ISSN 0034-7329 printed version
ISSN 1983-3121 versión on-line



Basic Information

The Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional (RBPI) is a biannual publication founded in 1958 in Rio de Janeiro by the Brazilian Institute of International Relation (IBRI), a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization with cultural goals.

RBPI is the oldest publication specialized in the themes of international agenda, is one of the most traditional of Latin America and one of the most influential in the field in the Global South. RBPI took since its beginning a prominent role in the cultural and academic life in the country. Transferred to Brasília in 1993, RBPI plays a privileged role in the study of International Relations in general.

RBPI examines the broad field of International Relations from many perspectives. It publishes original case studies and theory articles on themes related to politics, economics, sociology, security, environment and other pressing matters of contemporary relevance. RBPI values inter-disciplinary manuscripts and is receptive to a wide array of methodological traditions.

RBPI is an open access journal and adopts the continuous publication model.

All published contributions are submitted to scientific arbitration, following the double blind peer review system.

The abbreviation of its title is Rev. bras. polít. int., which must be used in bibliographic references, footnotes and endnotes, and in bibliographic captions.


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