Instructions for authors

  1. População e Sociedade accepts original articles that can be submitted in Portuguese, Spanish, Galician, English, French and Italian. As this is a journal with scientific refereeing, papers are first screened by the Board of Directors, and then submitted to the opinion of two referees.

  2. Each article must have the maximum size of 60 000 characters (spaces included); 1.5 spacing; Times New Roman Font; size 12, margins 2,5 (up/down) and 3 (right/left).

  3. Tables and graphics must be sent in autonomous Word and Excel files, respectively, and the main text should mention the exact place where each table/graphic must be inserted.

  4. Maps and images must be sent in image format (tiff, jpeg, gif), in files separated from the text. Again, reference should be included as to the exact place where they are to be inserted.

  5. Tables, graphics, maps and images must be numbered (Examples: Graphic no. 1; Map no. 3) and include a title. The source of the table, etc. must be referenced below it (font size 10).

  6. When quotes are longer than 3 lines, they must be indented (font size 11, 2.5 cm indentation).

  7. The article must be sent to the following email: revista@cepese.pt.

  8. Each article must include its title in English, two abstracts, one in the original language and another one in English, 800/1000 characters (spaces included) each, 5 keywords (in the original language and in English) and the identification of the author (name, institution, email address).

  9. Bibliographic references must be included in the text, according to the documental and bibliographic citation criteria (see below).

  10. Footnotes should be identified in numerical order and cannot exceed five lines each.

  11. The contents of the articles are of the full responsibility of the authors.

  12. Any image reproduced in the articles is of the responsibility of the author who, beforehand, must ensure its due authorization.

  13. In order to keep the consistency of the principles of documentary and bibliographic reference, authors must obey the following criteria:

Documental and bibliographic citation criteria

  1. References to authors and works (books, articles and other sources) must be incorporated in the main text and include the surname of the author in uppercase, year of publication and page(s) where the quoted text can be found. If there is more than a title of a given author published in the same year, the respective references should be identified by a lowercase letter (a, b…) following the date. When there is more than one author for a given publication, their names must be separated by a semicolon; when there are more than three authors, the name of the first author is followed by et al. E.g.:

    SANTOS, 2006a: 75-76.
    SANTOS; CRUZ; LOUSADA et al, 2006: 104.

  2. Document references (include all necessary elements for a thorough identification of the source):
    Arquivo Nacional Torre do Tombo (TT) – Chancelaria de D. João I, livro 1, fol. 3v.

  3. Full book references (bibliography):

    SOUSA, Fernando de, 2006a – A Real Companhia Velha. Companhia Geral da Agricultura das Vinhas do Alto Douro (1756-2006). Porto: CEPESE.
    SOUSA, Fernando de, 2006b – História da Indústria das Sedas em Trás-os-Montes. Porto: Edições Afrontamento

  4. Full paper references (bibliography):
    WILLIAMS, Andrew, 2004 – “The state after the new world order: liberal dreams and harsh realities”. População e Sociedade. Porto: CEPESE/Edições Afrontamento, n.º 11, p. 27-42.

  5. Full references regarding articles published in collective works:

    MENEZES, Lená Medeiros de, 2006 – “Os processos de expulsão como fontes para a História da Imigração Portuguesa no Rio de Janeiro (1907-1930)”, in MARTINS, Isménia Lima; SOUSA, Fernando de (orgs.) – Portugueses no Brasil: migrantes em dois atos. Niterói, RJ: Muiraquitã, p. 86-117.

  6. Digital sources must follow the above-mentioned criteria (author, date, title, whenever possible), followed by the respective website address and date of research between brackets:

    WRIGHT, Robert E., 2000 – “Women and Finance in the Early National U. S.”. Essays in History, 42. Available in: <http://etext.virginia.edu/journals/EH/EH42/Wright42.html> [accessed on 15th April 2009].