Statistics (Area Studies)

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Showing journal-level statistics from Q2 of 2022, last updated on 30 June 2022. The data are based on the journals from this list.

Most Publications

# Journal Publications
1 Nationalities Papers 55
2 China Journal 49
3 Journal of Asian Studies 42
4 African Studies Review 37
5 China Quarterly 32
6 Journal of Asian and African Studies 30
7 Journal of Southern African Studies 27
8 German Studies Review 24
9 Journal of Contemporary China 23
10 Middle Eastern Studies 23

Most Cited Journals

# Journal Citations
1 China Quarterly 157
2 Journal of Contemporary China 103
3 Europe-Asia Studies 95
4 African Affairs 82
5 Eurasian Geography and Economics 80
6 Pacific Review 77
7 Journal of Contemporary Asia 69
8 African Studies Review 63
9 Nationalities Papers 60
10 Post-Soviet Affairs 59

Most Citations to Recent Papers (>= 2020)

# Journal Citations
1 Asia Pacific Viewpoint 23
2 Eurasian Geography and Economics 19
3 China Quarterly 19
4 Journal of Contemporary Asia 18
5 Nationalities Papers 18
6 Central Asian Survey 17
7 Journal of Contemporary China 16
8 Turkish Studies 16
9 Pacific Review 14
10 Mediterranean Politics 13

Journals with the Most-Followed Twitter Accounts

# Journal Account Followers
1 Journal of Palestine Studies @PalStudies 41991
2 China Quarterly @chinaquarterly 21080
3 African Affairs @AfrAfJournal 12627
4 Review of African Political Economy @ROAPEjournal 8340
5 Latin American Research Review @LARRLASA 7498
6 Africa @AfricaIai 6281
7 Middle East Policy @MidEastPolicy 5800
8 Journal of Asian Studies @jas_tw 5703
9 Europe-Asia Studies @EurAsiaStudies 4536
10 Journal of Latin American Studies @JLAScamb 4488

Largest Quarterly Growth in Twitter Followers

# Journal Account Growth Followers
1 Africa Spectrum @AfricaSpectrum + 123 % 49 (+ 27)
2 Critical Asian Studies @CriticAsianStds + 17 % 1891 (+ 278)
3 Social Dynamics @_SocDynamics + 16 % 50 (+ 7)
4 Pacific Review @ReviewPacific + 15 % 1507 (+ 196)
5 African Studies Review @ASRJournal + 14 % 3627 (+ 454)
6 African Studies @AfrikanStudies + 10 % 1905 (+ 179)
7 Journal of Southern African Studies @JSAS_Editors + 10 % 2093 (+ 188)
8 Mediterranean Politics @Medit_Politics + 8 % 1493 (+ 109)
9 Central Asian Survey @CA_Survey + 8 % 2115 (+ 149)
10 Journal of Modern African Studies @jmodafstudies + 7 % 2800 (+ 189)