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Journal of African American Studies

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19-11-2020 | ARTICLES

Organizing as “Collective-Self” Care Among African American Youth in Precarious Times

African American youth have responded with hope and action to protect their well-being in violent political, economic, and social conditions, through organizing. While contemporary organizing frameworks prioritize self-care to promote …

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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) 2013: 0.212

Gender Studies 69 out of 114
Sociology and Political Science 529 out of 902

Culture Studies 164 out of 648

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) 2013: 0.229

The IPP measures the ratio of citations per article published in the three previous years.

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2013: 0.326

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.

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