Statistics (Area Studies)

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Showing journal-level statistics from Q3 of 2022 (from 1 July to 30 September). The data are based on the journals from this list.

Most Publications

# Journal Publications
1 Slavic Review 68
2 New West Indian Guide 56
3 Journal of Asian Studies 56
4 China Quarterly 51
5 African Studies Review 47
6 Journal of Asian and African Studies 41
7 Nationalities Papers 40
8 Bulletin of Latin American Research 38
9 Iranian Studies 35
10 Middle Eastern Studies 33

Most Cited Journals

# Journal Citations
1 Journal of Contemporary China 62
2 China Quarterly 42
3 East European Politics 33
4 Latin American Research Review 32
5 Europe-Asia Studies 31
6 Turkish Studies 29
7 Asian Survey 27
8 East European Politics and Societies 26
9 Journal of Asian and African Studies 23
10 China Review 22

Most Citations to Recent Papers (>= 2020)

# Journal Citations
1 East European Politics 20
2 Journal of Contemporary China 17
3 Turkish Studies 9
4 Journal of Contemporary European Studies 8
5 East European Politics and Societies 8
6 Eurasian Geography and Economics 7
7 Europe-Asia Studies 7
8 Central Asian Survey 7
9 Asian Studies Review 6
10 China Quarterly 6

Journals with the Most-Followed Twitter Accounts

# Journal Account Followers
1 Journal of Palestine Studies @PalStudies 42800
2 China Quarterly @chinaquarterly 21933
3 African Affairs @AfrAfJournal 12968
4 Review of African Political Economy @ROAPEjournal 8654
5 Latin American Research Review @LARRLASA 7710
6 Africa @AfricaIai 6452
7 Journal of Asian Studies @jas_tw 5975
8 Middle East Policy @MidEastPolicy 5819
9 South Asia @southasiajsas 4913
10 Journal of Latin American Studies @JLAScamb 4765

Largest Quarterly Growth in Twitter Followers

# Journal Account Growth Followers
1 Africa Spectrum @AfricaSpectrum + 22 % 60 (+ 11)
2 Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies @APPSCrawford + 15 % 110 (+ 14)
3 Pacific Review @ReviewPacific + 14 % 1718 (+ 211)
4 Central Asian Survey @CA_Survey + 11 % 2354 (+ 239)
5 Journal of Modern African Studies @jmodafstudies + 11 % 3113 (+ 313)
6 South Asia @southasiajsas + 11 % 4913 (+ 482)
7 Critical Asian Studies @CriticAsianStds + 10 % 2089 (+ 198)
8 Journal of Southern African Studies @JSAS_Editors + 9 % 2286 (+ 193)
9 African Studies @AfrikanStudies + 9 % 2072 (+ 167)
10 Journal of Japanese Studies @JJS_jrnl + 9 % 2999 (+ 237)

Highest Ranked Journals without Twitter Accounts

Journal Rank
China Journal # 3
Journal of Contemporary China # 4
East European Politics # 7
Turkish Studies # 12
Politics, Religion & Ideology # 12
Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs # 15
Journal of Contemporary Asia # 17
Post-Soviet Affairs # 18
Eurasian Geography and Economics # 22
China Review # 23