SOCIOLOGIA ON LINE publishes original research on Social Sciences and reflections on the development of Sociology. As such, it is the Journal’s aim to link research, training and professionalization.

SOCIOLOGIA ON LINE further aims to discuss sociological work developed at a national and international level, accepting proposals for publication of full papers and book reviews in English, Portuguese, Spanish, French or Italian.

The option for online publishing aims to stimulate the dissemination of sociological work in digital media, taking advantage of faster editing, ease of access and archiving, and visibility.

SOCIOLOGIA ON LINE uses a double-blind peer review system with papers being independently evaluated by at least two experts. Publication is based on relevance and scientific quality.

The editorial team commits to comply with the Portuguese Press Law and to follow the deontological principles and ethics inscribed in the Code of Conduct and Best Practice for Journal Editors of the Committee on Publication Ethics – COPE (available at