Small Wars and Insurgencies
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Small Wars and Insurgencies

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 09592318, 17439558
Publisher: Routledge
History: 1990-2005, 2007-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


Small WarsInsurgencies provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the academic and scholarly discussion of the historical political social economic and psychological aspects of insurgency counterinsurgency limited war and irregular warfare. Peerreviewed and longestablished Small WarsInsurgencies invites papers concerned with but not limited to the following areasinsurgencies and guerrilla conflicts past and present counterinsurgencies including national doctrinesterrorist movements and ideologiesirregular warfare and the debates on its historiography peacekeeping and humanitarian intervention.Essential reading Small WarsInsurgencies facilitates the discussion of historians political scientists and students of International Relations and Security Studies on theoretical and practical issues related to the past present and future of this critical area of both international and domestic politics. The journal is historically focused and is keen to see contributions from scholars using primary and archival sources as well as interviews. It also welcomes contributions investigating media literary and cinema representations of insurgencies counterinsurgencies and irregular warfare. Most issues include an authoritative review section and the journals policy is to have 23 special issues each year devoted to specific themes and issues often edited by guest editors.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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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.

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Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0.75 0.678 0.894
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.831 1.092 1.229
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    1.063 1.377 1.487
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.977 1.206 1.033
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    1.132 0.949 0.937
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.777 0.752 0.764
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.43 0.451 0.477
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.412 0.527 0.565
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.618 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.781 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    1.113 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    1.016 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.776 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.527 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.143 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.833 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.213 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.129 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.043 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.095 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




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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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