(Updated: 2022/01/31)

About the journal

Basic Information


The journal Cadernos Metrópole is published three times a year and focuses on the debate on issues concerning urbanization processes and the different forms that the urban question assumes in the contemporary reality. It is targeted at the academic community in general, especially the areas of Architecture and Urbanism, Urban and Regional Planning, Geography, Demography, and Social Sciences. The journal publishes texts authored by researchers and by scholars who study urban themes and discuss the effects of socio-spatial transformations on the conditioning of the cities’ political-institutional system, and also the challenges to the adoption of management models based on urban governance.

Its abbreviated title is Cad.Metrop., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes and bibliographical references and strips



Indexed in

  • Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo – PUC-SP
  • Library of Congress
  • SciELO
  • Redalyc
  • Latindex


Intellectual Property


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





The publication is financed by:

Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento científico e Tecnológico - CNPq

Fundação Carlos Chagas Filho de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro - FAPERJ

Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia - INCT

Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica e Aplicada - IPEA

Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior - Capes




Editorial Board





Editorial comittee



Editorial board



Editorial production

  • Editorial coordination: Sonia Montone
  • Grafic composition: Raquel Cerqueira
  • Cover: Waldir Alves



Instructions to authors


Scope and Policy


This journal is targeted at the academic community in general, especially the areas of Social Sciences, Architecture and Urbanism, Urban and Regional Planning, and Demography.

The papers received for publication must be original and shall be submitted to the appreciation of the members of the Editorial Board and of ad hocconsultants, who shall issue their opinions. The papers will receive two evaluations and, whenever necessary, a third one. The anonymity of authors and reviewers will be respected.

The Scientific Editors and the Editorial Committee shall be in charge of the final selection of the texts that were recommended for publication by the reviewers, taking into account their academic-scientific consistency, clearness, relevance, originality and opportune discussion of the theme.

The Journal is licensed under a Creative Commons License of the type Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International. This license allows others to remix, adapt, and build upon the material for non-commercial purposes. Although new materials must give appropriate credit and may not be used for commercial purposes, users are not obliged to license derived materials under the same terms.

The Journal offers free and immediate access to its content, as it follows the principle that making scientific knowledge available to the public for free enables greater international democratization of knowledge.

The Journal does not charge submission, publication or any other kind of fees on its processes. It is a scientific vehicle targeted at the Brazilian scientific community.



Form and preparation of manuscripts


The journal Cadernos Metrópole has a thematic nucleus, with a specific Call for Papers, and a nucleus of free themes related to the areas mentioned above. The thematic texts must be sent within the established deadline and must comply with the requirements of the Call for Papers. The free texts shall be received by the journal continuously.

The papers can be written in Portuguese, English and French.

The authors shall receive an e-mail with the final decision, and the journal may not return unpublished originals.

Papers must contain, in that order:

  • title in Portuguese, or in the language in which it was written, and in English;
  • abstract with 120 (one hundred and twenty) words at the most, in Portuguese or in the language in which the paper was written, and another one in English, with indication of 5 (five) keywords in Portuguese or in the language in which the paper was written, and in English.
  • text keyboarded in Word, space 1.5, font Arial size 11, margin 2.5. The text must have 20 to 25 pages at the most, including tables, graphs, figures, and bibliographic references; images must be sent in TIF format, with minimum resolution of 300 dpi and maximum width of 13 cm;
  • bibliographic references in accordance with the instructions requested by the journal.

Please note that:

  • Authorship MUST NOT be included in the document. The following information must be included at step 3 of the paper's submission (Inclusion of Metadata): author's name, basic background, graduation institution, academic titles, current activity, institution at which the author works, unit and department, city, state, country, e-mail, telephone number and correspondence address.
  • The journal does not publish authorship or co-authorship of graduates. In this case, the name of the graduate will be cited as "Contributor".

The bibliographic references, which follow the ABNT rules adapted by Educ, must be included at the end of the paper and must comply rigorously with the following instructions:

AUTHOR or EDITOR (ed.) (year of publication). Title of the book. City of publication, Publishing house.
CASTELLS, M. (1983). A questão urbana. Rio de Janeiro, Paz e Terra.

Book chapters
CHAPTER'S AUTHOR (year of publication). "Title of the chapter". In: BOOK'S AUTHOR or EDITOR (ed.). Title of the book. City of publication, Publishing house.
BRANDÃO, M. D. de A. (1981). "O último dia da criação: mercado, propriedade e uso do solo em Salvador". In: VALLADARES, L. do P. (org.). Habitação em questão. Rio de Janeiro, Zahar.

Papers published in journals
PAPER'S AUTHOR (year of publication). Title of the paper. Title of the journal. City, journal's volume, journal's issue, paper's initial and final page.
TOURAINE, A. (2006). Na fronteira dos movimentos sociais. Sociedade e Estado. Dossiê Movimentos sociais. Brasília, v. 21, n.1, pp. 17-28.

Papers presented in scientific events
PAPER'S AUTHOR (year of publication). Title of the paper. In: NAME OF CONGRESS, number, year, place where it was held. Title of the publication. City, Publishing house, initial and final pages.
SALGADO, M. A. (1996). Políticas sociais na perspectiva da sociedade civil: mecanismos de controle social, monitoramento e execução, parceiras e financiamento. In: SEMINÁRIO INTERNACIONAL ENVELHECIMENTO POPULACIONAL: UMA AGENDA PARA O FINAL DO SÉCULO. Anais. Brasília, MPAS/SAS, pp. 193-207.

Theses, dissertations and monographs
AUTHOR (year of publication). Title. Doctoral dissertation or Master's thesis. City, Institution.
FUJIMOTO, N. (1994). A produção monopolista do espaço urbano e a desconcentração do terciário de gestão na cidade de São Paulo. O caso da avenida Engenheiro Luís Carlos Berrini. Dissertação de mestrado. São Paulo, FFLCH.

Internet texts
AUTHOR (year of publication). Title of the text. Available from. Date of access.

FERREIRA, J. S. W. (2005). A cidade para poucos: breve história da propriedade urbana no Brasil. Disponível em: http://www.usp.br/fau/depprojeto/labhab/index.html. Acesso em 8 set. 2005.



Send of the manuscripts


Papers submitted to Cadernos Metrópole must be sent through the system in the following way: (1) if the authors have not enrolled in it yet, please click here; (2) in the enrolment file, the following spaces must be filled in: name, e-mail, and institution (tenure). In the space "Summary of Biography", please include the highest title, place of work and function of each author; (3) after the enrolment, the author must access the system by clicking here .




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