This research paper aims to present a thorough overview of the Journal of International Women’s Studies (JIWS). The Scopus database has been used to study the most prolific writers and frequently cited papers of the JIWS. This article considered 907 papers, which offers a map of the knowledge produced and circulated by the JIWS. It offers insights into publication activities, prominent themes, citation trends, and the state of collaborations among the contributors to the JIWS and the journal’s aggregate contributions to the area of Women’s Studies. Moreover, by analyzing the correlation of keywords and how they are clustered together, the authors have highlighted maximum relevant topics. They have highlighted the most popular papers in terms of the number of citations. Additionally, the research paper features the past, the present, and the future trends in JIWS through an analysis of the average appearance date of keywords. The study offers a retrospective analysis of the content published in the journal. Over time, the JIWS has seen an increase in publication activity and citations, reflecting its growing presence among Women’s Studies and feminist journals. The findings also reveal its relevance and diverse contributions to research in the area of women’s studies, gender studies, and feminisms. The primary purpose of the study is to inform potential writers by contributing a variety of indicators to develop papers targeting JIWS, understanding the emerging topics and research areas for publishing their future research in the journal.
Hassan, Rohail; Chhabra, Meghna; Shahzad, Arfan; Fox, Diana; and Hasan, Sohail
A Bibliometric Analysis of Journal of International Women’s Studies for Period of 2002-2019: Current Status, Development, and Future Research Directions.
Journal of International Women's Studies, 22(1), 1-37.
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