Statistics (Area Studies)

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Showing journal-level statistics from Q1 of 2022 (from 1 January to 31 March). The data are based on the journals from this list.

Most Publications

# Journal Publications
1 Latin American Research Review 135
2 New West Indian Guide 53
3 Journal of Asian and African Studies 50
4 Slavic Review 49
5 Journal of Palestine Studies 37
6 Eurasian Geography and Economics 35
7 Journal of Japanese Studies 34
8 Europe-Asia Studies 33
9 African Studies Review 29
10 South Asia 27

Most Cited Journals

# Journal Citations
1 China Quarterly 250
2 Europe-Asia Studies 184
3 Journal of Contemporary China 157
4 Latin American Research Review 122
5 Latin American Politics and Society 111
6 Eurasian Geography and Economics 105
7 African Affairs 93
8 Latin American Perspectives 89
9 Nationalities Papers 84
10 African Studies Review 83

Most Citations to Recent Papers (>= 2020)

# Journal Citations
1 Journal of Contemporary China 29
2 Eurasian Geography and Economics 22
3 Nationalities Papers 19
4 Europe-Asia Studies 18
5 Post-Soviet Affairs 18
6 Mediterranean Politics 16
7 China Quarterly 16
8 Pacific Review 16
9 Journal of Contemporary Asia 15
10 Southeast European and Black Sea Studies 15

Journals with the Most-Followed Twitter Accounts

# Journal Account Followers
1 Journal of Palestine Studies @PalStudies 40832
2 China Quarterly @chinaquarterly 20406
3 African Affairs @AfrAfJournal 12438
4 Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies @APPSCrawford 8569
5 Review of African Political Economy @ROAPEjournal 8093
6 Latin American Research Review @LARRLASA 7299
7 Africa @AfricaIai 6082
8 Middle East Policy @MidEastPolicy 5726
9 Journal of Asian Studies @jas_tw 5383
10 Europe-Asia Studies @EurAsiaStudies 4271

Largest Quarterly Growth in Twitter Followers

# Journal Account Growth Followers
1 Social Dynamics @_SocDynamics + 30 % 43 (+ 10)
2 Africa Spectrum @AfricaSpectrum + 29 % 22 (+ 5)
3 Pacific Review @ReviewPacific + 14 % 1311 (+ 161)
4 Journal of Southern African Studies @JSAS_Editors + 13 % 1905 (+ 221)
5 Central Asian Survey @CA_Survey + 11 % 1966 (+ 191)
6 African Studies @AfrikanStudies + 10 % 1726 (+ 162)
7 Journal of Japanese Studies @JJS_jrnl + 10 % 2646 (+ 242)
8 Nationalities Papers @NationalitiesP + 10 % 1720 (+ 152)
9 African Studies Review @ASRJournal + 9 % 3173 (+ 273)
10 Social Science Japan Journal @ssjj_jrnl + 9 % 969 (+ 76)