SCI Journal

Impact Factor Database

Mobilization

Basic Journal Info

Country

United States
Journal ISSN: 1086671X
Publisher: San Diego State University
History: 2005-2012, 2014-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
Note:
You can find more information about getting published on this journal here: https://mobilization.scholasticahq.com/for-authors

Research Categories

Impact Factor Ranking

Social Sciences
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Scope/Description:

Mobilization: An International Quarterly is the premier journal of research specializing in social movements, protests, insurgencies, revolutions, and other forms of contentious politics. Mobilization was first published in 1996 to fill the need for a scholarly review of research that focused exclusively with social movements, protest and collective action. Mobilization is fully peer-reviewed and widely indexed. A 2003 study, when Mobilization was published semiannually, showed that its citation index rate was 1.286, which placed it among the top ten sociology journals. Today, Mobilization is published four times a year, in March, June, September, and December. The editorial board is composed of thirty internationally recognized scholars from political science, sociology and social psychology. The goal of Mobilization is to provide a forum for global, scholarly dialogue. It is currently distributed to the top international research libraries and read by the most engaged scholars in the field. We hope that through its wide distribution, different research strategies and theoretical/conceptual approaches will be shared among the global community of social movement scholars, encouraging a collaborative process that will further the development of a cumulative social science.

Mobilization

Impact Factor Trend 2006 - 2018 / 2019
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Mobilization

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 1.694
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.960
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.217
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.419
  • 2014 Impact Factor 1.681
  • 2013 Impact Factor 0.760
  • 2012 Impact Factor 1.370
  • 2011 Impact Factor 1.267
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.733
  • 2009 Impact Factor 1.733
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.830
  • 2007 Impact Factor 1.289
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.045
  • 2005 Impact Factor NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
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3-Years Average
Impact Factor

1.290

3-Years Growth
Impact Factor

39%

5-Years Average
Impact Factor

1.394

5-Years Growth
Impact Factor

1%

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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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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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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

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.

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