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) 2017: 0.268
68 out of 128 on the Gender Studies list
537 out of 1103 on the Sociology and Political Science list
189 out of 876 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.
Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.965
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.
CiteScore 2017: 0.22
Slavery: an Excerpt from “The God of the Bible Was an Important Outlet to African Americans During Slavery and Segregation: Freedom Itself Was Important to Americans Because Slavery and Life Are in Contrast”
Nishaun Smith (July 2018)
Reconceptualizing Historic and Contemporary Violence Against African Americans as Savage White American Terror (SWAT)
Missing the Revolution Beneath Their Feet: The Significance of the Slave Revolution of the Civil War to the Black Power Movement in the USA
Errol A. Henderson (June 2018)
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