Submissions

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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • A contribuição é original e inédita e não se encontra sob revisão ou para publicação por outra revista. Caso contrário, deve-se justificar em "Comentários ao Editor".
  • Os ficheiros para submissão encontram-se em formato Microsoft Word, OpenOffice ou RTF (desde que não ultrapassem 2MB)
  • URLs para as referências foram fornecidos quando disponíveis.
  • O texto está em espaço duplo; usa uma fonte de 12-pontos; emprega itálico em vez de sublinhado (exceto em endereços URL); as figuras e tabelas estão inseridas no texto, não no final do documento na forma de anexos.
  • O texto segue os padrões de estilo e requisitos bibliográficos descritos em Instruções para Autores, na secção Sobre a Revista.

Author Guidelines

Perspectivas - Journal of Political Science (PJPS) publishes submissions that make substantial theoretical, conceptual, methodological and empirical contributions to the fields of Political Science, International Relations and Public Management and Policy. 

 

Submission Requirements

- Authors must submit their manuscripts online at Manuscript Submission. All manuscripts must be submitted in Portuguese or in English, however, manuscripts submitted in Portuguese must provide its abstract in English as well. The Journal does not provide translation services, however, it may exceptionally translate abstracts at the authors' request. 

- All articles must include an abstract not exceeding 250 words, followed by a maximum of five keywords. Articles can not exceed 8000 words in length, including footnotes, bibliographic references, tables, graphics and figures. 

- Book reviews do not require an abstract and must not exceed 1000 words in length. 

- All manuscripts should be provided in editable formats (not PDF) and must be free from jargon, biased and offensive language. Authors are responsible for ensuring that their manuscripts are  in accordance to the  Journal style.

- The style applicable is the Turabian Style (see also Norms on Bibliographic References).

 

On-line Anonymity Policy

Details about the author(s) and/or academic/professional affiliations must be provided only where requested during the on-line submission process as to ensure the anonymity of the submission.

 

Guidelines for Style and References

Footnotes

Notes should be marked clearly in the text at the point of punctuation by superior numbers, and listed consecutively at the bottom of each page.

 

References

Please follow the Reference List Style, citing sources in brackets in the text by author's last name and date of publication.

For references follow these examples:

Book

   One author: Doniger, Wendy. 1999. Splitting the difference. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

   Two authors: Cowlishaw, Guy, and Robin Dunbar. 2000. Primate conservation biology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

   Four or more authors: Laumann, Edward 0., John H. Gagnon, Robert T. Michael, and Stuart Michaels. 1994. The social organization of sexuality: Sexual practices in the United States. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

   In-Text Citations: (Doniger 1999, 25)  ...  (Cowlishaw and Dunbar 2000, 25)  ...  (Launmann, Gagnon, and Michaels 1994, 25)

 Book Chapter or Part of an edited Book

   Wiese, Andrew. 2006. "The house I live in: Race, class, and African  American  suburban dreams in the  postwar  United  States".  In The New Suburban History, edited by Kevin M. Kruse and Thomas J. Sugrue, 99-119. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

   In-Text Citation: (Wiese 2006, 19-20)

 Thesis or Dissertation

   Navarro-Garcia, Guadalupe. 2016. "Integrating Social Justice Values in Educational Leadership: A study of African American and Black University Presidents." Ph.D. diss., University of California, Los Angeles.

   In-Text Citations: (Navarro-Garcia 2016)

Journal Article

   LaSalle, Peter. 2017. "Conudrum: A Story about Reading." New England Review 38(1): 95-109.

   Keng, Shao-Hsun, Chun-Hung Lin, and Peter F. Orazem. 2017. "Expanding College Access in Taiwan." Journal of Human Capital 11(1): 1-34. https://doi.org/10.1086/690235.

   In-Text Citations: (LaSalle 2017, 95)  ...   (Keng, Lin, and Orazem 2017)

Website Content

   Columbia University. n.d. "History." Accessed May 15, 2017. http://columbia.edu/content/history.html.

