Statistics (Area Studies)

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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 New West Indian Guide 53
2 Journal of Asian and African Studies 38
3 African Studies Review 29
4 Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies 25
5 German Studies Review 24
6 Journal of Contemporary European Studies 23
7 Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 23
8 Middle East Policy 22
9 British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 22
10 South Asia 20

Most Cited Journals

# Journal Citations
1 China Quarterly 133
2 Journal of Contemporary China 109
3 Europe-Asia Studies 107
4 African Affairs 87
5 Journal of Modern African Studies 80
6 African Studies Review 80
7 Pacific Review 76
8 Latin American Perspectives 73
9 Eurasian Geography and Economics 60
10 Post-Soviet Affairs 60

Most Citations to Recent Papers (>= 2020)

# Journal Citations
1 Journal of Contemporary China 15
2 Pacific Review 14
3 Journal of Contemporary European Studies 12
4 African Studies Review 12
5 China Quarterly 12
6 Latin American Perspectives 11
7 European Security 10
8 Eurasian Geography and Economics 9
9 Post-Soviet Affairs 9
10 Europe-Asia Studies 9

Journals with the Most-Followed Twitter Accounts

# Journal Account Followers
1 Journal of Palestine Studies @PalStudies 40040
2 China Quarterly @chinaquarterly 19752
3 African Affairs @AfrAfJournal 12221
4 Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies @APPSPolicyForum 8457
5 Review of African Political Economy @ROAPEjournal 7755
6 Latin American Research Review @LARRLASA 7102
7 Africa @AfricaIai 5955
8 Middle East Policy @MidEastPolicy 5689
9 Journal of Asian Studies @jas_tw 5054
10 Journal of Latin American Studies @JLAScamb 4134

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)

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