Interest Groups and Advocacy
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Interest Groups and Advocacy
Overview

Impact Factor

NA

H Index

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Impact Factor

1.304

I. Basic Journal Info

Country

United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 20477414, 20477422
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.
History: 2014-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories

Interest Groups and Advocacy
Impact Factor by Web of Science

Index

SCIE/SSCI

Impact Factor

NA

by WOS

Ranking

NA

by WOS

Interest Groups and Advocacy
SJR, SJR Impact Factor and H Index

H Index

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SJR

Scopus Impact Factor

1.304

Interest Groups and Advocacy
SJR Impact Factor 2-year, 3-year, 4-year

2-year
Impact Factor

1.304

3-year
Impact Factor

1.662

4-year
Impact Factor

1.304

Scope/Description:

This journal records and analyzes the multitude of ways that advocacy by groups movements and lobbying professionals can work to influence policy. It also provides a focal point for significant current discussions about how these specialized interests are mobilized and maintained.Interest GroupsAdvocacy ranges widely across the international landscape of politics and society identifying the forces strategies and tactics that determine policy change. The articles published here reflect a diversity of methodologies. The coverage includes studies that address theoretical issues reports rigorous empirical work and presents insight on change agents their behavior and their impact.In a field long dominated by American political science the journal reflects the widening geographical footprint of advocacy. Lobbyists have proliferated and advocacy spending has increased in Europe as well as in states provinces and localities around the world. The journal synthesizes this territorial expansion with broadened interest in the number and type of advocacy organizations. Also noted is the changing nature of advocates including multinational corporations nongovernmental organizations and social movementsso divergent from textbook stereotypes of interest groupsthat seek to influence public policies.Although the journal is anchored within political science it publishes research based in such other disciplines as economics sociology law and history. Also covered are social movement scholarship and public affairs which form important components of the process of competitive advocacy that today often functions as a proxy for democratic contestation.Interest GroupsAdvocacy is the official journal of the Political Organizations and Parties section of the American Political Science Association.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)



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SCR Impact Factor

Interest Groups and Advocacy
SCR Journal Ranking

Interest Groups and Advocacy
SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.

Interest Groups and Advocacy
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

Note: impact factor data for reference only

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Interest Groups and Advocacy
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    1.304 1.662 1.614
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    1.171 1.328 1.263
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    1.125 1.02 1.132
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.743 0.642 1.3
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.667 1.396 1.396
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    1.257 1.257 1.257
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    2.941 2.941 2.941
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only

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Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?


III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

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H-Index

The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications

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H-Index History