ISSN 1984-6487 on-line version
Scope and Policy
The on-line journal Sexuality, Health and Society is a project by the Latin American Center on Sexuality and Human Rights (CLAM-IMS/UERJ), seeking to promote the exchange of Latin American scholarly work, and its dissemination among researchers, activists, and policymakers. The journal receives unpublished articles that, with a focus on Latin America, explore sexualities’ cultural and political dimensions, and bring relevant and original contributions to that theme.
Sexualidad, Salud y Sociedad- Revista Latinoamericana is mainly interested in:
a)Practices and social representations sexualities/eroticism, and their connections different to social markers of difference (gender, class, skin color/race, ethnicity/nationality, life course stages/generation, etc.);
b) public policy, juridical frameworks, and the action of different civil society actors (social movements, religious groups, NGOs, funding agencies, etc.) in the process of institution of sexual and reproductive rights in the domains of health, justice, and education, among others.
The journal will privilege the perspective of the Humanities and the Social Sciences. Articles may be written in one of three languages: English, Portuguese, or Spanish. The contributions may include include theoretical discussions; the analysis of empirical investigations results; literature reviews within the Journal's subject area;
Peer review system
Process of assessment by peers on a "double blind" basis
In order to be published, the articles under revision have to get a favorable opinion on the part of the expert assessors. In cases of disagreement among the assessors, a third assessor ad hoc will carry out a critical review of the text. That review will be the basis for the editorial decision on whether to publish the text or not.
Once assessed by peers on a "double-blind" basis and approved by the editors for its publication, the article will undergone spelling and stylistic edition.
The articles sent for assessment by the Journal must not be under the process of assessment by any other publication.
Form and preparation of manuscripts
Articles must be unpublished and must present original discussions that are relevant and pertinent to the subject area of interest of the journal, and whose focus is on Latin American countries.
Article submission criteria
Book review submission criteria
Notes, citations, and bibliographic references
Citing electronic documents
Articles submitted for evaluation must not be under consideration for publication by other journals.
Just by sending their paper, the authors allow editors to eventually publish the paper and relinquish all rights to that end.
I hereby certify that the article titled (title of the article) submitted to the Journal Sexuality, Health and Society- Latin American Journal, has not been published before. Furthermore, I promise not to submit the paper for assessment to any other publication while it is being assessed by Sexuality, Health and Society- Latin American Journal, in case it is approved by the former Journal.
I hereby declare that the article is original and that the contents therein are of my authorship. All the data and references to previous publications and their corresponding credits have been duly identified and included in the bibliographic notes and quotes that are indicated as such. If required, I have the corresponding authorizations granted by the owners of the respective rights.
I hereby declare that the materials are copyright free and I assume responsibility for any law-suit or claim related to Intellectual Property Law, exonerating Sexuality, Health and Society - Latin American Journal of any responsibility.
In case the article is approved for its publication, I grant Sexuality, Health and Society- Latin American Journal authorization for its publication within an unlimited period of time. Full or partial reproduction of texts published in Sexuality, Health and Society - Latin American Journal by other publications shall clearly and unequivocally indicate that it was first published in the former Journal (stating number, date and pages).
Send of the manuscripts - Submission Preparation Checklist
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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.
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