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Showing journal-level statistics from January 1970. The data are based on the journals from this list.

Most Publications

# Journal Publications
1 Marine Policy 109
2 Journal of American History 104
3 English Historical Review 97
4 Perspectives on Politics 91
5 Social Science Quarterly 70
6 Journal of Rural Studies 69
7 International Affairs 69
8 Geoforum 67
9 Slavic Review 63
10 New Media & Society 61

Most Cited Journals

# Journal Citations
1 American Political Science Review 1506
2 American Journal of Political Science 1439
3 American Sociological Review 1243
4 Journal of Politics 1087
5 American Journal of Sociology 1045
6 International Organization 861
7 New Media & Society 848
8 Journal of Communication 745
9 Annual Review of Sociology 719
10 Comparative Political Studies 696

Most Citations to Recent Papers (>= 2020)

# Journal Citations
1 American Political Science Review 102
2 New Media & Society 99
3 Journal of European Public Policy 99
4 Journalism 99
5 Regional Studies 98
6 Geoforum 88
7 Progress in Human Geography 82
8 Information, Communication & Society 81
9 British Journal of Political Science 80
10 Political Geography 75

Journals with the Most-Followed Twitter Accounts

# Journal Account Followers
1 Foreign Affairs @ForeignAffairs 811968
2 New Republic @newrepublic 177502
3 Nation @The_Nation 93415
4 Dissent @DissentMag 81750
5 Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists @BulletinAtomic 61101
6 Sociological Review @TheSocReview 60465
7 New Left Review @NewLeftReview 60131
8 Harvard Law Review @HarvLRev 43560
9 Journal of Palestine Studies @PalStudies 39725
10 Sociology @sociologyjnl 30652

Largest Monthly Growth in Twitter Followers

# Journal Account Growth Followers
1 Journal of Applied Communication Research @JAppliedCommRes + 115 % 127 (+ 68)
2 Social Science Research @SSReditorial + 91 % 128 (+ 61)
3 Social Dynamics @_SocDynamics + 78 % 16 (+ 7)
4 Scripta Nova @GeocriticaN + 73 % 83 (+ 35)
5 European Societies @euro_societies + 64 % 2499 (+ 972)
6 Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism @ScandinavianOf + 53 % 26 (+ 9)
7 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy @HarvardJLPP + 47 % 1419 (+ 456)
8 Poetics @Poetics_Journal + 45 % 262 (+ 81)
9 Journal of International Relations and Development @JIRD_jour + 44 % 847 (+ 259)
10 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics @JLME_ASLME + 35 % 1063 (+ 275)

Highest Ranked Journals without Twitter Accounts

Journal Rank Category
Journal of Economic History # 1 History
China Journal # 1 Area Studies
Communication Monographs # 1 Communication
Journal of Contemporary China # 2 Area Studies
Annual Review of Political Science # 2 Political Science & International Relations
New Media & Society # 2 Communication
Journal of Contemporary Asia # 3 Area Studies
Annual Review of Sociology # 3 Sociology
Sociological Methods & Research # 4 Sociology
Communication Methods & Measures # 4 Communication