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War-talk: an urban youth language of siege in Nairobi

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Eastern African Studies, October 2020
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (85th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (66th percentile)

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19 tweeters

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Title
War-talk: an urban youth language of siege in Nairobi
Published in
Journal of Eastern African Studies, October 2020
DOI 10.1080/17531055.2020.1831847
Authors

Wangui Kimari

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 1 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Postgraduate 1 100%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 1 100%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 14. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 05 November 2020.
All research outputs
#1,473,758
of 16,478,543 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Eastern African Studies
#101
of 414 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#53,242
of 370,140 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Eastern African Studies
#4
of 12 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 16,478,543 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 90th percentile: it's in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 414 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 13.0. This one has done well, scoring higher than 75% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 370,140 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 85% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 12 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 66% of its contemporaries.