Journal of African American Studies
Journal of African American Studies examines topics concerning social transformations that impact the life chances of continental Africans and the African diaspora. It publishes original research on issues of professional and disciplinary concern for the social progress of people of African descent.
The journal features empirical, methodological, and theoretical papers as well as literary criticism. It covers the full spectrum of this interdisciplinary field, containing diverse methods and perspectives that include anthropology, art, economics, law, literature, management science, political science, psychology, sociology, social policy research, and others.
SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2015: 0.155
84 out of 115 on the Gender Studies list
661 out of 951 on the Sociology and Political Science list
258 out of 716 on the Culture Studies list
SJR is a measure of the journal’s relative impact in its field, based on its number of citations and number of articles per publication year.
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014: 0.273
The IPP measures the ratio of citations per article published in the three previous years.
Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2015: 0.496
The SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.
BOOK REVIEW ESSAY
State Repression and the Black Panther Party: Analyzing Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin's Black against Empire
Navid Farnia (March 2017)
Brian P. Sowers (January 2017)
Ricky Vincent: Party Music: the Inside Story of the Black Panthers’ Band and How Black Power Transformed Soul Music
J. Vern Cromartie (January 2017)
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