Revista de Estudios Sociales (Journal of Social Studies) (Rev. Estud.
Soc.) is a publication of a periodic nature that takes into account
international criteria of quality, positioning, periodicity and online
availability. Its objective is to contribute to the dissemination of
research, analysis and opinions about social problems elaborated by the
national and international academic community. Being a Social Sciences Journal,
it publishes research results, reflections, theoretical reviews and
reviews, which contribute to relevant debates on sociological, historical,
anthropological, cultural and gender issues, as well as political science,
philosophy, psychology and education. It is a quarterly publication
(January-March, April-June, July-September and October-December) that is
published at the beginning of each period, created in 1998 and funded by the
Faculty of Social Sciences of the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia).
The structure of the Journal contains five sections:
The Presentation contextualizes and introduces the number, as well as
highlighting particular aspects that deserve the attention of readers.
The Dossier integrates a set of contents on a specific problem or topic,
which from a critical and analytical perspective offer advances or results
of research, reflection or thematic review, giving an account of the new
trends in a specific area of knowledge.
Other Voices differs from the Dossier in that it includes texts that present
research, reflections or reviews that deal with different problems or
Documents disseminates one or more texts on topics of social interest that
are approached in a reflective manner, usually by authorities in the field.
Translations and transcriptions of relevant contents of the different areas
of the Social Sciences are also published.
Debate is a section that includes contents on specific topics, aimed at
generating academic discussions from different perspectives, either through
interviews or analytical writings.
The Journal changes the presentation structure of its sections in the
numbers that are of free theme. In those editions the Dossier and Other
Voices sections do not appear and the Miscellaneous Topics section is
Revista de Estudios Sociales structure responds to an editorial
policy that seeks to: provide a space for different discourses on theory,
research, conjuncture and bibliographic information; facilitate the exchange
of information on Social Sciences in Latin American countries and the world;
to spread the Journal among diverse publics and not only among the
academics; incorporate different languages, such as essay, story, report and
debate, so that knowledge is of social utility; finally, show a flexible
notion of the concept of social research, in order to accommodate
expressions outside the specific field of Social Sciences.
The Journal declares that all articles received are submitted to the
plagiarism detection tool; the contents published in the digital version are
freely accessible and can be downloaded in PDF, HTML and e-book formats; the
authors must state that the text is their authorship, unpublished, and that
they respect the intellectual property rights of third parties; As for the
evaluators, they must indicate in the evaluation format that they do not
have a conflict of interest with the authors and topics on which they are
going to conceptualize.
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