|Discipline||African studies, Political science, International Relations, Sociology|
|Journal of the African Society|
Journal of the Royal African Society
Oxford University Press (United Kingdom)
|ISO 4||Afr. Aff.|
African Affairs is a peer-reviewed academic journal published quarterly by Oxford University Press on behalf of the London-based Royal African Society. The journal covers any Africa-related topic: political, social, economic, environmental and historical. Each issue also includes a section of book reviews.
It is the No 1. ranked journal in African Studies and the No 1. ranked journal in Area Studies. The journal is also ranked within political science.
It was established as the Journal of the African Society in 1901, and was published as the Journal of the Royal African Society from 1936 until it obtained its current name in 1944.
The journal was established in 1901 as the Journal of the African Society and was published as the Journal of the Royal African Society (ISSN 0368-4016) from 1936 to 1944. In 1944, the journal obtained its current name.
The journal offers an African Author prize, which is awarded for the best article published in the journal by an author based in an African institution, or an African Ph.D student based in an overseas university.
Abstracting and indexingEdit
- "Author prize | African Affairs | Oxford Academic".
- "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science". 2018 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2019.
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