
3 Geopolitics 80
4 Information, Communication & Society 73
5 Digital Journalism 72
6 Journal of European Public Policy 70
7 American Political Science Review 70
8 Progress in Human Geography 69
9 Journalism 69
10 Political Geography 68

Journals with the Most-Followed Twitter Accounts

# Journal Account Followers
1 Foreign Affairs @ForeignAffairs 818332
2 New Republic @newrepublic 177785
3 Nation @The_Nation 95982
4 Dissent @DissentMag 82630
5 New Left Review @NewLeftReview 62113
6 Sociological Review @TheSocReview 61721
7 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists @BulletinAtomic 61530
8 Harvard Law Review @HarvLRev 44282
9 Journal of Palestine Studies @PalStudies 40040
10 Sociology @sociologyjnl 31585

Largest Quarterly Growth in Twitter Followers

# Journal Account Growth Followers
1 Social Dynamics @_SocDynamics + 106 % 33 (+ 17)
2 Africa Spectrum @AfricaSpectrum + 89 % 17 (+ 8)
3 Journal of Language and Social Psychology @jlangsocpsych + 87 % 103 (+ 48)
4 Information & Culture @InfoandCulture + 51 % 148 (+ 50)
5 Journal of Applied Communication Research @JAppliedCommRes + 40 % 178 (+ 51)
6 Poetics @Poetics_Journal + 38 % 361 (+ 99)
7 Swiss Political Science Review @SPSR_RSSP + 35 % 402 (+ 104)
8 Social Science Research @SSReditorial + 33 % 170 (+ 42)
9 Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism @ScandinavianOf + 31 % 34 (+ 8)
10 Law and Human Behavior @lhb_apls + 30 % 326 (+ 76)

Highest Ranked Journals without Twitter Accounts

Journal Rank Category
China Journal # 1 Area Studies
Communication Monographs # 1 Communication
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