South Asian Popular Culture
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

South Asian Popular Culture

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 14746689, 14746697
Publisher: Routledge
History: 2003-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


South Asian Popular Culture is an interdisciplinary journal designed to respond to the growing interest in South Asian popular culture within the different subject disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. South Asian popular culture is defined in a broad and inclusive way to incorporate lived and textual cultures the mass media ways of life and discursive modes of representation. Central to the formation of popular cultures are articulations of the economic social and political spheres and the journal welcomes contributions that will highlight these issues.South Asian Popular Culture is of interest to cultural media and film studies as well as social geography history diaspora studies postmodern and postcolonial theoretical formulations and contributions are invited from these fields. The journal critically examines from theoretical and empirical perspectives the production distribution and consumption of South Asian popular cultural forms within the subcontinent and across international borders. Attention to the use of popular cultures in the South Asian diasporas as well as the development of traditional cultural practices in forging hybrid forms is also an important focus. As such the journal is a forum for authors from around the world.The journal of South Asian Popular Culture seeks to serve as an innovative and informative venue to discuss and debate the emergence and vibrancy of new forms of social economic cultural and political strategies and representations including those in film music radio television the press fiction sports visual and cyber cultures fashion dance and sexuality. These forms in fact pose a challenge to be understood within a context of culture that enshrines a transnational focus and open attitude towards difference and diversity. The journal also encourages the exploration of how South Asian cultural practice has developed within wider parameters of transnational policies of art and culture.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

South Asian Popular Culture
SCR Impact Factor

South Asian Popular Culture
SCR Journal Ranking

South Asian Popular Culture
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.

South Asian Popular Culture
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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South Asian Popular Culture
Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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South Asian Popular Culture
Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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South Asian Popular Culture
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0.36 0.486 0.478
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.467 0.413 0.462
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.119 0.211 0.299
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.333 0.453 0.514
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.057 0.143 0.186
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.22 0.255 0.393
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.2 0.266 0.348
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.302 0.279 0.268
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.204 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.148 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.236 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.133 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.219 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.172 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.226 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.069 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.192 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.148 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0 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




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)

South Asian Popular Culture

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


South Asian Popular Culture
H-Index History