Scope and Editorial policy
Religião & Sociedade is a journal published three times a year dedicated to religious subjects in all its relationship with society. It publishes cutting-edge research results, conceptual and methodological reflections, as well as reviews of recent works in its theme. It is open to any focus, tendency, perspective, and possible interpretations, including dialogues or interreligious confrontation, within all disciplines of humanities and social sciences.
Publishes texts in Portuguese and, exceptionally, in Spanish. In each issue, we pursue to include papers by Brazilian and foreign researchers, from different regionally diversified institutions.
There’s a constant flow of random topics’ articles submitted to the Journal. There’s also a specific flow about theme ads for each issue. By the Editors’ decision, there is the possibility of editing special issues with ordered articles. These special issues are added up to regular ones. The Journal also publishes reviews about recent published works in Brazil or abroad. Texts’ translations originally published in other languages, considered relevant by their repercussion, will be eventually accepted.
Religião & Sociedade accepts the following contributions:
There is no charge for articles submission and evaluation
Rules for papers submission
|1. Articles submission
Texts should be sent only by Scielo’s online system (http://www.scielo.br/rs), in Word open format (.doc or .docx) or anther compatible format. The text can have a maximum of 10.000 (ten thousand) words, including notes and bibliography, which should come at the end of the text. Notes must contain complementary and substantive information, not just bibliography information. The bibliographical references formats are presented below. The front page must contain: title and abstract (between 80 to 120 words). It is very important remark that the main version of the manuscript which must be attached at Scielo’s system, can not contain any kind of reference or information that reveal the identity of the author’s article.
The manuscripts will be first evaluated by Editorial Board, aiming to check minimum standards of academic quality and if the manuscript conforms to the scope of the Journal.
Then, the manuscripts will be read by two peer reviewers, which evaluation will base the Editorial board’s decision, notifying it to the author(s). The double-blind review evaluation process is assured. In case of positive decision, the author(s) must send to Religião & Sociedade the article’s final version with the changes defined by the Editorial Board, based on the expert’s opinions previously issued.
The final version must contain: (a) an abstract, in Portuguese and in English (between 80 e 120 words); (b) a list with until 5 key-words, in Portuguese and English expressing the most important ideas of the text, referring to usual topics in academic studies; (c) author(s)’ information (academic degrees, last publications, institutional bonds, complete address, e-mail); (d) an English version of the title. Any increasing or modifications will not be accepted after the papers were submitted for composition.
Bibliographical references format
Bibliographical references must be located in the body text and end notes in the format (Author Year) or (Author Year:Page), for example (Mauss 1960:32). If there is more than one tittle of the same author in the same year, they’ll be differentiated by a letter after the year, like the following example (Mauss 1960a; Mauss 1960b).
Book: LAST NAME, First name. (year), Title of the book. Place of publication: Publishing house, edition number if not the first.
Paper: LAST NAME, First name. (year), “Title of the paper”. Title of the Journal, edition number: pages.
Collection: LAST NAME, First name. (year), “Title of the chapter”. In: initials of the first name followed by organizers’ last name. Title of collection. Place of publication: Publishing house, edition number if not the first.
Dissertations and thesis: LAST NAME, First name. (year), Title of thesis or dissertation. Place: academic degree, institution.
2. Bibliographic reviews submition
Bibliographical reviews published in Religião & Sociedade intend to present to their readers recently published books (in the last 2 years) about religion theme on its various possibilities of connections with society, with reflections resulting from cutting-edge research from the field of humanities and social sciences
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