ISSN 0034-7612 printed version
ISSN 1982-3134 online version



Basic information

The journal accepts contributions from all academic areas that are concerned with the effectiveness and equity of public action, including public administration; development studies; human, social political sciences; organizational and third sector studies; social administration and public policy.It follows the mission of the Getulio Vargas Foundation to extend the boundaries of knowledge in social sciences and related fields through the production and dissemination of ideas, data and information, as well as their systematic organization and preservation; to contribute to the country's social and economic development, to the improvement of the nation's ethical standards, the promotion of responsible and shared government, and effective participation on the international stage.

Its formal bibliographical abbreviation for use also in footnotes and other references is: Rev. Adm. Pública



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Intellectual property

All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.


Funding Support

The journal receives grants from the:

  • Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV);
  • National Council for Scientific Research (CNPq) and the Ministry of Education's;
  • Coordinating Agency for Postgraduate Training (Capes).


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