Statistics (Area Studies)

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Showing journal-level statistics from Q3 of 2021 (from 1 July to 30 September), last updated on 19 September 2021. The data are based on the journals from this list.

Most Publications

# Journal Publications
1 Slavic Review 63
2 China Journal 49
3 Journal of Asian and African Studies 36
4 Latin American Perspectives 30
5 South Asia 30
6 Europe-Asia Studies 29
7 China Quarterly 28
8 Asian Studies Review 26
9 Journal of Japanese Studies 24
10 International Journal of Middle East Studies 24

Most Cited Journals

# Journal Citations
1 China Quarterly 166
2 Journal of Contemporary China 147
3 Europe-Asia Studies 130
4 African Affairs 115
5 Eurasian Geography and Economics 104
6 Pacific Review 93
7 Latin American Politics and Society 89
8 Post-Soviet Affairs 87
9 African Studies Review 82
10 Latin American Research Review 71

Most Citations to Recent Papers (>= 2020)

# Journal Citations
1 Journal of Contemporary China 28
2 Mediterranean Politics 16
3 Eurasian Geography and Economics 16
4 Journal of Eastern African Studies 13
5 Pacific Review 12
6 European Security 11
7 Europe-Asia Studies 10
8 Central Asian Survey 10
9 Post-Soviet Affairs 9
10 Critical Asian Studies 9

Journals with the Most-Followed Twitter Accounts

# Journal Account Followers
1 Journal of Palestine Studies @PalStudies 39725
2 China Quarterly @chinaquarterly 19243
3 African Affairs @AfrAfJournal 12003
4 Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies @APPSPolicyForum 8295
5 Review of African Political Economy @ROAPEjournal 7215
6 Latin American Research Review @LARRLASA 6881
7 Africa @AfricaIai 5795
8 Middle East Policy @MidEastPolicy 5363
9 Journal of Asian Studies @jas_tw 4782
10 Journal of Latin American Studies @JLAScamb 3966

Largest Quarterly Growth in Twitter Followers

# Journal Account Growth Followers
1 Social Dynamics @_SocDynamics + 78 % 16 (+ 7)
2 Pacific Review @ReviewPacific + 29 % 1055 (+ 238)
3 Africa Spectrum @AfricaSpectrum + 29 % 9 (+ 2)
4 Mediterranean Politics @Medit_Politics + 16 % 1127 (+ 156)
5 Latin American Politics and Society @LAPSjournal + 11 % 1572 (+ 155)
6 Central Asian Survey @CA_Survey + 9 % 1624 (+ 132)
7 Journal of Japanese Studies @JJS_jrnl + 8 % 2358 (+ 175)
8 Journal of Asian Studies @jas_tw + 8 % 4782 (+ 343)
9 Asian Studies Review @AsianStudiesRev + 8 % 1384 (+ 97)
10 Critical Asian Studies @CriticAsianStds + 7 % 1288 (+ 80)

Highest Ranked Journals without Twitter Accounts

Journal Rank
China Journal # 1
Journal of Contemporary China # 2
Journal of Contemporary Asia # 3
Eurasian Geography and Economics # 9
Journal of Asian Public Policy # 13
Asia Pacific Viewpoint # 15
China Perspectives # 16
Economic Development and Cultural Change # 19
British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies # 19
Turkish Studies # 22