   Google. 2017.  "Privacy Policy." Privacy and Terms. Accessed May 15, 2017. https://google.com/policies/privacy/.

   In-Text Citations: (Columbia University, n.d.)  ...  (Google 2017)

 

For more information, you may wish to consult the 7th Edition of Kate L. Turabian's Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations.

 

Figures and tables

Figures and tables should be numbered in Arabic numerals, consecutively.

Figures and tables must be inserted in editable format at the end of the article's text.

The text should indicate clearly where figures and tables are to be inserted definitely.

Figures and tables should be black & white.

 

Formatting

One font size throughout.

Abbreviations consisting of capital letters, acronyms ans contractions should not take full points. E.g.: UN, NATO, OSCE, EU.

Spell out numbers one to nine; use figures for numerals 10 and over. 

Write dates as follows: 15 June 1975.

Quoted material should be in single quotes, whether in text or notes.

Double quotes should be used for a quote within a quote.

Long quotations (30 words or more) should be indented without quotation marks.

Quotes within an indented quote have single quotation marks.

 

Headings and Subheadings

Type headings and sub-headings at the left margin, using the following hierarchy:

- First-level headings in bold, with an initial capital letter or any proper nouns.

- Second-level headings in bold italics, with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns.

- Third-level (and subsequente if necessary) in italics, with an innitial capital letter for any proper nouns.

 

Revised articles

When submitting revised articles, authors must signal directly in the text all revisions made.

Authors may also send a file with a direct response to the reviewers comments, with no reference to contacts, names or institutional affiliations. This file will be sent to reviewers, hence the importance of keeping anonymity.

Answers and revisions should always be as neat and detailed as possible as to avoid any misinterpretations.

The revised articles and any other files should be sent to the Journal using the author's login area, and following the articles’s identification provided by the Journal.

 

Articles

Perspectivas - Journal of Political Science accepts original articles which are not under consideration elsewhere at the time of submission.

As norm, the Journal does not accept for publication as originals, articles that have been published elsewhere in languages different from that of submission. However, articles published elsewhere (regardless of original language) may be exceptionally considered by the Journal, provided that the authors state clearly in the submission form that the article is not na original and prove to have permission to reproduce copyright material (see more information in Copyright Policy). 

Perspectivas is committed to guaranteeing quality of articles. Hence, every manuscript is submitted to a double-blind peer review process. 

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Perspectivas - Journal of Political Science accepts original articles which are not under consideration elsewhere at the time of submission.

As norm, the Journal does not accept for publication as originals, articles that have been published elsewhere in languages different from that of submission. However, articles published elsewhere (regardless of original language) may be exceptionally considered by the Journal, provided that the authors state clearly in the submission form that the article is not na original and prove to have permission to reproduce copyright material (see more information in Copyright Policy). 

Perspectivas is committed to guaranteeing quality of articles. Hence, every manuscript is submitted to a double-blind peer review process. 

Book Review

Perspectivas accepts original book reviews which are not under consideration elsewhere at the time of submission.

As norm, the Journal does not accept for publication as originals, book reviews that have been published elsewhere in languages different from that of submission. However, book reviews published elsewhere (regardless of original language) may be exceptionally considered by the Journal, provided that the authors state clearly in the submission form that the article is not na original and prove to have permission to reproduce copyright material (see more information in Copyright Policy). 

Book reviews may be submitted at any time and they should follow the journal's editorial style (see Guidelines for Authors).

Perspectivas is committed to guaranteeing quality of its publications. Hence, every manuscript is submitted to a double-blind peer review process. 

State of the Art Report

Perspectivas accepts original manuscripts which are not under consideration elsewhere at the time of submission.

As norm, the Journal does not accept for publication as originals, manuscripts that have been published elsewhere in languages different from that of submission. However, articles published elsewhere (regardless of original language) may be exceptionally considered by the Journal, provided that the authors state clearly in the submission form that the article is not na original and prove to have permission to reproduce copyright material (see more information in Copyright Policy). 

Perspectivas is committed to guaranteeing quality of its publications. Hence, every manuscript is submitted to a double-blind peer review process. 

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