Ethics, Politics & Society is an open-access peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to the publication of high-level contributions in political philosophy, political theory, normative and applied ethics. The journal focuses on issues related to theories of justice, democracy, and recognition, as well as on ethical issues connected to scientific and technological development and their social and environmental impacts. Ethics, Politics & Society accepts submissions of original manuscripts both in contemporary and historical perspectives. Manuscripts are accepted in English, Portuguese, or Spanish.

 

Publication frequency:

Yearly

Access policy:

Open access under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License (CC BY 4.0)   Creative Commons License

Ethical statement:

EP&S journal is guided by high standards of quality and scientific integrity. To discourage and avoid plagiarism, EP&S requires authors, upon acceptance of their manuscript, to state that it has not been published before or elsewhere and to be entirely their own.

If fraud is detected, before or after publication, the editors will confront the author with the situation and, if necessary, inform the institution of the author's affiliation about the ongoing procedure. 

All agents involved in the publication should disclose any foreseeable conflict of interests, stating research funding sources when relevant.

Peer-review process:
1. Manuscripts submitted to EP&S for publication are subject to the evaluation of at least two expert reviewers under a blind-review process. Reviewers include members of the editorial board and external experts. They are asked to provide detailed feedback, according to the journal's evaluation form, by taking into account the following criteria: overall quality of the manuscript, relevance to the scope of the journal, originality;  argumentive cogency; clarity of expression. 

2. The reviews shall include one of the following recommendations: publish without any modifications; publish with minor modifications; to publish with significant changes; decline publication. The editor can invite authors to revise the paper before accepting a new submission. 

3. Reviewers should back their assessments with clear and concise arguments, avoiding subjective comments. Reviewers should disclose any foreseeable conflict of interest. Reviewers are asked to submit their assessment within 4 weeks from accepting to review the manuscript.