Guidelines for Authors
People interested in publishing in Letras Verdes must submit their original works by registering in the portal http://revistas.flacsoandes.edu.ec/letrasverdes/user/register
Articles must be original, unpublished works and not be approved or have been sent simultaneously to another magazine for its publication. Articles are received in Spanish and Portuguese English. The Editorial board reserves the right to decide on the publication of the works, as well as the number and the section in which they will appear.
General presentation of articles
The extension of the articles varies according to the section of the magazine to which it is sent, according to the following table:
Articles must be presented in Times New Roman Font size 12, 1.5 points of space, with margins of 3 x 3 x 3 x 3 cm, in A4 page size format. This extension includes the summary, the body of the article, footnotes and bibliographical references.
The notes will be at the foot of the page, in Times New Roman font size 10 and with simple space format. In the case of acronyms, full meaning must be written the first time they appear. For example, “in the Latin-American Faculty of social sciences, FLACSO”.
Tables, graphs and maps must be fitted in place of the part on which you want to appear. Must have a title, sources and a sequential number, and always must be mentioned in the text. Please limit the amount of tables, charts and maps to 4-5 per article.
Avoid, as much as possible, the use of bullets in the text.
Letras Verdes reserves the right to make the correctness of style and editorial changes that it deems necessary to improve the work, always notifying the authors.
The articles that fit to these norms will be declared like "received" and notified of its reception to / the author / to; in the opposite case they will be returned. Once received officially, the articles are put to consideration of the publishing advice and of independent assessors. The evaluation mechanism explains in the section review Processes to itself for pairs.
Instructions for the adoption of keywords or descriptors
The keywords must be five to seven, separated by semicolons (;) and alphabetically. We recommend that the authors support themselves in the Unesco thesaurus.
RULES FOR THE REFERENCES CITED
Quote basic structure in text body.
In author-year system, reference in text normally appears between parentheses and contains only the first two elements that are recorded in references list: author and publication year, without punctuation between them. In addition, you can add number page or other localization element, after a comma. In no case use op. cit., ibid., ibídem.
Entries from list of references with same author or authors and same year.
Papers from same responsible (regardless who is author, editor, compilator or translator) and same year should be differentiated with the addition of a, b, c, etc., those that are ordered alphabetically by title. Quotes in text consign to author and year with the letter.
Chronologic order to repeated names in a references list.
When the author(s), translator(s), editor(s), or compiler(s) are repeated in several entries in a row, the name (names) is replaced by a line after the first occurrence. The punctuation mark that usually follows the skipped element (here, the point) is not written after the line. Entries are arranged chronologically by year of publication in ascending order, not literate by title. No dated articles (marked as n. d. or s. f.) or in press go after the articles dated.
Book with unique author or editor.
Book with two or three authors.
In case of books with two authors, the first name is invested in references list:
Book with three authors.
Book with four authors or more.
Book published electronically.
If the book is available in more than one format, quote worked version. In books consulted online, you must add URL.
Chapter of a book.
Scientific magazine articles.
Elements that must be included in the entry are: author or authors complete name, publication date, article title and subtitle, periodic publication name, information about the tome, number, date; indication about page when necessary, include URL or DOI when available.
Ferraro, Rosana, Laura Zulaica y Héctor Echechuri. 2013. “Perspectivas de abordaje y caracterización del periurbano de Mar del Plata, Argentina”. Letras Verdes. Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios Socioambientales 13: 19-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.17141/letrasverdes.13.2013.926
Articles in newspapers and magazines in references list.
Article without signature taken from newspapers or magazines in internet.
Electronic documents in web page.
Paper presented at a seminar, conference and other.
The legal norms are quoted indicating the following elements: type of rule, number, and date beginning with the year, separated from the number by a slash, followed, with no intermediate space, by the day and the month between commas, the full name of the standard as set out in the Original publication; place and date of publication.
When quoting the most common for each area can be included, whether in the first mention, either in the body of the text or in the note, the abbreviation for which it will be mentioned in the following quotations.
Unpublished interviews and personal communications.
(Luisa González, Barrio La Ronda, Ecuador, 2 de octubre de 2017).
They are also called boxes. At the bottom of the table appears first the source (Source:) and then any other note. Any table should be mentioned in the text, in parentheses, in the paragraph where it was analyzed, for example (table 1).
Source: Martínez Alier (1994).
Policy against academic plagiarism
The journal uses the software Turnitin, as an anti-plagiarism system. The process of analysis is developed at a quantitative and qualitative level. The percentage of similarity for our journal will be as follows:
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