Statistics (Area Studies)

Browse by month:
Browse by quarter:
Showing journal-level statistics from Q4 of 2021, last updated on 01 January 2022. The data are based on the journals from this list.

Most Publications

# Journal Publications
1 Slavic Review 64
2 New West Indian Guide 53
3 Journal of Asian and African Studies 46
4 African Studies Review 39
5 Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies 35
6 Middle East Policy 27
7 Contemporary Pacific 27
8 China Quarterly 26
9 Journal of Contemporary European Studies 25
10 Eurasian Geography and Economics 25

Most Cited Journals

# Journal Citations
1 China Quarterly 201
2 Journal of Contemporary China 142
3 Europe-Asia Studies 131
4 African Affairs 107
5 Journal of Modern African Studies 100
6 African Studies Review 95
7 Pacific Review 90
8 Eurasian Geography and Economics 88
9 Latin American Perspectives 86
10 Nationalities Papers 77

Most Citations to Recent Papers (>= 2020)

# Journal Citations
1 Journal of Contemporary European Studies 21
2 Journal of Contemporary China 18
3 Pacific Review 16
4 Eurasian Geography and Economics 16
5 China Quarterly 15
6 Latin American Perspectives 13
7 African Studies Review 13
8 Journal of Asian Public Policy 11
9 Journal of Eastern African Studies 11
10 Post-Soviet Affairs 10

Journals with the Most-Followed Twitter Accounts

# Journal Account Followers
1 Journal of Palestine Studies @PalStudies 40158
2 China Quarterly @chinaquarterly 20011
3 African Affairs @AfrAfJournal 12305
4 Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies @APPSPolicyForum 8487
5 Review of African Political Economy @ROAPEjournal 7860
6 Latin American Research Review @LARRLASA 7191
7 Africa @AfricaIai 6009
8 Middle East Policy @MidEastPolicy 5707
9 Journal of Asian Studies @jas_tw 5105
10 Journal of Latin American Studies @JLAScamb 4165

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 Mediterranean Politics @Medit_Politics + 17 % 1313 (+ 186)
4 Critical Asian Studies @CriticAsianStds + 17 % 1512 (+ 224)
5 Slavic Review @slavicreview + 14 % 726 (+ 89)
6 Journal of Contemporary European Studies @JournalCES + 10 % 361 (+ 34)
7 Journal of Southern African Studies @JSAS_Editors + 10 % 1684 (+ 151)
8 Central Asian Survey @CA_Survey + 9 % 1775 (+ 151)
9 African Studies Review @ASRJournal + 9 % 2900 (+ 242)
10 Social Science Japan Journal @ssjj_jrnl + 9 % 893 (+ 74)