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Social Agenda Magazine, published every four months, discloses the production of researchers from different fields of training and institutional linkages in Brazil and abroad. Coordinated by the Postgraduation Program in Social Policy – PPGPS, it is committed to multidisciplinary dialogue with diversity of viewpoints in order to deepen reflections in the scientific field. It is classified by CAPES with Qualis B3, in the interdisciplinary area, B4 in Education, and B5 in Sociology.

In principle, it will not be accepted contributions that have already been published in others Brazilian or foreign magazines. Authors are asked not to show, at the same time, their texts to other periodicals. Impartiality is one of the basic characteristics of Social Agenda and has the purpose to avoid potential conflicting interests. Therefore, the examination of texts proceeds in two stages: first, the Editorial Committee assess the adequacy of the work to the publishing line of the magazine. Then, the text is sent to, at least two experts, members of the Editorial or Consulting Council, who must write down their opinions on the desirability or otherwise of its acceptance. The final decision belongs to the Executive Committee. The opinions given by the experts may include suggestions for amendments, additions, improvements or adaptations to be made according to the author’s agreement. In the process, the names of the referees remain anonymous and together with them the names of the contributors.

Articles, reviews and interviews submitted must be accompanied by a signed statement authorizing its publication and, in cases of acceptance, the texts will be published in the internet. For items with more than one author, it should be informed the order of presentation of the writers. The copyrights of the articles are reserved to the Postgraduation Program in Social Policy – UENF and their entire or partial reproduction depend on express authorization, as well as the occasional quotations depend on the mention of the author and of the Social Agenda Magazine.


2.1 Social Agenda publishes articles in Portuguese, Spanish, English and French. Articles in Portuguese must be accompanied by an abstract both in English and Portuguese.
2.2 The articles should contain no more than 20 pages in A4 format, including illustrations, figures, tables, photos, notes and references. Figures, drawings, tables and photographs should insert the header (if any), credits and subtitles. If photographs are used with people, even if not identified, they must have the written permission of the people in them. In case of children and adolescents, their pictures should be accompanied by permission from their parents or guardians.
2.3 The reviews and interviews should take no more than 5 pages in A4 format. Before submitted, the works must be rigorously reviewed according to current grammatical norms.
2.4 The opinion on the acceptance or not of the articles shall be notified to the authors. Exceptionally, Social Agenda will accept previously published works (whether in print or virtual) that have been duly authorized by the author and the Directing Council of the vehicle in which they were originally published.
2.5 The views and opinions expressed in articles, as well as their accuracy, adequacy and sources of quotations and references are exclusive responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Executive Editorial Board.
2.6 Social Agenda does not remunerate the authors who have their articles published.


3.1 The works should follow the criteria of the Brazilian Association of Technical Standards ABNT, adapted during the editing to the design and format of Social Agenda. For foreign authors are permitted the use of the American Psychological Association – APA, which will be converted in publishing to ABNT.
3.2 Authors are asked to send their articles by electronic mail (text file attachment) to .
3.3 Please use the Word for Windows, in the following configuration: Times New Roman font size 12, paper A4 format, left and top margin of 3 cm, right and bottom of 2 cm.
3.4 All pages must be numbered in the upper right, except the first page which should be counted as page 1.


4.1 Texts in Portuguese: title, abstract both in Portuguese and English, keywords (three to five) in the same languages.
4.2 Texts in other languages: title, abstract and keywords in the original language of the article (English, Spanish, French) and Portuguese.
4.3 Author’s full name, academic degrees, institutional affiliation, business and residential addresses, phone number and email.
4.4 Abstract, Resumen, Resumé with 800 to 900 characters (no spaces) and simple interlinear space, Times New Roman font size 10.
4.5 Text.
4.6 Notes.
4.7 Bibliographical references.


5.1 Quotations, based on NBR-10520, August 2002, and appropriate to the Social Agenda, should be indicated in the text by the system: author’s surname, date, page.
5.2 Quotations from up to three lines in the body text, between inverted commas, source equal to the text.
5.3 Quotations of more than three lines: out of body text, size 11, pulled back to the line of the paragraph, without quotations marks (or any other feature), single spaced, right margin equal to the text.
5.4 Author’s name, for both above cases: 1) in the body text (normal spell for proper names). Example: According to Lima (1998, p. 170), “Numa das passagens bastante crriticadas (...)” or 2) between brackets in capital letters. Example: “Numa das passagens bastante criticadas (...) “ (LIMA, 1998, p. 170).
5.5 Different titles published the same year by the same authors are differentiated – in citations and bibliographical references – adding a letter after de date. Example: RIBEIRO, (2005A).
5.6 References only of documents actually quoted in the work and conformed to rules NBR 6023/2002.
5.7 For purposes of systematization of the magazine, only use the italic typeface as a typographic resource.
5.8 The title should appear in italics, but not the sub-title.
5.9 References should be listed at the end paper in alphabetical order, according to the first author’s surname and obeying the date of publication, that is, from the most recent work to the oldest.
5.0 Footnotes, if any, should be short and substantive in nature, indicated by Arabic numerals in ascending order.


VITA, Álvaro de, Justiça Liberal: argumentos liberais contra o neoliberalismo, Rio de Janeiro, Paz e Terra, 1993.
MAFFESOLI, M., Le réenchantment du monde. Une étique pour notre temps, La Table Ronde, Paris, 2007.

CRUZ, J. L. Vianna da. “Modernização produtiva, crescimento econômico e pobreza no norte-fluminense (1970-2000)”. In: PESSANHA, R. M. & SILVA NETO, Romeu (ORG). Economia e desenvolvimento no norte-fluminense: da cana de açúcar aos royalties do petróleo. Campos dos Goytacazes, WTC, 2004, 77-114.
ELLACURIA, Ignacio, “Fe y justicia”. In: Escritos Teológicos . UCA, San Salvador, 2000, p.193-232.

SMIDERLE, C. G. S. Moreira. UENF e Campos, encontro de dois mundos: uma etnografia da interação entre a coletividade da Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro e a sociedade de Campos dos Goytacazes (RJ), 2002-2004. Campos dos Goytacazes. PPGPS/UENF ( Dissertação de Mestrado em Políticas Sociais).

RIO DE JANEIRO. Notice of Public Hearing of the Defense Commission of Human Rights and Citizenship. Access on 18th October 2006.

LUDKE, M. et al.. Repercussões de tendências internacionais sobre a formação de nossos professores. Educação & Sociedade. Campinas: UNICAMP, vol. 20, n. 68, dez/1999, p. 284-296.

- signed materials
TAKAHASHI, Fábio. Brasil dos negros é o 105º do ranking social. São Paulo: Folha de São Paulo, 19 de novembro de 2005, p. C3.
- unsigned titles
Aquecimento global e os pobres. O GLOBO. Rio de Janeiro, 30 de abril de 2007. Primeiro Caderno, p. 11
- in electronic media
Arranjo Tributário. Diário do Nordeste Online. Fortaleza, 27 de novembro de 1998. Available at Access on 25th of August, 1998.

SOUZA, L. S. ET AL.. Incorporation of time in object-oriented DBMS. In BRAZILIAN SYMPOSIUM ON DATABASES, 9, 1994. São Paulo. Annals ... São Paulo: USP, 1994, p.3-4.

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