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Journal of African American Studies

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13.01.2021 | COMMENTARY

A Commentary

09.01.2021 | ARTICLES

Multiethnic Uprisings in Urban America and their Implications for Progress

In this article, the authors make a distinction between urban uprisings of earlier eras and the upheaval that has unfolded in the streets of America since the murders of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd by police officers in Louisville, Kentucky …

08.01.2021 | ARTICLES

Predicting the Academic Success of Minority Male Students in a Public 4-Year Institution in the USA

Several studies have shown that nationally, retention and graduation rates of minority male students in higher education remains comparatively low. While most studies focus on factors accounting for low academic performance and achievement, and …

07.01.2021 | ARTICLES

Toni Morrison as an African American Voice: A Marxist Analysis

This article will endeavor to discover the presence of Marxist ideology, in Morrison’s, novels, The Bluest Eye and Beloved. Marxism is a literary theory which focuses on class struggle and materialism. Toni Morrison writes about the culture in …

06.01.2021 | Review Article

Environmental Racism and the Contamination of Black Lives: A Literature Review

Exclusionary housing policies concentrate housing inequities, disproportionately exposing Black communities to environmental pollutants, and isolating them from essential health resources (Dimick et al. 2013). For this study, a literature review …

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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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